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    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies (AFP)
    Dec27

    Ukraine secures cheap Russian coal and power supplies (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Moscow promised on Saturday to resume shipping coal and provide electricity to Ukraine for the first time in three years despite Kiev’s failure to guarantee energy supplies to Russian-occupied Crimea. …read more Source: The West...

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer
    Dec27

    After turbulent 2014, next year may be no calmer

    From financial crisis in Russia to cyber warfare with North Korea, 2014 has generated new flashpoints right into its final days, setting 2015 up to be just as turbulent. Almost all of the major confrontations, such as the battle with Islamic State militants, the West’s stand-off with Russia over Ukraine and the fight against Ebola, will...

    Belarus’ Lukashenko dismisses prime minister and top ministers
    Dec27

    Belarus’ Lukashenko dismisses prime minister and top ministers

    MINSK – Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the country’s prime minister, central bank head and other top ministers, the presidential press service said on Saturday, in the biggest government reshuffle since 2010.The shake-up follows Belarussian moves to protect its economy, run along Soviet-style command lines by...

    ‘Welcome to the media war’: Ukraine moves to counter Russian spin (AFP)
    Dec27

    ‘Welcome to the media war’: Ukraine moves to counter Russian spin (AFP)

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Donning bullet-proof jackets, a score of foreign journalists clamber aboard an armoured vehicle headed for Ukraine’s front line as Kiev flexes muscle in the propaganda war with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia says to supply coal, electricity to Ukraine
    Dec27

    Russia says to supply coal, electricity to Ukraine

    MOSCOW/KIEV – Russia has agreed on a new deal to supply coal and electricity to Ukraine, which is struggling with a lack of raw fuel for power plants due to a separatist conflict in the industrial east, Russian officials said on Saturday.The move comes a day after Kiev said it would suspend train and bus services to Crimea, effectively...

    Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary
    Dec27

    Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian security official says suspension of transport connections with Crimea is expected to be only a temporary measure.Ukraine on Friday blocked rail and bus travel between the mainland and the peninsula… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin says Russia will supply coal, electricity to Ukraine despite Crimea conflict
    Dec27

    Putin says Russia will supply coal, electricity to Ukraine despite Crimea conflict

    Russia has agreed on a new deal to supply coal and electricity to Ukraine, which is struggling with a lack of raw fuel for power plants due to the separatist conflict in the industrial east, Russian officials said on Saturday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Petro Poroshenko Hails Ukraine ‘Warriors’ Freed by Rebels
    Dec27

    Petro Poroshenko Hails Ukraine ‘Warriors’ Freed by Rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday welcomed home as heroes 145 soldiers freed by pro-Russian rebels during the largest prisoner swap of the eight-month separatist war. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and rebels swap captives
    Dec27

    Ukraine and rebels swap captives

    HUNDREDS of prisoners are set to be swapped as part of a new peace push between the Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...

    Woman who bared breasts in Vatican square is freed
    Dec27

    Woman who bared breasts in Vatican square is freed

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” The Holy See has released a Ukrainian activist who bared her breasts in St. Peter’s Square on Christmas Day and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus from the Vatican’s outdoor Nativity scene.Vatican spokesman the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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