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    Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians leave besieged cities
    Aug04

    Ukraine urges rebels to let civilians leave besieged cities

    Kiev urged separatist rebels in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Monday (Aug 4) to allow civilians to flee besieged cities, amid major power and water shortages. …read more Source: Channel...

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians stranded abroad after tour operator fails

    Russia was striving to bring back nearly 16,000 tourists stranded abroad after the latest in a string of travel companies failed amid strains over the crisis in Ukraine, tourism officials said Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says hundreds of Ukraine soldiers seek refuge
    Aug04

    Russia says hundreds of Ukraine soldiers seek refuge

    Russia said on Monday (Aug 4) that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers had crossed over onto its territory to avoid fighting with pro-Kremlin insurgents in the east. Ukraine confirmed that some troops had gone to Russia, but denied reports they were seeking permanent refugee status. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kiev turns off hot water to save gas after Russia supply cut
    Aug04

    Kiev turns off hot water to save gas after Russia supply cut

    Hot water in Ukrainian capital Kiev was shut off on Monday (Aug 4), and the stoppage is set to last till October instead of just a few weeks every summer, as the city tries to save gas following Russia’s decision to cut supplies. …read more Source: Channel...

    Singapore Airlines Jet Minutes Away When MH17 Shot Down
    Aug04

    Singapore Airlines Jet Minutes Away When MH17 Shot Down

    A Singapore Airlines (SIA) plane was just minutes away when Flight MH17 was blown out of the sky in eastern Ukraine, Singapore’s government confirmed on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Russia plans military aircraft drills near border with Ukraine
    Aug04

    Russia plans military aircraft drills near border with Ukraine

    Russia announced new military exercises involving bombers and fighter jets yesterday in a show of strength near the border with Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    European leaders mark centenary of first world war in Liege
    Aug04

    European leaders mark centenary of first world war in Liege

    World leaders marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the first world war yesterday, warning of the lessons to be learned in the face of today’s many crises, including Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Rupiah strengthens to 11,743 in evening trading
    Aug04

    Rupiah strengthens to 11,743 in evening trading

    The rupiah inter bank trade rate strengthened by 52 points to Rp 11,743 per US dollar in Jakarta on Monday evening, from the previous rate of Rp 11,795 per dollar.Financial market observer from Bank Himpunan Saudara, Rully Nova, commented that foreign investors still had faith in the Indonesian economy’s potential growth in the shadow of...

    Plane takes more MH17 remains as Malaysians join probe
    Aug04

    Plane takes more MH17 remains as Malaysians join probe

    A plane carrying remains of victims from the downed MH17 flight in eastern Ukraine flew back to the Netherlands on Monday (4 August) as Malaysian experts joined the international probe at the crash site. …read more Source: Channel...

    Interfax reports 400 Ukraine soldiers desert in Russia
    Aug04

    Interfax reports 400 Ukraine soldiers desert in Russia

    More than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed the border into Russia and deserted the Kiev government, news agency Interfax quoted a border security official as saying Monday. Ukraine confirmed the crossing but said the soldiers were forced into Russian territory by rebel fire. Vasily Malayev, head of the Federal Security Service’s border...

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