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      Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova (AFP)
      Jul28

      Romania blocks Russia minister plane to Moldova (AFP)

      Bucharest (AFP) – Romania said Friday it had blocked a Moldova-bound plane carrying Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin from entering its airspace because of an EU travel ban linked to sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

      Crimea left in dark after Russian power shutdown (AFP)
      Jul28

      Crimea left in dark after Russian power shutdown (AFP)

      Sevastopol (AFP) – The annexed Crimea peninsula was plunged into darkness Friday after a shutdown in Russia caused a massive power cut, officials said. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine revokes citizenship of Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili (AFP)
      Jul27

      Ukraine revokes citizenship of Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stripped former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way to his possible extradition to Georgia, Saakashvilli confirmed on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels (AFP)
      Jul24

      Ukraine leader slams Russia over arms given to rebels (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday demanded Russia’s Vladimir Putin halt arms supplies to rebels as the leaders of France and Germany tried to revive a peace plan. …read more Source: The West...

      Russia is responsible for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy (AFP)
      Jul23

      Russia is responsible for ‘hot war’ in Ukraine: US envoy (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The new US special envoy on Ukraine said Sunday that Russia is responsible for the “hot war” in the country’s east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The West...

      Film director Emir Kusturica visits Moscow-annexed Crimea (AFP)
      Jul23

      Film director Emir Kusturica visits Moscow-annexed Crimea (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Acclaimed Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica on Sunday arrived in the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia from Ukraine to give a concert with his No Smoking Orchestra group. …read more Source: The West...

      International talks set for Monday on Ukraine conflict (AFP)
      Jul22

      International talks set for Monday on Ukraine conflict (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold telephone talks on Monday, officials said, amid a fresh flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The West...

      Fighting kills 6 Ukraine soldiers in fresh spike of violence (AFP)
      Jul21

      Fighting kills 6 Ukraine soldiers in fresh spike of violence (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Clashes with Russian-backed rebels killed six Ukrainian soldiers Thursday, officials said, in the bloodiest surge in fighting along the volatile frontline in recent months. …read more Source: The West...

      US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)
      Jul20

      US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. …read more Source: The West...

      Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’ (AFP)
      Jul19

      Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’ (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Fresh clashes in east Ukraine left two soldiers dead Wednesday in a spike in fighting as a key rebel leader announced he planned to create a new “state”. …read more Source: The West...