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4 September 2015
Migrant Train Standoff Continues in Hungary
Protests continue as EU leaders struggle to reach agreement on crisis.
 
3 September 2015
Russia, Belarus and Serbia Stage Anti-Protestor "Slavic Brotherhood" Drills
The countries’ airborne forces will work on preventing anti-government 'Maidan'-style riots
 
3 September 2015
Ukrainian Trader Pleads Not Guilty in $100m Hacking and Trading Scheme
Plus, a Moscow clinic gives 16th-century advice to expectant moms
 
3 September 2015
Migrants Flood Budapest Station as EU Meets Orban Over Crisis
Hungary’s prime minister says migrant crisis is a ‘German problem’
 
2 September 2015
EU Extends Sanctions on Russia
Uptick in Ukraine violence strengthens union resolve to keep up pressure on Moscow.
 
2 September 2015
Beijing Parade Draws Putin, but Few Other World Leaders
Serbia’s president tries to drum up more Chinese investment.
 
2 September 2015
Ukraine Coalition Weakened as Rightists Quit

Death toll rises to three after far-right groups assault parliament.

 
1 September 2015
Ismayilova, Fierce Critic of Aliev Regime, Jailed
Plus, Tajikistan bans Islamist party and a blacklisted Russian singer is given permission for EU entry on medical grounds.
 
1 September 2015
Hungary Arrests Migrant Traffickers
More tension with neighboring countries as Hungary stops trains, ejects migrants.
 
1 September 2015
Nationalists Assault Ukraine’s Parliament
The worst unrest since the Maidan massacre hits Kyiv as the far right flexes its muscle.
 

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