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    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal (AFP)
    Sep27

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – War-torn Ukraine on Saturday distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine: 2 killed in clashes despite cease-fire
    Sep27

    Ukraine: 2 killed in clashes despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A Ukrainian security official says one serviceman and one civilian have been killed in the past day as rebels in the east continue attacks despite a cease-fire declared three weeks ago.Volodymyr Polyoviy, a spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    251 victims of MH17 Ukraine crash identified (AFP)
    Sep27

    251 victims of MH17 Ukraine crash identified (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Forensic experts have identified 251 of the 298 passengers and crew killed on downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, after 26 people were named this week, Dutch authorities said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s border to Russia wide open  — in rebel-held zone (AFP)
    Sep27

    Ukraine’s border to Russia wide open — in rebel-held zone (AFP)

    USPENKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s president may have ordered the closure of his nation’s border with Russia but, when asked about it, the rebel commander of this crossing point just smiles and points to the snaking queue of cars traversing the international line. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian exhibit angers some at rights conference
    Sep26

    Russian exhibit angers some at rights conference

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Ukrainian delegates to an international security conference in Warsaw this week complained about a Russian photo exhibition depicting the war in Ukraine from a Russian perspective.Ukrainian Embassy spokeswoman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hungary cuts off natural gas shipments to Ukraine
    Sep26

    Hungary cuts off natural gas shipments to Ukraine

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Hungary has unexpectedly cut off natural gas shipments to Ukraine, just days after getting assurances from Russia’s Gazprom about abundant supplies to fill up its own gas storage facilities.Hungary had been… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN will investigate the discovery of a mass grave in Ukraine
    Sep26

    UN will investigate the discovery of a mass grave in Ukraine

    Russia alleges Ukrainian forces tortured and killed four civilians, while Kiev says this is “another example of Russian media disinformation”. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine ‘mass grave discovered’
    Sep26

    Ukraine ‘mass grave discovered’

    A UN team aims to travel to an area near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine to look into reports of the discovery of a mass grave. …read more Source:...

    Conflicts weighing on German consumer confidence
    Sep26

    Conflicts weighing on German consumer confidence

    BERLIN (AP) A closely watched survey shows German consumer confidence has fallen further amid concerns over conflicts in Ukraine and elsewhere and economic weakness across Europe.The GfK institute said Friday its forward-looking… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine in EU-brokered talks on gas

    BERLIN (AP) Russia and Ukraine are to hold European Union-brokered talks on their long-running gas dispute Friday as pressure mounts for a solution to head off a winter supply crisis in Ukraine and beyond.The meeting in Berlin… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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