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    Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support
    Sep18

    Ukraine leader warns of Russia threat, seeks US support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for greater political and military support from Washington and tighter sanctions on Russia as he told US lawmakers that Kremlin aggression represented a threat to global security. …read more Source: Channel...

    US giving $67 million in new aid for Ukraine’s struggle with Russian incursion
    Sep18

    US giving $67 million in new aid for Ukraine’s struggle with Russian incursion

    September 18, 2014 11:24 PMWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States pledged US$53 million (S$67 million) in fresh aid to Ukraine on Thursday for its struggle against Russia’s incursion, including counter-mortar radar equipment, in a gesture of support for visiting Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: The...

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in Russia
    Sep18

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in Russia

    A team of BBC journalists was assaulted in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border,” the company said Thursday after lodging a protest with Russian authorities. The three reporters were working in the southern city of Astrakhan when they were “assaulted by unidentified men in a coordinated...

    Kiev says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border
    Sep18

    Kiev says Russia masses troops on Ukraine border

    The Ukrainian government accused Russia on Thursday (Sep 18) of massing around 4,000 troops on the border of Russian-annexed Crimea and Ukraine, as Crimean residents also reported seeing troop movements. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU Silent on Reported Vladimir Putin Threat Against East Europe
    Sep18

    EU Silent on Reported Vladimir Putin Threat Against East Europe

    The EU on Thursday refused to confirm a report that President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine’s leader that Russian troops could invade eastern European capitals within two days if ordered. …read more Source:...

    BBC Reporters ‘Badly Beaten’ in Russia
    Sep18

    BBC Reporters ‘Badly Beaten’ in Russia

    A team of BBC journalists were attacked in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border,” the company said on Thursday after lodging a protest with Russ… …read more Source:...

    Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growth
    Sep18

    Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growth

    The Russian government on Thursday approved the country’s toughest budget since the global financial crisis to keep a tight control on spending as Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis exacerbate an economic slowdown. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia ‘moves troops in Crimea’ ahead of Ukraine-US meet
    Sep18

    Russia ‘moves troops in Crimea’ ahead of Ukraine-US meet

    Kiev accused Moscow on Thursday (Sep 18) of massing its troops in annexed Crimea on the Ukraine border, rattling nerves just as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to meet US counterpart Barack Obama. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev says Russia masses 4,000 troops in Crimea on Ukraine border
    Sep18

    Kiev says Russia masses 4,000 troops in Crimea on Ukraine border

    The government in Kiev said on Thursday (Sep 18) that Russia had massed around 4,000 troops stationed in annexed Crimea on the border with Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Western Sanctions Violate WTO Principles: Vladimir Putin
    Sep18

    Western Sanctions Violate WTO Principles: Vladimir Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday slammed the European Union and the United States for violating basic World Trade Organization principles in their bid to punish Russia over the Ukraine crisis… …read more Source:...

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