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Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east
Dec09

Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east

KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of four soldiers in the latest spike of fighting with Russian-backed rebels in the east, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict. The military said the soldiers died in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of Donetsk. “The situation...

Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili
Dec09

Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture former Georgia leader Saakashvili

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday, prompting further protests in central Kiev by his supporters who freed him from police custody earlier this week. …read more Source: The...

Paul Manafort, Special Counsel Mueller tussle over Ukrainian op-ed
Dec08

Paul Manafort, Special Counsel Mueller tussle over Ukrainian op-ed

(Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort did not violate a court gag order when he helped edit an opinion piece about his political work in Ukraine, his defence lawyer Kevin Downing argued in a court filing on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

Manafort tried to pen positive op-ed on Ukraine work – special counsel
Dec05

Manafort tried to pen positive op-ed on Ukraine work – special counsel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The special counsel investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Monday accused President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, of working with a Russian colleague to draft an opinion piece about his political work for Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

Trump seeks to quash Tillerson sacking rumour
Dec02

Trump seeks to quash Tillerson sacking rumour

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday tried to shut down reports that he is on the verge of sacking or forcing out his chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump took to Twitter to brand reports of Tillerson’s imminent replacement “FAKE NEWS!” – although the US leader’s admission that he has had to...

The Trump-Russia probe: What we know
Dec02

The Trump-Russia probe: What we know

WASHINGTON: In a spectacular twist to the US probe into allegations of Russian election meddling, Donald Trump’s former top advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying over his contacts with Moscow, and promised to cooperate with the wide-ranging investigation. While Russia continues to deny it interfered in the 2016 election, US...

Millions at risk in ‘forgotten’ Ukraine crisis: Aid groups
Nov23

Millions at risk in ‘forgotten’ Ukraine crisis: Aid groups

BERLIN: The “forgotten” humanitarian crisis in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine threatens millions as harsh winter weather sets in, aid groups warned on Wednesday. Action Against Hunger, Doctors of the World and other non-government groups called on the international community to help alleviate food, water and heating fuel shortages....

Don’t mention the war: Ukraine off the agenda at EU summit
Nov23

Don’t mention the war: Ukraine off the agenda at EU summit

BRUSSELS: The EU’s bid to deepen ties with six former Soviet states enters its latest round in Brussels on Friday with anxiety about Russian influence running higher than ever in the bloc. But with Russia and the war in eastern Ukraine off the official agenda, the Eastern Partnership summit looks likely to be more of a stock-taking exercise...

Millions at risk in ‘forgotten’ Ukraine crisis: Aid groups
Nov23

Millions at risk in ‘forgotten’ Ukraine crisis: Aid groups

BERLIN: The “forgotten” humanitarian crisis in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine threatens millions as harsh winter weather sets in, aid groups warned on Wednesday. Action Against Hunger, Doctors of the World and other non-government groups called on the international community to help alleviate food, water and heating fuel shortages....

Rebel infighting sparks fears in east Ukraine
Nov21

Rebel infighting sparks fears in east Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine: Armed men in military fatigues without insignia on Tuesday patrolled streets in the rebel stronghold of Lugansk in eastern Ukraine amid a spike in infighting between rebel factions. Men wearing balaclavas blocked access to several administrative buildings in the city, controlled by separatists, and defied the self-proclaimed...

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