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    Ukrainian prosecutor quits over corruption as government teeters
    Feb15

    Ukrainian prosecutor quits over corruption as government teeters

    KIEV (Reuters) – A senior Ukrainian prosecutor resigned on Monday, calling the office he worked for a “hotbed of corruption”, another blow to government attempts to clean up the judiciary, a crucial step to unlock more Western aid. …read more Source:...

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea (AP) — Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Bans Transit of Trucks from Russia
    Feb15

    Ukraine Bans Transit of Trucks from Russia

    Ukraine on Monday banned the transit of Russian trucks across its territory in a tit-for-tat response to an escalating trade war between the feuding ex-Soviet states. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Reformist Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor-General Resigns
    Feb15

    Reformist Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor-General Resigns

    Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor-General Vitaliy Kasko, known for his pro-reform stance, has resigned. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tatars Step up Resistance to Russian Rule Over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars Step up Resistance to Russian Rule Over Crimea

    UROZHAYNE, Crimea—Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. She is not allowed to visit him, so she...

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move
    Feb15

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move

    Ukraine has banned Russian trucks from crossing its territory in response to a similar move by Moscow, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move
    Feb15

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned Russian trucks from crossing its territory in response to a similar move by Moscow, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Turkey vows ‘harsh reaction’ if Kurds try to take Syrian town
    Feb15

    Turkey vows ‘harsh reaction’ if Kurds try to take Syrian town

    By Ercan Gurses and Daren Butler Turkey will not allow the northern Syrian town of Azaz to fall into the hands of a Kurdish militia and its fighters will face the ‘harshest reaction’ if they approach it again, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Monday. A major offensive supported by Russian bombing and Iranian-backed Shi’ite...

    Moscow may ban all Ukrainian transport running across Russia – PM
    Feb15

    Moscow may ban all Ukrainian transport running across Russia – PM

    Some people of unsound mind are attempting to stop all our heavy haulers” in the territory of Ukraine, the Prime Minister said. “You and I understand: the Ukrainian state regrettably unable to instill order is responsible for all developments in its territory,” Medvedev said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move
    Feb15

    Ukraine bans Russian cargo trucks in tit-for-tat move

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned Russian trucks from crossing its territory in response to a similar move by Moscow, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Monday. …read more Source:...