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    Shelling in Ukraine rebel hub kills Swiss Red Cross worker
    Oct02

    Shelling in Ukraine rebel hub kills Swiss Red Cross worker

    Shelling in the centre of the main rebel-held city in Ukraine’s east killed a Swiss Red Cross worker Thursday, tearing badly at a weakly observed four-week truce meant to defuse Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel hub interrupts truce
    Oct02

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s Donetsk rebel hub interrupts truce

    The heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian separatist city came under heavy shelling Thursday for the first time since Moscow and Kiev struck a truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. Parts of the eastern coal mining hub of Donetsk, which was once home to nearly a million Russian speakers but now stands half-abandoned,...

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk
    Oct02

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Swiss aid worker killed as shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce
    Oct02

    Swiss aid worker killed as shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce

    October 03, 2014 1:10 AMDONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – A Swiss Red Cross worker died on Thursday when shells burst through the heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian stronghold for the first time since the foes struck a Sept 5 truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency
    Oct02

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A mortar bomb hit a building used by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday, killing a Swiss citizen, Russian news agency Interfax quoted the rebels’ defence ministry as saying. …read more Source: The...

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce
    Oct02

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce

    October 03, 2014 1:10 AMDONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – The heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian separatist city came under heavy shelling on Thursday for the first time since Moscow and Kiev struck a truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine Wary of Fragile Peace as Patriotism Surges
    Oct02

    Ukraine Wary of Fragile Peace as Patriotism Surges

    Since Ukraine’s conflict with Russia erupted, Oleksandr Federenko has gone from village kid to army cadet, trading computer games for knife-throwing classes and morning marches. He is only 13. …read more Source:...

    Putin Says ‘Utter Fooloishness’ of Sanctions Will Not Hold Back Russia
    Oct02

    Putin Says ‘Utter Fooloishness’ of Sanctions Will Not Hold Back Russia

    President Vladimir Putin dismissed Western sanctions as “utter foolishness” on Thursday and said they would not stop Russia developing into a stronger economic power. Attempting to take the higher ground in a speech to foreign and Russian investors, Putin said he was relaxed about the measures imposed on his country over Ukraine even though they...

    Putin says hopes election will bring Ukraine stability
    Oct02

    Putin says hopes election will bring Ukraine stability

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Ukraine’s parliamentary election on Oct. 26 would help bring stability to the country, saying this was also in Russia’s interests. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO
    Oct02

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Russian troops, including special forces, remain inside Ukraine and Moscow still has around 20,000 soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a NATO military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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