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    UN records highest casualties in eastern Ukraine in a year
    Aug03

    UN records highest casualties in eastern Ukraine in a year

    MOSCOW (AP) — The United Nations says the number of casualties in fighting in eastern Ukraine is back to last year’s highs.Fighting between Russia-backed separatists …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Ersatz McDonald’s becomes hit in rebel east Ukraine
    Aug03

    Ersatz McDonald’s becomes hit in rebel east Ukraine

    LUGANSK, Ukraine: The yellow M-shaped logo, long noisy queues, children with balloons in their hands: at first glance it seems McDonald’s has reopened its doors in separatist hub Lugansk in eastern Ukraine. But in fact this is only a replica after the building where the US fast food chain once had its restaurant was taken over by rebels and...

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss
    Aug03

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss

    Civilian casualties from shelling, mines and booby traps in eastern Ukraine are at their highest in a year as government forces and pro-Moscow separatists constantly violate a ceasefire, the U.N. rights boss said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss
    Aug03

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Civilian casualties from shelling, mines and booby traps in eastern Ukraine are at their highest in a year as government forces and pro-Moscow separatists constantly violate a ceasefire, the U.N. rights boss said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijani oil
    Aug03

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijani oil

    Ukraine plans to sign a contract on transportation of up to 2,000,000 tonnes of oil from Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan to Ukraine by the year end. …read more Source:...

    Russia may implement both Turkish and South Stream pipelines
    Aug03

    Russia may implement both Turkish and South Stream pipelines

    Russia may implement ‘lite’ versions of both Turkish and South Stream pipelines projects, envisaging Russian gas supplies to Turkey and Europe bypassing Ukraine, Katja Yafimava, senior research fellow in Oxford Institute for Energy Studies’s Natural Gas Research Programme belives. …read more Source:...

    Prospects for reviving Turkish Stream project appear more promising
    Aug03

    Prospects for reviving Turkish Stream project appear more promising

    The prospects for reviving the Turkish Stream pipeline project, which envisages Russian gas supplies to Turkey and further to Europe bypassing Ukraine, at least in a downscaled form, appear more promising given the recent dramatic improvement in Russian-Turkish relations, Gareth Winrow, independent analyst on Turkey, believes. …read more...

    Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama
    Aug03

    Trump hits back at ‘disastrous’ Obama

    Donald Trump has dismissed Barack Obama’s time in the White House as a ‘disaster’ after the US president said he was not fit to succeed him. ‘He’s been weak, he’s been ineffective,’ Republican candidate Trump said of Obama in a Fox News interview on Tuesday. He mocked Obama’s handling of the crisis with Russia...

    Bishkek is popular among Russian tourists
    Aug03

    Bishkek is popular among Russian tourists

    Sputnik Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek has become the most inexpensive city of the CIS, popular among Russian tourists to travel in 2016 – these are the results of the ranking of RoomGuru.ru. The list is made according to the search and reservation of hotels and apartments for accommodation from 1 January to 31 July 2016. Bishkek ranks eighth among...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko on hunger strike for release of war prisoners
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Savchenko on hunger strike for release of war prisoners

    Nadiya Savchenko, who spent two years in a Russian prison, announced on Tuesday a new hunger strike to speed up the release of other Ukrainian prisoners of war. …read more Source: China...

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