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    ‘Spy mania’ makes comeback in Russia amid Ukraine war
    Feb10

    ‘Spy mania’ makes comeback in Russia amid Ukraine war

    MOSCOW – What do a nuclear scientist, a young mother of seven, a church employee and a former military factory boss have in common?They’ve all been charged with high treason, espionage or disclosing state secrets in newly spy-phobic Russia.With ex-KGB President Vladimir Putin staking his reputation on Russia’s takeover of Crimea...

    Ukraine replaces prosecutor general amid public criticism
    Feb10

    Ukraine replaces prosecutor general amid public criticism

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday approved the appointment of Viktor Shokin as the country’s new prosecutor general, the parliament’s press service said. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia warns against US arms supply to Ukraine
    Feb10

    Russia warns against US arms supply to Ukraine

    Russia warned Tuesday that Washington’s plans to supply arms to Kiev would further destabilise the situation in Ukraine. “Russia is truly interested in solving the crisis. All other plans to … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukraine begins offensive against rebels while U.S. weighs arms aid
    Feb10

    Ukraine begins offensive against rebels while U.S. weighs arms aid

    Ukrainian troops began a new offensive and their main eastern headquarters suffered a rocket attack before European diplomats gathered in Belarus for a peace summit to stem 10 months of bloodshed.Obama says still weighing decision on arming Ukraine forcesObama’s Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages onLeaders scramble to avert...

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk
    Feb10

    Germany: Top-level talks on Ukraine peace resuming in Minsk

    BERLIN: (AP) – Germanys Foreign Ministry says talks between senior officials from Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine to pave the way for a summit of leaders in Minsk will resume in the Belarusian capital.The ministry says that officials from the four countries will meet again in Minsk Tuesday evening, following a meeting in Berlin until...

    ‘Spy mania’ makes comeback in Russia amid Ukraine war
    Feb10

    ‘Spy mania’ makes comeback in Russia amid Ukraine war

    February 10, 2015 11:01 PMMOSCOW, Feb 10, 2015 (AFP) – What do a nuclear scientist, a young mother of seven, a church employee and a former military factory boss have in common? …read more Source: The Straits...

    G7 powers, IMF considering much larger Ukraine aid package
    Feb10

    G7 powers, IMF considering much larger Ukraine aid package

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Group of Seven rich industrial nations and the International Monetary Fund are weighing up a much larger aid package for Ukraine, acknowledging that it is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, sources familiar with the talks say. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of peace summit
    Feb10

    Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of peace summit

    KIEV – Intense fighting in Ukraine, including a rocket strike on Kiev’s military headquarters in the east, killed at least 20 people on Tuesday on the eve of a four-way peace summit.Pro-Russia rebels sought to encircle railway hub Debaltseve, and Ukrainian forces launched a counter-offensive around the strategic port of Mariupol as...

    Minsk talks to focus on demilitarised zone in east Ukraine – RIA quotes source
    Feb10

    Minsk talks to focus on demilitarised zone in east Ukraine – RIA quotes source

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Talks on how to resolve Ukraine crisis will focus on withdrawing heavy weapons, creating a demilitarised zone in eastern Ukraine and starting a dialogue between Ukraine and the rebels, RIA news agency quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko
    Feb10

    Russian court extends detention of Ukrainian pilot Savchenko

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court extended on Tuesday the detention of Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian army pilot being held on charges of aiding the killing of two Russian journalists in east Ukraine last year. …read more Source: The...

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