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    Berlin says Ukraine rebels' election plans harm peace process
    Sep26

    Berlin says Ukraine rebels' election plans harm peace process

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Plans by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to hold local elections in November would undermine a ceasefire agreement reached in Minsk and destabilise the situation, the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss meeting – Kremlin
    Sep26

    Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Poroshenko discuss meeting – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed the possibility of meeting, either alone or with the leaders of Germany and France, a senior Kremlin official said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    ‘Buffer zone’ to be set up in eastern Ukraine
    Sep26

    ‘Buffer zone’ to be set up in eastern Ukraine

    Senior Ukrainian and Russian military officials met on Friday to mark out a proposed ‘buffer zone’ in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China...

    Oil prices rise on geopolitical concerns
    Sep26

    Oil prices rise on geopolitical concerns

    SINGAPORE: Oil prices were mixed in Asia Friday as dealers focused on conflict-wracked Ukraine and US-led airstrikes against jihadists in the Middle East, analysts said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukrainian, Russian officials start work to set up 'buffer zone' in east
    Sep26

    Ukrainian, Russian officials start work to set up 'buffer zone' in east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Senior Ukrainian and Russian military officials met on Friday to mark out a proposed ‘buffer zone’ in eastern Ukraine from which government forces and separatists will pull back artillery and other heavy armaments, Ukrainian military officials said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian, Russian Officials Start Work to Set up ‘Buffer Zone’ in East
    Sep26

    Ukrainian, Russian Officials Start Work to Set up ‘Buffer Zone’ in East

    Senior Ukrainian and Russian military officials met on Friday to mark out a proposed ‘buffer zone’ in eastern Ukraine from which government forces and separatists will pull back artillery and other he… …read more Source:...

    Putin party lawmaker drafts bill on foreign-asset freeze
    Sep26

    Putin party lawmaker drafts bill on foreign-asset freeze

    A member of Russia’s ruling party proposed a law that would allow the seizure of foreign states’ assets in the country after the U.S. and its allies targeted President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle including a childhood friend with asset freezes and travel bans.Russia approves tough budget as sanctions restrict growthU.S....

    Russia says EU mustn’t re-export gas to Ukraine: report
    Sep26

    Russia says EU mustn’t re-export gas to Ukraine: report

    FRANKFURT – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak warned Friday that Europe is contractually not allowed to re-export gas to Ukraine and could see its supplies cut if it did so. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS
    Sep26

    Crew including first woman cosmonaut in 17 years blasts off for ISS

    BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan: A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts, including the first woman cosmonaut in 17 years, blasted off on schedule Friday, Russian mission control said. The Soyuz-TMA14M spacecraft took off at 12.25am Moscow time (2025 GMT Thursday) from Russia’s Baikonur cosmodrome in...

    Ukraine leader sees end to war, eyes EU membership by 2020
    Sep26

    Ukraine leader sees end to war, eyes EU membership by 2020

    KIEV – President Petro Poroshenko has proclaimed an end to the “most dangerous” part of Ukraine’s pro-Russian uprising and the start of a post-war recovery that would lead to an EU membership bid in 2020. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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