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    Have stopped Russian troops from invading: Ukraine
    Aug09

    Have stopped Russian troops from invading: Ukraine

    A senior aide to Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said a large Russian military convoy had been heading for the border. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Govt waits for confirmation from Netherlands on identification of two bodies
    Aug09

    Govt waits for confirmation from Netherlands on identification of two bodies

    DUNGUN: Not wanting to be hasty, the Malaysian Government is still waiting for confirmation from its counterpart in the Netherlands over the identification of bodies of two Malaysians who were on board Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 which went down in eastern Ukraine on July 17. …read more Source: New Straits...

    ExxonMobil starts drilling for oil in Russia’s Arctic
    Aug09

    ExxonMobil starts drilling for oil in Russia’s Arctic

    U.S. oil giant ExxonMobil began drilling in Russia’s Arctic on Saturday, despite Western sanctions imposed on its Russian partner Rosneft, and was hailed by Russia’s president as an model of “cooperation.” Although U.S. sanctions over the crisis in Ukraine are not designed to halt joint projects by Russian and U.S....

    Ukraine says it stopped Russian troops invading; Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’
    Aug09

    Ukraine says it stopped Russian troops invading; Moscow calls statement ‘fairy tale’

    Ukraine said on Saturday it had headed off an attempt by Russia to send troops into Ukraine under the guise of peacekeepers with the aim of provoking a large-scale military conflict, a statement Moscow dismissed as a “fairy tale.” Ukraine has made several similar statements about Russian aggression during months of conflict with...

    Donetsk Rebels Surrounded, Commander Says
    Aug09

    Donetsk Rebels Surrounded, Commander Says

    A top commander of the pro-Russia insurgency in eastern Ukraine said on Saturday that Ukrainian forces have seized a key town, leaving the rebel region’s largest city of Donetsk surrounded. …read more Source:...

    Barricades Come Down in Ukraine’s Capital City
    Aug09

    Barricades Come Down in Ukraine’s Capital City

    City workers and volunteers have removed the last of the barricades that had blocked the main street of Ukraine’s capital since protests that forced a change of government arose late last year. …read more Source:...

    New Ukrainian rebel leader says he wants only Moscow’s ‘moral support’
    Aug09

    New Ukrainian rebel leader says he wants only Moscow’s ‘moral support’

    A Ukrainian has replaced a Russian at the helm of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine and declared that he wants “only moral support” from Moscow, as the Kremlin apparently tries to rebut Western claims that it is calling the shots among the rebels. Many in the rebel ranks decry what they call Russia’s betrayal of […] The...

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up
    Aug09

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up

    NATO also urging Moscow to withdraw troops from Ukraine border. Various countries also slam Russia’s food embargo. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up
    Aug09

    Fierce Ukraine border battles leave 15 dead as sanctions war heats up

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Fierce battles on Ukraine’s porous eastern border left 15 government troops dead as fears of a possible Russian invasion swirled Saturday with NATO urging Moscow to withdraw its troops along the frontier. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    MH17 probe hampered by volatile security at crash site: UN
    Aug09

    MH17 probe hampered by volatile security at crash site: UN

    The United Nations said here Friday that a probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 is being hampered by the volatile security situation at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. “While the downing of the … …read more Source: ANTARA...

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