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    Soldiers still dying as Ukraine creeps towards ceasefire (AFP)
    Dec05

    Soldiers still dying as Ukraine creeps towards ceasefire (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Friday it had lost another six soldiers in the past day as reports continued of intense battles for control of a flashpoint eastern airport despite tentative steps towards a comprehensive ceasefire. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine tests ground for lasting cease-fire
    Dec05

    Ukraine tests ground for lasting cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian military spokesman says a one-day truce announced by the president will serve as a test for the prospects of a definitive cessation of hostilities against Russian-backed separatists.President Petro… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lavrov says France ‘must fulfil obligations’ on warship delivery (AFP)
    Dec05

    Lavrov says France ‘must fulfil obligations’ on warship delivery (AFP)

    Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday warned France its reputation was on the line over the delivery of a controversial warship to Russia which has been delayed due to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Hollande Holds Talks With Nazarbaev In Astana
    Dec05

    Hollande Holds Talks With Nazarbaev In Astana

    French President Francois Hollande has told Nursultan Nazarbaev that Kazakhstan has a role to play in easing tension between Russia and the West over Ukraine. Hollande arrived in the Kazakh capital … …read more Source: Big News...

    Cold War talk chills Europe
    Dec05

    Cold War talk chills Europe

    ON THE the one-year anniversary since a protest movement in Ukraine was violently put down, Charles Miranda in Kharkiv looks at the continuing toll and the likelihood of the violence continuing. …read more Source:...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed in past day, says military (AFP)
    Dec05

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed in past day, says military (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s military said on Friday it had lost six soldiers in the past 24 hours despite both Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels committing themselves to a new truce the previous day. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine needs ‘ceasefire not in name but in substance’, says Kiev (AFP)
    Dec05

    Ukraine needs ‘ceasefire not in name but in substance’, says Kiev (AFP)

    Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) – Ukraine?s foreign minister said Friday that his war-torn country needed a “real” ceasefire, a day after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed to halt fire on December 9. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin’s elevation of Crimea to Russia’s Holy Land status baffles historians
    Dec05

    Putin’s elevation of Crimea to Russia’s Holy Land status baffles historians

    TV broadcast showing Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivering his annual state of the union speech to members of parliament and other top officials in the Kremlin, in Stavropol, December 4, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Will Never Give in to Western Pressures Says Putin
    Dec05

    Russia Will Never Give in to Western Pressures Says Putin

    Moscow, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin said today that his country will not give in The West pressures in relation to the course of the situation in Ukraine and urged to adjust the … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russian historians left baffled by Putin’s Crimean claims
    Dec05

    Russian historians left baffled by Putin’s Crimean claims

    Russian historians have been left baffled by Vladimir Putin’s Crimean claims, following the Russian president’s annual address to Parliament and top officials in Moscow. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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