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    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position
    Apr22

    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position

    Russian energy giant Gazprom has rejected European Union charges that it was abusing its dominant market position, saying the accusations are “unfounded.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the… …read more Source:...

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount
    Apr22

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount

    No one in Russian-speaking Kharkiv wants to follow rebels into open revolt. But locals say Kiev has no idea how badly it’s aggravating the region with its initiatives, including the ‘Great Wall of Ukraine.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations
    Apr22

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations

    Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War II commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Lavrov Says Ukraine’s Neutrality Important, Lambasts U.S.
    Apr22

    Lavrov Says Ukraine’s Neutrality Important, Lambasts U.S.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Ukraine’s unity and neutrality are in Russia’s interests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Millions of Ukraine Children at Risk From New Epidemics
    Apr22

    Millions of Ukraine Children at Risk From New Epidemics

    Ukraine is in imminent danger of experiencing the first polio epidemic Europe has seen for decades, health experts have revealed, warning that millions of children are at risk from a range of crippling or fatal infectious diseases, including measles, diphtheria and rubella. The rate of protection against contagious disease in the country has...

    EU opens antitrust case against Russia’s Gazprom gas giant
    Apr22

    EU opens antitrust case against Russia’s Gazprom gas giant

    EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that Gazprom’s behavior in central and eastern European member states, where it sometimes almost fully controls the gas market, could amount to an abuse of its dominant position. The complaints are clustered around three issues: preventing cross-border flows of gas to other EU nations,...

    European Union Opens Antitrust Case Against Russia’s Gazprom
    Apr22

    European Union Opens Antitrust Case Against Russia’s Gazprom

    BRUSSELS — The European Union is opening an antitrust case against Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom energy giant amid worsening relations between Brussels and Moscow. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday that Gazprom’s behavior in central and eastern European member states, where it sometimes almost fully...

    How the Russia-China Strategic Partnership Marks a New Global Power Shift
    Apr22

    How the Russia-China Strategic Partnership Marks a New Global Power Shift

    Eurasia as we knew it is dead. Move over, Cold War 2.0. The real story, now and for the foreseeable future, in its myriad declinations, and of course, ruling out too many bumps in the road, is a new, integrated Eurasia forging ahead.China’s immensely ambitious New Silk Road project will keep intersecting with the Russia-led Eurasia Economic...

    Ukraine sees ‘brain drain’ as its best and brightest escape chaos for the West
    Apr22

    Ukraine sees ‘brain drain’ as its best and brightest escape chaos for the West

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — Elvira Gorbunova came to Kharkiv in January, leaving her home in separatist-controlled Krasny Luch to escape dangers of living in a war zone. But she hopes Ukraine’s second-largest city is just a stop on her family’s journey to North America. “I don’t think we have any prospects … …read more...