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    MH17 crash investigators seek local help to reach wreckage in conflict zone
    Nov07

    MH17 crash investigators seek local help to reach wreckage in conflict zone

    Accident investigators looking into the July crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday they would probably hire local contractors to collect wreckage still beyond their reach because of a continuing pro-Russian insurrection. The crash of flight MH17 as it flew over the conflict zone stirred angry mutual...

    School shelling deaths in Donetsk hurt Ukraine peace hopes
    Nov07

    School shelling deaths in Donetsk hurt Ukraine peace hopes

    The shelling of a high school in Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk has chilled even the battle-hardened in this weary nation. The killing of two teenagers as they were playing soccer after lunch Wednesday is a stark reminder that the cease-fire agreed upon in September has only really ever existed on paper. Four other students […] The...

    World › Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone
    Nov07

    World › Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone

    Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian rebel areas Thursday, effectively acknowledging the breaking away of the separatist zone, as intense shelling in Donetsk stirred fears of renewed full-scale fighting. Ukraine’s border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will now have to present a passport....

    Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone
    Nov07

    Ukraine moves to cut off separatist zone

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian rebel areas Thursday, effectively acknowledging the breaking away of the separatist zone, as intense shelling in Donetsk stirred fears of renewed full-scale fighting.Ukraines border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will now have to...

    MH17 Crash Investigators Seek Local Help to Reach Wreckage in Conflict Zone
    Nov07

    MH17 Crash Investigators Seek Local Help to Reach Wreckage in Conflict Zone

    Accident investigators looking into the July crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine said on Thursday they would probably hire local contractors to collect wreckage still beyond their re… …read more Source:...

    Putin discusses ‘deterioration’ in east Ukraine with top security chiefs
    Nov06

    Putin discusses ‘deterioration’ in east Ukraine with top security chiefs

    November 07, 2014 4:56 AMKIEV (REUTERS) – Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with top security chiefs on Thursday over a“deterioration of the situation” in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russian rebels there accused Kiev of launching a new offensive in violation of a ceasefire. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Conditions not met for warships delivery to Russia: French PM
    Nov06

    Conditions not met for warships delivery to Russia: French PM

    Until the Ukrainian crisis erupted this year the contract to build and sell two mammoth Mistral-class assault ships to the Russian navy had been firmly on track. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin discusses 'deterioration' in east Ukraine with security chiefs
    Nov06

    Putin discusses 'deterioration' in east Ukraine with security chiefs

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the “deterioration of the situation” in eastern Ukraine with security chiefs on Thursday, Russian news agencies quoted his spokesman as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebels intensify offensive
    Nov06

    Three Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebels intensify offensive

    Kiev: At least three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and four wounded Thursday afternoon in an intensified offensive carried out by independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine, a military spokesperson said.Most of the casualties occurred in an assault on the government-co.. …read more Source: India...

    Putin beats Obama in Forbes power ranking
    Nov06

    Putin beats Obama in Forbes power ranking

    For a second year in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin has beaten Barack Obama to the title of world’s most powerful leader as ranked by Forbes. In a year in which Russia annexed Crimea, stoked a conflict in Ukraine and clinched a multi-billion-dollar gas pipeline deal with China that Forbes called the world’s largest...

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