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    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military
    May22

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 12 wounded in fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists despite a ceasefire, a spokesman for Kiev’s military said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    ‘War crimes’ rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty International
    May22

    ‘War crimes’ rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty International

    Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February truce d… …read more Source:...

    Hollande says Russia, rebels must be pressured to respect ceasefire
    May22

    Hollande says Russia, rebels must be pressured to respect ceasefire

    RIGA (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Friday that pressure needed to be applied on Russia and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to respect a ceasefire he helped broker in February. …read more Source: The...

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit
    May22

    EU, Ukraine sign $2 billion loan deal at Eastern summit

    The European Union and Ukraine have signed a 1.8 billion euro ($2 billion) loan deal in an effort to help revive the cash-strapped country’s economy. …read more Source: The Times of...

    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest
    May22

    One worker killed in heavy shelling of Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine – Metinvest

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s largest steel company, Metinvest, said on Friday one worker had been killed and two wounded after its Avdiyivka coke plant in east Ukraine was hit by heavy shelling, damaging the factory’s equipment and transport infrastructure. …read more Source: The...

    Asia up after Wall Street sets record high, dollar steadies after slip
    May22

    Asia up after Wall Street sets record high, dollar steadies after slip

    Asian shares rose early on Friday after Wall Street set another record high with prospects for a Federal Reserve rate hike in June all but quashed, while the dollar steadied after losing ground to the euro for the first time this week on downbeat US data. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2% with South Korean...

    Ukrainians don embroidered shirts to show unity
    May22

    Ukrainians don embroidered shirts to show unity

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine: Ukrainians led by President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday donned the country’s traditional embroidered dress – a yearly celebration that has become a manifestation of national identity and unity. On a visit to an EU-Eastern Partnership in Riga, Poroshenko was photographed wearing a colourful folk-style shirt for...

    Serbia not to impose sanctions on Russia, Serbian president says
    May22

    Serbia not to impose sanctions on Russia, Serbian president says

    HAVANA. KAZINFORM – Serbia wants to become an EU member without damaging its ties with long-standing partners like Russia, Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said in an interview published by Cuban newspaper Granma on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE
    May22

    Fighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCE

    Kiev lawmakers on Thursday annulled five crucial security agreements with MoscowPoroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with RussiaKiev shows off captured ‘Russian soldiers’ to mediaWest clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubts …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners
    May22

    Merkel sets tough line at EU summit with eastern partners

    [RIGA] German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the EU’s eastern partners on Thursday not to expect too much of the bloc and warned Russia to mend its ways over Ukraine if it wanted to rejoin the G7 club of top nations. …read more Source: The Business...

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