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    Russia Arrests Ukrainian Library Director Over ‘Extremist’ Books
    Oct29

    Russia Arrests Ukrainian Library Director Over ‘Extremist’ Books

    MOSCOW — Following a raid in which they say scores of “extremist” books were seized, Russian investigators have announced that the head of the Ukrainian Literature Library in Moscow has been arrested …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine and rebels swap 20 captives in goodwill gesture (AFP)
    Oct29

    Ukraine and rebels swap 20 captives in goodwill gesture (AFP)

    Schastya (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian armed forces and pro-Russian insurgents on Thursday exchanged 20 prisoners in a goodwill gesture designed to get peace talks aimed at ending the 18-month crisis back on track. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library in Moscow (AFP)
    Oct29

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library in Moscow (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian investigators said on Thursday they had raided the library of Ukrainian literature in Moscow and detained its 58-year-old head, with ties between the two ex-Soviet neighbours in tatters. …read more Source: The West...

    Director of Ukrainian library detained in Moscow
    Oct29

    Director of Ukrainian library detained in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian investigators say the police have detained the director of a Ukrainian library in Moscow on suspicion of inciting ethnic hatred.The Russian investigative committee said in a statement on Thursday that it has… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid
    Oct28

    Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

    VELYKI PRYTSKY, Ukraine (AP) ” Looking on from her vegetable patch at the motorcade of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Ukrainian villager Olha Voloshchenko says she’d seen the lady on the TV news the night before, but “then… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow (AFP)
    Oct28

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ex-Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili’s nascent but ambitious career in Ukraine got off to a stuttering start Wednesday when his candidate for mayor of Odessa was beaten by a pro-Russian in the historic port. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine debt is official, so Russia not taking part in restructuring talks – Russia Finance Minister (Reuters)
    Oct28

    Ukraine debt is official, so Russia not taking part in restructuring talks – Russia Finance Minister (Reuters)

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Money owed by Ukraine to Russia and due payable in December is official debt, and for that reason Russia is not taking part in restructuring talks Ukraine has held with private cred… …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport
    Oct28

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east.It was the first reported government loss in fighting since mid-October. A February cease-fire between… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid: OSCE (AFP)
    Oct27

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid: OSCE (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – One of eastern Ukraine’s separatist regions has agreed to lift a ban on humanitarian aid deliveries by UN agencies, an official with the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in attack near Donetsk airport in east (AFP)
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soldier killed in attack near Donetsk airport in east (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Ukrainian soldier has been killed in a rebel attack near the ruins of Donetsk airport as clashes have intensified at the flashpoint, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

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