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    Japan's Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds
    Nov09

    Japan's Abe urges Putin to ensure Ukraine ceasefire holds

    BEIJING (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin to play a constructive role in ensuring that a shaky ceasefire in Ukraine holds. …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev warns of ‘new Cold War’
    Nov09

    Gorbachev warns of ‘new Cold War’

    Tensions between the major powers have pushed the world closer to a new Cold War, former Soviet leader Mikhail S Gorbachev said Saturday. The 83-year-old accused the West, particularly the United States, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the communist bloc a quarter century ago. The...

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month as ceasefire looks in doubt
    Nov09

    Worst east Ukraine shelling for month as ceasefire looks in doubt

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – East Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk was pummelled on Sunday by the heaviest shelling in a month, and the OSCE said it spotted an armoured column of troops without insignia in rebel territory that Kiev said proved Moscow had sent reinforcements. …read more Source: The...

    Gorbachev says world on brink of new Cold War
    Nov09

    Gorbachev says world on brink of new Cold War

    BERLIN: Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in a speech in Berlin on Saturday that East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis were threatening to push the world into a new Cold War, 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.Gorbachev, who is credited with forging a rapprochement with the West that led to the demise of communist regimes...

    Worst shelling for a month in east Ukraine as ceasefire looks in doubt
    Nov09

    Worst shelling for a month in east Ukraine as ceasefire looks in doubt

    A two-month-old ceasefire to end a war that has killed 4,000 people has appeared shakier than ever in the past few days, with both sides accusing the other of having violated the terms of the peace plan. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk
    Nov09

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine: Ukraine’s separatist bastion of Donetsk came under intense artillery fire early yesterday, in a level of combat not seen in the region since a barely-observed ceasefire was signed in September.Firing close to the centre of Donetsk began to build up at 2.00am (2300 GMT Saturday), and could still be heard at the same...

    Insight – Hard Ukraine bargaining leaves sour taste for some in EU
    Nov09

    Insight – Hard Ukraine bargaining leaves sour taste for some in EU

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Seeing its gold-spangled blue flag flown on the barricades of Kiev thrilled the European Union, reviving its self-image as a beacon of democracy at a time of growing doubt and economic gloom. …read more Source: The...

    Russia-Europe tensions remain high as Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall
    Nov09

    Russia-Europe tensions remain high as Germany marks fall of Berlin Wall

    Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who is widely credited as one of the principal players in reuniting Berlin and ending the Cold War, said he would defend Russian President Vladimir Putin, who faces strong international criticism for Russia’s role in the crisis in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine’s east rocked by most intense fighting since signing of cease-fire
    Nov09

    Ukraine’s east rocked by most intense fighting since signing of cease-fire

    Artillery fire rocked eastern Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing front-line flash points and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting. The boom of shelling rumbled on midmorning on the edge of Donetsk, where government forces are facing off against insurgent fighters, but was less...

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion
    Nov09

    Intense artillery fire in Ukraine’s rebel bastion

    KIEV (AFP) ― Intense artillery fire broke out early Sunday in Ukraine’s separatist bastion of Donetsk, in a level of com …read more Source: The Korea...

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