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    Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire
    Sep18

    Ukraine PM tells army to be on full battle alert despite ceasefire

    Ukraine’s prime minister told government forces to remain on full battle alert on Wednesday as fighting in the rebel-held eastern city of Donetsk killed at least two civilians and further strained a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists.Fresh shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk puts ceasefire under more strainNATO countries have begun...

    Ukraine-Russia conflict drives up steel price
    Sep18

    Ukraine-Russia conflict drives up steel price

    The conflict between Ukraine and Russia, the world’s two largest iron slab makers, has affected the global supply of iron slab resulting in rising prices that will eventually lift the price of hot rolled coil. Steel maker PT Krakatau Steel announced the price of iron slab had increased to between US$25 and $35. Ukraine and Russia’s...

    MH17: U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on downing
    Sep18

    MH17: U.N. Security Council to discuss Dutch report on downing

    UNITED NATIONS: The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine will be discussed by the U.N. Security Council on Friday after Russia requested a meeting on a Dutch finding that a large number of fragments hit the plane and tore it apart. …read more Source: New Straits...

    World › Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    World › Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. Insurgent leaders had initially given a mixed response to the legislation adopted by Ukrainian MPs on Tuesday, describing it as… …read more Source: Japan...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    MOSCOW – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine leader to seek U.S. security pledge when he visits Obama
    Sep18

    Ukraine leader to seek U.S. security pledge when he visits Obama

    Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will cast Russia as a global menace Thursday when he meets U.S. President Barack Obama in the hope of winning a “special status” guaranteeing his troubled nation’s security. The pro-Western president’s first tour of the White House since his May election comes two days after Ukraine took its first...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s president says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new Westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. President Petro Poroshenko made the remarks during an address to the Canadian Parliament on Wednesday. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed Poroshenko, who lauded Canada for its...

    Self-rule law for east Ukraine ‘step in the right direction’: Russia
    Sep17

    Self-rule law for east Ukraine ‘step in the right direction’: Russia

    Moscow has praised Kiev’s law on self-rule for the war-torn eastern Ukraine as a “step in the right direction” and expressed the hope the rebel-held regions would develop cross-border cooperation with Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia urges Kiev to start intra-Ukrainian talks
    Sep17

    Russia urges Kiev to start intra-Ukrainian talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday urged Kiev to start talks with all domestic parties concerned. …read more Source: China...

    Top coaches reject idea of 2018 Russia World Cup boycott
    Sep17

    Top coaches reject idea of 2018 Russia World Cup boycott

    SAINT PETERSBURG – Coaches from some of the world’s top teams have played down chances of a sporting boycott of Vladimir Putin’s showpiece 2018 football World Cup as a penalty for stoking the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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