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    Putin Hints At Troop Movements If Finland Joins NATO
    Jul01

    Putin Hints At Troop Movements If Finland Joins NATO

    President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Russia would move troops toward its border with Finland if the Scandinavian country became a member of NATO, whose eastward expansion since the fall of the Soviet Union has long angered the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rights Activists Denounce Counterterrorist Legislation
    Jul01

    Russian Rights Activists Denounce Counterterrorist Legislation

    Russia’s parliament has approved a package of controversial amendments to its existing counterterrorism laws despite strong criticism from human rights activists, including the head of the Russian president’s rights council. The amendments were passed last week by the State Duma, the parliament’s lower chamber, and on Wednesday...

    Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report
    Jul01

    Ottawa won’t say if former Ukrainian prime minister is now a Canadian citizen, as Russian media report

    Late last week, a spokesperson for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada refused to comment on reports that appeared in Russian media last year saying former Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has been granted Canadian citizenship. “Due to privacy concerns we cannot comment on specific cases without consent,” stated IRCC...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

    The Council of the EU has “extended economic sanctions targeting specific sections of the Russian… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine plans to join EU in next 10 years, vows PM
    Jul01

    Ukraine plans to join EU in next 10 years, vows PM

    THE Prime Minister of Ukraine has declared his country will be part of the European Union in the next ten years, despite major opposition from member states. …read more Source:...

    Russia slams EU’s ‘short-sighted’ decision for extending bans
    Jul01

    Russia slams EU’s ‘short-sighted’ decision for extending bans

    Russia slammed as “fruitless and short-sighted” a decision by European Union Friday to formally extend the economic sanctions against Moscow over its alleged involvement in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia
    Jul01

    EU extends economic sanctions on Russia

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, July 1 (UPI) — The European Union extended economic sanctions on Russia for six more months. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia slams EU for 'shortsighted' sanctions extension
    Jul01

    Russia slams EU for 'shortsighted' sanctions extension

    NNA – Russia Friday blasted the European Union for extending economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, insisting the punitive measures would not make Moscow change course. The foreign ministry said …read more Source: National News...

    Kyiv passed Baku transport corridor project
    Jul01

    Kyiv passed Baku transport corridor project

    Kiev/01.07.16/Turan: Azerbaijan passed Ukraine a draft agreement on the establishment of the international transport corridor “Baltic Sea – Black Sea – Caspian Sea”, reported on Friday the press service of the Ministry of Regional Development of Ukraine. According to the vice-premier of the country Gennady Zubko, the...

    Poroshenko congratulates Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan’s membership in UNSC in 2017-2018
    Jul01

    Poroshenko congratulates Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan’s membership in UNSC in 2017-2018

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated his Kazakhstani counterpart President Nursultan Nazarbayev on election of Kazakhstan as a nonpermanent member of the United Nations Security Council in 2017-2018 during a telephone conversation today. …read more Source:...