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    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election
    Oct07

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government pressed ahead to secure new laws to tackle top-level government corruption on Tuesday, hoping to ease public discontent before an election from which it wants backing for its plan to end a separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The...

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia
    Oct07

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia

    BELGOROD Russia (Reuters) – After three days trapped in a cellar by shelling, Svetlana and Sergei Divenko left their home in eastern Ukraine and fled to Russia with their two children and a single bag. …read more Source: The...

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Oct06

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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