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      Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites
      May17

      Ukraine Bans Dozens of Russian Websites

      Ukraine ordered the blocking of access to a number of Russian websites Tuesday in the latest round of sanctions since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.President Petro Poroshenko’s office announced the decree, which he signed a day earlier, banning operations of popular Russian websites, such as search … …read more Source: The...

      UN Court Rejects Provisional Measures on Russia Over Ukraine
      Apr20

      UN Court Rejects Provisional Measures on Russia Over Ukraine

      The International Court of Justice at The Hague has rejected Kyiv’s call to impose provisional measures against Russia for its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine, while acknowledging Kyiv has a case against Moscow for discrimination in Russia-annexed Crimea. “At this stage of the proceedings, Ukra… …read more Source: The...

      UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold
      Feb15

      UN Official Fears Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire Will Not Hold

      A senior UN official said Tuesday that he feared the fragile cease-fire between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine would not hold.Neal Walker, the UN resident coordinator and humanitarian coordinator in Ukraine, said that although calm had returned, the situation in… …read more Source: The Chosun...

      EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
      Dec17

      EU Extends Sanctions on Russia

      European Union leaders meeting Thursday in Brussels agreed to extend sanctions on Russia for another six months, EU officials said. The one-day summit, which ran late into the evening, capped a turbulent year for the 28-member group as questions loom over the integrity and future of the organization… …read more Source: The Chosun...

      EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia
      Dec09

      EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia

      The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergenci… …read more Source: The Chosun...

      Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia
      Sep29

      Investigators: Missile that Downed MH17 was Brought in from Russia

      International investigators say a Malaysian airliner that crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was transported into the country from Russia.The findings released Wednesday confirm an earlier investigation by the Dutch Safety Board that concluded Ma… …read more Source: The Chosun...

      Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea
      Aug31

      Ukraine Scraps Exchange Accord with N.Korea

      Ukraine has scrapped a civilian exchange accord with North Korea that included visa waivers, highlighting the North’s growing diplomatic isolation even among remnants of the old Soviet empire. The move comes after news that the North Korean Embassy in the brutal banana republic of Uzbekistan, its so… …read more Source: The...

      Clinton, Trump Spar Over U.S. Relations with Russia, Putin
      Aug01

      Clinton, Trump Spar Over U.S. Relations with Russia, Putin

      U.S. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Sunday accused Republican Donald Trump of “absolute allegiance” to Russian policy goals, even as he suggested that if elected he might be willing to accept Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. In separate interviews on new… …read more...

      EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions
      Jun22

      EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions

      European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed to extend current economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because the conflict in Ukraine remains unresolved. Envoys from the bloc’s 28 member states approved the decision in principle Tuesday. It still needs a unanimous formal a… …read more Source: The...

      EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions
      Jun22

      EU Envoys Vote to Extend Russia Sanctions

      European Union ambassadors meeting in Brussels agreed to extend current economic sanctions against Russia for another six months because the conflict in Ukraine remains unresolved. Envoys from the bloc’s 28 member states approved the decision in principle Tuesday. It still needs a unanimous formal a… …read more Source: The...