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    Russia pushes ahead with World Cup plans despite Blatter resignation
    Jun03

    Russia pushes ahead with World Cup plans despite Blatter resignation

    Russia insisted Wednesday that it was pushing on with preparations for the 2018 World Cup despite the shock resignation of FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is fiercely backed by the Kremlin despite a corruption scandal.”The main thing is Russia is continuing preparations for the 2018 World Cup,” said President Vladimir Putin’s...

    Ukraine says rebels renew attack on eastern town
    Jun03

    Ukraine says rebels renew attack on eastern town

    Separatist forces have renewed an attack on the town of Maryinka in eastern Ukraine and parts of the town are on fire, news agency Interfax Ukraine quoted a Ukrainian military spokesman as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town
    Jun03

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town

    An attempt by pro-Russian separatists to advance on Ukrainian troop positions near the town of Maryinka in eastern Ukraine has been halted for now, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Separatists say 15 people killed in clashes in east Ukraine – report
    Jun03

    Separatists say 15 people killed in clashes in east Ukraine – report

    KIEV (Reuters) – A senior rebel commander said around 15 fighters and civilians had been killed as a result of clashes between Ukrainian government forces and separatists near rebel-controlled Donetsk on Wednesday, separatist press service DAN reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town
    Jun03

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town

    KIEV (Reuters) – An attempt by pro-Russian separatists to advance on Ukrainian troop positions near the town of Maryinka in eastern Ukraine has been halted for now, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town
    Jun03

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Separatist rebels have launched a push using tanks and artillery towards Ukrainian government positions west of the big regional city of Donetsk in an escalation of the conflict in the east, the Kiev military said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor
    Jun03

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when mortar bombs fired by pro-Russian separatists hit their car in government-controlled territory near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said. …read more Source: The...

    Sink or sell? Russia standoff sees France saddled with two unused, unwanted warships
    Jun03

    Sink or sell? Russia standoff sees France saddled with two unused, unwanted warships

    For sale: two French-built helicopter carriers, tested by Russians. Buy now for only 1.2 billion euros. Shipping extra. Tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine have blocked a deal in which Moscow was to buy the ships, leaving Paris trying to negotiate a face-saving compromise and work out what to do with two unwanted […] The post Sink...

    Ukraine honors children affected by civil war on International Children’s day
    Jun03

    Ukraine honors children affected by civil war on International Children’s day

    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine’s pro-Europe revoltAfter a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking pointUkraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry sends note to Foreign Ministry of Ukraine for offensive statements by Ukrainian MP
    Jun03
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