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    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec21

    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    The European Union has agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. “On 21 December 2015, the Council prolonged EU economic sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2016,” the EU Council press service said in a communique in Brussels on Monday. The...

    The Year in Pictures 2015
    Dec21

    The Year in Pictures 2015

    THIS was the year of the great unraveling, with international orders and borders challenged or broken, with thousands of deaths, vast flows of migrants and terrorist attacks on some of the most cherished symbols of civilization, both Western and Muslim. Palmyra and Paris (twice). Aleppo, Homs, Kobani and even San Bernardino, Calif. The Syrian war...

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt
    Dec21

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt

    Russia’s Finance Ministry says Ukraine has failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Russia by December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst banned from Ukraine
    Dec21

    Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst banned from Ukraine

    The Ukrainian authorities have blacklisted American singer Fred Durst ‘in the interests of guaranteeing the security of our state.’ Durst is married to a woman born on the Crimean peninsular. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions
    Dec21

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions

    MOSCOW: Russia on Monday lashed out at the European Union (EU) for prolonging sanctions over the Ukraine crisis for another six months rather than choosing to co-operate over issues including the fight against terrorism. “It is necessary to point out that instead of building constructive co-operation to counter the key challenges of our times...

    Russia: Link of Sanctions with Ukrainian Conflict Is Unacceptable
    Dec21

    Russia: Link of Sanctions with Ukrainian Conflict Is Unacceptable

    21 de diciembre de 2015, 14:31Moscow, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia regarded as unacceptable, illogical and artificial the link of the sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) with a solution of the conflict in southeastern Ukraine, when this Eurasian country is not part of the crisis . …read more Source: Prensa...

    Blast Hits Donetsk Bus Stop
    Dec21

    Blast Hits Donetsk Bus Stop

    Russian news agencies have reported that a powerful explosive device went off late on December 21 in the city of Donetsk, in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia to hit Ukraine with food embargo over new free trade deal with EU
    Dec21

    Russia to hit Ukraine with food embargo over new free trade deal with EU

    Russia says a ban on Western food products will also apply to Ukraine from the start of next year when a free trade agreement comes into force… …read more Source:...

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia
    Dec21

    EU extends sanctions against defiant Russia

    BRUSSELS – The EU extended damaging economic sanctions against Russia on Monday amid sharp differences over relations with Moscow which struck back with a furious tirade and its own import ban against Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian Activist Facing Protest Charges Flees To Ukraine
    Dec21

    Russian Activist Facing Protest Charges Flees To Ukraine

    A Russian opposition activist who became the first person charged under a strict new protest law has reportedly fled to neighboring Ukraine, where he will seek political asylum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...