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    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces
    Jun25

    Britain to step up training of Ukrainian armed forces

    Britain said on Wednesday it would step up its training program for Ukraines armed forces as they battle pro-Russian separatist fighters in the east of the country.Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Britain would announce at a NATO meeting with Ukraine on Thursday plans to double spending on the training to around six million pounds ($9.4...

    Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jun25

    Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    UNITED NATIONS, United States – The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat said Wednesday.Malaysia is expected to present a draft resolution to the Security Council next month on setting...

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of ‘big war’
    Jun25

    Russian former leader of Ukraine rebels warns of ‘big war’

    MOSCOW – A ceasefire is likely to collapse in east Ukraine and Russia could be drawn into a “big war” to cleanse the “sore on its borders”, the former leader of the region’s pro-Russian separatists said. Violence has eased but not halted in east Ukraine under… …read more Source:...

    Nearly half of MH17’s wreckage still in Ukraine, says rebel
    Jun25

    Nearly half of MH17’s wreckage still in Ukraine, says rebel

    KIEV: A top pro-Russian rebel said Wednesday that nearly half the wreckage of the Malaysia Airline jet shot down over Ukraine last year remain strewn across fields controlled by the separatists. Insurgency leader Andrei Purgin said about 40% of the plane’s charred parts were left behind by international investigators and recovery teams....

    Netherlands, M’sia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jun25

    Netherlands, M’sia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    NEW YORK: The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat said Wednesday. Malaysia is expected to present a draft resolution to the Security Council next month on setting up the tribunal, said the...

    Britain to step up training for Ukrainian armed forces
    Jun25

    Britain to step up training for Ukrainian armed forces

    Britain will step up its program of training for the Ukrainian armed forces, the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Putin warns to cancel gas discount for Ukraine
    Jun25

    Putin warns to cancel gas discount for Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested to cancel the discount for natural gas supply to Ukraine considering the oil price drop. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Britain to step up training for Ukrainian armed forces: Defense Ministry
    Jun25

    Britain to step up training for Ukrainian armed forces: Defense Ministry

    Britain will step up its program of training for the Ukrainian armed forces, the British Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced Wednesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/25/c_134353312.htm target=_blank title="Britain to step up training for Ukrainian armed forces: Defense Ministry”...

    Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc urges unilateral implementation of Minsk accord
    Jun25

    Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc urges unilateral implementation of Minsk accord

    Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc on Wednesday called on the government to unilaterally fulfill the Minsk peace agreement in an attempt to put an end to the conflict in eastern regions. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/24/c_134353127.htm target=_blank title="Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc urges...

    International Tibunal Looks Like Best Chance for MH17 Justice
    Jun25

    International Tibunal Looks Like Best Chance for MH17 Justice

    Amsterdam. The Netherlands is discussing with its allies an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysian airliner over rebel-held eastern Ukraine last year, sources familiar with the discussions have told Reuters. The chance of a successful prosecution is considered slim at best but the Dutch still hope that, by...

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