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      US condemns Russian elections in Crimea (AFP)
      Sep17

      US condemns Russian elections in Crimea (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – The United States “does not recognize the legitimacy” of upcoming Russian parliamentary elections planned for Crimea, the State Department said. …read more Source: The West...

      Kosovo expels Russian, Ukrainian journalists (AFP)
      Sep16

      Kosovo expels Russian, Ukrainian journalists (AFP)

      Pristina (AFP) – Kosovo police said Friday they had expelled two journalists, a Russian and a Ukranian, who did not have entry visas. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces (AFP)
      Sep16

      Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces (AFP)

      The Hague (AFP) – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces were handed back to the Netherlands on Friday, foreign ministry officials said, and will soon return to a Dutch museum from where they disappeared 11 years ago. …read more Source: The West...

      German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)
      Sep16

      German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)

      Slavyansk-na-Kubani (Russia) (AFP) – The German and French foreign ministers made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east on Thursday, saying they wanted to push a new bid for peace after a recent surge in violence. …read more Source: The West...

      In Moscow’s grip, Crimea holds first vote to Russian parliament (AFP)
      Sep15

      In Moscow’s grip, Crimea holds first vote to Russian parliament (AFP)

      Simferopol (AFP) – Shaded by cypress trees on Crimea’s Black Sea shore, a group of locals watch as folk singers in tall headdresses boom out a patriotic song about Russia with the lyrics: “I have no other motherland.” …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko welcomes IMF aid (AAP)
      Sep15

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko welcomes IMF aid (AAP)

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the IMF’s decision to release more aid will keep the hryvnia currency stable and maintain macroeconomic stabilisation. …read more Source: The West...

      France tells Ukraine ‘no plan B’ to ending war (AFP)
      Sep14

      France tells Ukraine ‘no plan B’ to ending war (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The French foreign minister told Ukraine on Wednesday there was “no plan B” to a tattered blueprint for ending a 29-month pro-Russian revolt that has destabilised the European Union’s backyard. …read more Source: The West...

      Three Ukraine troops killed in violation of new truce: Kiev (AFP)
      Sep13

      Three Ukraine troops killed in violation of new truce: Kiev (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday that pro-Russian insurgents had killed three of its soldiers in violation of a truce the foreign ministers of Germany and France will try to revive in Kiev this week. …read more Source: The West...

      Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)
      Sep12

      Stolen Dutch masterpieces ‘soon’ back at museum (AFP)

      The Hague (AFP) – Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces will soon be returned from the Ukraine to the Dutch museum where they disappeared from more than a decade ago, officials announced on Monday. …read more Source: The West...

      Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills (AFP)
      Sep09

      Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills (AFP)

      Opuk (AFP) – Under a blazing sun, Sukhoi jets zoomed across the sky and dropped explosives, as Russian warships sailed right up to the shore. …read more Source: The West...