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    Ukraine threatens to block Russian singer from Eurovision as Crimea conflict looms over the competion
    Mar13
    EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer
    Mar13

    EU Solves Antitrust Spat with Russia’s State Gas Producer

    BRUSSELS – Russia’s state-owned gas producer, Gazprom, has agreed to a series of concessions to address the European Union’s concerns about its market dominance in the supply of energy to Eastern Europe. The EU’s executive Commission said Monday that Gazprom has agreed to price gas at market competitive prices. It will allow...

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now
    Mar13

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now

    Gazprom is set to escape an EU antitrust probe without a fine under a deal announced Monday, but only after making sweeping concessions that just a few years ago would have seemed unimaginable. By settling, Russia dropped its long-held position that, as a Kremlin-controlled company, Gazprom could not be subjected to EU competition rules....

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now
    Mar13

    Brussels brings Gazprom to heel, for now

    Gazprom is set to escape an EU antitrust probe without a fine under a deal announced Monday, but only after making sweeping concessions that just a few years ago would have seemed unimaginable. By settling, Russia dropped its long-held position that, as a Kremlin-controlled company, Gazprom could not be subjected to EU competition rules....

    Leonid Bershidsky: Chrystia Freeland’s dismissal of her family’s Nazi connection is only helping Russia’s propagandists
    Mar13

    Leonid Bershidsky: Chrystia Freeland’s dismissal of her family’s Nazi connection is only helping Russia’s propagandists

    Last week, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland opened a can of worms by dismissing references to her family’s World War II history as Russian disinformation. That wasn’t entirely true, and in the current climate, history is politics. Freeland was banned from entering Russia for her fiercely pro-Ukraine stand. When she became...

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander
    Mar13

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander

    The Polish government wants to extradite a 98-year-old man living in Minnesota that it believes is a former commander of an SS-led unit during World War II responsible for the death of civilians and destruction of Polish villages. The man, identified by the Associated Press as Michael Karkoc, led the Ukrainian Self Defense legion during World War...

    Finance: 53 photos of Russia’s decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union
    Mar13

    Finance: 53 photos of Russia’s decade after the collapse of the Soviet Union

    Archived photographs of the 1990s Yeltsin-era in Russia following the dissolution of the USSR. In 1991, Boris Yeltsin stood atop a tank in front of the parliament building in Moscow and called on the people to resist the communist hardliners in the August coup. Several months later, at the end of the year, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the singer has visited Crimea since the peninsula was seized by Russia, Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank

    Ukrainian nationalists bricked up the entrance of a major Russian bank in Kyiv. The protest came after Sberbank said it would recognize passports issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, something it later denied it would do in Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis for six months
    Mar13

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Ukraine crisis for six months

    The European Union (EU) has formally extended for another six months its sanctions against Russia-linked individuals over their alleged role in the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: Iran...