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    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide
    Oct24

    In eastern Ukraine, parliamentary election deepens divide

    NOVOTROITSKE Ukraine (Reuters) – Standing at the village polling station where she will oversee Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Sunday, Irina Sobko points across a field of wilted sunflowers to a town controlled by Russian-backed rebels where she says there won’t be any voting. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire
    Oct24

    Ukraine oligarch put on the spot as rebels nibble at his empire

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – The clanging of repairs to tanks and heavy armoured vehicles rings out from a factory in eastern Ukraine that is owned by the country’s richest man but was taken over by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee
    Oct24

    Putin says Russia helped Ukraine's Yanukovich flee

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia had helped Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovich to flee to Russia in February after he was toppled in violent street protests in Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for use of force in east Ukraine
    Oct24

    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for use of force in east Ukraine

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin criticised the pro-Western government in Kiev for using force against the rebellious regions in east Ukraine rather than conducting talks with their Russian-speaking population to seek an end to the turmoil there. …read more Source: The...

    Putin blames West for Ukraine crisis, denies attempts at empire building
    Oct24

    Putin blames West for Ukraine crisis, denies attempts at empire building

    LAURA Russia (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the West on Friday for the conflict in Ukraine and denied accusations of empire building or trying to undermine the sovereignty of neighbouring countries. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Merkel call for new talks between Kiev, separatists
    Oct24

    Putin, Merkel call for new talks between Kiev, separatists

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called for holding another meeting of the Contact Group on Ukraine at the earliest, the Kremlin said Friday.The Kremlin’s press service said that Chancellor Merkel called President Putin ove.. …read more Source: India...

    Merkel urges Putin to back swift solution to Ukraine gas row
    Oct24

    Merkel urges Putin to back swift solution to Ukraine gas row

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call on Friday to support a quick solution to Moscow’s gas row with Ukraine before winter sets in, her office said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
    Oct24

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

    The UN refugee agency has warned it is having to scramble aid to offset the impact of winter as the conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    Oct24

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    MONS Belgium (Reuters) – Russia still has some troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO’s top military commander said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel, Putin express hope for gas talks success on October 29 – Kremlin
    Oct24

    Merkel, Putin express hope for gas talks success on October 29 – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of reaching an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

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