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U.S. Biden voices support for Ukraine, denounces Russia's Putin
Nov21

U.S. Biden voices support for Ukraine, denounces Russia's Putin

KIEV (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Friday condemned Russia’s behaviour in Ukraine as “unacceptable” and urged Moscow to abide by a September peace deal and pull its military forces out of the country. …read more Source: The...

UK troops in largest armoured deployment in Eastern Europe for six years
Nov21

UK troops in largest armoured deployment in Eastern Europe for six years

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is carrying out its largest armoured deployment in Eastern Europe for six years, in a joint exercise with Poland to reassure it in the wake of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

Biden warns Russia over Ukraine on Maidan anniversary
Nov21

Biden warns Russia over Ukraine on Maidan anniversary

US Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia had failed to fulfil its commitments under a September peace plan, adding: “So long as that continues, Russia will face rising costs, greater isolation.” …read more Source: Channel...

Boycott of 2018 World Cup would be ‘nonsense’: FIFA secretary general
Nov21

Boycott of 2018 World Cup would be ‘nonsense’: FIFA secretary general

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be nonsense.Some European politicians have suggested that European countries could boycott the World Cup over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, which many Western governments accuse Russia of provoking.Valcke says talk of a boycott...

Yatsenyuk to remain Ukraine PM in coalition: president (AFP)
Nov21

Yatsenyuk to remain Ukraine PM in coalition: president (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk will keep his post to lead a new coalition government after a deal between the country’s pro-Western parties, President Petro Poroshenko said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
Nov21

Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

US Vice President Joe Biden has criticised Russia for its role in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Television New...

Ukraine coalition agrees to make NATO membership a priority (AFP)
Nov21

Ukraine coalition agrees to make NATO membership a priority (AFP)

Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Western political parties on Friday agreed to make joining NATO a priority in a coalition deal that will give them a parliamentary majority. …read more Source: The West...

A year after Kiev protests, Ukraine vanishes in rebel east
Nov21

A year after Kiev protests, Ukraine vanishes in rebel east

The symbols of Ukraine have been hidden somewhere in the school in the country’s war-torn east — but the headmistress will not say exactly where. One year after the start of protests in Kiev that toppled a pro-Russian government and set in motion a chain of events that set off a bloody pro-Russian rebellion, at school Number 33 in...

Polish, British troops hold exercise
Nov21

Polish, British troops hold exercise

SWIETOSZOW, Poland (AP) ” Some 2,200 Polish and British troops are taking part in joint tactical training this month that is part of NATO’s reaction to the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.Some of the troops took part in the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later
Nov21

Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s revolution began with a status update on Facebook.Angered by another high-handed move by an increasingly unpopular government, activist reporter Mustafa Nayyem called for a rally on the country’s most… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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