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    Russians praise ‘Herculean’ Putin on birthday (AFP)
    Oct07

    Russians praise ‘Herculean’ Putin on birthday (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin marked his 62nd birthday roaming the Siberian wilderness on Tuesday, as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to a Herculean labour and 100,000 marched in Chechnya in his honour. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine clashes ‘kill 12’ (AFP)
    Oct07

    Ukraine clashes ‘kill 12’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Seven Ukrainian civilians and five government soldiers have been killed in the past day of clashes with pro-Russian insurgents despite a truce between the two sides, officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin celebrates ‘Herculean’ birthday (AFP)
    Oct07

    Putin celebrates ‘Herculean’ birthday (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday marked his 62nd birthday in the Siberian wilderness as supporters compared his takeover of Crimea to one of the “12 Labours of Hercules” and 100,000 marched in his honour in Chechnya. …read more Source: The West...

    Europe sends in drones to save Ukraine truce (AFP)
    Oct06

    Europe sends in drones to save Ukraine truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The first European drones landed Monday in Ukraine and a top US envoy visited Kiev in an urgent bid to bolster its crumbling truce with pro-Russian fighters. …read more Source: The West...

    One month in, Ukraine truce exists in name only (AFP)
    Oct05

    One month in, Ukraine truce exists in name only (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters marked one month on Sunday since the signing of a Kremlin-backed truce with one the most heated battles of the six-month war in the ex-Soviet state’s eastern rustbelt. …read more Source: The West...

    Song and dance as pro-Russia rebels mark ‘liberation’ (AFP)
    Oct04

    Song and dance as pro-Russia rebels mark ‘liberation’ (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s largest rebel-controlled city on Saturday marked six months of “independence” from Kiev with Russian and separatist flags, a concert and even a ballet portraying their insurgency. …read more Source: The West...

    West raises pressure on Russia to save Ukraine truce (AFP)
    Oct04

    West raises pressure on Russia to save Ukraine truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Western pressure mounted on Russia Saturday to save Ukraine’s crumbling truce as pro-Kremlin insurgents staged intensifying raids on an airport vital for sustaining their independence drive. …read more Source: The West...

    Twelve pro-Russian rebels killed at Donetsk airport: Ukraine
    Oct04

    Twelve pro-Russian rebels killed at Donetsk airport: Ukraine

    Twelve pro-Russian rebels have been killed at Donetsk airport, Ukraine’s military says, in fresh clashes that threaten a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source: ABC...

    Western pressure mounts on Russia to save Ukraine truce (AFP)
    Oct04

    Western pressure mounts on Russia to save Ukraine truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Russia came under mounting pressure from the West on Saturday to save Ukraine’s crumbling truce with pro-Kremlin insurgents who are engaged in intensifying raids on an airport vital for sustaining their independence drive. …read more Source: The West...

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Oct04

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) Latvians are choosing a new Parliament in an election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia.The center-right coalition government, which welcomed the buildup… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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