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    Ukraine leader warns of worsening conflict, peace envoys more hopeful
    May06

    Ukraine leader warns of worsening conflict, peace envoys more hopeful

    MINSK/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko warned on Wednesday of a growing threat of large-scale military action in the east of the country, but peace envoys reported some progress towards full implementation of a fragile ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Germany's Merkel to discuss Ukraine with Putin in Moscow
    May06

    Germany's Merkel to discuss Ukraine with Putin in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the crisis in Ukraine at talks in Moscow on Sunday, a Kremlin aide said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian report blames Kiev for downing of MH17 airliner – newspaper
    May06

    Russian report blames Kiev for downing of MH17 airliner – newspaper

    May 06, 2015 11:38 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – 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. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russian report blames Kiev for downing of MH17 airliner-newspaper
    May06

    Russian report blames Kiev for downing of MH17 airliner-newspaper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – 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. …read more Source: The...

    Football: Ambitious Krasnodar eye Champions League debut
    May06

    Football: Ambitious Krasnodar eye Champions League debut

    Russia’s FC Krasnodar could be Champions League debutants next season with the club that was formed only seven years ago on the cusp of joining the big time thanks to the backing of billionaire owner Sergei Galitsky. Hailing from the south of Russia, the team known as the Bulls are second in the Russian top flight behind Zenit St Petersburg...

    Twelve wounded in the clashes.
    May06

    Twelve wounded in the clashes.

    In Ukraine, five soldiers have been killed and 12 wounded in clashes with pro-Russian rebel in Avdiivka town. …read more Source: Radio...

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 12 wounded in past day: Kiev
    May06

    Five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 12 wounded in past day: Kiev

    KIEV: Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 12 wounded over the last 24 hours as clashes rumbled on between government forces and pro-Russian rebels, a military spokesman said Wednesday. Four of the soldiers died when their armoured vehicle hit a landmine close to the frontline town of Avdiivka, while the fifth was killed in a rebel ambush,...

    Russia's Putin, Germany's Merkel to discuss Ukraine on May 10
    May06

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

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the crisis in Ukraine at talks in Moscow on Sunday, a Kremlin aide told reporters on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko discuss Ukrainian leader’s visit to Astana
    May06

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko discuss Ukrainian leader’s visit to Astana

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart President Petro Poroshenko, the Akorda’s press service reports. …read more Source:...

    Record 38 million people internally displaced by conflicts
    May06

    Record 38 million people internally displaced by conflicts

    GENEVA: Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a watchdog group said Wednesday. Nearly one third of them — a full 11 million people — were displaced last year alone, with an average of 30,000...

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