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    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses
    Feb02

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say they have intercepted a small herd of horses attempting to bring thousands of euros worth of… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses
    Feb02

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses

    Ukrainian officials say they have intercepted a small herd of horses attempting to bring thousands of euros worth of contraband cigarettes across the border from Ukraine to Romania. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov
    Feb02

    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov

    Chechen volunteers who fought in Ukraine on the side of that country’s government have warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that he risks ending up at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and laid out five steps he needs to take to avoid that fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels
    Feb02

    Merkel tells Putin to ‘use influence’ to rein in Ukraine rebels

    BERLIN, Germany – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, February 2, urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, a day after she warned a year-old peace deal was not being fully implemented. During a phone call, Merkel “made it clear … …read more Source:...

    “If Ukrainians and Moldovans vote as they have originally decided, Walter’s report would also have passed”
    Feb02

    “If Ukrainians and Moldovans vote as they have originally decided, Walter’s report would also have passed”

    On January 26, the Ambassador of Armenia to Ukraine, prior to the voting of the anti-Armenian reports at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, had meetings with the members of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE. In an interview … …read more Source:...

    New report critical of Russian foreign policy
    Feb02

    New report critical of Russian foreign policy

    Istanbul-based rights group slams Russia’s role in Syria, Georgia and Crimea …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel Tells Putin to ’Use Influence’ to Rein in Ukraine Separatists
    Feb02

    Merkel Tells Putin to ’Use Influence’ to Rein in Ukraine Separatists

    Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his influence to rein in separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Pentagon seeks to boost spending to Europe
    Feb02

    Pentagon seeks to boost spending to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say the Pentagon will seek to quadruple the amount it is spending on military aid to Europe, amid expanding threats from Islamic State militants and an increasingly aggressive Russia. Officials say the proposed budget initiative would total about $3.4 billion to increase troop rotations and military...

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds
    Feb02

    Merkel presses Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to use his influence to ensure a ceasefire is upheld in eastern Ukraine and OSCE monitors are granted free access to conflict areas, her spokesman said. “Here, Russia must assert its influence on the separatists,” spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a...

    Ukraine asks Azerbaijan for discounts
    Feb02

    Ukraine asks Azerbaijan for discounts

    Baku / 02.02.16 / Turan: Ukrainian railways appealed to Azerbaijan with a request to reduce by 50% the tariffs for railway transportation. According to the Ukrainian media referring to the head of the commercial department of Ukrainian railways Ivan Horyakov. I. Horyakov said that if Ukraine does not find an alternative way to deliver cargo to...