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    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions
    Jun22

    EU votes to extend Russia sanctions

    European foreign ministers agreed on Monday to extend economic sanctions on Russia by six months. …read more Source:...

    Putin discusses Ukraine crisis with Merkel and Hollande ahead of foreign ministers’ meeting
    Jun22

    Putin discusses Ukraine crisis with Merkel and Hollande ahead of foreign ministers’ meeting

    The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, France and Germany have discussed the Ukraine crisis before a new round of diplomatic efforts. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Discusses Ukraine in Call With Merkel, Hollande
    Jun22

    Putin Discusses Ukraine in Call With Merkel, Hollande

    Putin discusses Ukraine crisis with Merkel and Hollande ahead of foreign ministers’ meeting …read more Source: ABC...

    ‘Confrontation With the West Is Absolutely Artificial,’ Says Russian Dissident
    Jun22

    ‘Confrontation With the West Is Absolutely Artificial,’ Says Russian Dissident

    WASHINGTON—Former Russian oil tycoon and prominent critic of the Kremlin Mikhail Khodorkovsky looks forward to the day when Vladimir Putin and the political elite that is empowered with him is gone. He advises in the meantime that the United States and the West in general not make the same mistakes it made in the 1990s in their half-hearted...

    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Attacks in Ukraine, Two Ukrainian Soldiers Dead
    Jun22

    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Attacks in Ukraine, Two Ukrainian Soldiers Dead

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine continue to launch attacks in violation of a ceasefire reached in February, Reuters reports. The Ukrainian military said on Monday that two of its soldiers were killed and three wounded amid fresh concerns about a new offensive by the Russian-backed separatists: Both sides accuse the other of regularly violating a...

    Putin Says Shelling Must Stop In East Ukraine
    Jun22

    Putin Says Shelling Must Stop In East Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has told French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Ukrainian forces must “immediately” stop shelling in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    E.U. Extends Economic Sanctions on Russia
    Jun22

    E.U. Extends Economic Sanctions on Russia

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russiauntil Jan. 31 on Monday, keeping up pressure on Moscow to help resolve the Ukraine conflict. Russia described the move as a triumph for the “Russophobe” lobby in the EU and signaled it would respond by extending a ban on Western food...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials. …read more Source: FOX...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union on Monday extended economic sanctions against Russia until January to keep pressure on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, drawing a rebuke and a warning of retaliation from Russian officials. …read more Source: U.S....

    Two Kyiv Branches Of Russian Bank Damaged By Blasts
    Jun22

    Two Kyiv Branches Of Russian Bank Damaged By Blasts

    Two branches of Sberbank in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, were damaged by explosions early on June 22. No casualties were reported. The Russian bank has come under attack several times since the start of the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...