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    Russia Eyes Action Against Non-EU Nations Joining Sanctions
    Aug04

    Russia Eyes Action Against Non-EU Nations Joining Sanctions

    Russia mulls response to non-EU nations who have joined EU sanctions …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine Grants Citizenship to 2 Prominent Russians
    Aug04

    Ukraine Grants Citizenship to 2 Prominent Russians

    Ukraine has granted citizenship to the daughter of a former Russian prime minister and a prominent journalist, both of whom are vocal Kremlin critics. Maria Gaidar and Vladimir Fedorin were handed Ukrainian passports Tuesday by President Petro Poroshenko during a brief ceremony in Kyiv. “Your example clearly demonstrates that one cannot be...

    Ukraine Warns European Politicians of Bans Over Illegal Trips to Crimea
    Aug04

    Ukraine Warns European Politicians of Bans Over Illegal Trips to Crimea

    Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned European politicians and other foreign nationals that they could be banned from entering Ukraine, if they visit annexed Crimea without Kiev’s permission. Armed men in military attire, but without specific military marking, seized Crimean public buildings in February 2014 while...

    Russia tightens controls on imports of Dutch flowers
    Aug04

    Russia tightens controls on imports of Dutch flowers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tightened controls on imports of cut flowers from the Netherlands, a move that comes amid a strain in ties over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia imposes stricter controls on imports of Dutch flowers
    Aug04

    Russia imposes stricter controls on imports of Dutch flowers

    Russia has tightened controls on imports of cut flowers from the Netherlands, a move that comes amid a strain in ties over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    A Force For Change: Kyiv Gets New Police
    Aug04

    A Force For Change: Kyiv Gets New Police

    A new police force in Kyiv seems to be winning over the public in the Ukrainian capital, if social media is any barometer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Bids for Vast Arctic Territories at UN
    Aug04

    Russia Bids for Vast Arctic Territories at UN

    Russia has submitted its bid for vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement that Russia is claiming 1.2 million square kilometers (over 463,000 square miles) of Artic sea shelf extending more than 350 nautical miles (about 650 kilometers) from the shore. Russia, the...

    Ukrainian president grants citizenship to daughter of ex-Russian PM
    Aug04

    Ukrainian president grants citizenship to daughter of ex-Russian PM

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has granted Ukrainian citizenship to a Russian opposition figure nominated to a regional government job. …read more Source: CTV...

    ‘Russian’ Soldier Discovered In Donbas, Kiev Slams Russia For Backing East Ukraine Rebels
    Aug04

    ‘Russian’ Soldier Discovered In Donbas, Kiev Slams Russia For Backing East Ukraine Rebels

    A soldier fighting for pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has sparked yet another war of words between Kiev and Moscow by claiming he is from 16th Airborne Brigade of the Russian army, according to a report Monday from the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe, the group charged with overseeing the conflict. While Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Attack Opposition Party
    Aug04

    Ukrainian Nationalists Attack Opposition Party

    Shots were heard as nationalists used cobble stones in an attack on an opposition party in the government-held city of Kharkiv, in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...