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    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline
    Aug26

    Russian citizenship for Ukrainians: Addressing Russia’s population decline

    The State Duma of the Russian Federation passed an amendment to its citizenship laws on July 12, easing the procedure for Ukrainians to acquire Russian citizenship. According to the new amendment, those wishing to acquire Russian citizenship would no longer need to provide Russian authorities with paper certification from Kyiv that they were...

    At Least 18 Dead As Russian Bus Falls Into Sea
    Aug26

    At Least 18 Dead As Russian Bus Falls Into Sea

    Russian authorities say at least 18 people are dead after a bus packed with construction workers fell into the sea in a southern region near Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO chief demands Russian ‘transparency’ on war games
    Aug26

    NATO chief demands Russian ‘transparency’ on war games

    A soldier fires a portable air defense rocket during international war games Russia hosted in 2015/AFP-File WARSAW, Poland, Aug 25 – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the Kremlin to comply with rules on transparency as Russia geared up for huge military exercises along the alliance’s eastern flank next month....

    Red Famine by Anne Applebaum review – did Stalin deliberately let Ukraine starve?
    Aug26

    Red Famine by Anne Applebaum review – did Stalin deliberately let Ukraine starve?

    A vivid account exposes the myths of the catastrophic Ukrainian famine of 1932-3The terrible famine of 1932-3 hit all the major Soviet grain-growing regions, but Ukraine worst of all. It was not the result of adverse climatic conditions but a product of government policies. This is, in fact, the case with many famines, as Amartya Sen pointed out...

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds
    Aug26

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds

    Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Friday that Greek produce is “widely available” in shops in Moscow, despite Russian sanctions on EU fruit. It said that Italian and Spanish fruit and vegetables are also reaching Russia via Belarus, for example. Russia’s sanctions were imposed in retaliation to EU economic sanctions over...

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers
    Aug26

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers …read more Source:...

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland
    Aug26

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland

    Most of the foreigners that entered Estonia in the past two years were either from Ukraine or Russia. The most popular country for those leaving the country is still Finland. In two years 18,254 people moved to Estonia, while 26,795 moved away. …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a cease-fire established ahead of the start of the new school year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries
    Aug26

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries

    (JTA) – A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries. Separately, unidentified individuals smashed 24 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement wrote that the incident in Ukraine was discovered Tuesday at...

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World
    Aug26

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...