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    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine
    Oct16

    Putin to meet with Western leaders on Ukraine

    MILAN (AP) Russian leader Vladimir Putin is mounting a diplomatic blitz on the sidelines of a summit of European and Asian leaders in a bid to escape the worst crisis with the West since the Cold War.Putin will discuss Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia can’t be blackmailed by West over Ukraine, Putin Warns Obama
    Oct16

    Russia can’t be blackmailed by West over Ukraine, Putin Warns Obama

    It’s futile for the US and its allies to “blackmail” Russia over the Ukraine crisis, President Vladimir Putin said in a newspaper interview. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Obama, Ukrainian leader consult on cease-fire
    Oct16

    Obama, Ukrainian leader consult on cease-fire

    WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed ways to effectively monitor and control the uneasy border between Russia and eastern Ukraine.Obama and Poroshenko spoke by phone on… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Femen activist convicted of exhibitionism
    Oct15

    Femen activist convicted of exhibitionism

    A Ukrainian activist belonging to topless feminist group Femen was convicted for exhibitionism by a Paris court for attacking a statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a wax museum in the capital. …read more Source:...

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork (AFP)
    Oct15

    Vlad the impaled: Femen militant fined for stabbing Putin waxwork (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement was slapped with over 6,000 euros ($7,300) in fines on Wednesday for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted, in a Paris museum. …read more Source: The West...

    ‘Rogue rebels’ surround Ukraine troops near Lugansk (AFP)
    Oct15

    ‘Rogue rebels’ surround Ukraine troops near Lugansk (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A “rogue” band of pro-Russian rebels was surrounding more than 100 Ukrainian troops in the eastern Lugansk region on Wednesday, the local governor said. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian pullback starts
    Oct15

    Russian pullback starts

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said Russian troops were beginning to pull back from Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far.U.S. Air Force Gen…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours
    Oct15

    Ukraine politics turns trashy as mood sours

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) In Ukraine, trashing a politician isn’t a metaphor. It’s literal: Find a suspected shady official, grab him and throw him into a dumpster.Online videos of several public figures receiving the treatment from gangs… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan
    Oct15

    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan

    MOSCOW (AP) The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will have a series of meetings with Western leaders focusing on Ukraine during his trip to Milan.Attending this week’s Europe-Asia summit in Milan offers Putin the first… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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