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Donetsk rebel leader inks deal on weapon withdrawal
Oct01

Donetsk rebel leader inks deal on weapon withdrawal

Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Donetsk region, on Wednesday has signed a deal on the withdrawal of small weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

News Analysis: Prospects for lasting peace in E. Ukraine remain uncertain despite halt of hostilities
Oct01

News Analysis: Prospects for lasting peace in E. Ukraine remain uncertain despite halt of hostilities

Guns fell almost silent across the entire frontline in eastern Ukraine in September for the first time since the start of the conflict in April 2014 after government forces and independence-seeking insurgents declared a complete ceasefire. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/01/c_134676571.htm...

Obama, Putin meet at UN on Syria, Ukraine after trading criticism
Sep29

Obama, Putin meet at UN on Syria, Ukraine after trading criticism

US President Barack Obama held “productive” talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday at the UN headquarters to discuss situations in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases
Sep29

Ukraine gets half-billion-dollar loan for Russian gas purchases

Ukraine’s state-run energy firm Naftogaz said Monday it has received a loan worth 500 million US dollars from international financial institutions to cover its purchases of natural gas from Russia. …read more Source: Global...

Kiev bans Russia’s flagship airline from flying to Ukraine
Sep28

Kiev bans Russia’s flagship airline from flying to Ukraine

Russia’s flagship airline Aeroflot has received a notification from Kiev banning it from flying to Ukraine, local media reported Monday. …read more Source: Global...

Kiev to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine
Sep26

Kiev to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine

Ukraine’s government said on Friday it has decided to impose a ban on Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine starting from Oct. 25. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/26/c_134660888.htm target=_blank title="Kiev to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine”...

Ukraine prepares pilot project on selling farmland by auction
Sep24

Ukraine prepares pilot project on selling farmland by auction

The Ukrainian government is preparing a pilot project to partially open the country’s farmland market by selling state-owned agricultural land by auction, Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said Wednesday. …read more Source: Global...

Ukraine rebels mull local vote delay
Sep22

Ukraine rebels mull local vote delay

Ukraine rebels on Tuesday proposed postponing the date of local elections in separatist parts of east Ukraine to February 2016 in an effort to lift peacemaking out of a “stalemate,” according to a statement posted on separatist website LITs. …read more Source: Global...

NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis
Sep22

NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis

There is no alternative to the Minsk deal on the peaceful settlement of the Ukraine crisis, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said here Tuesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/22/c_134649386.htm target=_blank title="NATO chief considers Minsk accord only way out of Ukraine crisis”...

With Russia watching, Nato chief’s visit to Ukraine is a delicate balancing act
Sep21

With Russia watching, Nato chief’s visit to Ukraine is a delicate balancing act

With a troubled peace plan for the Ukrainian conflict nearing its deadline, Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg will attempt a balancing act to reassure Kiev of the West’s support without antagonising Moscow when he visits Ukraine this week. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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