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    Three Ukraine soldiers killed despite lull as UN to discuss truce
    Feb27

    Three Ukraine soldiers killed despite lull as UN to discuss truce

    Isolated clashes were reported in eastern Ukraine on Friday (Feb 27), where government forces reported three soldiers killed, despite a truce with pro-Russian rebels appearing to take hold. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales
    Feb27

    Ukraine crisis seen softening political ground for foreign farm land sales

    ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The crisis in Ukraine looks set to trigger major changes in its vast agricultural sector with state-owned farm land and small family plots likely to go up for sale despite concerns over the impact on local farmers, according to development experts. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas
    Feb27

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas

    Ukraine has sent a small prepayment of US$15 million (9.5 million pounds) to Russia for March natural gas deliveries, energy officials from the two sides said on Friday, after Moscow threatened to cut off supply. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas
    Feb27

    Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas

    KIEV/KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine has sent a small prepayment of $15 million (9.5 million pounds) to Russia for March natural gas deliveries, energy officials from the two sides said on Friday, after Moscow threatened to cut off supply. …read more Source: The...

    Deaths Shake Ukraine Truce, Peter Poroshenko Wary of Russia Threat
    Feb27

    Deaths Shake Ukraine Truce, Peter Poroshenko Wary of Russia Threat

    Ukraine today reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine, denting hopes a ceasefire will hold, and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if the truce … …read more Source:...

    Hungarian, British FMs focus on Ukraine, EU issues and ISIS
    Feb27

    Hungarian, British FMs focus on Ukraine, EU issues and ISIS

    Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond called for adherence to the Minsk ceasefire agreement on Ukraine, and discussed ways of boosting EU competitiveness and of combating ISIS, the so-called Islamic State, at a news conference in Budapest on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Wars for resources?
    Feb27

    Wars for resources?

    The petroleum factor Recent conflicts in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine have ostensibly been about “bad guys” who threatened peace with weapons of one kind or another, or stifled freedom and democracy. Whatever the accusation, concerns about petroleum — oil and gas — are missing from official pronouncements. Yet each of these “hot spots”...

    Europa League holders Sevilla need improvement in defence, says coach Unai Emery
    Feb27

    Europa League holders Sevilla need improvement in defence, says coach Unai Emery

    Sevilla will need to tighten up in defence if they are to successfully defend their Europa League crown, coach Unai Emery said after his side squeezed past Borussia Moenchengladbach into the last 16 on Thursday. A 3-2 win for the Andalusians in Germany, thanks to two goals from Vitolo and a Carlos Bacca strike, was enough to secure a 4-2...

    Ukrainian pilot could ‘die within days’ in Russian jail
    Feb27

    Ukrainian pilot could ‘die within days’ in Russian jail

    MOSCOW (AFP) – A Ukrainian airforce pilot, who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison for 77 days, could die within days, a member of the Kremlins human rights council said Friday.Nadia Savchenko, a 33-year-old helicopter navigator, who has been charged with involvement in the deaths of two Russian reporters in a mortar attack in...

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Kiev military
    Feb27

    Three Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Kiev military

    Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and seven wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

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