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    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO
    Aug19

    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

    Russia announced plans on Tuesday (Aug 19) to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO’s vow to halt the Kremlin’s push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk
    Aug19

    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk

    KIEV – Ukraine said Tuesday fighting had erupted in the heart of major rebel stronghold Lugansk, as the bodies of 17 civilians fleeing the city were recovered from wreckage of their destroyed convoy. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet EU officials in Belarus
    Aug19

    Putin, Poroshenko to meet EU officials in Belarus

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko will meet with top EU officials in Belarus next week. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian troops closing inon rebel-held city of Donetsk
    Aug19

    Ukrainian troops closing inon rebel-held city of Donetsk

    Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk yesterday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight to Heart of Pro-Moscow Rebellion
    Aug19

    Advancing Ukraine Troops Take Fight to Heart of Pro-Moscow Rebellion

    A gun battle broke out in the centre of the rebel-held Ukrainian city of Donetsk and residents ran for cover from artillery fire on Tuesday, taking a government military offensive into the heart of th… …read more Source:...

    Asian shares gain as Ukraine fears recede
    Aug19

    Asian shares gain as Ukraine fears recede

    HONG KONG–Asian shares rose Tuesday following a bounce on Wall Street as fears ebbed of a direct military clash between Russia and Ukraine and the focus turned to a keynote speech this week by the US Federal Reserve chief. Tokyo gained 0.83 percent, or 127.19 points, to 15,449.79 and Seoul added 0.88 percent, or 18.01 points, to 2,071.14....

    Gold futures close lower
    Aug19

    Gold futures close lower

    KUALA LUMPUR: Gold futures contracts closed lower yesterday as international political turmoil in the Ukraine subsided, a dealer said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    MH17: Dutch review energy ties with Russia after plane crash
    Aug19

    MH17: Dutch review energy ties with Russia after plane crash

    AMSTERDAM: The Netherlands is reviewing its extensive energy ties with Russia after the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine a month ago in an attack that killed nearly 200 Dutch nationals, officials and analysts said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Resident flee Donetsk after shelling
    Aug19

    Resident flee Donetsk after shelling

    DONETSK: Residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk fled an area near rebel headquarters following shelling while cars with rebel gunmen rushed through the streets, two Reuters reporters at the scene said today. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Putin to meet Ukrainian president
    Aug19

    Putin to meet Ukrainian president

    MOSCOW — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart at an Aug 26 meeting in Minsk, Belarus. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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