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    Ukraine Trades Prisoners With Separatists
    Dec26

    Ukraine Trades Prisoners With Separatists

    Kiev is swapping 225 rebels for 125 of its servicemen as part of a peace plan aimed at ending a conflict that has killed 4,700. …read more Source: Sky...

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk
    Dec26

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners in Donetsk

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have exchanged scores of prisoners with the Ukrainian government near the rebel-held city of Donetsk.… The rebels were due to swap 150 soldiers for 225 people held by the government.It appears that most of the captives were exchanged, with the remaining releases due to take place on Saturday. Meanwhile,...

    Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security
    Dec26

    Putin outlines dangers to Russia’s security

    New military doctrine shows president sees Ukraine crisis as threat to his grip on power …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels begin prisoner swap
    Dec26

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels begin prisoner swap

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Friday began swapping hundreds of soldiers under the terms of a preliminary deal agreed this week in the Belarusian capital Minsk. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners
    Dec26

    Ukraine and rebels trade prisoners

    Scores of prisoners exchanged between Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source:...

    Ruble’s Rout Breeds Uncertainty for Central Asian Migrants
    Dec26

    Ruble’s Rout Breeds Uncertainty for Central Asian Migrants

    Migrant workers ride in a bus through northern Kazakhstan in May 2014 on their way to find employment in Russia. As the value of the Russian ruble continues to fall, labour migrants from Central Asia say they are less inclined to work in Russia. Credit: Konstantin SalomatinBy EurasiaNet CorrespondentsTASHKENT, Dec 26 2014 (EurasiaNet)Sardor...

    Ukraine Halts Crimea’s Electricity Supply
    Dec26

    Ukraine Halts Crimea’s Electricity Supply

    Crimea, which broke away from Ukraine in March, has been cut off from the county’s electricity supplies, officials say. The peninsula will now have to use energy from local generators and two thermal power plants to fulfill its needs. Crimean authorities have said they are still awaiting official explanation as to why supplies have bee...

    Russia’s new military doctrine names NATO as key risk
    Dec26

    Russia’s new military doctrine names NATO as key risk

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new military doctrine, naming NATO expansion among key external risks, the Kremlin said on Friday, days after Ukraine made fresh steps to join the Atlantic military alliance. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine peace talks in Belarus called off at the eleventh hour
    Dec26

    Ukraine peace talks in Belarus called off at the eleventh hour

    A new round of ceasefire talks between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebel forces have been called off. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine demands the return of its combat dolphins: a short story by Ned Beauman
    Dec26

    Ukraine demands the return of its combat dolphins: a short story by Ned Beauman

    In July, Ukraine demanded Russia return its combat dolphins, trained to detect underwater mines. They were being held near Sevastopol, watched by Russian guards. Novelist Ned Beauman imagines what might have happenedOnline from Saturday, five more stories in our Stranger Than Fiction series, in which writers reimagine the weirdest events of...

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