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    Ukraine says to ban imports of some Russian goods in trade row
    Dec30

    Ukraine says to ban imports of some Russian goods in trade row

    The Ukrainian government will approve a ban on the import of some Russian goods later on Wednesday, said Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, a retaliatory move in a growing trade row between the two former allies. …read more Source: Channel...

    For Ukraine’s Rebel East, 2016 Promises More Tension
    Dec30

    For Ukraine’s Rebel East, 2016 Promises More Tension

    DONETSK, Ukraine—The holiday market in the central square of Donetsk, the principal city of rebel-held eastern Ukraine, has all the trappings of a celebratory time — shiny ornaments, colorful toys and a cartoon-faced kiddie train on a meandering track. But the aura is more forced than festive, as the region’s people face a new year that...

    Ukraine says Crimea wine sale illegal
    Dec30

    Ukraine says Crimea wine sale illegal

    Ukraine condemns a Crimean auction of vintage wines as illegal and warns foreign buyers about international sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande, Putin, Poroshenko renew support for ceasefire in Ukraine
    Dec30

    Merkel, Hollande, Putin, Poroshenko renew support for ceasefire in Ukraine

    In phone call four leaders emphasized the need to follow through on the Minsk II peace accords …read more Source:...

    Iran plans to import Ukrainian grain via Azerbaijan
    Dec30

    Iran plans to import Ukrainian grain via Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan’s southern neighbor Iran has voiced intention to import grain from Ukraine through Georgia and Azerbaijan. The country plans to purchase grain in an exchange of oil products. …read more Source:...

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts
    Dec30

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts

    A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticised Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts
    Dec30

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticized Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine will ban imports of some Russian goods
    Dec30

    Ukraine will ban imports of some Russian goods

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east
    Dec30

    Ukraine: Leaders focus on elections, cease-fire in east

    PARIS (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are discussing elections in eastern Ukraine and want a lasting cease-fire that could bring …read more Source: Taiwan...

    ‘Normandy Four’ renew support for Ukraine truce
    Dec30

    ‘Normandy Four’ renew support for Ukraine truce

    Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande, Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko reaffirmed their commitment to a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: World...