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    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia for 6 Months
    Jun22

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia for 6 Months

    European Union foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to extend economic sanctions against Russia for an additional six months in response to the country’s role in neighboring Ukraine. The move came during a meeting of the 28-member bloc’s foreign ministers in Luxembourg. EU envoys had preliminarily approved the measure last week....

    Europe just slapped Russia with another six months of sanctions
    Jun22

    Europe just slapped Russia with another six months of sanctions

    The European Union just confirmed that it will extend its sanctions against Russia until at least the end of January 2016. The meeting of European foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday announced the widely-expected increase because of Russia’s annexation of parts of Ukraine according to Reuters. The series of economic and financial...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions, Launches Libya Mission
    Jun22

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions, Launches Libya Mission

    EU foreign ministers have approved the extension of economic sanctions on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine by six months, until the end of January 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia by 6 Months
    Jun22

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia by 6 Months

    EU extends sanctions against Russia by 6 months, keeping up pressure over Ukraine conflict …read more Source: ABC...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official
    Jun22

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official

    Luxembourg (AFP) – EU foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said.”EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, with a view to complete implementation of (the) Minsk...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches mission against migrant smugglers
    Jun22

    EU extends sanctions on Russia, launches mission against migrant smugglers

    European Union foreign ministers extended economic sanctions on Russia over its involvement in Ukraine by six months until the end of January 2016, an EU official said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands governments to mark anniversary of Flight 17 disaster
    Jun22

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands governments to mark anniversary of Flight 17 disaster

    Australia’s prime minister says the Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments will hold services on July 17 to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s Patrushev Says U.S. Engineered Ukrainian ‘Coup’
    Jun22

    Russia’s Patrushev Says U.S. Engineered Ukrainian ‘Coup’

    A senior Russian security official says the United States spent $5 billion on a “destabilization project in Ukraine” in order to “create an instrument to weaken Russia dramatically.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tea, caviar and a night with Vladimir Putin
    Jun22

    Tea, caviar and a night with Vladimir Putin

    When the world’s major news agencies sat down a year ago with Vladimir Putin at a St. Petersburg palace, they were treated to a sumptuous meal of Crimean flounder, a dish chosen not only for its delicacy but for the political statement. …read more Source: Global...

    Pentagon Chief Planning For Longer-Term Rift With Russia
    Jun22

    Pentagon Chief Planning For Longer-Term Rift With Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) — The United States and its NATO allies are preparing militarily for the prospect that their rift with Russia could outlast President Vladimir Putin, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Sunday. Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has put NATO allies in eastern Europe on edge and triggered a series of military moves...