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    EU extends sanctions on Russia for another 6 months
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions on Russia for another 6 months

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine. The decision, which had been expected, was announced in a statement Friday. It means restrictive measures targeting Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors, as well as some goods that can...

    News24.com | Ukraine will join EU within 10 years – PM
    Jul01

    News24.com | Ukraine will join EU within 10 years – PM

    Ukraine will join the EU within the next decade, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says, adding that his country still believed strongly in the bloc despite Britain’s vote to leave. …read more Source:...

    Russian spy sought to bug Lithuanian president’s home: prosecutors
    Jul01

    Russian spy sought to bug Lithuanian president’s home: prosecutors

    Identified only as Russian FSB security service agent NF, the Russian citizen was charged with espionage, document forgery and illegally crossing the border, the prosecutors’ office said in a statement. A Russian spy attempted to recruit Lithuanian officials to bug the home of the Baltic NATO state’s president, prosecutors said on...

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Another 6 Months
    Jul01

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Another 6 Months

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.The decision, which had been expected, was announced in a statement Friday. It means restrictive measures targeting Russia’s… …read more Source:...

    Russia slams EU for ‘short-sighted’ sanctions extension
    Jul01

    Russia slams EU for ‘short-sighted’ sanctions extension

    Russia Friday blasted the EU for formally extending economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, insisting the punitive measures would not make Moscow change course. …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia another 6 months
    Jul01

    EU extends sanctions on Russia another 6 months

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren
    Jul01

    Putin judo book to be distributed to millions of Russian schoolchildren

    History of the sport published by president’s old friend and judo partner who has made billions of dollars from state contracts Related: Sport, doping and Putin’s vision of Russia as a revived world power A judo book written by president Vladimir Putin and an influential oligarch will be distributed to millions of schoolchildren in...

    [Ticker] EU extends sanctions against Russia
    Jul01

    [Ticker] EU extends sanctions against Russia

    The EU officially decided on Friday to extend its economic sanctions against Russia to 31 January 2017. The decision was taken by EU ambassadors already last week, but the official confirmation was delayed until after this week’s EU summit. The sanctions, which target Russia’s energy and banking sector and specific politicians, were...

    Ukraine PM Predicts EU Membership Within 10 Years
    Jul01

    Ukraine PM Predicts EU Membership Within 10 Years

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman has predicted Ukraine will join the European Union within the next 10 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Soldier Killed In Fresh Fighting In East
    Jul01

    Ukraine Soldier Killed In Fresh Fighting In East

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and four wounded in attacks over the past 24 hours by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...