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    Senator Wicker: Russia’s Actions In Ukraine Have ‘Familiar Ring From 1930s’
    Jun30

    Senator Wicker: Russia’s Actions In Ukraine Have ‘Familiar Ring From 1930s’

    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker described Russia’s actions in Ukraine as having a “familiar ring from the 1930s.” In an interview with RFE/RL’s Arifa Kazimova on June 30 in Baku, he said it is unacceptable for Russia to violate the borders of a sovereign nation “under the guise of protecting ethnic Russians.” In...

    Ukraine’s Lviv Withdraws Bid For 2022 Winter Games
    Jun30

    Ukraine’s Lviv Withdraws Bid For 2022 Winter Games

    The Ukrainian city of Lviv is dropping its candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games due to the deadly separatist conflict raging in the country’s east and the ensuing economic crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine Despite Extended Cease-Fire
    Jun30

    Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine Despite Extended Cease-Fire

    Fighting continued between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists around the eastern flashpoint city of Slovyansk on June 29 despite a truce extended until June 30 night. Residents described the aftermath of early morning shelling they believed was carried out by Ukrainian troops. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry Video Shows Troop Movement Near Slovyansk
    Jun30

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry Video Shows Troop Movement Near Slovyansk

    The Ukrainian Defense Ministry released video June 29 of a convoy of government soldiers moving near Slovyansk, the separatist stronghold in the country’s Donetsk region. The video also shows a cache of weapons the Defense Ministry said soldiers seized from rebel forces. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Separatist Supporters Seek Western Support On Social Media
    Jun30

    Pro-Russian Separatist Supporters Seek Western Support On Social Media

    With daily videos in English and Facebook groups in at least four languages, pro-Russian separatist supporters appear to be making a push for support outside of the Russian-speaking world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Five Soldiers Killed In East Despite Cease-Fire
    Jun29

    Ukraine Says Five Soldiers Killed In East Despite Cease-Fire

    Ukraine’s military says five soldiers were killed and at least 17 injured in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, despite a cease-fire between security forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Monitor Group Freed By Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine
    Jun28

    OSCE Monitor Group Freed By Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says that pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have released four OSCE monitors they had held captive for more than one month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Minister: New Western Sanctions Could Hurt Russian Growth
    Jun28

    Minister: New Western Sanctions Could Hurt Russian Growth

    The Russian economy minister says a new round of Western sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine could seriously impact growth, but that it would not be a “dramatic” situation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moody’s Cuts Russia’s Credit Outlook
    Jun28

    Moody’s Cuts Russia’s Credit Outlook

    Moody’s has cut the credit-rating outlook of Russia to “negative,” a sign of a possible future downgrade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Extends Truce In East
    Jun28

    Poroshenko Extends Truce In East

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has announced his government will extend by 72 hours a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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