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    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine imposes sanctions on Russian banks

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to… …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Merkel Expected To Visit Russia On May 2
    Mar16

    Putin Says Merkel Expected To Visit Russia On May 2

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel is expected to visit Russia on May 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP protests ruling against reporter over Chernobyl story
    Mar16

    AP protests ruling against reporter over Chernobyl story

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Supreme Court of Belarus on Thursday upheld a lower court decision ordering The Associated Press’ Minsk correspondent to write a letter to AP management denying facts in a story last year. AP is protesting the ruling against reporter Yuras Karmanau, saying it stands behind the accuracy of his story. “The AP continues to...

    Ukraine sanctions five Russian banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine sanctions five Russian banks

    Ukraine imposed sanctions on five Russian banks operating in the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Thursday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Yahoo Breach Spotlights Links Between Russian Spies, Hackers
    Mar16

    Yahoo Breach Spotlights Links Between Russian Spies, Hackers

    A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian security services and the murky digital underworld. The officers of the powerful FSB, Russia’s Federal Security Service, are accused of...

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Free Ukrainians
    Mar16

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Free Ukrainians

    The European Parliament is calling on Moscow to free more than 30 Ukrainian citizens who are in prison or other conditions of restricted freedom in Russia, Crimea, and parts of eastern Ukraine that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions On Five Russian Banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions On Five Russian Banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed sanctions on five banks with Russian capital functioning in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Extends Monitoring Mission to Ukraine by One Year
    Mar16

    OSCE Extends Monitoring Mission to Ukraine by One Year

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said on Thursday that its monitoring mission to Ukraine will be extended by one year. “The OSCE Permanent Council, in a consensus decision taken at its meeting in Vienna today, agreed to renew the mandate of the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine by one year until 31 March...

    EU approves $638 million loan for Ukraine
    Mar16

    EU approves $638 million loan for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s executive has approved a 600 million-euro ($638 million) loan to Ukraine, part of a program meant to help the country implement reforms and support its economy. …read more Source: CNS...