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    Commander of Ukraine’s rebel ‘Batman’ battalion killed
    Jan05

    Commander of Ukraine’s rebel ‘Batman’ battalion killed

    A Ukrainian security official says a prominent rebel commander in the separatist eastern region of Luhansk has been killed. A statement featured on the website of the separatist Luhansk People’s Republic said that Alexander Bednov, head of a battalion called “Batman,” was killed Thursday when separatist security forces tried to arrest him....

    Farewell ceremony for volunteers
    Jan04

    Farewell ceremony for volunteers

    Relatives react in the center of Kiev on January 3, 2014 during a farewell ceremony for volunteers of the Azov battalion, leaving to the east of the country to take part in anti-terrorists operation (ATO). …read more Source: The...

    Fury as Ukraine TV station fills New Year’s Eve show with Russian songs
    Jan04

    Fury as Ukraine TV station fills New Year’s Eve show with Russian songs

    One of Ukraine’s biggest television networks is facing calls to be taken off air for filling its New Year’s Eve show with Russian songs beamed live from Moscow. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    A baby shortage
    Jan03

    A baby shortage

    Japan is one of 61 nations not producing enough babies to replace their populations. With the world’s population hitting the above seven-billion mark, it seems as though the decades-old warning about the ‘Population Bomb’ could become true. In his landmark 1968 book by that name, Paul Ehrlich had warned that “we will breed ourselves...

    Ukraine TV lands in hot water over Russian pop songs
    Jan03

    Ukraine TV lands in hot water over Russian pop songs

    KIEV (AFP) – One of Ukraines biggest TV networks faced the threat Friday of being taken off air for filling its highly-rated New Years Eve show with Russian pop songs beamed live from Moscow.The culture minister called the festive if at-times gaudy programme anti-Ukrainian. The national security and defence council chief saw it as part of a...

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities
    Jan03

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Third-year economics student Inna Shmarai is kind of stressing out these days. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities
    Jan03

    Stressful times for students at Ukraine rebel universities

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Third-year economics student Inna Shmarai is kind of stressing out these days.It’s not just that exams are coming up soon at the National University in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and some of the stuff she’s been studying this term has been really complicated.What’s adding to the slight...

    Indonesian search and rescue finds two large objects
    Jan03

    Indonesian search and rescue finds two large objects

    JAKARTA: Recovery teams have found two big parts of AirAsia Flight 8501, which crashed into the sea last weekend with 162 people on board, Indonesia’s top search official said Saturday. The huge search operation came across the objects in the Java Sea off the island of Borneo late Friday night, raising hopes that the remaining bodies and...

    Moscow to probe into attack on Russian journalists in Kiev
    Jan03

    Moscow to probe into attack on Russian journalists in Kiev

    A criminal investigation was launched into the attack on Russian TV LifeNews’ journalists in Kiev, a spokesman for the Investigative Committee (IC) said Friday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Int’l quartet discusses issues on resolving Ukraine crisis
    Jan03

    Int’l quartet discusses issues on resolving Ukraine crisis

    Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France on Friday stressed the need to hold another Contact Group meeting on Ukraine crisis, said Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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