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    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine's pro-Europe revolt
    Apr10

    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine's pro-Europe revolt

    LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – When Ukrainians toppled a pro-Russian president last year, nowhere was the euphoria greater than in Lviv, a short drive from the EU border, where people have dreamt for generations of escaping Moscow’s orbit to join the West. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks
    Apr10

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Friday of intensifying attacks in separatist eastern territories despite a two-month-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks
    Apr10

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Friday of intensifying attacks in separatist eastern territories despite a two-month-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Spain arrests Ukraines ex-finance minister
    Apr10

    Spain arrests Ukraines ex-finance minister

    (MENAFN – The Peninsula) Spanish police on Wednesday detained Ukraine’s former finance minister Yuri Kolobov who is wanted by Kiev for alleged fraud and theft of public funds, a police source … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    WWII sniper film aims for hit in Russia and Ukraine
    Apr10

    WWII sniper film aims for hit in Russia and Ukraine

    MOSCOW – A Russian-Ukrainian film about a legendary Soviet sniper nicknamed “Lady Death” is aiming to be a hit on the silver screen in both nations, despite the crisis that has turned the former allies against each other. Titled “Battle for Sevastopol” in Russia but “Indestructible” across the border in...

    Russia invites China into oil business
    Apr10

    Russia invites China into oil business

    VANKOR/SUZUN OIL FIELDS, Russia – R ussia’s freezing north has never been the most welcoming place for foreign travellers, and its onshore oil riches have always been state secrets. But when the order comes from the Kremlin to open up, people obey.Last September, President Vladimir Putin, who has been seeking new markets in Asia for...

    Ukraine’s SBU security service said a large cache of arms and explosives was also seized.
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s SBU security service said a large cache of arms and explosives was also seized.

    Ukrainian authorities has said 39 people had been arrested for planning a pro-Russian rebellion in the southern port city of Odessa which has been rocked by mysterious explosions in past months. The announcement came on the eve of President Petro Poroshenko’s visit to the city to mark the 71st anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops...

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed
    Apr10

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei demands all sanctions end when nuclear deal signed

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday demanded that all sanctions on Iran be lifted at the same time as any final agreement with world powers on curbing Tehran’s nuclear programme is concluded. Khamenei, the Islamic Republic’s most powerful figure and who has the last say on all state matters, was making his first...

    Silk Road Economic Belt – a journey without end
    Apr10

    Silk Road Economic Belt – a journey without end

    Finally, the veil surrounding the Belt and Road — a collective term for the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road — has been lifted.An 8,300-word document released by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Chinese foreign affairs ministry (MFA) and the commerce ministry outlined the plans by the Chinese...

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr10

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, on Thursday drew up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s “aggression” and setting its sights on joining the US-led NATO military alliance.Oleksander Turchynov, head of the national security council, told a session of the body that Ukraine saw Russian...

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