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    Opera soprano Anna Netrebko flies the flag for rebels in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Opera soprano Anna Netrebko flies the flag for rebels in Ukraine

    The Russian-Austrian opera soprano Anna Netrebko has given support to east Ukrainian separatists, posing with one of their top political leaders and holding up the flag of Novorossia, a self-declared amalgamation of territory that is seeking independence from Kiev. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukrainian troops to continue observing truce – Kiev military
    Dec10

    Ukrainian troops to continue observing truce – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces will continue to observe a truce in the country’s east after a significant reduction in shelling by separatists on Tuesday’s “Day of Silence”, a Kiev military spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Airlines body calls for UN to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry
    Dec10

    Airlines body calls for UN to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry

    Global airlines body Iata has called on the UN to regulate anti-aircraft weaponry in a similar way to chemical weapons following the shooting down of a commercial airliner over Ukraine earlier this year. “We are calling on Icao to work within the UN framework to implement the responsible design, manufacture and deployment of weapons...

    Green Climate Fund reaches $10 billion goal
    Dec10

    Green Climate Fund reaches $10 billion goal

    G20 commits to higher growth, fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russian PM Medvedev says Crimea is Russia's destiny
    Dec10

    Russian PM Medvedev says Crimea is Russia's destiny

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday the return of Crimea, annexed from Ukraine earlier this year, was Russia’s destiny, echoing President Vladimir Putin’s remarks. …read more Source: The...

    Putin-Modi Summit to focus on nuclear energy and oil
    Dec10

    Putin-Modi Summit to focus on nuclear energy and oil

    Russian President Vladimir Putin with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. (Source:Reuters) Expansion of ties in a range of crucial sectors like nuclear energy, hydrocarbons and defence will be in focus when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi deliberate at the annual summit here on December 10 with an aim to...

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels
    Dec10

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels

    Chanting “Allahu Akbar” [God is greatest], dozens of armed men in camouflage uniforms from Russia’s republic of Chechnya train in snow in a camp in the rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels
    Dec10

    Chechens loyal to Russia fight alongside east Ukraine rebels

    OUTSIDE OF DONETSK, Ukraine – Chanting”Allahu Akbar” (God is greatest), dozens of armed men in camouflage uniforms from Russia’s republic of Chechnya train in snow in a camp in the rebel-held east Ukraine.They say their “Death” unit fighting Ukrainian forces has 300 people, mostly former state security troops...

    Mysterious Spate of Bombings Hit Ukraine Military Hub
    Dec10

    Mysterious Spate of Bombings Hit Ukraine Military Hub

    The city of Kharkiv in Ukraine’s industrial east has stayed out of rebel hands but a mysterious spate of bombings have triggered fears that Russia is trying to destabilise this key defence hub. …read more Source:...

    Russian PM Medvedev says sanctions harmful for both Russia and West
    Dec10

    Russian PM Medvedev says sanctions harmful for both Russia and West

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday that Western sanctions over Ukraine were harmful for the Russian economy, but that Western economies were also affected. …read more Source: The...

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