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    Dutch officials confirm one MH17 crash victim had oxygen mask
    Oct09

    Dutch officials confirm one MH17 crash victim had oxygen mask

    Dutch officials on Thursday confirmed one of the passengers on flight MH17, the Malaysian Airways plane brought down by a rocket in eastern Ukraine in July, had an oxygen mask round his neck. …read more Source:...

    Back to school in rebel east Ukraine – to the sound of bombs and Soviet songs
    Oct09

    Back to school in rebel east Ukraine – to the sound of bombs and Soviet songs

    MAKIYIVKA Ukraine (Reuters) – On the first day of school outside the east Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, 11th-grade teacher Yelena Sepik tells her class to get out of their seats to clap and sing along to the Soviet military music playing over the speakers. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine border monitoring weak – US
    Oct09

    Ukraine border monitoring weak – US

    International monitoring of the Russia-Ukraine border is “grossly inadequate”, the US says, amid concern about Russian support for separatist fighters. …read more Source:...

    Kopacz and Merkel meet in Berlin
    Oct09

    Kopacz and Merkel meet in Berlin

    New Polish PM Ewa Kopacz arrived in Berlin, Thursday, for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel on Ukraine, climate change and energy policy ahead of an October EU summit. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine: U.S. diplomat
    Oct09

    No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine: U.S. diplomat

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A senior U.S. diplomat said on Thursday there should be no sanctions relief for Russia until all foreign forces and equipment have left Ukraine, Kiev’s sovereignty over its border has been restored and all hostages have been released. …read more Source:...

    MH17: one passenger was wearing oxygen mask when he died
    Oct09

    MH17: one passenger was wearing oxygen mask when he died

    Dutch prosecutors say Australian man had mask around neck, raising questions over what passengers may have known of fateThe body of one passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, Dutch prosecutors said on Thursday, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane crashed...

    Belarus: Ukraine crisis brings Lukashenko into the game
    Oct09

    Belarus: Ukraine crisis brings Lukashenko into the game

    “If one country has benefitted from the Ukraine crisis, it’s Belarus,” writes Nezavissimaïa Gazeta, noting Minsk has recently brushed off its international pariah status and that the peers of President Alexander Lukashenko no longer treat him as the leader no one wants to be seen with. But if Belarus’s role in the negotiations to...

    EU-Ukraine: ‘Brussels and Kiev ratify association agreement’
    Oct09

    EU-Ukraine: ‘Brussels and Kiev ratify association agreement’

    On 16 September the European and Ukrainian Parliaments simultaneously ratified on a large majority the EU-Ukraine association agreement, reports Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. The agreement’s economic part will come into force in 2016, specifies the German daily, according to which before then — the parties will have to find a solution to...

    European Security: ‘Assuring the Balts’
    Oct09

    European Security: ‘Assuring the Balts’

    Speaking in Tallinn, Estonia, on 3 September, on the way to the Nato summit in Wales, United States president Barack Obama assured the Baltic States they are safe under the military pact’s umbrella, Gazeta Wyborcza reports. President Obama stressed that — we will defend our Nato allies, and that means every ally. In this alliance, there are...

    EU-Russia: ‘Ukraine — War against Europe’
    Oct09

    EU-Russia: ‘Ukraine — War against Europe’

    “The European Union is about to set up new sanctions against Russia if the situation in Ukraine has not drifted towards an ending to the crisis within a week”, writes Libération, according to which Russian president Vladimir Putin “does not like ultimatums and does not believe in the effectiveness of Western sanctions”. After “being long...

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