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    Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at Berlin celebrations warns of new East-West tensions
    Nov07

    Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at Berlin celebrations warns of new East-West tensions

    November 08, 2014 3:07 AMBERLIN (AFP) – Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned in Germany on Friday of new East-West tensions sparked by the Ukraine crisis, speaking ahead of ceremonies commemorating the fall of the Berlin Wall. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, escalating crisis
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, escalating crisis

    Ukraine’s military accused Russia on Friday of sending a column of 32 tanks and truckloads of troops into the country’s east to support pro-Russian separatists fighting government forces. Thursday’s cross-border incursion, if confirmed, is a significant escalation of a conflict that has killed more than 4,000 people since the...

    200 rebels killed in Donetsk airport, says Ukraine
    Nov07

    200 rebels killed in Donetsk airport, says Ukraine

    Kiev: Insurgents in eastern Ukraine Thursday suffered their bloodiest day since the ceasefire, losing “up to 200” of their fighters in clashes with government troops in the airport of Donetsk city, the press service of Ukrainian army said Friday.”The fighters, wh.. …read more Source: India...

    Human remains found at Ukraine’s MH17 crash site
    Nov07

    Human remains found at Ukraine’s MH17 crash site

    Dutch investigators have found more human remains at the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing shot down over war-torn Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    IMF mission to visit Kiev in November
    Nov07

    IMF mission to visit Kiev in November

    KIEV (Reuters) – An International Monetary Fund mission will visit Kiev from Nov. 11 to 25 to check on the status of Ukraine’s conflict-hit economy and its progress under a $17 billion bailout programme, the IMF’s Ukraine representative Jerome Vacher said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ruble panic as it hits all-time low
    Nov07

    Ruble panic as it hits all-time low

    Russia’s currency on Friday slid to a historic low, losing over 10 percent in value in the course of the week amid plunging oil prices and the fallout from the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine says Russia has sent tanks into east
    Nov07

    Ukraine says Russia has sent tanks into east

    Ukraine said Friday that dozens of tanks and truckloads of soldiers had crossed from Russia into Kremlin-backed rebel territory, as five servicemen were killed in fighting that made a mockery of a supposed ceasefire. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    KIEV (AP) – Ukraine accused Russia on Friday of sending in dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into Ukraines rebel-controlled eastern areas.National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with fighters and ammunition had crossed into eastern Ukraine from...

    Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote
    Nov07

    Finnish coalition government narrowly survives confidence vote

    HELSINKI (Reuters) – Finland’s left-right coalition government narrowly survived a no-confidence vote on Friday brought on by the country’s economic woes, which have been exacerbated by a slowdown in the euro zone and by the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says warns Merkel of escalating eastern conflict
    Nov07

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says warns Merkel of escalating eastern conflict

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday he had told Germany’s Angela Merkel by telephone that the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine was escalating due to “significant” violations of a Sept. 5 ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

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