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    Israeli family of five missing in Crimea
    Jul02

    Israeli family of five missing in Crimea

    Grandparents and their three children missing since arriving on Wednesday in the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Arutz...

    EU extends   Russia sanctions   to Jan 2017
    Jul01

    EU extends Russia sanctions to Jan 2017

    Brussels: The European Union on Friday formally extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia by six months due to a lack of progress in resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The measures target the oil, financial and defence sectors of the Russian economy and were first imposed after the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

    Famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak killed by sniper in eastern Ukraine
    Jul01

    Famous Ukrainian opera singer Vasyl Slipak killed by sniper in eastern Ukraine

    Amid the thud of artillery and rattle of gunfire, Vasyl Slipak’s deep, resonant voice in the trenches of eastern Ukraine was a warm reminder of humanity’s less barbaric traits. The professional baritone had left his native Ukraine in the 1990s to settle in France, where he regularly sang at the Paris Opera. But after war […]...

    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...