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Russia warns Ukraine against new warship crossings via Kerch Strait

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Lithuania to procure more NASAMS missiles

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Former Bank of Finland governor tipped as next ECB president

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After 60 years of revolution in Cuba, cracks in leadership emerge

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Bandera controversy that eclipsed 200,000 people who fought for the independence of Ukraine

Blogger who wrote of MH17 and Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine held prisoner in occupied Donetsk

Euro currency remains a work in progress on 20th birthday

Russian woman detained in Helsinki at US request

Euronext secures majority backing of Oslo exchange shareholders ahead of bid

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Hungary removes statue of anti-Soviet hero Imre Nagy

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Chinese reconnaissance plane flies over South Korea, Japan as geopolitical tensions grow

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Media watchdog sacks head of Latvian Television

NATO jets intercept three Russian aircraft over Baltic Sea

Lithuanian politicians, energy officials named as possible bribe recipients in Alstom case

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Ukraine prolongs travel ban for Russian men aged 16-60

Largest prisoner swap in Donbas: 73 Ukrainians released from captivity of Russian-run “republics”

Ukrainian lawyer who went to Russia to get medicine for his child sentenced to 8 years for ‘spying’

Merkel, Macron demand Russia release Ukrainian sailors

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80 years since 10,000 Estonians killed in Soviet Great Purge

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