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    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...

    Ukraine and possibly rebels used cluster bombs – rights watchdog
    Oct21

    Ukraine and possibly rebels used cluster bombs – rights watchdog

    KIEV (Reuters) – Evidence collected by Human Rights Watch suggests government forces have used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists may also have done so, the New York-based watchdog said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union’s energy commissioner. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack: Party
    Oct21

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack: Party

    KIEV – A Ukrainian election candidate allied to the prime minister was shot at and came under a grenade attack as he left his home late on Monday, and only survived because he was wearing body armour, his party said.Volodymyr Borysenko, from Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s People’s Front party, was being treated in hospital...

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack – party
    Oct21

    Ukraine vote candidate survives gun and grenade attack – party

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian election candidate allied to the prime minister was shot at and came under a grenade attack as he left his home late on Monday, and only survived because he was wearing body armour, his party said. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Energy Minister says hope for gas deal with Ukraine on Tuesday – Interfax
    Oct21

    Russian Energy Minister says hope for gas deal with Ukraine on Tuesday – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he hopes to finalise gas agreement during a trilateral meeting later in the day in Brussels, Interfax news agency reports. …read more Source: The...

    Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland
    Oct21

    Polish ex-minister quoted saying Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland

    Poland’s parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland’s then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.Sikorski, who until September served as Poland’s foreign minister, was quoted telling US website Politico that Putin made the...

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