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    EU trade chief says Ukraine deal to start in 2016
    May07

    EU trade chief says Ukraine deal to start in 2016

    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday that a planned EU-Ukraine trade deal would be implemented from the start of 2016 despite Russian calls for further delay and threats of retaliation. …read more Source: Channel...

    MH17 crash: Russian challenge to rebel Buk missile theory
    May07

    MH17 crash: Russian challenge to rebel Buk missile theory

    “It was a Buk-M1,” announced Novaya Gazeta, considered one of the few independent media publications left in Russia. The newspaper behind the sensational headline says it obtained a confidential, anonymous report by a group of Russian military specialists, including those working for the top secret company that produces surface-to-air missiles...

    EU trade chief says EU-Ukraine deal to be implemented from 2016
    May07

    EU trade chief says EU-Ukraine deal to be implemented from 2016

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Wednesday that a planned EU-Ukraine trade deal would be implemented from the start of 2016 despite Russian calls for further delay. …read more Source: The...

    Ruble conquering east Ukraine
    May07

    Ruble conquering east Ukraine

    As a wobbly cease-fire keeps eastern Ukraine’s warring factions apart, Russia’s ruble is conquering new territory across the breakaway republics. In Donetsk, the conflict zone’s biggest city, supermarkets have opened ruble-only checkout counters to serve the fighters in camouflage lining up along pensioners. Bus and tram tickets...

    Pentagon chief calls for new multi-year defence spending deal
    May07

    Pentagon chief calls for new multi-year defence spending deal

    WASHINGTON – Calling Republican defence spending plans a “road to nowhere,” Defence Secretary Ash Carter appealed on Wednesday for lawmakers to work with him toward a new bipartisan budget deal to provide stable funding for a US military hurt by years of steep cuts.Carter told a Senate appropriations panel that Republican...

    Russia’s Putin, Germany’s Merkel to discuss Ukraine on May 10
    May07

    Russia’s Putin, Germany’s Merkel to discuss Ukraine on May 10

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the crisis in Ukraine at talks in Moscow on Sunday. …read more Source: China...

    38m people displaced
    May07

    38m people displaced

    GENEVA: Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to th …read more Source: The News...

    Five soldiers killed in Ukraine
    May07

    Five soldiers killed in Ukraine

    MINSK: Ukraine said on Wednesday that five Ukrainian soldiers were killed as fresh clashes rumbled on despite the resumption of talks between the gove …read more Source: The News...

    MH17: Russian report blames Kiev
    May07

    MH17: Russian report blames Kiev

    MOSCOW: An independent Russian newspaper on Wednesday published what it said was a report by Russian military engineers suggesting a Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made surface-to-air missile fired by Ukrainian forces. Novaya Gazeta, an investigative newspaper, said the report did not prove whether Kiev’s...

    Separatists poised for offensive in Ukraine: US
    May07

    Separatists poised for offensive in Ukraine: US

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pro-Russian separatists appear to be making preparations for a fresh offensive in eastern Ukraine, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told lawmakers on Wednesday.The Pentagon chief also said that sanctions imposed by European countries and a decline in oil prices were the most effective way to exert pressure on Russia...

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