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    Australia to open Kiev embassy and consider military assistance to Ukraine
    Sep03

    Australia to open Kiev embassy and consider military assistance to Ukraine

    Australia will open an embassy in Kiev and is considering providing military assistance to Ukraine, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has told Parliament.Mr Abbott said the “interim” embassy would support nine Australian Federal Police investigators who are in Ukraine investigating the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy. He said the Government...

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit
    Sep03

    Putin traveling to Mongolia for 5-hour visit

    ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin is flying to Mongolia for a working visit amid a Kremlin-backed offensive in Ukraine that has sharply raised tensions with Washington and NATO.Putin is due to arrive in… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Key developments related to the Ukraine conflict
    Sep03

    Key developments related to the Ukraine conflict

    Fighting in Ukraine between pro-Russian separatists and Ukraine government forces has dragged on since April, a month after Russia annexed Crimea. The clashes have claimed more than 2,500 lives and displaced at least 340,000 others…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa (AFP)
    Sep02

    Arming Ukraine could lead to nuclear war: Lech Walesa (AFP)

    Krynica (Poland) (AFP) – European military assistance to Ukraine could lead to a nuclear conflict between Russia and NATO, according to Poland’s iconic cold warrior and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa. …read more Source: The West...

    First MH17 crash report due in next two weeks: investigators (AFP)
    Sep02

    First MH17 crash report due in next two weeks: investigators (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Dutch air crash investigators said Tuesday an initial report into what brought down flight MH17 in Ukraine will be released “this week or the next.” …read more Source: The West...

    Russia repeating Georgia and Moldova formula in Ukraine: analysts (AFP)
    Sep02

    Russia repeating Georgia and Moldova formula in Ukraine: analysts (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia aims to employ the well-tested strategy it used to destabilise its neighbours Georgia and Moldova, and with separatists gaining ground it looks like Moscow will succeed again, analysts said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine crisis displaces 500,000
    Sep02

    Ukraine crisis displaces 500,000

    FIGHTING in Ukraine has driven over half a million people from their homes, but the UN refugee agency warns it could be double that. …read more Source:...

    IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war
    Sep02

    IMF: Ukraine may need another bailout due to war

    BRUSSELS (AP) The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east persists.In its first in-depth… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    No military solution to Ukraine: UN
    Sep02

    No military solution to Ukraine: UN

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned Western powers “there is no military solution” to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: THE...

    At least half a million displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN (AFP)
    Sep02

    At least half a million displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – Fighting in Ukraine has forced over half a million people to flee their homes, the UN refugee agency said Tuesday, warning that the spiralling crisis could could “destabilise the whole region”. …read more Source: The West...

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