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    Preliminary Report: MH17 broke apart mid-air
    Oct28

    Preliminary Report: MH17 broke apart mid-air

    CNN reported that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 broke apart in the air after it was hit by a burst of “high-energy objects” from outside, a preliminary report by Dutch aviation investigators said Tuesday.Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine on July 17 in an area controlled by pro-Russian separatists. Of the 298 people killed, around two-thirds...

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border
    Oct28

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border

    WARSAW – Poland said on Tuesday it is drawing up a long-term plan to shift some of its military strength towards its eastern border, closer to Ukraine and Russia, in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.NATO member Poland is anxious that it could be the next target for Kremlin expansion after Russia annexed Ukraine’s...

    Russia will recognise Ukraine separatists’ elections: Lavrov
    Oct28

    Russia will recognise Ukraine separatists’ elections: Lavrov

    MOSCOW – Russia plans to recognise elections being organised next weekend by rebels in east Ukraine in defiance of the government in Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview Tuesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border
    Oct28

    Poland says to beef up military on its eastern border

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland said on Tuesday it is drawing up a long-term plan to shift some of its military strength towards its eastern border, closer to Ukraine and Russia, in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    After poll, Kiev sets sights on European-style reforms
    Oct28

    After poll, Kiev sets sights on European-style reforms

    As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is partly the fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the result and urged...

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks

    KIEV – Coalition talks intensify Tuesday between the pro-Western winners of Ukraine’s parliamentary poll, while attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in the east highlight the obstacles to their promises of peace and deeper EU ties.The day after pro-West and moderate nationalist forces backing President Petro Poroshenko scored a big win...

    Residents of Ukraine rebel city live underground for months
    Oct28

    Residents of Ukraine rebel city live underground for months

    Ever since fierce shelling in east Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk forced her to flee her home four months ago, Svetlana, a grandmother, has been living underground. “I’ve spent four months in this bomb shelter,” she said, cradling her 19-month-old grandson. “Whenever I go out, I risk being killed by a shell.” Standing around her...

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s pro-West parties in coalition talks

    KIEV – Coalition talks intensify Tuesday between the pro-Western winners of Ukraine’s parliamentary poll, while attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in the east highlight the obstacles to their promises of peace and deeper EU ties. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine rebel city residents live underground for months
    Oct28

    Ukraine rebel city residents live underground for months

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ever since fierce shelling in east Ukraine’s rebel stronghold Donetsk forced her to flee her home four months ago, Svetlana, a grandmother, has been living underground.”I’ve spent four months in this bomb shelter,” she said, cradling her 19-month-old grandson.”Whenever I go out, I risk being...

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate
    Oct28

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate

    Pro-EU parties set to control Ukraine’s parliamentUkraine votes in poll likely to elect pro-West assembly …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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