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    Pro-Ukraine protesters topple massive Lenin statue in eastern city of Kharkiv
    Sep29

    Pro-Ukraine protesters topple massive Lenin statue in eastern city of Kharkiv

    September 29, 2014 4:35 PMKHARKIV, Ukraine (AFP) – Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine’s city of Kharkiv on Sunday toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow’s control. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine leader clings to goal of joining EU despite Putin
    Sep29

    Ukraine leader clings to goal of joining EU despite Putin

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has secured a temporary peace in the troubled east which he says gives him a chance to move Ukraine toward its dream of a place in Europe, but Russia’s Vladimir Putin still holds cards that could thwart him. And, a month away from a parliamentary election which he hopes will bring […] The post Ukraine...

    Three Civilians Dead in Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Donetsk
    Sep29

    Three Civilians Dead in Ukraine’s Rebel-Held Donetsk

    Three civilians were killed and five injured in eastern Ukraine’s rebel-controlled city of Donetsk despite a ceasefire, city authorities said Monday. …read more Source:...

    Nationalists bring down Lenin statue in Ukraine
    Sep29

    Nationalists bring down Lenin statue in Ukraine

    People cheered and leapt for joy when the statue, which stood at the centre of Kharkiv, came crashing down, BBC reported. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Lavrov says ties with Washington need ‘reset 2.0’
    Sep29

    Russia’s Lavrov says ties with Washington need ‘reset 2.0’

    Moscow called on Sunday for a new “reset 2.0” in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was improving thanks to Kremlin peace initiatives. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument
    Sep29

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument

    SNIZHNE: The Savur-Mohyla memorial in east Ukraine, commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II, stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. Seventy years later, fighting between pro-Moscow rebels and Kiev’s army has made the site in the hotspot Donetsk region,...

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held Savur-Mogyla WWII monument
    Sep28

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held Savur-Mogyla WWII monument

    September 29, 2014 12:25 AMSNIZHNE, Ukraine (AFP) – The Savur-Mogyla memorial in east Ukraine commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Analysis – Ukraine leader clings to European goal despite Putin
    Sep28

    Analysis – Ukraine leader clings to European goal despite Putin

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has secured a temporary peace in the troubled east which he says gives him a chance to move Ukraine towards its dream of a place in Europe – but Russia’s Vladimir Putin still holds cards that could thwart him. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says ties with Washington need 'reset 2.0'
    Sep28

    Russia's Lavrov says ties with Washington need 'reset 2.0'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow called on Sunday for a new “reset 2.0” in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was now improving thanks to Kremlin peace initiatives. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Lavrov slams US ‘military interference’
    Sep28

    Russia’s Lavrov slams US ‘military interference’

    UNITED NATIONS: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday accused the United States of resorting to “military interference” to defend its interests, in a veiled reference to the air campaign in Syria. “Washington has openly declared its right to unilateral use of force anywhere to uphold its own interests,” Lavrov...

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