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    No solution in sight on sea row after Myanmar meet
    Aug11

    No solution in sight on sea row after Myanmar meet

    Despite U.S. and Asian calls for self-restraint and new impetus for the resolution of territorial disputes involving China, a high-profile Asian security summit ended over the weekend where it began, with no solution of the rifts in sight.China dismissed a new U.S. proposal for a freeze on hostile actions that could heighten tensions in the...

    Ukraine suggests major revision for Gazprom-EU gas deals
    Aug11

    Ukraine suggests major revision for Gazprom-EU gas deals

    Ukraine said on Monday European companies would have to agree major contract revisions when purchasing Russian gas if the country’s parliament imposed sanctions on Russian gas export giant Gazprom. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine loyalists say they’re close to taking rebel-held area
    Aug11

    Ukraine loyalists say they’re close to taking rebel-held area

    The Ukrainian military said Monday it was preparing for a “final stage” of taking back the city of Donetsk from pro-Russian separatists after making significant gains that have split rebel forces on the ground. Spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Kiev’s troops had cut Donetsk off from the other main rebel-held city of Luhansk, 150 km...

    First MH17 crash report ‘in weeks’ – Dutch investigators
    Aug11

    First MH17 crash report ‘in weeks’ – Dutch investigators

    THE HAGUE – Dutch air crash investigators said Monday they expect to release an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives “in a few weeks”. There were 193 Dutch citizens aboard the Malaysia Airlines 777 when it exploded over strife-torn eastern Ukraine on July 17 and the Dutch are...

    568 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Offensive Against Rebels
    Aug11

    568 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Offensive Against Rebels

    A total of 568 Ukrainian troops have been killed during four months of fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country, the military said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia’s food import ban
    Aug11

    EU officials seek to limit impact of Russia’s food import ban

    August 11, 2014 8:20 PMBRUSSELS (REUTERS) – European Union regulators on Monday began analysing product-by-product the impact of a Russian ban on EU food imports announced in retaliation for Western sanctions over Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout
    Aug11

    Ukraine rocket attack leads to mass jail breakout

    Rockets slammed into a high-security prison on Monday in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, igniting a riot that allowed more than 100 prisoners to flee, authorities in eastern Ukraine said. …read more Source: The...

    US film star and pal of Vladimir Putin Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea
    Aug11

    US film star and pal of Vladimir Putin Steven Seagal plays concert in Crimea

    Hollywood tough guy and musician Steven Seagal played a weekend concert in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, appearing on a stage adorned with the flag of pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine demands insurgents surrender
    Aug11

    Ukraine demands insurgents surrender

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ― Fighting raged in the city of Donetsk on Sunday, as government forces continued to close in on t …read more Source: The Korea...

    One Convict Killed, 106 Flee as Shells Hit East Ukraine Jail
    Aug11

    One Convict Killed, 106 Flee as Shells Hit East Ukraine Jail

    One convict was killed and over 100 escaped when shelling hit a high-security prison in the besieged rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine, local authorities said on Monday. …read more Source:...

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