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    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument
    Sep29

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument

    SNIZHNE: The Savur-Mohyla memorial in east Ukraine, commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II, stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. Seventy years later, fighting between pro-Moscow rebels and Kiev’s army has made the site in the hotspot Donetsk region,...

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held Savur-Mogyla WWII monument
    Sep28

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held Savur-Mogyla WWII monument

    September 29, 2014 12:25 AMSNIZHNE, Ukraine (AFP) – The Savur-Mogyla memorial in east Ukraine commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Analysis – Ukraine leader clings to European goal despite Putin
    Sep28

    Analysis – Ukraine leader clings to European goal despite Putin

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has secured a temporary peace in the troubled east which he says gives him a chance to move Ukraine towards its dream of a place in Europe – but Russia’s Vladimir Putin still holds cards that could thwart him. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says ties with Washington need 'reset 2.0'
    Sep28

    Russia's Lavrov says ties with Washington need 'reset 2.0'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow called on Sunday for a new “reset 2.0” in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was now improving thanks to Kremlin peace initiatives. …read more Source: The...

    Russia’s Lavrov slams US ‘military interference’
    Sep28

    Russia’s Lavrov slams US ‘military interference’

    UNITED NATIONS: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday accused the United States of resorting to “military interference” to defend its interests, in a veiled reference to the air campaign in Syria. “Washington has openly declared its right to unilateral use of force anywhere to uphold its own interests,” Lavrov...

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal
    Sep28

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal

    KIEV – War-torn Ukraine has distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Stoltenberg takes helm at pumped-up Nato but challenges loom
    Sep28

    Stoltenberg takes helm at pumped-up Nato but challenges loom

    Former Norwegian premier Jens Stoltenberg will on Wednesday take charge of a revitalised Nato which less than a year ago looked like a Cold War dinosaur in a fast-changing world. The alliance has a newfound sense of purpose thanks to the Ukraine crisis but Stoltenberg will be aware that it must also face up to many other and longer-term…...

    Ukraine Backs Off From European Union-Backed Russia Gas Deal
    Sep28

    Ukraine Backs Off From European Union-Backed Russia Gas Deal

    War-torn Ukraine has distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal
    Sep28

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal

    War-torn Ukraine has distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes. EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger emerged from hours of acrimonious negotiations in Berlin on Friday to pronounce the three-month dispute on...

    Moscow residents rally in support of victims of Ukraine war
    Sep28

    Moscow residents rally in support of victims of Ukraine war

    Thousands of Muscovites rally for the victims of the war in neighboring Ukraine, as video purports to show more fighting inside the airport in Donetsk. Fresh shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strainCeasefire under strain in east UkraineDonetsk residents seek shelter as rights group says it has evidence of Russian...

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