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    [Ticker] EU urges Russia to ‘withdraw forces from Ukraine’
    Aug30

    [Ticker] EU urges Russia to ‘withdraw forces from Ukraine’

    EU foreign affairs chief Ashton said Saturday that “all” the bloc’s foreign ministers at a meeting in Milan on Saturday expressed “concern … about the recent aggression against Ukraine by Russia’s regular forces” and urged Russia to “withdraw its forces from Ukraine”. Russia denies its troops...

    Russia demands for MH17 data to be published
    Aug30

    Russia demands for MH17 data to be published

    Russia is demanding to know why international investigators have yet to publish the black box data from a Malaysian airliner that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    [Ticker] Draft: EU ‘ready to consider’ more Russia sanctions
    Aug30

    [Ticker] Draft: EU ‘ready to consider’ more Russia sanctions

    Draft conclusions for Saturday’s EU summit, dated 27 August and leaked to the FT on Friday, say the bloc “stands ready to consider further steps” against Russia due to the “reported participation of Russian armed forces in operations on Ukrainian soil”. EU ambassadors are working on a new draft Saturday. …read...

    Ukrainian plane with seven on board crashes
    Aug30

    Ukrainian plane with seven on board crashes

    A Ukrainian cargo plane with seven people on board has crashed in Algeria’s far south, an Algerian transport ministry official said. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team
    Aug30

    EU leaders to threaten extra Russia sanctions, agree new team

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new economic sanctions over its action in Ukraine on Saturday but officials and diplomats said the bloc was not yet ready to order additional penalties. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry
    Aug30

    Ukrainian cargo plane with seven on board crashes in Algeria: ministry

    ALGIERS (Reuters) – A cargo plane with six Ukrainians and one Russian on board crashed in Algeria’s far south early on Saturday, an Algerian transport ministry official said. …read more Source:...

    Live blog: the Saturday summit
    Aug30

    Live blog: the Saturday summit

    Leaders of the European Union’s member states are holding a summit in Brussels today (30 August) to choose who will become the next EU foreign policy chief and president of the European Council. Leaders are hoping for a swift agreement so that the summit can move on to discussing the crisis in Ukraine, which reached a new level this week as...

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis
    Aug30

    Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis

    LAKE SELIGER Russia/KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels. …read more Source:...

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified
    Aug30

    MH17: body of second British football fan identified

    Newcastle United fan John Alder died on board plane flying over Ukraine while travelling to New ZealandThe body of a second British football fan who was killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine has been identified, the Foreign Office has said.The Newcastle United fan John Alder, 63, was among the 298 people on board flight...

    Railway station hit in Donetsk shelling
    Aug30

    Railway station hit in Donetsk shelling

    As political talks over Ukraine continue, so does the violence. In the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, several shells have exploded. One hit a railway… …read more Source:...

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