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    One Month In, Ukraine Truce Exists in Name Only
    Oct05

    One Month In, Ukraine Truce Exists in Name Only

    Donetsk. Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters marked one month on Sunday since the signing of a Kremlin-backed truce with one the most heated battles of the six-month war in the ex-Soviet state’s eastern rustbelt. Artillery blasts rocked Donetsk on Sunday morning, exactly one month since the rebels signed a 12-point...

    Ceasefire Offers Hope to Russian Candy Factory Owned by Ukraine Leader
    Oct05

    Ceasefire Offers Hope to Russian Candy Factory Owned by Ukraine Leader

    Now that their boss, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, has finally shaken hands with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the staff running the lone Russian factory in Poroshenko’s chocolate empire can finall… …read more Source:...

    Latvia’s ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue
    Oct05

    Latvia’s ruling parties win election dominated by Russian issue

    RIGA: Latvia’s ruling centre right has won a clear majority in its general election, results showed today, after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader
    Oct05

    Ceasefire offers hope to Russian candy factory owned by Ukraine leader

    LIPETSK Russia (Reuters) – Now that their boss, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, has finally shaken hands with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the staff running the lone Russian factory in Poroshenko’s chocolate empire can finally see better days ahead. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia coalition holds power as pro-Putin force tops seats
    Oct05

    Latvia coalition holds power as pro-Putin force tops seats

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and meddling in eastern Ukraine spooked voters in this Nato and eurozone member of just two million people. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin turns deaf ear to warnings on economy and Ukraine crisis
    Oct05

    Putin turns deaf ear to warnings on economy and Ukraine crisis

    Speeches at an investment forum in Moscow this past week by Russian President Vladimir Putin and key members of the government exposed glaring differences. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine truce strained amid airport battle
    Oct05

    Ukraine truce strained amid airport battle

    Despite a cease-fire declared a month ago between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels, the biggest city in eastern Ukraine remains embroiled in fighting that includes daily artillery and rocket barrage hitting residential areas. The fighting focusing on the airport of the rebel-held city of Donetsk shows the difficulties of enforcing a truce...

    Vladimir Putin Turns Deaf Ear to Warnings on Economy Amid Ukraine Crisis
    Oct05

    Vladimir Putin Turns Deaf Ear to Warnings on Economy Amid Ukraine Crisis

    Senior Russian officials are sounding dire warnings as prices rise, the ruble plunges and growth grinds to a halt, but President Vladimir Putin is ignoring their advice amid the standoff with the West… …read more Source:...

    Russia to reopen missile warning station on Crimea
    Oct05

    Russia to reopen missile warning station on Crimea

    MOSCOW: Russia will modernise and relaunch a Soviet-era radar station on the Crimean peninsula annexed from Ukraine to provide early warning of missile strikes, a senior defence official said Saturday. The radar station in the port city of Sevastopol will become fully operational in 2016, the commander of the air and space defence forces,...

    Twelve rebels killed at Donetsk airport: military
    Oct05

    Twelve rebels killed at Donetsk airport: military

    Pro-Russian separatists step up attacks on the government-held Donetsk airport. Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attack, straining ceasefireFresh shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strainUkraine, pro-Russian separatists agree to ceasefireUkraine rebels say they are poised to recapture Donetsk airport …read...

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