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Ukraine Live Day 276: Military Says Russian Troops On State Of Alert

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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Russia Update: Kremlin Mulls Tapping Buckwheat Reserves as Price Jumps

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.

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The Russian government has contemplated opening up reserves of buckwheat, a staple of the Russian diet, as prices jumped after a poor harvest.

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Russia Update: Putin Speaks to All-Russian Popular Front, Pledges Crackdown on Corruption

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

President Vladimir Putin met with the state-created All-National Popular Front (ONR) to rally the astro-turf activists to brace for further Western sanctions, vowing never to be “subjugated” by America.

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Ukraine Live Day 275: 3 Civilians Killed, 4 Wounded – Including Two Children – In Bakhmutka Shelling

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Russia Update: Ekho Moskvy’s Editor Fights for Independence Amid State Pressure

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Aleksei Venediktov, editor-in-chief of the last independent radio station in Russia has been fighting for his independence amid pressure from the owner, a warning from the state censor, and now a maneuver by the station general manager, who is close to the presidential administration.

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Ukraine Live Day 274: Having Sent Tanks To Donetsk, Moscow Accuses Kiev Of Strangling Donbass

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

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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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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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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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