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    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official
    Oct03

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Violence in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has put a strain on a ceasefire clinched nearly a month ago between the sides, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed, Russia’s Lavrov tells Kerry
    Oct03

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed, Russia’s Lavrov tells Kerry

    October 03, 2014 11:26 PMMOSCOW (REUTERS) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday it was essential that both Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists fully observed a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine clinched nearly a month ago. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry
    Oct03

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone conversation on Friday that strict observance of conditions for a peace plan between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels must be maintained. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Rebels Keep Up Attacks on Government-Held Airport in Donetsk
    Oct03

    Ukrainian Rebels Keep Up Attacks on Government-Held Airport in Donetsk

    Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of helping separatists step up pressure on government troops holding the main airport in the eastern city of Donetsk, threatening a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Fighting rages as Ukraine rebels try to seize Donetsk airport
    Oct03

    Fighting rages as Ukraine rebels try to seize Donetsk airport

    Pro-Russian rebels pressed on Friday to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine despite fierce resistance by government forces. An AP reporter on Friday saw three rebel tanks firing their… …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk
    Oct03

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of helping separatists step up pressure on government troops holding the main airport in the eastern city of Donetsk, threatening a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area
    Oct03

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday the mortar fire that killed a Swiss worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine was fired from territory controlled by Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for Red Cross death as fighting resumes
    Oct03

    Ukraine and rebels trade blame for Red Cross death as fighting resumes

    Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces were engaged in fresh clashes in the eastern city of Donetsk today as they traded blame over the death of a foreign aid worker four weeks into their shaky truce. Parliament speaker Oleksandr Turchinov claimed the ceasefire has been breached “over a thousand times” while the Kiev government...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    RIGA: The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbour Russia. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains
    Oct03

    MH17: Dutch, Aussies to help retrieve more remains

    SEPANG: Malaysia is to leave it to the Dutch and Australian authorities to determine when personnel can be sent to eastern Ukraine to retrieve any more remains of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 tragedy, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said today. He said the decision was left to the two countries as their nationals comprised a...

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