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    Ukraine sting operation of North Korean spies stealing missile plans caught on camera
    Aug25

    Ukraine sting operation of North Korean spies stealing missile plans caught on camera

    August 25, 2017 12:53 PMWASHINGTON – Ukraine has released footage of two North Korean spies photographing what they thought were top-secret missile designs in a sting operation, as the country seeks to dispel claims that Pyongyang may have used designs stolen or originating from Ukraine in its development of intercontinental missile...

    Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success
    Aug15

    Analyst fingers Ukraine plant for North’s ICBM success

    August 15, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • North Korea’s success in testing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that appears able to reach the United States was made possible by black- market purchases of powerful rocket engines probably from a Ukrainian factory with historical ties to Russia’s missile programme, according to an...

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city
    Aug07

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city

    August 08, 2017 12:49 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian police on Monday (Aug 7) detained for several hours two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Nato says Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War
    Aug04

    Nato says Russia ties most ‘difficult’ since Cold War

    August 04, 2017 9:58 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday (Aug 3) that ties between the alliance and Moscow were at their most difficult phase since the Cold War, blaming Russia for its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Hero pilot honoured with medal for courage after ‘blind’ landing
    Aug03

    Hero pilot honoured with medal for courage after ‘blind’ landing

    August 03, 2017 5:00 AMISTANBUL • A Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country’s national medal for courage after he safely landed a passenger plane following a freak hailstorm over Turkey which smashed its windscreen. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ex-Ukraine leader’s trial won’t heal nation
    Aug03

    Ex-Ukraine leader’s trial won’t heal nation

    August 03, 2017 5:00 AMWhen Ukraine’s authorities first decided that Viktor Yanukovych, the country’s deposed president, should stand trial for allegedly ordering the shooting of dozens of demonstrators against his regime, they envisaged the kind of trial to cleanse a nation’s dark past, similar to those that took place in other...

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen
    Aug02

    Hero pilot lands passenger plane ‘blind’ in Turkey after hailstorm shatters windscreen

    August 02, 2017 12:14 PMA Ukrainian pilot has been hailed a hero and awarded the country’s national medal of courage, after he safely landed a passenger plane when a freak hailstorm over Turkey smashed up his windscreen. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US may send weapons to Ukraine: new envoy tells BBC
    Jul25

    US may send weapons to Ukraine: new envoy tells BBC

    July 25, 2017 3:22 PMWASHINGTON – The United States may arm Ukrainian government forces fighting against Russian-backed rebels, the new US special representative for Ukraine told the BBC. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Macron to discuss Ukraine next week with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko
    Jul22

    Macron to discuss Ukraine next week with Putin, Merkel and Poroshenko

    July 23, 2017 12:36 AMPARIS (REUTERS) – French President Emmanuel Macron will call the leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine on Monday (July 24) to discuss the conflict in eastern Ukraine, his office said in a statement. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US fines Exxon $2.7 million over sanctions violations under Rex Tillerson
    Jul20

    US fines Exxon $2.7 million over sanctions violations under Rex Tillerson

    July 21, 2017 4:03 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States on Thursday (July 20) hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a US$2 million (S$2.7 million) fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. …read more Source: The Straits...

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