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    No Ukraine peace talks in Minsk on Friday: Belarus
    Dec26

    No Ukraine peace talks in Minsk on Friday: Belarus

    Belarus has said Ukrainian representatives and pro-Russian rebels will not be meeting in its capital Minsk on Friday (Dec 26) for what Kiev had hoped would be the signing of a final peace deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev and rebels to exchange hundreds of prisoners soon – security service
    Dec26

    Kiev and rebels to exchange hundreds of prisoners soon – security service

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev and pro-Russian separatists will exchange hundreds of prisoners soon, an aide to the head of Ukraine’s SBU state security service said on Friday, as the military reported a slight increase in rebel attacks. …read more Source: The...

    New Year holidays
    Dec26

    New Year holidays

    People celebrate the beginning of the New Year holidays in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk …read more Source: The...

    Topless Femen activist grabs Baby Jesus in St Peter’s Square
    Dec26

    Topless Femen activist grabs Baby Jesus in St Peter’s Square

    VATICAN CITY: An activist from the feminist group Femen bared her breasts in St Peter’s Square on Christmas Day and rushed to the Nativity scene, grabbing the Baby Jesus figurine. A Vatican police officer wearing a black cape was quick to arrest the blonde activist and wrest the figurine away from her. The words “God Is Woman”...

    Russia says Kiev’s move to join NATO dangerous for Europe
    Dec26

    Russia says Kiev’s move to join NATO dangerous for Europe

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Ukraine’s pursuit of NATO membership posed a danger to European security and that the West was using Kiev’s bid to join the Atlantic alliance as a way to fuel confrontation between Russia and Ukraine.Outraging Russia, Ukraine takes big step toward NATORussia says U.S., NATO increased spy...

    Ukraine truce hangs in balance
    Dec26

    Ukraine truce hangs in balance

    DONETSK, Ukraine: The latest push for peace in Ukraine appeared moribund on Thursday after initial talks failed to agree when the warring sides should …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine truce hangs in balance after ‘difficult’ talks
    Dec26

    Ukraine truce hangs in balance after ‘difficult’ talks

    KIEV (AFP): The latest push for peace in Ukraine appeared moribund on Thursday after initial talks failed to agree when the warring sides should meet again to try ending their eight-month conflict. Negotiations mediated by European and Russian envoys in the Belarussian capital Minsk broke up after more than five hours on Wednesday with the...

    ‘Kiev move to join NATO dangerous’
    Dec26

    ‘Kiev move to join NATO dangerous’

    MOSCOW (Reuters): Kiev’s efforts to join NATO are dangerous for Ukraine itself and Europe’s security, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying on Thursday. “There are a few Western countries that want to maintain the crisis in Ukraine and to maintain and boost the confrontation between...

    Ukraine Truce Hangs in Balance After ‘Difficult’ Talks
    Dec26

    Ukraine Truce Hangs in Balance After ‘Difficult’ Talks

    The latest push for peace in Ukraine appeared moribund on Thursday after initial talks failed to agree when the warring sides should meet again to try to end an eight-month pro-Russian revolt. …read more Source:...

    Conflict-hit east Ukraine struggles for festive joy
    Dec26

    Conflict-hit east Ukraine struggles for festive joy

    The big tree with the glimmering holiday lights is up but the festive spirit is missing on Lenin Square in the heart of east Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk. Hundreds of people huddled in the drizzle for the traditional unveiling of the tree ahead of the New Year holiday in this Orthodox Christian country, where […] The post...

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