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    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’
    Aug31

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’

    In a DW interview, Kurt Volker pledges that Washington will not strike a separate deal with Moscow over the heads of Europeans and Ukrainians – but says it is good that all agree the current situation must improve. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Austrian Court Rejects Spanish Extradition Request For Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash
    Aug31

    Austrian Court Rejects Spanish Extradition Request For Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash

    A court in Austria has rejected a Spanish extradition request for Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest
    Aug31

    Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest

    Benjamin NovakSix things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest Political Capital calls “unparalleled among European leaders” the number of bilateral meetings between Russia and Hungary since the former’s annexation of Crimea. The post Six things you need to know about Putin’s visit to Budapest appeared...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation
    Aug31

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation

    Ukrainian authorities say they have expelled a Russian state TV journalist, despite condemnation from Russia and a pan-European security organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access
    Aug31

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access

    NATO says it will send three observers to Belarus and Russia to monitor the upcoming Zapad-2017 military exercises, but is repeating its calls on the two countries to allow broader monitoring of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Preventing disaster in Donbas
    Aug31

    Preventing disaster in Donbas

    VIENNA — Ukraine suffered one of the most horrendous man-made disasters in recent memory — the Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986. It is now suffering through a war that is poisoning relations between Donbas and the rest of Ukraine, polluting the political climate between Kiev and Moscow and tainting the relationship...