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    Ukraine Ultra-Nationalists Free Two Journalists: Newspaper Editor
    Aug26

    Ukraine Ultra-Nationalists Free Two Journalists: Newspaper Editor

    Two journalists working for a newspaper based in Crimea have been freed after being detained by Ukrainian radical nationalist group Right Sector in eastern Ukraine, their editor told AFP. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions-hit Russian economy nears recession: officials
    Aug26

    Sanctions-hit Russian economy nears recession: officials

    MOSCOW – The Russian economy is nearing recession, officials said Tuesday, with punishing Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict set to keep growth at ultra-low levels and drive up inflation. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Rupiah rises to 11,681 per dollar at Tuesday’s close
    Aug26

    Rupiah rises to 11,681 per dollar at Tuesday’s close

    The rupiah appreciated on Tuesday afternoon by 26 basis points to end the day at 11,681 per US dollar.Monex Investindo Futures research head Ariston Tjendra said that external factors, primarily the meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian presidents, had strengthened the global financial market, including Indonesia.”Market players are...

    Ukraine and Russian leaders shake hands ahead of peace talks
    Aug26

    Ukraine and Russian leaders shake hands ahead of peace talks

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine exchanged a firm handshake Tuesday (Aug 26) before going into what are likely to be difficult talks as fighting raged between pro-Russian rebels and Kiev’s troops. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine says detained Russian soldiers were on ‘special mission’
    Aug26

    Ukraine says detained Russian soldiers were on ‘special mission’

    Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces had captured a group of Russian paratroopers who had crossed into Ukrainian territory on a “special mission” — but Moscow said they had ended up there by mistake. The Ukrainian military meanwhile reported pro-Russian separatist forces were shelling the town of Novoazovsk and buildings there, including a...

    Putin says Kiev’s EU deal to stymie Customs Union-Ukraine cooperation
    Aug26

    Putin says Kiev’s EU deal to stymie Customs Union-Ukraine cooperation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said here Tuesday that it will be practical to enhance cooperation between the Customs Union and Ukraine, but that is unlikely to happen if Kiev materializes the Association Agreement with the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Leader Says Talks With Vladimir Putin ‘Deciding Fate of World and Europe’
    Aug26

    Ukraine Leader Says Talks With Vladimir Putin ‘Deciding Fate of World and Europe’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday that he saw talks in Minsk with Russian President Vladimir Putin and senior EU officials as playing a crucial role in deciding the future of Europe. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Poroshenko shake hands before Minsk talks
    Aug26

    Putin, Poroshenko shake hands before Minsk talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, on Tuesday greeted each other with a handshake before attending talks here on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Kiev’s EU deal to stymie Customs Union-Ukraine co-op
    Aug26

    Putin says Kiev’s EU deal to stymie Customs Union-Ukraine co-op

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said here Tuesday that it will be practical to enhance cooperation between the Customs Union and Ukraine, but that is unlikely to happen if Kiev materializes the Association Agreement with the European Union. …read more Source: China...

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian President for talks
    Aug26

    Putin sits down with Ukrainian President for talks

    The Presidents of Russia and Ukraine sat down for talks on Tuesday, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east. Russia’s… …read more Source: The...

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