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    Russia says waiting for assurances of Ukraine gas payments
    Oct21

    Russia says waiting for assurances of Ukraine gas payments

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine and the European Union have failed to give Moscow guarantees that Kiev will be able to pay in advance for gas supplies from Russia in November and December, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Poland’s speaker backs down from claim Putin proposed dividing Ukraine
    Oct21

    Poland’s speaker backs down from claim Putin proposed dividing Ukraine

    October 22, 2014 2:48 AMWARSAW (REUTERS) – The speaker of Poland’s parliament, Radoslaw Sikorski, said on Tuesday he had mis-remembered when he told an interviewer that Russian President Vladimir Putin had proposed that Warsaw and Moscow occupy Ukraine and divide it between them. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine Brings in Law to Try Fugitive Viktor Yanukovich in Absentia
    Oct21

    Ukraine Brings in Law to Try Fugitive Viktor Yanukovich in Absentia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a move to head off discontent before an election, signed a law on Tuesday that will allow ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich to be tried by court in his absence f… …read more Source:...

    Poland's speaker backs down from claim Putin proposed dividing Ukraine
    Oct21

    Poland's speaker backs down from claim Putin proposed dividing Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – The speaker of Poland’s parliament, Radoslaw Sikorski, said on Tuesday he had mis-remembered when he told an interviewer that Russian President Vladimir Putin had proposed that Warsaw and Moscow occupy Ukraine and divide it between them. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukrainians guard against mortar bombs and coming autumn chill
    Oct21

    East Ukrainians guard against mortar bombs and coming autumn chill

    SPARTAK Ukraine (Reuters) – Waiting for a lull in fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels, Nikolai Batyshchev ventures out with his chainsaw and wheelbarrow to collect firewood to fend off the damp autumn chill. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine brings in law to try fugitive Yanukovich in absentia
    Oct21

    Ukraine brings in law to try fugitive Yanukovich in absentia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a move to head off discontent before an election, signed a law on Tuesday that will allow ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich to be tried by court in his absence for crimes carried out while he was in power. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine used cluster bombs: rights watchdog
    Oct21

    Ukraine used cluster bombs: rights watchdog

    A leading human rights group says it has strong evidence Ukraine attacked populated areas of Donetsk with cluster bombs, banned by many other states.Four killed, 9 injured in Ukraine shelling, as rebels celebrate ‘Flag Day’Ukraine fighting simmers as no breakthrough at talksRussia and Ukraine reach tentative gas deal in tough Milan...

    Factbox – Ukraine's October 26 snap parliamentary election
    Oct21

    Factbox – Ukraine's October 26 snap parliamentary election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered a snap parliamentary election for Oct. 26 with the aim of clearing out loyalists of ousted Moscow-backed leader, Viktor Yanukovich, and producing an assembly with a pro-Europe majority. …read more Source: The...

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament
    Oct21

    War heroes and activists to shape new-look Ukraine parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine’s next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won’t be to Russia’s liking. …read more Source: The...

    EU to consider Ukraine request for extra 2 billion euros – Commission
    Oct21

    EU to consider Ukraine request for extra 2 billion euros – Commission

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukraine has requested an extra 2 billion euros (1.5 billion pounds) and EU authorities will consider the loan request together with the International Monetary Fund, a European Commission spokesman said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

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