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    Ukraine says ceasefire reached around Donetsk airport (AFP)
    Dec01

    Ukraine says ceasefire reached around Donetsk airport (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s military said Monday that its forces and Russian generals had agreed a temporary ceasefire around the airport in rebel-held Donetsk that has been the focus of fighting for months. …read more Source: The West...

    Truce declared in battle for Ukraine airport
    Dec01

    Truce declared in battle for Ukraine airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian security officials say a cease-fire has been declared in the fight for the airport in the separatist rebel stronghold of Donetsk.The military press service said Monday that the truce was agreed after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Three Ukraine soldiers killed while fighting rages at airport (AFP)
    Dec01

    Three Ukraine soldiers killed while fighting rages at airport (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – At least three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 14 injured in the past 24 hours as fighting intensifies for control of Donetsk airport, a military spokesman said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin meets Erdogan to strengthen Russia-Turkey ties (AFP)
    Dec01

    Putin meets Erdogan to strengthen Russia-Turkey ties (AFP)

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday held talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin aimed at boosting trade and strengthening relations, despite sharp differences over the crises in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Dutch transport downed airliner for investigation
    Dec01

    Dutch transport downed airliner for investigation

    AMSTERDAM (AP) ” Dutch authorities say they are loading wreckage recovered from the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine onto trucks and transporting it to the Netherlands for investigation.Flight 17 was… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled at Dutch military base
    Dec01

    MH17 wreckage to be reassembled at Dutch military base

    Wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 recovered from its crash site in eastern Ukraine will be reassembled for an investigation at a military base in the Netherlands, Dutch authorities say. …read more Source: ABC...

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance (AFP)
    Dec01

    Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance (AFP)

    Ankara (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday was to hold talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to strengthen ties which have survived sharp differences over the Syria and Ukraine crises. …read more Source: The West...

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education
    Dec01

    War-hit Ukraine schools turns to Web for education

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Like most children his age, Denis Akimov spends hours daily on his computer surfing the Internet. It isn’t just for fun.As schools are forced to limit operations in the conflict-battered eastern Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine gets loan to modernize gas pipelines
    Dec01

    Ukraine gets loan to modernize gas pipelines

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine has secured a 150 million euro ($187 million) loan to modernize its section of the natural gas pipeline used to deliver gas from Russia to Europe.Ukrainian Prime Minister Asreniy Yatsenyuk said Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices
    Dec01

    Russian ruble takes a nosedive on low oil prices

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russia’s ruble hit a new all-time low on Moscow, dropping more than 3 percent as declining oil prices and the conflict in eastern Ukraine are weighing in on the Russian economy.The Russian currency traded 52 rubles… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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