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    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...

    Ukraine denies using cluster bombs
    Oct21

    Ukraine denies using cluster bombs

    The Ukrainian government on Tuesday strongly rejected allegations that its forces used cluster munitions during the fighting with independence-seeking insurgents in eastern regions. …read more Source: China...

    Russia temporarily bans fruit, vegetable imports from Ukraine
    Oct21

    Russia temporarily bans fruit, vegetable imports from Ukraine

    Russia will impose a temporary ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Ukraine from Wednesday, Russia’s agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Tuesday. …read more Source: China...

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