All posts tagged Russia

November 23, 2014, by VOANews

During a weekend commemoration for millions who died of starvation in Ukraine in the early 1930s, President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at Soviet-era totalitarianism for causing the deaths and accused […]

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Biden to reiterate US support during visit to Ukraine

November 21, 2014, by VOANews

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukraine’s leaders Friday in an effort to underscore Washington’s support for Kyiv, which is battling a ...

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Ukraine readies for possible Russian-backed attack

November 19, 2014, by VOANews

Ukraine’s military is preparing to repel a possible assault by Russian-backed rebels in the east following reports of Russian military reinforce ...

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Human Rights Watch releases damning report on Crimea

November 19, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Nine months after Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula​,  Human Rights Watch has released a report blasting Russia for violating intern ...

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    EU sanctions Ukraine separatists, holds off on Russia
    November 18, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on Ukrainian separatists, but is holding back on new sanctions against Russia.  Decision by EU foreign ministers taken amid deepening tensions between the […]

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    Russia expels Polish diplomats in retaliation
    November 17, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Russia’s foreign ministry said on November 17 that it has expelled “a number of Polish diplomats” in retaliation for similar steps undertaken by authorities in Warsaw. The ministry described Poland’s […]

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    Putin under pressure at G20
    November 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, has ended, capping a week of summits that saw several awkward encounters between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Australia, the […]

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    Russia to sharply extend bomber flights
    November 12, 2014, by VOANews

    Russia says it is sharply extending the range of its bomber flights from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, a new show of military […]