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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...

    Putin and Poroshenko meet face-to-face to discuss future of Ukraine
    Aug26

    Putin and Poroshenko meet face-to-face to discuss future of Ukraine

    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine held talks yesterday on the fighting that has engulfed Ukraine’s separatist east, meeting face-to-face for the first time since June. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine, Russia talks begin as Kiev holds ‘Russian’ soldiers
    Aug26

    Ukraine, Russia talks begin as Kiev holds ‘Russian’ soldiers

    August 26, 2014 11:10 PMMINSK (AFP) – The leaders of Russia and Ukraine held key talks on Tuesday on the brutal conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels after the Kremlin admitted for the first time its troops had entered Ukrainian territory. …read more Source: The Straits...

    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 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:...

    Soviet rocker vilified for defying Moscow on Ukraine
    Aug26

    Soviet rocker vilified for defying Moscow on Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Non-conformist rocker Andrei Makarevich walked a thin line in Soviet times but his outspoken stance on Ukraine has seen him savagely pilloried by the Russian establishment. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    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...

    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 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...

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