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    War veterans steal limelight in Ukraine's new parliament
    Nov27

    War veterans steal limelight in Ukraine's new parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – War veterans and nationalist radicals brought a revolutionary air to the opening on Thursday of Ukraine’s new parliament convened to name a government to hold the country together and set out a programme of far-reaching reform. …read more Source: The...

    Majority of Russians believe their troops are not fighting in Ukraine – poll
    Nov27

    Majority of Russians believe their troops are not fighting in Ukraine – poll

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A majority of Russians believe their country’s troops are not fighting in eastern Ukraine but nearly half would be glad if it turned out they were, an opinion poll showed on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?
    Nov27

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?

    PARIS – Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government. Amid high tension between Russia and the West over violence in Ukraine, Russia’s ambassador to France says the “tree is a message of… …read more Source:...

    Former deputy PM Groysman elected as speaker of Ukrainian parliament
    Nov27

    Former deputy PM Groysman elected as speaker of Ukrainian parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian parliament on Thursday elected former deputy prime minister Volodymyr Groysman to the powerful post of speaker. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says country opposes federalisation
    Nov27

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says country opposes federalisation

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday 100 percent of Ukrainians were in favour of a having single state, without federalisation, in a keynote address to the first session of a new parliament. …read more Source: The...

    Passengers get out and push frozen plane
    Nov27

    Passengers get out and push frozen plane

    MOSCOW- Siberian air passengers had to get out and push their plane in temperatures of minus 52 degrees Celsius after its chassis froze, Russian prosecutors said Wednesday. The extraordinary story emerged after a passenger posted a video on YouTube showing a group of cheery travellers pushing the Tupolev plane along the snow-covered runway in...

    Russia ready to attack Ukraine: NATO
    Nov27

    Russia ready to attack Ukraine: NATO

    KIEV (AP) ― Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine’s border to mount a major incursion, NATO’s top commander said …read more Source: The Korea...

    Putin, Poroshenko speak on phone about southeast Ukraine – Kremlin
    Nov27

    Putin, Poroshenko speak on phone about southeast Ukraine – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed bilateral relations and the situation in southeast Ukraine with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the telephone on Wednesday evening, the Kremlin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    New parliament coalition proposes Yatseniuk stays on as PM
    Nov27

    New parliament coalition proposes Yatseniuk stays on as PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – A newly formed five-party coalition in the Ukrainian parliament on Thursday nominated Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk to stay on as head of the government. …read more Source: The...

    Aim of sanctions not to bash Russian economy – German foreign minister
    Nov27

    Aim of sanctions not to bash Russian economy – German foreign minister

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The goal of sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis must not be to wear down Russia economically, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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