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    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...

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule
    Nov06

    Ukraine isolates rebel territory with passports rule

    KIEV – Ukraine announced passport controls around pro-Russian separatist territories Thursday, as heavy artillery fire erupted in rebel-held Donetsk and Russia accused its neighbour of “crudely” violating the ceasefire. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east
    Nov06

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces denied allegations by pro-Russian separatists that they had launched a new offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, saying they were strictly adhering to a ceasefire agreement.Sporadic violence has flared up since the Sept. 5 truce, but the ceasefire has come under particular strain this week with both...

    MH17 crash investigators seek local help to reach wreckage in conflict zone
    Nov06

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

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – 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. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east
    Nov06

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces denied allegations by pro-Russian separatists that they had launched a new offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, saying they were strictly adhering to a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch to recover MH17 wreckage ‘within days’
    Nov06

    Dutch to recover MH17 wreckage ‘within days’

    Dutch investigators are set to retrieve wreckage from the site of the MH17 crash in east Ukraine “within days”, and bring it to the Netherlands. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east
    Nov06

    Ukrainian forces deny launching new offensive in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces denied allegations by pro-Russian separatists that they had launched a new offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, saying they were “strictly” adhering to a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

    Dutch to recover MH17 wreckage ‘within days’
    Nov06

    Dutch to recover MH17 wreckage ‘within days’

    November 06, 2014 11:27 PMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – Dutch investigators expect to begin recovering wreckage from the site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine “within a few days” and bring it to the Netherlands, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area
    Nov06

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area

    KIEV: Ukraine announced Thursday that anyone crossing in or out of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will have to show a passport. The rule, announced by the border guards service, was aimed at sealing off the separatist region in what will de facto become an internal border in the seven-month conflict....

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘crudely’ violating peace accords
    Nov06

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ‘crudely’ violating peace accords

    The Russian foreign ministry accused Ukraine of intensifying its military offensive against rebels in the eastern region. …read more Source: Channel...

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