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Activists Paint Moscow's 'Stalin Tower' With Ukraine Colours

Authorities in the Russian capital reportedly detain four people after a Soviet star on one of the city’s Seven Sisters high-rises was painted blue and yellow.

22 Aug 2014,

Commerce International: la Russie Dégustera du Poisson Mauricien

Les relations entre Maurice et la Russie devraient très prochainement se réchauffer. La visite imminente du vice-ministre russe des Affaires étrangères, Michael Bogdanov, pourrait inaugurer une nouvelle phase dans les relations commerciales entre nos deux pays, dont le secteur de la pêche va grandement bénéficier.

19 Aug 2014,

Ukraine Refugees Caught in Crossfire

Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of killing dozens of civilians by firing on a refugee convoy, the latest example of residents caught in the line of fire of a four-month-old war that has caused more than 2,000 deaths.

19 Aug 2014,

Russian Aid Convoy Heads for Ukraine Amid Doubts Over Lorries' Contents

Kiev says it will turn back shipment which Moscow describes as humanitarian but which west says could be prelude to invasion

13 Aug 2014,

Desserte sur Maurice: Après la Chine, la Russie

La compagnie aérienne russe Transaero, l’une des plus importantes du pays des Tsars, pourrait bientôt reprendre ses dessertes vers Maurice.

04 Aug 2014,

Russia Sanctions: Who Will Be Hurt the Most?

They are the toughest sanctions imposed on Russia since the Cold War, but who will they hurt the most?

31 Jul 2014,

Obama Announces Expanded Sanctions Against Russia as E.U. Aligns

The European Union on Tuesday overcame months of misgivings to impose a wave of tough new economic sanctions on Russia, including an arms embargo and limits on access to European capital markets for Russian state-owned banks.

30 Jul 2014,

Setbacks Complicate Putin's Ukraine Strategy

Pro-Russia Rebels Suffer Setbacks as West Readies Tougher Sanctions; Kremlin Prepares for Deeper International Isolation

29 Jul 2014,

Russia Must Compensate Yukos Shareholders, European Court Rules

Russia Must Pay $50 Billion for Seizure of Former Oil Giant, Court in The Hague Rules

29 Jul 2014,

Amid Threat of New Sanctions, U.S. Says Russia is Flouting Key Arms Treaty

Non-compliance with 1987 treaty against medium-range cruise missiles "a very serious matter," says Administration Official

29 Jul 2014,

Ukraine crisis: European Union Hits Russian Intelligence Chiefs with Sanctions

The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.

26 Jul 2014,

U.S. Discloses Intelligence on Downing of Malaysian Jet

The Obama administration, detailing what it called evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysian airliner, on Tuesday released satellite images and other sensitive intelligence that officials say show Moscow had trained and equipped rebels in Ukraine responsible for the attack.

25 Jul 2014,

U.S. Says Russian Artillery Firing Across Border Into Ukraine

Washington Raises Pressure on Moscow, More Closely Examines Russian Activities in Ukraine

25 Jul 2014,

E.U. Imposes New Sanctions on Russian Officials, Stops Short of Tougher Penalties

The European Union agreed Tuesday to expand a list of Russian entities and individuals subject to asset freezes and travel bans and threatened to target vast sectors of the Russian economy if Moscow does not act swiftly to rein in rebels believed to have shot down a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine.

23 Jul 2014,

Russia’s Top 10 Lies About Downed Malaysia Airliner

The tragic downing of a Malaysian passenger plane sent Putin’s elaborate propaganda machine into overdrive, ultimately causing it to unravel. The evidence points overwhelmingly at the terrorists, whose leaders are Russian citizens, current and former members of the Russian armed forces and FSB.

23 Jul 2014,

Ukraine Says Russian Officer Pushed the Button to Shoot Down MH17

Vitaly Nayda, Ukraine's director of informational security, told CNN on Tuesday that he is certain a Russian officer personally pushed the button to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Moscow has denied claims that it pulled the trigger.

22 Jul 2014,

Obama Imposes New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

Russia has failed to take steps to end the Ukraine conflict, President Barack Obama said Wednesday in announcing expanded sanctions targeting two banks, two energy companies, Ukraine separatists and defense companies.

17 Jul 2014,

BRICS Nations Launch New Development Bank

A new international development bank and multi-billion emergency lending pool are set to be launched by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The move comes at a summit meeting of BRICS leaders in Brazil.

16 Jul 2014,

At Least 21 Dead in Moscow Subway Crash

Official Blames Accident on Technical Problem

16 Jul 2014,

Wallet Drop: World's Least Honest Cities

Four continents, 16 cities, 192 "lost" wallets. That's the basic formula for a recent sticky fingers experiment by Reader's Digest.

04 Jul 2014,