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    Fighting intensifies as pro-Russian rebels try to take key port of Mariupol
    Aug13

    Fighting intensifies as pro-Russian rebels try to take key port of Mariupol

    Ukraine on Wednesday reported intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the last major government stronghold in the former Soviet country’s separatist east. A military spokesman in Kiev said clashes north of the Sea of Azov port of Mariupol had killed one soldier and injured three. The rebels reported the death of a civilian in a […]...

    After food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers
    Aug12

    After food, now Russia burns Dutch flowers

    A week after angering many in Russia by burning illegally imported Western food, authorities have started feeding Dutch flowers to the flames. Officials say blooms from the Netherlands, which supplies much of Russia’s $2.5 billion flower market, pose safety risks because they may be infected. Critics say the “flower war” marks a...

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. Ukraine’s allies expressed particular concern this week after the Ukrainian military reported the heaviest rebel artillery...

    Athletics: Coe ready for Gatlin fall-out at worlds
    Aug12

    Athletics: Coe ready for Gatlin fall-out at worlds

    LONDON (AFP) – British track great Sebastian Coe has said he will be prepared to present Justin Gatlin with a gold medal if the controversial American wins the 100 metres final at this months World Championships in Beijing.Last week Coe, a candidate for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) hit out...

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Wednesday of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement, with a rebel official warning of the threat of “big war” if the ceasefire crumbles. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal
    Aug12

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal

    Ukraine and a group of its largest creditors will meet on Wednesday for make-or-break talks that look highly unlikely to deliver an amicable deal to restructure US$19 billion of debt. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal
    Aug12

    Ukraine goes head-to-head with creditors for last ditch deal

    KIEV/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine and a group of its largest creditors will meet on Wednesday for make-or-break talks that look highly unlikely to deliver an amicable deal to restructure $19 billion of debt. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax
    Aug12

    Russia's Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a recent spike in violence in east Ukraine with his security council, Interfax said on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax
    Aug12

    Russia’s Putin discussed escalation of violence in Ukraine – Interfax

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed a recent spike in violence in east Ukraine with his security council, Interfax said on Wednesday, citing the Kremlin. …read more Source: Channel...

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