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Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting
Apr27

Ukraine readies project to jam separatist broadcasting

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to jam the airwaves transmitting broadcasts in support of Moscow-backed separatists in the eastern Donbass region, a top Ukrainian defence official said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea
Apr27

Sanctions short-circuit Russia's electricity plans for annexed Crimea

MOSCOW/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea(Reuters) – Russia’s $1.3 billion (£1.01 billion) plan to build two new power plants in Crimea aimed to show that Moscow could complete high-tech projects on the annexed peninsula despite Western technology sanctions. …read more Source: The...

Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary
Apr26

Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary

KIEV: The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world’s worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe. The plant in the north of former Soviet Ukraine exploded in 1986 after a safety test went horribly wrong at 1:23am on April 26. Around 30 people were...

China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier
Apr26

China launches first domestically-built aircraft carrier

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand from the Ukraine, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. …read more Source: The...

Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts
Apr25

Ukraine cuts power supply to separatist region, blaming unpaid debts

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s national power company said on Tuesday it had cut electricity to parts of an eastern region controlled by pro-Russian separatists because they had run up large debts. …read more Source: The...

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
Apr24

American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

KIEV: An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday. It marked the first loss for the security body’s Special Monitoring Mission...

OSCE staff member killed by landmine in east Ukraine
Apr23

OSCE staff member killed by landmine in east Ukraine

KIEV: The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday one of its staff was killed after an observer mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in rebel-held east Ukraine. It marked the first loss for the security body’s Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) in Ukraine since Europe’s only war began more than three years ago....

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine
Apr23

Member of security watchdog OSCE killed in Ukraine

(Reuters) – One member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. …read more Source: The...

Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era
Apr22

Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has strongly signalled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a “good, pragmatic” relationship with Washington. …read more Source: The...

‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia
Apr21

‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia

MOSCOW: A gunman with alleged links to a neo-Nazi group Friday shot dead an employee of Russia’s FSB security service and a civilian at the agency’s office in a far eastern city, officials said. The FSB said the attacker – named as local resident A.V. Konev, born in 1999 – opened fire immediately after entering the reception of an FSB...

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