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    Russian Army Holds Large-Scale Military Drill
    Jun23

    Russian Army Holds Large-Scale Military Drill

    Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on June 21 announced a multipurpose exercise in Russia’s Central Military District. Soldiers in the city of Samara were put on full combat alert in a surprise test of their combat readiness. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Ministers Threaten Further Sanctions On Russia
    Jun23

    EU Ministers Threaten Further Sanctions On Russia

    Several European foreign ministers are threatening further sanctions if Russia fails to both cooperate with Ukraine’s proposed peace plan and halt interference in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Police Clash With Maidan Supporters In Kharkiv
    Jun23

    Police Clash With Maidan Supporters In Kharkiv

    Police violently broke up a demonstration of Maidan supporters in the eastern city of Kharkiv on June 22. Members of the Hryfon special police unit attacked Ukrainian activists who attempted to prevent a pro-Russian rally in the city center. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    More Ukraine Refugees Cross Into Russia
    Jun23

    More Ukraine Refugees Cross Into Russia

    As fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels, more residents of towns and villages in eastern Ukraine made their way toward the border and sought refuge in Russia’s Rostov region on June 21. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Backs Poroshenko’s Cease-Fire, Calls For ‘Dialogue’
    Jun22

    Putin Backs Poroshenko’s Cease-Fire, Calls For ‘Dialogue’

    Russian television has shown President Vladimir Putin giving cautious support to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s unilateral cease-fire but also saying that any cessation of hostilities is meaningless without “dialogue.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian State TV Adds Its Own Twist To RFE/RL Video
    Jun21

    Russian State TV Adds Its Own Twist To RFE/RL Video

    Russian state-television is suddenly broadcasting RFE/RL videos — albeit unattributed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Media Claims About State Spokesperson Appear To Be Fantasy
    Jun20

    Russian Media Claims About State Spokesperson Appear To Be Fantasy

    U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has been a favored target of Kremlin supporters. But a new claim, which spread widely on Russian news sites and social media, appears to have no basis in fact. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimea’s Methadone Ban Hitting Rehab Patients Hard
    Jun20

    Crimea’s Methadone Ban Hitting Rehab Patients Hard

    Activists in Ukraine’s Crimea say that narcotics patients are suffering since Russia banned drug-replacement therapy shortly after it annexed the Black Sea Peninsula. Tens have reportedly died and dozens more have left the region to continue treatment in other parts of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy
    Jun20

    New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy

    Ukraine’s new foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, has a reputation as a skilled negotiator, a consummate professional, and a man capable of navigating the difficult diplomacy of both EU integration and Kyiv’s shattered relations with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Heaving Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun20

    Heaving Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has been reported in east Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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