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    Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near The Chernobyl Plant
    Jun30

    Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near The Chernobyl Plant

    Firefighters have been trying to contain a raging forest fire that started on the evening of June 29 in the exclusion zone near the destroyed Chornobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Export Bank, Expiring June 30, May Be Revived In Senate Vote
    Jun30

    U.S. Export Bank, Expiring June 30, May Be Revived In Senate Vote

    The supporters of the U.S. Export-Import Bank have enough votes in the Senate to revive it and will get a chance to do so, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest
    Jun29

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest

    Industrial-scale mining is causing devastation to swathes of forest in western Ukraine. The country’s interior ministry says the business is controlled by criminal gangs that make up to $500 million a year. Despite the fact that the activity is illegal, the gangs carry out their work quite openly. The police say they don’t have the...

    Russia Offers Ukraine Reduction In Gas Price
    Jun29

    Russia Offers Ukraine Reduction In Gas Price

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says natural-gas prices for Ukraine will be reduced to $247 per 1,000 cubic meters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Compares China’s Island-Building To Russia’s Moves In Ukraine
    Jun27

    U.S. Compares China’s Island-Building To Russia’s Moves In Ukraine

    The U.S. State Department’s no. 2 diplomat has compared China’s moves to claim new territory through island-building in the South China Sea to Russia’s moves in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Slams U.S. State Department Report
    Jun26

    Russia Slams U.S. State Department Report

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on June 26 that an annual human rights report released by the United States was politically motivated and ignored rights violations by Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘ElectricYerevan’ Protesters Chafe At Comparisons To Ukraine’s Euromaidan
    Jun26

    ‘ElectricYerevan’ Protesters Chafe At Comparisons To Ukraine’s Euromaidan

    Many observers in Russia and the West are comparing the ongoing Armenian protests against rising electricity prices to the Euromaidan movement in Ukraine. But spokespeople in Yerevan are resisting this attempt to broaden the framing of their project. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Estonian Defense Chief: NATO Must ‘Neutralize’ Putin’s Perceived Advantage
    Jun26

    Estonian Defense Chief: NATO Must ‘Neutralize’ Putin’s Perceived Advantage

    Estonia’s defense chief has welcomed the U.S. decision to preposition military equipment in the Baltics and other countries on the eastern edge of the alliance, saying that a strong presence is required to diminish the potential threat of a Russian attack. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Here Comes The Hangover
    Jun26

    The Daily Vertical: Here Comes The Hangover

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S.-Backed Financing For Big Eurasian Projects To Soon Dry Up
    Jun26

    U.S.-Backed Financing For Big Eurasian Projects To Soon Dry Up

    A crucial source of financing may soon no longer be available for purchasing expensive equipment needed for farming in Ukraine, earth-moving in Kazakhstan, and oil and gas operations in Russia and Iraq. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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