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    Russia has met obligations on Ukraine gas deal: Gazprom
    Nov02

    Russia has met obligations on Ukraine gas deal: Gazprom

    MOSCOW – Russia has “fulfilled its obligations” outlined in a gas deal reached with Ukraine by signing a decree setting a lower price for the commodity, energy giant Gazprom said on Saturday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of separatist vote
    Nov01

    Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of separatist vote

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and heavy shelling erupted Saturday across the country’s south-east on the eve of separatist elections backed by Russia, but condemned by Kiev and Western governments. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Despite spat with Russia, Poles honour Soviet troops
    Nov01

    Despite spat with Russia, Poles honour Soviet troops

    Flowers are placed on the tomb of Spanish Army Blue Division members who died during WWII, next a Spanish pre-constitutional flag during All Saints Day, a Catholic holiday to reflect on the saints and deceased relatives, Madrid, Spain. The diplomatic spat with Russia over Ukraine has not prevented Poles from placing hundreds of candles on the...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed ahead of separatist vote
    Nov01

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed ahead of separatist vote

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Six Ukrainian soldiers were killed by pro-Russian rebels, officials said Saturday on the eve of separatist elections that Ukraine and its Western backers say will undermine an increasingly hollow truce accord. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Six Ukraine soldiers die in eastern clashes with rebels – military
    Nov01

    Six Ukraine soldiers die in eastern clashes with rebels – military

    KIEV/DONETSK (Reuters) – Six Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the past 24 hours, a military spokesman said on Saturday, as a fragile ceasefire in the east was tested by heavy mortar fire in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk ahead of a rebel election. …read more Source: The...

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories
    Nov01

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories

    innipeg (Canada) (AFP) – A new museum in Canadas western prairies has amassed a unique collection of personal stories from genocide survivors, human rights defenders and others, and wants to share them.Dedicated to the 60-year-old notion of human rights, a singular but intricate ideal, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg,...

    Hungry, cash-strapped Donetsk residents queue for food parcels
    Nov01

    Hungry, cash-strapped Donetsk residents queue for food parcels

    Outside the iconic football stadium in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Yulia holds her four-year-old son Maxim by the hand as they wait for the food parcels to arrive. “I’ve never come to get humanitarian aid before. I was living off my stored supplies, but I don’t have anything left,” says Yulia, 30, who lost her job when her...

    Hungry and Cash-Strapped Donetsk Residents Queue for Food Parcels
    Nov01

    Hungry and Cash-Strapped Donetsk Residents Queue for Food Parcels

    Outside the iconic football stadium in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Yulia holds her four-year-old son Maxim by the hand as they wait for the food parcels to arrive. …read more Source:...

    2014, The year of living dangerously
    Nov01

    2014, The year of living dangerously

    When economics and geopolitics collide.Sometimes one can see the contours of a “perfect storm” ahead. It is true that, as Niels Bohr once said, “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” But 2014 is shaping up as a candidate to become one of those signature years that defines major points of inflection in global...

    US Condemns Eastern Ukraine Separatist Vote
    Nov01

    US Condemns Eastern Ukraine Separatist Vote

    The United States said Friday it would not recognise weekend elections planned by pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine, where more than 4,000 people have been killed according to new UN figures. …read more Source:...

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