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    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010
    Sep02

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010

    WHO confirms that a child aged four years and another of 10 months are paralysed after contracting diseaseTwo children in Ukraine have been paralysed after contracting polio – the first time the disease has been seen in Europe since 2010.Confirming the cases in a child of four years and one aged 10 months in Zakarpatskaya oblast, south-western...

    U.S., EU Widen Sanctions On Russia
    Sep02

    U.S., EU Widen Sanctions On Russia

    The United States and the European Union are widening sanctions against dozens of Russians and Ukrainian individuals and entities with connections to Crimea’s annexation and the ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists
    Sep02

    [Ticker] EU agrees to extend Russia blacklists

    Member states’ ambassadors in Brussels Tuesday agreed to extend a visa ban and asset freeze on dozens of Russians and Ukrainians said to be stirring the conflict in Ukraine, an EU source said, adding the formal decision is “likely” on 14 September. …read more Source:...

    Russia warns US of firm response to new sanctions
    Sep02

    Russia warns US of firm response to new sanctions

    Russia has warned that a recent decision by Washington to expand its list of sanctions against Russian entities would backfire, saying the move will certainly be reciprocated by Moscow. The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Wednesday, slamming the US government for expanding the list of anti-Russia sanctions, saying the move is...

    Accused Kyiv Grenade Thrower Described As ‘Brave’ Soldier
    Sep02

    Accused Kyiv Grenade Thrower Described As ‘Brave’ Soldier

    Authorities in Ukraine have arrested a 24-year-old nationalist volunteer soldier as the suspected grenade thrower in a deadly attack on security forces in Kyiv on August 31. Ihor Humenyuk warned in a YouTube video that Ukrainian people would only wait so long for reforms before it “will burst.” …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukraine’s gov’t shows cracks
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s gov’t shows cracks

    Police officers carry their injured colleague after a grenade exploded in Kiev. AP PHOTO/VLADIMIR DONSOV Parliament starts to feel right-wing’s departure BY EFREM LUKATSKY AND YURAS KARMANAU The Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s parliament majority showed cracks Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was leaving the...

    Ashley Madison Cheats On Ukraine
    Sep02

    Ashley Madison Cheats On Ukraine

    The world’s most infamous cheaters site is dabbling in a contentious political affair. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Giurgiulesti Journal: Village in Moldova Thrives After a Lifeline Leads to a Port on the Danube
    Sep02

    Giurgiulesti Journal: Village in Moldova Thrives After a Lifeline Leads to a Port on the Danube

    In 1999, in exchange for ceding a stretch of contested road to Ukraine, landlocked Moldova received a strip of land along the Danube River. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak, first cases in Europe since 2010 (AFP)
    Sep02

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak, first cases in Europe since 2010 (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two polio cases have been confirmed in western Ukraine, the first to be recorded in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Separatist Rebels in Ukraine’s Luhansk Switch to Russian Rouble
    Sep02

    Separatist Rebels in Ukraine’s Luhansk Switch to Russian Rouble

    A Kremlin spokesman says the decision shows the appeal of the Russian currency …read more Source:...