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    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan
    Aug19

    Russia wants Germany, France to pressure Kiev over east Ukraine peace plan

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Russia expects the leaders of Germany and France to put more pressure on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to implement a the February peace plan for east Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Borys Tarasyuk: If it hadn’t been for Minsk Agreements, Ukraine would have regained control over Donbas long ago
    Aug19

    Borys Tarasyuk: If it hadn’t been for Minsk Agreements, Ukraine would have regained control over Donbas long ago

    The Minsk Agreements became a smokescreen to cover Russia’s aggression in Ukraine with the connivance of the Normandy Four countries. …read more Source:...

    Germany and France Will Press Poroshenko in Berlin
    Aug19

    Germany and France Will Press Poroshenko in Berlin

    19 de agosto de 2015, 09:52Moscow, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The leaders of Germany and France will put pressure on the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, during the meeting to be held in Berlin on Monday, in the interest of the Minsk agreements, as per Russian news media. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Putin ‘may join future Ukraine talks’: Germany
    Aug19

    Putin ‘may join future Ukraine talks’: Germany

    Germany said on Wednesday it could not rule out Russian President Vladimir Putin would take part in a future round of talks over conflict-torn eastern Ukraine after speculation that Western leaders were snubbing him. …read more Source: The Local...

    “DNR” militants preparing referendum on merger with Russia
    Aug19

    “DNR” militants preparing referendum on merger with Russia

    Right after the “local elections” in October terrorists are going to follow Crimean scenario of Russia’s annexation of another territory of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy minister due in Iran for trade talks
    Aug19

    Ukraine economy minister due in Iran for trade talks

    Ukraine’s minister of economy will arrive in Tehran next month to discuss expansion of economic ties with Iranian officials. …read more Source:...

    Russia Sentences Estonian to 15 Years for Spying
    Aug19

    Russia Sentences Estonian to 15 Years for Spying

    Russia sentenced an Estonian security officer to 15 years in prison for spying. The lawyer for Eston Kohver told reporters a regional court in the western Russian city of Pskov handed down the ruling Wednesday, finding Kohver guilty of spying, arms smuggling and violating border regulations. Russia said Kohver illegally crossed the border into...

    Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran
    Aug19

    Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran

    War-torn nation to seek closer ties with the Islamic Republic in wake of expected lifting of sanctions from Iran nuclear deal. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years
    Aug19

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years

    MOSCOW: Russian prosecutors on Wednesday demanded that Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov be jailed for 23 years on terror charges, in a trial decried by the West. Sentsov and another Ukrainian from Crimea, Alexander Kolchenko, have been held since May 2014 are accused of setting a pro-Kremlin party office on fire and wanting to blow up a statue...

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying

    MOSCOW: A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by the European Union, as tensions spike over the Ukraine crisis. A court in the western Pskov region, which borders Estonia, sentenced Eston Kohver on charges of spying, weapon possession and illegally crossing the...