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    EU extends sanctions targeting Crimea after Russian annexation
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions targeting Crimea after Russian annexation

    EU ministers on Friday extended for another year a set of sanctions targeting the Crimea peninsula, following its annexation by Russia in March 2014. The economic restrictions include an import ban of products originating from Crimea and prohibiting EU-based companies from investing on the peninsula or exporting certain goods and technologies...

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers (AFP)

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. …read more Source: The West...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea annexation
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea annexation

    The EU extends for another year the sanctions it imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in March 2014. …read more Source:...

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?
    Jun17

    What’s brewing in Ukraine?

    From the 11th century onward, beer was a popular beverage in medieval Poland and in the nearby lands of Kyivan Rus’. Beer brewing in the 13th century and later was a special privilege (“propination”) reserved for cities and noble landlords. In the 16th century in Ukrainian lands under Poland’s rule, small beer breweries were developed...

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany
    Jun17

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany

    Germany and Ukraine served up a most entertaining match with high levels of technical ability and plenty of drama in their 2016 Euro Cup opener played on June 12. Stand-in center back Shkodran Mustafi headed his first goal and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in stoppage time as the world champions survived several scares to beat […]...

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
    Jun17

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for helping kill 1.1 million Jews and others at the Nazi death camp. The Detmold state court sentenced Reinhold Hanning to five years in prison, though he will remain free while any...

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers
    Jun17

    Putin makes pitch for better Europe ties as economy suffers

    NNA – Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday said he was willing to reach out to Europe to mend relations shattered by the Ukraine crisis but insisted the West was responsible for the bad blood. Puti …read more Source: National News...

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s ‘illegal annexation of Crimea’ from Ukraine
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions over Russia’s ‘illegal annexation of Crimea’ from Ukraine

    The Crimea sanctions prohibit certain exports and imports, and ban investment and tourism services by EU-based companies there. The European Union on Friday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The announcement comes amid growing speculation...

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Euro 2016: Second Northern Ireland fan dies after collapsing at Ukraine match ‘doing what he loved’
    Jun17