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    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt
    Sep10

    Russian court hands out tough jail term for Ukrainian flag stunt

    A Russian court on Thursday convicted a Ukrainian man of helping try to paint his country’s national flag on a Moscow skyscraper as an act of protest against the Kremlin’s foreign policy and sentenced him to two years and three months in jail. …read more Source: Channel...

    World Bank sees signs of Ukrainian economy stabilising
    Sep10

    World Bank sees signs of Ukrainian economy stabilising

    Ukraine’s economy is beginning to show signs of stabilisation after almost two years of free-fall, a senior World Bank official said here on Thursday. “We are seeing tentative signs of … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Two soldiers killed in east Ukraine blast
    Sep10

    Two soldiers killed in east Ukraine blast

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday reported the death of two soldiers in a mine blast but no heavy fighting as a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents appeared to be holding for the 10th day.The two died and four others were injured when one of them set off a trip wire in the rebel eastern province of Lugansk, Ukrainian officials said.A...

    ‘Welcome back, Lenin’ as Berlin digs up Cold War relic
    Sep10

    ‘Welcome back, Lenin’ as Berlin digs up Cold War relic

    Journalists examine the head of a statue of the late Soviet leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, which was buried in a forest in the east of Berlin upon its arrival at Spandau Citadel museum on Thursday. (AFP/Tobias Schwarz)A quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Lenin made a comeback of sorts Thursday as authorities unearthed a granite...

    World food commodity prices plunge in August
    Sep10

    World food commodity prices plunge in August

    An Indian seller weighs a measure of onions on a hand-held scale (left) at a local market in south New Delhi on Wednesday. World food commodity prices plunge in August, the Food and Agriculture Organization has said. The price of international food commodities registered their largest monthly drop in seven years in August, the UN food agency said...

    Russia raises stakes on Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York
    Sep10

    Russia raises stakes on Syria ahead of UN meeting in New York

    By refusing to clarify the scale of its military presence in Syria, Russia keeps the West fearing a considerable build-up to win a stronger bargaining position when world powers sit down to talks on the conflict, Western diplomats in Moscow said. Those discussions could take place as soon as this month, when Russian President Vladimir Putin comes...

    Ukrainian Chocolate Cafe Melts Pro-Russian Rebel Hearts
    Sep10

    Ukrainian Chocolate Cafe Melts Pro-Russian Rebel Hearts

    Nestled in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk, a chocolate-themed cafe is serving up an authentically Ukrainian experience to rebels fighting pro-Kiev forces in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source:...

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep10

    Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border

    Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is digging in for a prolonged stand-off with Kiev.The base, when completed, will even have its own swimming pool, skating rink and barber shop, according to public...

    Leaders from EU, Russia, Ukraine to meet in Paris in Oct – Kremlin
    Sep10

    Leaders from EU, Russia, Ukraine to meet in Paris in Oct – Kremlin

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Reports of Russian military build-up in Syria fuel concern
    Sep10

    Reports of Russian military build-up in Syria fuel concern

    Residents and emergency personnel gather at the site of a car bombing in a square the port city of Latakia, Syria, Sept. 2. The car bomb exploded in Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25, the official Syrian news agency SANA said. (SANA via AP)Photos allegedly showing Russian soldiers, reports...

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