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    Ukrainian leader’s firm says assets seized in Russia
    Apr28

    Ukrainian leader’s firm says assets seized in Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Russian authorities have seized the assets of a confectionery factory owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the… …read more Source:...

    Polling Shows Russian Worries Over Economy
    Apr28

    Polling Shows Russian Worries Over Economy

    Two new opinion polls indicate that concern is growing among Russians that sanctions imposed by the United States and European Union in response to the Ukraine crisis could trigger financial upheaval in their country. The Russia-based National Financial Research Agency reported that 61 percent of Russians surveyed believed that sanctions...

    In New TV Spots, Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Misappropriating’ Victory Day
    Apr28

    In New TV Spots, Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Misappropriating’ Victory Day

    New Ukrainian public-service announcements show that Russia has no monopoly on patriotic feelings about the victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finland dropped 6 depth charges on a suspected Russian submarine but says it doesn’t want to ‘create a farce’
    Apr28

    Finland dropped 6 depth charges on a suspected Russian submarine but says it doesn’t want to ‘create a farce’

    The Finnish government is refusing to confirm whether it believes that a submarine — presumably from Russia — entered its territorial waters because it’s worried about a repeat of the “farce” that Swedish authorities got themselves into after submarine sightings there last October. Commodore Olavi Jantunen, chief of operations...

    Nuclear Power is Russia’s New Weapon of Choice
    Apr28

    Nuclear Power is Russia’s New Weapon of Choice

    Russia is using cut-price nuclear energy deals as leverage to influence EU states and shore up long-term alliances in the Middle and Far East, according to energy analysts. Analysis of recent deals secured by Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom reveals a costly drive by Moscow to lock countries including Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia,...

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says
    Apr28

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    These are the top 25 richest people in Britain (and none of them are the Queen)
    Apr28

    These are the top 25 richest people in Britain (and none of them are the Queen)

    The richest people in Britain more than doubled their wealth over the last decade. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2015, the 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families now have a combined fortune of just over £547 billion ($838 billion). Leading the pack is London-based Ukrainian owner of Warner Music Group Len Blavatnik with an...

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says
    Apr28

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says

    KYIV, Ukraine — Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that Pro-Russia rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiivka, which lies on the...

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’
    Apr28

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’

    Thousands of people have fled eastern Ukraine since the conflict erupted in April 2014. Some have since returned. Others never left. From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of rebel-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiyivka, which lies on the fringes of the main rebel...