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    Ukraine, separatists to strive for full ceasefire from September 1
    Aug26

    Ukraine, separatists to strive for full ceasefire from September 1

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists, in a gesture to shore up a tenuous ceasefire, agreed on Wednesday to strive for an end to all truce violations from next Tuesday, the OSCE and rebel representatives said. …read more Source: The...

    Brussels hopes to end Ukraine-Russia gas war
    Aug26

    Brussels hopes to end Ukraine-Russia gas war

    The European Commission is trying to restart gas talks between Russia and Ukraine, but the same issue that caused a breakdown in June — a dispute over prices — is still keeping the two sides apart. However, mounting urgency on both sides could help build a compromise: the Ukrainians want to top up their gas storage before the start of winter,...

    This Is What Happened When a Ukrainian Film Director Was Sentenced to 20 Years in a Russian Prison
    Aug26

    This Is What Happened When a Ukrainian Film Director Was Sentenced to 20 Years in a Russian Prison

    Protesters outside the Russian embassy in Kiev demand the release of Oleg Sentsov and Aleksander Kolchenko on August 25, 2015. Photo by Inna Sokolovska from Demotix. A military court in Russia’s Rostov-on-the-Don has sentenced Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to 20 years of hard labor in a high-security prison on charges of planning a...

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion
    Aug26

    Canceled Mistral Sale To Russia Will Cost France Less Than $1.14 Billion

    The controversy over France’s sale and then canceled delivery of two Mistral-class warships to Russia has cost the French government less than $1.14 billion, Bloomberg reported. France’s intended sale of the Mistrals to Russia was postponed over Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil
    Aug26

    Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil

    A new geopolitical “Great Game” is underway in earth’s northernmost region, the Arctic, where Russia has claimed a large area for resource development and President Barack Obama recently approved Shell Oil Company’s test-drilling project in an area under U.S. control. Energy is a big part — but not the only part — of the North Pole...

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions
    Aug26

    Ukraine Pushes for New Sanctions in Retaliation for Russian Detentions

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin has called for a blacklist of the officials behind Savchenko and Sentsov trials. …read more Source:...

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev
    Aug26

    Berlin and Paris Versus Kiev

    Stephen F. CohenAnd Henry Kissinger versus US orthodoxy on Ukraine; and Putin versus Stalin on Russia’s past. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court
    Aug26

    Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years by Russian court

    Rostov-on-don, Russia (AP): A Russian military court convicted a prominent Ukrainian filmmaker on Tuesday of conspiring to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison in what critics called a politically motivated show trial.The court in the sou.. …read more Source: India...

    Number of Russian Troops Killed in Ukraine Accidentally Published Online By Russia?
    Aug26

    Number of Russian Troops Killed in Ukraine Accidentally Published Online By Russia?

    A Russian website published and then quickly removed what initially seemed like a mundane article this week titled “Increases in Pay for Military in 2015.” The reason for the sudden removal was what appears to be the accidental publication of secret figures on the numbers of deaths and injuries sustained by Russian soldiers fighting in eastern...

    Greece offers ‘war relief’ to Greek-origin Ukrainians
    Aug26

    Greece offers ‘war relief’ to Greek-origin Ukrainians

    Greece has said it would give special treatment to Greek-origin Ukrainians on the front line who want to resettle in the EU. …read more Source:...