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    Japan, Canada leaders visit Kiev ahead of talks without Putin
    Jun06

    Japan, Canada leaders visit Kiev ahead of talks without Putin

    KIEV – The leaders of Japan and Canada made a point Saturday of dropping by Kiev on the eve of a major leadership summit from which Russia has been barred over its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West
    Jun06

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West

    “Only a sick person — and even then only in his sleep — can imagine that Russia would suddenly attack NATO.”Putin’s fansFighters captured in Ukraine admit to serving in Russia’s army: OSCEBust of Putin as Roman emperor unveiled near St.PetersburgVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law...

    Russian, Dutch ministers discuss prosecuting MH17 culprits
    Jun06

    Russian, Dutch ministers discuss prosecuting MH17 culprits

    MOSCOW: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders on Friday to discuss catching and prosecuting those who shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, Moscow said. In Moscow, they also discussed “current issues of international importance, including the situation in the Middle East and...

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev, Ukraine
    Jun06

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev, Ukraine

    Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. On Friday the organisers for ‘KyivPride2015’ said the march along the Dnipro river would go ahead despite warnings from city mayor Vitaly Klitschko, who advised the event be cancelled...

    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader
    Jun06

    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Japan’s Abe visits Ukraine ahead of tough G7 summit
    Jun06

    Japan’s Abe visits Ukraine ahead of tough G7 summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed during a historic first visit to Ukraine on Saturday to spearhead a global drive to resolve the crisis threatening to splinter the ex-Soviet state. Abe told Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko on the eve of a summit meeting of the world’s most economically advanced nations that he...

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash
    Jun06

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash

    Opponents of a gay rights march held in Ukrain’s capital have thrown smoke bombs and tear gas and the Interfax news agency cites police as saying five officers were injured in the clash.Other reports said four of the estimated 300 marchers also were injured.The march took place Saturday morning along the Dnipro River in Kiev. Helmeted riot...

    Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader
    Jun06

    Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West
    Jun06

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West

    Russia is not a threat to the West, President Vladimir Putin insisted in an interview published today, saying he was still committed to a Ukraine peace deal after a fresh flare-up in the country’s east. “I would like to say – there’s no need to be afraid of Russia,” Putin told Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, ten wounded in past 24 hours – Ukraine military
    Jun06

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, ten wounded in past 24 hours – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and ten others have been wounded as a result of fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a briefing on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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