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    Putin orders Russian military maneuvers amid tension with West over Ukraine
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military maneuvers amid tension with West over Ukraine

    Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Tension mounts as EU-Ukraine free trade deadline approaches
    Sep07

    [Ticker] Tension mounts as EU-Ukraine free trade deadline approaches

    EU, Russian, and Ukrainian experts are to draft a paper by October, tabling “practical solutions” addressing Russia’s concerns on the impact of the EU-Ukraine free trade treaty, which enters into force next year. Trade ministers will also meet in November, in a bid to avoid Russian trade sanctions on Ukraine. …read more...

    Ukraine, US stage live-fire joint war games
    Sep07

    Ukraine, US stage live-fire joint war games

    US troopers have held joint live-fire military exercises with Ukrainian soldiers in western Ukraine. According to the reports, nearly 300 American and 900 Ukrainian soldiers participated in the Sunday drills held in the town of Yavoriv near the Ukraine-Poland border. The exercises, part of a series of drills dubbed “Operation Fearless Guardian,”...

    Šefčovič to press Russia on Ukraine gas talks
    Sep07

    Šefčovič to press Russia on Ukraine gas talks

    Maroš Šefčovič will urge Russia to return to EU-brokered talks with Ukraine when he meets Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak this Friday, he told POLITICO today. The trilateral talks fell apart in June. Šefčovič, the EU’s energy union vice president, is set to meet Novak, and hopes that Gazprom representatives will be there too. “We...

    Moldovan protesters set up camp over ‘fraud of century’
    Sep07

    Moldovan protesters set up camp over ‘fraud of century’

    CHISINAU: Moldovan opposition protesters on Monday pitched around 100 tents in the centre of the capital Chisinau, demanding the resignation of the president and snap elections after a big weekend demonstration. The tents went up in the capital Chisinau’s central square after tens of thousands of Moldovans poured onto the streets on Sunday...

    NATO head to make first visit to Ukraine
    Sep07

    NATO head to make first visit to Ukraine

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg will make his first visit to Ukraine later this month, Kiev’s foreign minister said on Monday, as efforts to solve the conflict between rebels and government forces pick up pace. …read more Source: Global...

    Kyiv Seen As Using A Bit Of Street Smarts To Rankle Russia
    Sep07

    Kyiv Seen As Using A Bit Of Street Smarts To Rankle Russia

    Officials in Kyiv have renamed the street hosting the Russian consulate in honor of volunteer battalions fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The move is part of a long tradition of using street signs to rankle political foes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Grand Theft Auto and More: The Grim Reality of Life in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’
    Sep07

    Grand Theft Auto and More: The Grim Reality of Life in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’

    Reports leaked by Anonymous International make DNR seem like a scene straight out of the Grand Theft Auto video game. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. In recent months, the Russian data-leaking group Anonymous International has published a series of communications detailing the grim reality of daily life in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk...