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    Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine discuss peace deal
    Sep10

    Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine discuss peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine have had a conference call to discuss the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin conferred… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko say Ukraine truce ‘generally respected’ (AFP)
    Sep09

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko say Ukraine truce ‘generally respected’ (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine on Wednesday said the truce between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents in east Ukraine had been “generally respected since September 1”, the French presidency said in a statement. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM (AFP)
    Sep09

    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned Wednesday that any attempt to hold “unlawful” elections in rebel-run areas in the country’s east would constitute a breach of a February peace deal. …read more Source: The West...

    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’
    Sep09

    Ex-rebel chief in eastern Ukraine: ouster due to ‘intrigue’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A former rebel chief in eastern Ukraine who has lost his job in a sudden reshuffling has attributed his downfall to unspecified “intrigue.”Andrei Purgin said Wednesday he had spent four days under arrest at… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border (Reuters)
    Sep09

    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border (Reuters)

    By Anton Zverev SOLOTI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian borde… …read more Source: The West...

    Poroshenko may renege on self-rule promise if Russia violates truce (AFP)
    Sep09

    Poroshenko may renege on self-rule promise if Russia violates truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Wednesday he may renege on his promise to give pro-Russian separatists more power should Moscow fail to abide by the terms of a shacky truce. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian accuses Kiev PM of fighting Moscow in Chechnya (AFP)
    Sep09

    Russian accuses Kiev PM of fighting Moscow in Chechnya (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The head of Russia’s powerful investigative body claimed Wednesday that Ukraine’s bespectacled technocrat prime minister fought in Chechya with Islamist insurgents against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    UN: Nearly 8000 dead in Ukraine conflict
    Sep09

    UN: Nearly 8000 dead in Ukraine conflict

    Nearly 8000 people – including civilians, soldiers and militia members – have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) says. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary
    Sep09

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary

    KYIV — Leaders of the Crimean Tatars say they are planning a protest action at the border with Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014. The head of the Crimean Tatars’ …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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