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    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons against pro-Russian separatists
    Sep22

    Ukraine presses NATO chief for defensive weapons against pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine pressed NATO on Tuesday for Western weaponry to help defend itself against pro-Russian separatists but the head of the alliance resisted for fear of threatening a fragile cease fire with Russian-backed rebels. In Kiev’s imposing Soviet-era government buildings, Ukraine’s political leadership told NATO Secretary-General Jens...

    IMF Chief Urges All Lenders to Join Ukraine Debt Deal
    Sep22

    IMF Chief Urges All Lenders to Join Ukraine Debt Deal

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday pressed Ukraine’s hold-out creditors such as Russia and a handful of Western investment houses to write off some of the crisis-wrecked country’s massive debt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia

    DONETSK, Russia: Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution “lies” against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. Savchenko faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian reporters...

    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...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia

    DONETSK, (Russia) : Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution ‘lies’ against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse, AP/UNB reported. More than 8,000 people have died in Ukraine’s fight against separatist rebels in the east since April 2014. Russia backed the...

    Moscow sends new arms as signs grow of shift in Syria war
    Sep22

    Moscow sends new arms as signs grow of shift in Syria war

    Syrians stand on the rubble of buildings after a missile fired by Syrian government forces hit a residential area in the Maghayir district in the old quarter of the northern city of Aleppo on July 21, 2015. (AFP/Karam Al-Masri) Syria said Tuesday it had received sophisticated new arms from Russia including warplanes and deployed them against...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia

    DONETSK (AFP) – Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution lies against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West.Savchenko faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged role in the deaths of two Russian reporters killed by...

    Ukrainian nabbed with 48 fake ATM cards
    Sep22

    Ukrainian nabbed with 48 fake ATM cards

    A Ukrainian man was arrested Tuesday on charges of using fake electronic cards to steal at least 1 million baht from Siam Commercial Bank ATMs. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (center right) and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko talk after the meeting with he media in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday. (Mykola Lazarenko/Pool Photo via AP )Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a...

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