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    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks
    Feb16

    Russia halts movement of Ukraine-registered cargo trucks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks and detained over 300 cargo vehicles after Ukraine closed its borders to Russia-registered long-haulers. The transport ministry’s Tuesday announcement came after activists in Ukraine began blocking Russia-registered trucks on Sunday....

    Russia Halts Movement of Ukraine-Registered Cargo Trucks
    Feb16

    Russia Halts Movement of Ukraine-Registered Cargo Trucks

    Russian transportation authorities have blocked the movement of Ukraine-registered trucks on Russian territory …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks

    Activists in the southern Ukrainian region of Bukovyna have been blocking Russian trucks from crossing the border for days. The Ukrainian government made a Russian truck ban nationwide on February 15, saying it was in response to Moscow’s ban on Ukrainian trucks a day earlier. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military reports highest daily death toll since November
    Feb16

    Ukraine military reports highest daily death toll since November

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and seven wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military said on Tuesday, reporting the highest daily casualty toll since mid-November. …read more Source:...

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?
    Feb16

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?

    How do the wealthiest citizens of post-Soviet countries keep their money safe? For some, it’s simple: just buy a palatial home in London. To show the public how it’s done, anticorruption campaigners took journalists on a “Kleptocracy Tour” of London residences owned by foreign oligarchs. (RFE/RL’s Marek Hajduk and...

    Zhirinovsky: After our demand to return Western Armenia, little will remain of Turkey
    Feb16

    Zhirinovsky: After our demand to return Western Armenia, little will remain of Turkey

    “In response to Turkey’s refusal to recognize Crimea’s reunion with Russia, we should recognize the Turkish Kurdistan as an independent state and demand Turkey to return the lands of Western Armenia. If Greece, Bulgaria and other countries having territorial claims to Turkey demand their lands back, little will remain of...

    Ipatov: Making hasty changes to electoral laws ahead of the elections would be wrong
    Feb16

    Ipatov: Making hasty changes to electoral laws ahead of the elections would be wrong

    “It will be wrong to rush amendments,” said Vadim Ipatov. He cited the recent local elections in Ukraine as an example. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote

    Ukrainian prime minister could be ousted this afternoon. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is due to address parliament, where he faces the threat of a vote of no confidence. A no-confidence vote could cause the government to collapse, leading to snap elections. Mr Yatsenyuk’s government has been criticised over the slow pace of reform and faces allegations of corruption. Western...

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff
    Feb16

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before a match. Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko has joined the national team’s coaching staff ahead of the 2016 European Championship, replacing assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov. Shevchenko is Ukraine’s record scorer with 48 goals in 111 games and won the Ballon d’Or...