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    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal
    Jul21

    Ukraine, rebels reach preliminary deal to broaden weapons withdrawal

    MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the chairman of the OSCE security watchdog, Ivica Dacic, said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ban on Dutch flowers ‘highly probable’: Russian watchdog
    Jul21

    Ban on Dutch flowers ‘highly probable’: Russian watchdog

    Dutch flowers represent a sanitary “threat” to Russia and could be banned in the country, its agricultural watchdog said on Tuesday, as Moscow’s relations with The Hague have reached their nadir. The watchdog said in a statement that a ban on flower deliveries from the Netherlands — a country that prides itself on its...

    Japan defence paper slams China’s ‘coercive’ maritime demands
    Jul21

    Japan defence paper slams China’s ‘coercive’ maritime demands

    This file handout photo taken by satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe and released to AFP by the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative department at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSSI) think tank shows a satellite image of what is claimed to be an under-construction airstrip at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands in...

    Russia makes rival UN move on MH17 probe
    Jul21

    Russia makes rival UN move on MH17 probe

    Russia is pushing for a greater UN role in an investigation into what caused the downing of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine after dismissing a proposal by Malaysia, Australia, the Netherlands, Belgium and Ukraine for a UN-backed tribunal. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia
    Jul21

    Ukraine film director goes on trial in Russia

    ROSTOV-ON-DON: A Ukrainian film director went on trial on terror charges in southern Russia on Tuesday, after Moscow held him for more than a year in a case decried by Kiev, rights groups and prominent film directors across the globe. Oleg Sentsov flicked a victory sign at several dozen supporters and reporters as he filed into the defendant cage...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. Since her husband lost his job when the local coal mine closed because of fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, their family has depended on the money she makes...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. Since her husband lost his job when the local coalmine closed because of fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, their family has depended on the money she...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17
    Jul21

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

    UNITED NATIONS: Russia on Monday introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine. The Netherlands, whose citizens made up the majority of the 298 people killed in...

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Ceasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians

    DONETSK, Ukraine(Reuters) – Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. …read more Source: The...

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