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    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...

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding
    Sep15

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says a new cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Denmark to lead anti-corruption initiative in Ukraine
    Sep15

    Denmark to lead anti-corruption initiative in Ukraine

    Denmark has been chosen to lead a 120 million kroner EU project that aims to fight corruption in Ukraine. The foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, will officially present the initiative in Kiev on Friday. “Corruption is a substantial challenge in Ukraine – in the daily lives of both businesses and citizens. Corruption damages the growth potential...

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions
    Sep15

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions

    Ukraine has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge Russia over restrictions on freight transit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign ministers visit eastern Ukraine as fresh ceasefire begins
    Sep15

    Foreign ministers visit eastern Ukraine as fresh ceasefire begins

    SLOVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from Germany, France and Ukraine visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces agreed to a ceasefire in a conflict that has killed over 9,600 since spring 2014. …read more Source: The...