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    Insight – How the Russian Orthodox Church answers Putin's prayers in Ukraine
    Oct06

    Insight – How the Russian Orthodox Church answers Putin's prayers in Ukraine

    MOSCOW/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – After weeks of defying international pleas to free eight European officials they had captured in May, pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine released them unexpectedly in June following a public appeal by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill. …read more Source: The...

    NATO can put troops wherever it wants, new secretary-general says
    Oct06

    NATO can put troops wherever it wants, new secretary-general says

    WARSAW (Reuters) – New NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the Western alliance could deploy its forces wherever it wants, apparently calling into question post-Cold War agreements that have been shaken by Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    France expects to monitor Ukraine ceasefire in coming days
    Oct05

    France expects to monitor Ukraine ceasefire in coming days

    PARIS (Reuters) – France expects to launch a joint operation with Germany “in the coming days” to monitor a ceasefire between the Ukrainian army and separatists in the east of the country, the French defence minister said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says separatists violate month-old ceasefire
    Oct05

    Ukraine military says separatists violate month-old ceasefire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military accused Russian-backed separatists of fresh violations of a month-old ceasefire on Sunday, saying their forces came under attack in several parts of the east including the airport at the big city of Donetsk. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia's ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue
    Oct05

    Latvia's ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvia’s ruling centre right has won a clear majority in its general election, results showed on Sunday, after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader
    Oct05

    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader

    LIPETSK Russia (Reuters) – Now that their boss, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, has finally shaken hands with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the staff running the lone Russian factory in Poroshenko’s chocolate empire can finally see better days ahead. …read more Source: The...

    Germany considers sending soldiers to eastern Ukraine – source
    Oct04

    Germany considers sending soldiers to eastern Ukraine – source

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Berlin is considering deploying soldiers to monitor the ceasefire negotiated by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) between separatists and the army in eastern Ukraine, a German government source said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport
    Oct04

    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have suffered their worst casualties since a ceasefire officially began on Sept.5, losing 12 men in attacks on buildings at Donetsk airport, Ukrainian military officials said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll
    Oct04

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Latvia’s centre-right government looks set to be re-elected in a general election on Saturday after taking a hard line over the actions of neighbour and former ruler Russia in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official
    Oct03

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Violence in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has put a strain on a ceasefire clinched nearly a month ago between the sides, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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