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    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia
    Sep11

    EU agrees to introduce new sanctions on Russia

    Three diplomats in Brussels say the ambassadors of the 28-nation bloc agreed Thursday that the sanctions would take effect Friday following their publication in the EU’s official journal. The diplomats declined to provide details of the new economic measures, but said they will include previously announced measures to further curb access to...

    Putin orders forces in the east on combat drill
    Sep11

    Putin orders forces in the east on combat drill

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered military forces in the country’s east to carry out a major exercise to test their preparedness. …read more Source:...

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further
    Sep11

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine. Domestically, experts say there is no need for immediate concern because the weather is warm and gas storage tanks...

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further
    Sep11

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop further

    Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Poland registers a 45 percent drop in Russian gas delivers arriving through Ukraine, Belarus
    Sep11

    Poland registers a 45 percent drop in Russian gas delivers arriving through Ukraine, Belarus

    Poland’s gas monopoly says that Russian natural gas deliveries dropped by 45 percent on Wednesday, the third day of decreases amid concern Moscow is piling on political pressure over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia’s Putin orders new flexing of military muscle
    Sep11

    Russia’s Putin orders new flexing of military muscle

    Major military drill is 2nd announcement by Putin in 24 hours in clear response to NATO’s bolstering of defenses over Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president claims most Russian forces have left country
    Sep11

    Ukraine president claims most Russian forces have left country

    Ukraine’s president has claimed that most Russian forces have left his country, in the latest conciliatory move aimed at stoking a peace campaign that began last week. …read more Source: FOX...

    Divided EU in new talks on Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep11

    Divided EU in new talks on Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    Kiev (AFP) – The European Union holds a new round of talks on Thursday to try to agree on the latest round of sanctions against Moscow as a fragile truce in Ukraine appeared to be largely holding.EU leaders agreed last week to slap more punitive measures targeting Russia’s stagnant economy but Friday’s ceasefire forced a rethink...

    Most Countries Are Not Doing Enough to Recover Wartime Jewish Art
    Sep11

    Most Countries Are Not Doing Enough to Recover Wartime Jewish Art

    Italy is among the countries doing the least to identify and research works of art looted or otherwise acquired from Jews during the Holocaust, according to a report published on Wednesday. It is joined on the list by Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Argentina and Brazil, among others. The report, compiled by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims...

    China, Russia to build seaport: report
    Sep11

    China, Russia to build seaport: report

    Beijing (AFP) – China and Russia will build one of the largest ports in northeast Asia on Russia’s Sea of Japan coast, reports said, in a further sign of the powerhouses’ growing alliance.The seaport is expected to be able to handle some 60 million tonnes of cargo a year, China’s state-run People’s Daily Online...