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    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower
    Sep01

    Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower

    BEIJING (AP) European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.KEEPING SCORE: In morning… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus
    Sep01

    New round of Ukraine talks to be held in Belarus

    MOSCOW (AP) With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and separatist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev (AFP)
    Sep01

    Ukraine soldiers battling Russian tanks at Lugansk: Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian troops on Monday were battling a Russian tank contingent in the eastern city of Lugansk, Kiev said, accusing Moscow’s army units of moving into large cities in the region. …read more Source: The West...

    Poland on edge 75 years after Hitler and Stalin carved it up (AFP)
    Sep01

    Poland on edge 75 years after Hitler and Stalin carved it up (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Poland marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II Monday with one eye on Russia, which invaded it during the war and is now throwing its weight around in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Abbott takes harder line on Russia
    Sep01

    Abbott takes harder line on Russia

    TONY Abbott says Australia will increase sanctions against Russia to match those of the European Union in the wake of its “bullying” of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin demands Ukraine ‘statehood’
    Sep01

    Putin demands Ukraine ‘statehood’

    PRESIDENT Putin has raised the spectre of a new Russian puppet state inside Europe and compared the Kiev government with the Nazis. …read more Source: THE...

    Separatists claim first attack on Ukrainian ship
    Sep01

    Separatists claim first attack on Ukrainian ship

    A rescue operation is underway after a Ukrainian navy vessel came under artillery attack from the shore, in what pro-Russian rebels claimed as the first sea victory of their separatist war.”The militia have dealt the enemy their first naval defeat,” Igor Strelkov, a separatist military commander who stepped down in mid-August, said on...

    As Ukrainian troops retreat, separatists celebrate new offensive (AFP)
    Sep01

    As Ukrainian troops retreat, separatists celebrate new offensive (AFP)

    KOMSOMOLSKE (Ukraine) (AFP) – The town of Komsomolske, to the south east of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, has seen two rulers in the last three days. …read more Source:: The West...

    Vladimir Putin talks ‘statehood’ for southeastern Ukraine, as Kiev’s ships attacked
    Sep01

    Vladimir Putin talks ‘statehood’ for southeastern Ukraine, as Kiev’s ships attacked

    Pro-Russian rebels attacked two Ukrainian coastal guard vessels for the first time, just hours after European Union governments agreed to impose new sanctions on Russia if the conflict worsens. …read more Source:: The Sydney Morning...

    Putin makes his move for Ukraine
    Sep01

    Putin makes his move for Ukraine

    AS RUSSIAN forces fire more shells into Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has played his hand to gain more control of the troubled region. …read more Source::...

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