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    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past.President Petro Poroshenko made the remarks during an address… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east (AFP)
    Sep17

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia praises Ukraine law on self-rule for Donbass region (AFP)
    Sep17

    Russia praises Ukraine law on self-rule for Donbass region (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Moscow on Wednesday praised Kiev’s law on self-rule for the war-torn eastern Ukraine as a “step in the right direction” and expressed the hope the rebel-held regions would develop cross-border cooperation with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer (AFP)
    Sep17

    Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fierce gunbattles erupted around the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, with two civilians killed just a day after lawmakers in Kiev held out an offer of self-rule to the pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rouble plunges to new lows, authorities tell Russians not to panic
    Sep17

    Rouble plunges to new lows, authorities tell Russians not to panic

    Russian authorities told people not to panic as the battered rouble plunged to record lows, floored by tensions with the West over Ukraine, new sanctions and falling oil prices. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Politician thrown in rubbish bin
    Sep17

    Politician thrown in rubbish bin

    TRASHING politicians has taken on a literal meaning in Ukraine, where angry protesters threw an MP into a skip and pelted him with rubbish. …read more Source:...

    How far is Putin prepared to go in Ukraine? (AFP)
    Sep17

    How far is Putin prepared to go in Ukraine? (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Russia could go even further in Ukraine with the “frozen conflict” strategy it has tried and tested in other countries, and may even end up annexing around half of Ukrainian territory, analysts say. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine and EU ratify landmark pact
    Sep17

    Ukraine and EU ratify landmark pact

    THE Ukrainian and European parliaments last night simultaneously ratified a landmark pact. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe
    Sep17

    Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

    Ukraine has moved to resolve months of crisis by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country’s rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.The actions by lawmakers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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