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    EU to extend Ukraine sanctions on individuals by 6 months
    Sep03

    EU to extend Ukraine sanctions on individuals by 6 months

    The EU will extend sanctions for another six months against Ukrainian and Russian figures accused of backing pro-Moscow rebels fighting for independence from Kiev, EU sources said Wednesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent
    Sep03

    New Ukraine doctrine declares Russia military opponent

    Ukraine’s national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, which hotly denies claims that it has sent troops and equipment to separatist rebels in Ukraine’s...

    US trains in Black Sea with Ukraine’s depleted navy
    Sep03

    US trains in Black Sea with Ukraine’s depleted navy

    The United States is co-hosting drills in the Black Sea with what is left of Ukraine’s devastated navy, which lost about two thirds of its sailors and ships after Russia seized Crimea last year. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Italy lets in Russian singer, despite EU blacklist
    Sep03

    Italy lets in Russian singer, despite EU blacklist

    The EU is to prolong a blacklist of 150 Russians and Ukrainians blamed for stirring the conflict, but “Russia’s Sinatra” is getting special treatment. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] France to refund Russia almost €1bn for warships
    Sep03

    [Ticker] France to refund Russia almost €1bn for warships

    France will pay Russia €949,754,849 as a refund for two Mistral warships which it will no longer deliver due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Le Figaro reported Wednesday. The final figure was published in a draft law. The purchase price for the ships was €1.2 billion. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine officially declares Russia ‘enemy’, vows to join NATO
    Sep03

    Ukraine officially declares Russia ‘enemy’, vows to join NATO

    New military doctrine approved by country’s National Security Council announces Russia as military adversary …read more Source: World...

    Russia to Build Fence on Border With Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russia to Build Fence on Border With Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia’s FSB border service released an online order for the construction of the protective fence on the most vulnerable spots …read more Source:...

    Ukraine needs radical reforms not Soviet bans
    Sep03

    Ukraine needs radical reforms not Soviet bans

    As the country celebrates anniversary of independence from USSR, Jaroslav Gritsak argues that an independent judiciary is more important than the removal of statuesWhat is my reaction to Ukraine’s attempt to break ties with its Soviet past by banning communist symbols? Well, I do not have one. In common with much of the country, such...

    Russia Vows Retaliation Against U.S. For Expanded Sanctions
    Sep03

    Russia Vows Retaliation Against U.S. For Expanded Sanctions

    Moscow is vowing to retaliate against the United States for widening its sanctions against Russian citizens and imposing first-time sanctions against Russian weapons manufacturers in an effort to prevent arms sales to Iran, North Korea, and Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Coordination Center Opening Doors in Sofia
    Sep03

    NATO Coordination Center Opening Doors in Sofia

    A coordination center set up by NATO as part of its recent eastern redeployment is due to open on Thursday morning in Bulgaria’s capital Sofia.President Rosen Plevneliev is to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony alongside James Appathurai, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy. Last year...