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    Europa League: Last-minute goal saves Fenerbahce
    Sep15

    Europa League: Last-minute goal saves Fenerbahce

    Turkish team Fenerbahce draw against Ukrainian Zorya Luhansk thanks to goal in 96th minute …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million
    Sep15

    Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million

    Another week, another major arrest among the siloviki in Russia: on Sunday, the FSB detained deputy chief of the Ministry of Internal Affairs’ Committee for Economic Security and Combating Corruption, Colonel Dmitry Zakharchenko. The special forces officers found $120 million of cash, in dollars bills, during searches conducted in the...

    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets
    Sep15

    [Ticker] EU upholds freeze on former Ukraine leader’s assets

    The EU court on Thursday upheld a decision by member states, last year, to extend the life of an asset freeze on former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych. It said that ongoing criminal investigations in Ukraine pointed to state embezzlement on a scale the magnitude of which was “to undermine the legal and institutional foundations of...

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych
    Sep15

    EU Court Partially Upholds Sanctions On Ukraine’s Yanukovych

    A European court has partially upheld sanctions imposed on Ukraine’s ousted former president, Viktor Yanukovych, his son Oleksandr, and the former head of the presidential administration, Andriy Klyuyev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German and French  ministers visit war-torn east Ukraine
    Sep15

    German and French ministers visit war-torn east Ukraine

    …read more Source: Taipei...

    Duma-day machine
    Sep15

    Duma-day machine

    SINCE Russia’s last parliamentary election in 2011, when widespread fraud triggered mass protests, millions of Russians have fallen into penury. Wages have plunged, and labour protests are on the rise. Vladimir Putin’s forces are fighting openly in Syria and secretly in Ukraine. Polls show that 33% of Russians believe the country is...

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site
    Sep15

    Putin Visits Kerch Bridge Construction Site

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has inspected construction work on a bridge aimed at linking the annexed Crimean Peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends sanctions against Russian private and legal persons
    Sep15

    EU extends sanctions against Russian private and legal persons

    On Thursday, 15 September, the European Union decided to extend sanctions imposed against 146 private and 37 legal persons in Russia for taking part in the annexation of Crimea and causing the armed conflict in Ukraine for six more months. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Separatist Rebels, Government Troops Report Violations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement
    Sep15

    Separatist Rebels, Government Troops Report Violations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement

    MOSCOW – Separatist rebels and government troops both reported violations of a cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine at midnight on Wednesday as French and German foreign ministers were visiting the country in a bid to shore up a crumbling peace agreement. Rebels on Tuesday declared a unilateral cease-fire, and German Foreign Minister...

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction
    Sep15

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction

    NATO and Russia officials have held talks on “ways to increase transparency and risk reduction,” the military alliance says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...