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Russia Update: Diplomats from Germany, Latvia and Poland Expelled from Russia in Tit-for-Tat

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week.

Russia has expelled four Polish and one German diplomat in tit-for-tat action against the EU countries’ expulsion of alleged Russian spies. Russia has also deported a former Latvian MP who was accused of espionage.

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Ukraine Live Day 273: Ukrainian Military Claims To Have Wounded Separatist Militant ‘Motorola’

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.
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For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?

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Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 272: After Putin Leaves G20 Early, World Waits To See Fate Of Eastern Ukraine

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.
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For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?

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Liveblog Team

Russia Update: Attack on Prime Minister of Abkhazia

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

Yesterday’s issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week.

Prime Minister Beslan Butba of the disputed breakaway republic of Abkhazia was beaten by two men who assaulted his car.

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Ukraine Live Day 271: Putin Isolated at G20 Meeting of World Leaders over Aggression Against Ukraine

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.
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View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map
For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?

Below we will be making regular updates so check back often.


Catherine A. Fitzpatrick
Catherine A. Fitzpatrick

Russia This Week: The Kremlin’s Growing Army of Internet Trolls

This Week’s Stories in Russia Update:

- Sweden Confirms Submarine in October Was Foreign Vessel
- Kadyrov Announces Assassination of Georgian Terrorist Omar al-Shishani
- Independent Editor Detained at Airport in Khabarovsk
-OSCE Sees 100s Of Fighters Cross Russian Border Into Ukraine, And Trucks With Bodies Leaving
- FIFA Clears Russia and Qatar of Corruption Charges, But US Prosecutor Seeks Appeal
- Russia Sends Warships Toward Australia Ahead Of G20
- Moscow Oil Refinery Blamed for Gas Leak May Be Closed for 3 Months
- Sochi Olympics Builder Detained on Suspicion of Exploitation of Workers
- Russian Legislators Receive Responses from Military Officials on Soldiers Reportedly Killed in Combat in Ukraine
- Editor-in-Chief of Kommersant Steps Down Amid Rumors of Government Pressure
- Still No Clear Explanation on What Caused Gas Leak in Moscow
- Free Ad Advice for CNN — Love, The Interpreter
- CNN Says New Media Laws Drove It From Russia-
- Bezler Reported Alive, and to Get ‘Hero of DPR’ Award, But is Strelkov Slighted?
- LifeNews Claims Anti-Corruption Blogger Navalny ‘Funded by the Kremlin’; Putin Administration Denies
- CNN To Cease Broadcasting in Russia in December
- Moscow Oil Refinement Plant Denies Malfunction Occurred, Despite Air Pollution Monitor Statements
- Toxic Gas Leak from ‘Malfunction’ at Oil Refinery: Emergencies Ministry
- Russia Launches Yet Another Propaganda Outlet, Sputnik News

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Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: Sweden Confirms Submarine in October Was Foreign Vessel

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

Russian legislators finally received an answer to their queries from military authorities about soldiers killed in combat in Ukraine — which is that they can’t say, it’s a “state secret.” And there is still no answer as to the origin of the gas leak spread across Moscow.

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Ukraine Live Day 270: Shelling Kills Child And Soldier While Leaders Gather For G20

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.
Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs.


View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map
For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?

Below we will be making regular updates so check back often.


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Russia Update: Russia and Qatar Cleared of Corruption Charges by FIFA Judge; US Prosecutor to Appeal

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

Russian legislators finally received an answer to their queries from military authorities about soldiers killed in combat in Ukraine — which is that they can’t say, it’s a “state secret.” And there is still no answer as to the origin of the gas leak spread across Moscow.

UPDATES BELOW


Liveblog Team
Liveblog Team

Ukraine Live Day 269: Fears Grow Of Impending Russian Offensive

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast.
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View Ukraine: April, 2014 in a larger map
For links to individual updates click on the timestamps.

For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: Evidence Review: Who Shot Down MH17?

Below we will be making regular updates so check back often.