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    Ukraine president pledges to ‘talk peace’ with Putin
    Aug22

    Ukraine president pledges to ‘talk peace’ with Putin

    Ukraine’s president said he will “talk peace” with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by demanding the withdrawal of pro-Kremlin militants from the war-torn east when they meet next week for the first time in months. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Tourism tanks in Crimea under the Russian flag
    Aug22

    Tourism tanks in Crimea under the Russian flag

    SEVASTOPOL – Restaurant owner Galina Anchukova looks out across the seaside promenade in sunny Feodosia, with its straggle of strolling tourists, and sees a wasted financial opportunity. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russian aid convoy starting to enter Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian aid convoy starting to enter Ukraine

    Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross. Trucks loaded with water, generators and sleeping bags for desperate civilians in the besieged city of […]...

    World › Russia targets McDonald’s in expanding East-West trade war
    Aug22

    World › Russia targets McDonald’s in expanding East-West trade war

    Russian authorities launched nationwide inspections of McDonald’s restaurants Thursday after shutting several wildly-popular Moscow locations on apparent government orders aimed at striking back against biting Western sanctions. It was the latest salvo in Russia’s escalating and economically-bruising trade war with Europe and the...

    Ukraine president pledges to talk peace with Putin
    Aug21

    Ukraine president pledges to talk peace with Putin

    Ukraine’s president said he will “talk peace” with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin by demanding the withdrawal of pro-Kremlin militants from the war-torn east when they meet next week for the first time in months. …read more Source: Channel...

    For Embattled Ukraine Rebels, No Time to Honour the Dead
    Aug21

    For Embattled Ukraine Rebels, No Time to Honour the Dead

    Pro-Moscow rebels in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk are taking such heavy losses in fighting with advancing government troops they no longer have time to give their comrades a proper burial. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s economy minister announces resignation
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s economy minister announces resignation

    Ukraine’s economy minister announced his resignation on Thursday (Aug 21) following conflicts within the government on how to turn around the dire national economic situation. …read more Source: Channel...

    First Malaysian bodies from MH17 crash fly home
    Aug21

    First Malaysian bodies from MH17 crash fly home

    THE HAGUE – A plane carrying the bodies of 20 Malaysian victims of flight MH17, which crashed in Ukraine in July, took off from Amsterdam for Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, Dutch media reported. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Kiev says Russian army vehicles seized as aid checks start
    Aug21

    Kiev says Russian army vehicles seized as aid checks start

    Ukraine said Thursday it had captured two armoured vehicles belonging to the Russian military in the war-torn east as checks began on a disputed aid convoy from Moscow parked up at the border. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says He Could Dissolve Parliament on Sunday
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says He Could Dissolve Parliament on Sunday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he might announce the dissolution of parliament as early as Sunday – a move that will set up a parliamentary election inUkraine in late October. …read more Source:...

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