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    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources
    Jun21

    EU envoys extend economic sanctions on Russia until end-January: sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source:...

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government
    Jun21

    What rising protests in South Africa say about attitudes towards local government

    Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of TechnologyThe euphoria of South Africa’s 2016 municipal elections is at its peak, with political parties parading their manifestos, all in competition for a stake in the local sphere of government.The razzmatazz is deafening. But, it blurs a vexing question: what does governing in the...

    Ukrainian government eases visa control for businessmen, tourists from China
    Jun21

    Ukrainian government eases visa control for businessmen, tourists from China

    The Ukrainian government initiated a decree on Monday to ease visa control for businessmen and tourists from China. Under the simplified visa procedure, Chinese tourists and businessmen can get 15-day Ukrainian entry visas upon their arrival at the Boryspil airport if they have a document confirming the business or tourist purpose of the visit....

    Ukraine says it expects no fresh IMF funds this year
    Jun21

    Ukraine says it expects no fresh IMF funds this year

    Ukraine said Tuesday it was not hoping for fresh money from the International Monetary Fund this year, but said a payment delayed from 2015 should still come its way …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover
    Jun21

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

    EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover – European sources
    Jun21

    EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover – European sources

    BRUSSELS: EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday. The sources told Agence France-Presse that envoys from the 28 member states of the European Union approved the decision in principle, which...

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’
    Jun21

    Confessions Of A Ukrainian ‘Political Prisoner’

    Following his recent release in a prisoner swap, Hennadiy Afanasyev, a photographer from Crimea convicted in Russia of plotting terrorist attacks on the Moscow-occupied peninsula, tells why he decided to recant his testimony implicating fellow Ukrainians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2016
    Jun21

    The Morning Vertical, June 21, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Approves 6-Month Russia Sanctions Rollover
    Jun21

    EU Approves 6-Month Russia Sanctions Rollover

    EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas
    Jun21

    The Daily Vertical: They’re Still Dying In The Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...