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    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

    The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland and bring those areas back into Kiev’s fold while granting them wide autonomy. More than 10,000 people have died in fighting since Russia-backed rebels took...

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal
    Jul18

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal

    Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk have declared all of Ukraine to be part of “Little Russia.” Could the move undo the Minsk Protocol aimed at keeping the peace in the region? …read more Source:...

    What’s Behind Putin’s Hate for the Magnitsky Act?
    Jul18

    What’s Behind Putin’s Hate for the Magnitsky Act?

    Congress passed the “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act” in 2012 to punish Russian human rights abusers by banning them from entering the United States. The Magnitsky Act is back in the headlines after it was reportedly on the agenda of a recently revealed meeting last June at Trump Tower in New York involving President...

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal
    Jul18

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal

    Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk have declared all of Ukraine to be part of “Little Russia.” Could the move undo the Minsk Protocol aimed at keeping the peace in the region? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Big Russia Quashes Hopes of Little Russia in Ukraine
    Jul18

    Big Russia Quashes Hopes of Little Russia in Ukraine

    Despite broad support from Russia, insurgents in eastern Ukraine sometimes bewilder Moscow, and the Kremlin claims it is happening again. …read more Source:...

    Pesa wins €50 mln tram contract with Kiev
    Jul18

    Pesa wins €50 mln tram contract with Kiev

    Rolling stock producer Pesa signed a €50 million deal for the delivery of 40 low-floor trams to Kiev, Pesa said in a market filing. “This is a great pride for us, but also a confirmation of the good opinions of passengers and the carrier regarding our products. The trams delivered so far to Kyiv have… This content is for Silver 6 months, Gold 1...

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in east Ukraine unveils plan for new state | Reuters
    Jul18

    Pro-Russian rebel leader in east Ukraine unveils plan for new state | Reuters

    The post Pro-Russian rebel leader in east Ukraine unveils plan for new state | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania against Serbia’s EU admission?
    Jul18

    Lithuania against Serbia’s EU admission?

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Antanas Linkevicius has asked why Ukraine is unable to move closer to the EU, while Serbia can, the Beta agency reported this on Tuesday, citing the US website Politico. Linkevicius thinks the organization’s enlargement policy, i.e., “the EU membership perspective,” lacks “a certain balance – countries...

    Corker: Russia sanctions could move before August recess
    Jul18

    Corker: Russia sanctions could move before August recess

    The implosion of Senate Republicans’ Obamacare repeal push could clear space for a bipartisan deal on long-stalled sanctions against Russia to make it to President Donald Trump’s desk as soon as this month, a key GOP chairman said Tuesday. The Russia sanctions package has been mired in the House after passing the Senate with 98 votes,...

    The Mirror of Justice in Russia
    Jul18

    The Mirror of Justice in Russia

    Few would argue with the propositions that Russia is an authoritarian, personalized, and centralized state managed through corroded and changeable structures. If, as again most observers, Russian or not, suppose, President Putin secures a further term in the Kremlin in March 2018 and therefore in principle remains the linchpin of the present...