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    Poroshenko says Russia threat to ‘entire democratic world’
    Sep11

    Poroshenko says Russia threat to ‘entire democratic world’

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Friday of challenging the “entire democratic world” by annexing Crimea and allegedly arming separatist rebels in the east of his ex-Soviet state. The pro-Western leader also called on Ukraine’s Western allies to toughen their trade and other sanctions on...

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Says Russia Threat to ‘Entire Democratic World’
    Sep11

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Says Russia Threat to ‘Entire Democratic World’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Friday of challenging the “entire democratic world” by annexing Crimea and allegedly arming separatist rebels in the east of his ex-Soviet state. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Slovakia PMs blast Nord Stream capacity expansion
    Sep11

    Ukraine, Slovakia PMs blast Nord Stream capacity expansion

    Visiting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico on Thursday blasted the announced expanding of transport capacity of the Nord Stream gas pipeline as an “anti-Ukrainian” and “anti-European” project. …read more Source: Global...

    Children in east Ukraine suffer conflict-related stress: OSCE
    Sep11

    Children in east Ukraine suffer conflict-related stress: OSCE

    The violent conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has been raging for 17 months, has inflicted heavy trauma on children living in restive areas, a senior official from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said here Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt
    Sep10

    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted a Ukrainian man of helping try to paint his country’s national flag on a Moscow skyscraper as an act of protest against the Kremlin’s foreign policy and sentenced him to two years and three months in jail. …read more Source: Channel...

    World Bank sees signs of Ukrainian economy stabilising
    Sep10

    World Bank sees signs of Ukrainian economy stabilising

    Ukraine’s economy is beginning to show signs of stabilisation after almost two years of free-fall, a senior World Bank official said here on Thursday. “We are seeing tentative signs of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Two soldiers killed in east Ukraine blast
    Sep10

    Two soldiers killed in east Ukraine blast

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday reported the death of two soldiers in a mine blast but no heavy fighting as a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents appeared to be holding for the 10th day.The two died and four others were injured when one of them set off a trip wire in the rebel eastern province of Lugansk, Ukrainian officials said.A...

    ‘Welcome back, Lenin’ as Berlin digs up Cold War relic
    Sep10

    ‘Welcome back, Lenin’ as Berlin digs up Cold War relic

    Journalists examine the head of a statue of the late Soviet leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, which was buried in a forest in the east of Berlin upon its arrival at Spandau Citadel museum on Thursday. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)A quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lenin made a comeback of sorts Thursday as authorities unearthed a granite...

    World food commodity prices plunge in August
    Sep10

    World food commodity prices plunge in August

    An Indian seller weighs a measure of onions on a hand-held scale (left) at a local market in south New Delhi on Wednesday. World food commodity prices plunge in August, the Food and Agriculture Organization has said. The price of international food commodities registered their largest monthly drop in seven years in August, the UN food agency said...

    Russia raises stakes on Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York
    Sep10

    Russia raises stakes on Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York

    By refusing to clarify the scale of its military presence in Syria, Russia keeps the West fearing a considerable build-up to win a stronger bargaining position when world powers sit down to talks on the conflict, Western diplomats in Moscow said. Those discussions could take place as soon as this month, when Russian President Vladimir Putin comes...

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