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      Russia hands Crimean Tatar leader 2-year sentence (AFP)
      Sep27

      Russia hands Crimean Tatar leader 2-year sentence (AFP)

      Simferopol (AFP) – A court in Moscow-annexed Crimea on Wednesday sentenced leading Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov to two years in a penal colony on charges of “separatism”. …read more Source: The West...

      Conflict leaves blind in rebel-held Ukraine stuck in dark (AFP)
      Sep24

      Conflict leaves blind in rebel-held Ukraine stuck in dark (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Partially sighted Georgiy Lukyanov makes his way through the ageing lathes in the factory where he works in rebel-held eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)
      Sep11

      Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)

      Shegyni (Ukraine) (AFP) – Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters forced their way into Ukraine on Sunday in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out. …read more Source: The West...

      Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)
      Sep11

      Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine (AFP)

      Shegyni (Ukraine) (AFP) – Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters forced their way into Ukraine on Sunday in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out. …read more Source: The West...

      Merkel, Macron urge Russia and Ukraine to back ceasefire (AFP)
      Aug28

      Merkel, Macron urge Russia and Ukraine to back ceasefire (AFP)

      Paris (AFP) – France and Germany on Monday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian opposite number to ensure that a new ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is enforced, warning there has been little let-up in the violence. …read more Source: The West...

      Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia (AFP)
      Aug16

      Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia (AFP)
      Aug16

      Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city (AFP)
      Aug07

      Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian police on Monday detained two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. …read more Source: The West...

      Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO (AFP)
      Aug03

      Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War: NATO (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The West...

      Georgian ex-leader vows court battle over Ukraine citizenship (AFP)
      Aug01

      Georgian ex-leader vows court battle over Ukraine citizenship (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday pledged to fight a fierce court battle to reclaim his Ukrainian citizenship after political rival President Petro Poroshenko revoked his passport. …read more Source: The West...