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    Moscow confirms soldiers captured, says entered Ukraine 'by accident'
    Aug26

    Moscow confirms soldiers captured, says entered Ukraine 'by accident'

    Author(s): NEOnline | KT ukraine_russia.jpg A few hours after Ukraine claimedthat its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists, Moscow confirmed the soldier’s capture. A Russian defence ministry source was quoted by the Russian news agency RIA Novosti as...

    Russian soldiers captured fighting with pro-Moscow rebels, says Ukraine
    Aug26

    Russian soldiers captured fighting with pro-Moscow rebels, says Ukraine

    Ukraine releases video purporting to show captured Russian paratroopers on day Kiev and Moscow meet for talks in BelarusUkrainian security services on Monday released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine.The footage, which is likely to...

    Ukraine crisis: President calls snap elections amid invasion fears after claims Russian tanks have crossed border
    Aug26

    Ukraine crisis: President calls snap elections amid invasion fears after claims Russian tanks have crossed border

    Ukraine’s President dissolved parliament yesterday and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. …read more Source: The...

    Belarus hosts Ukraine talks, strikes neutral position between Moscow and Kyiv
    Aug26

    Belarus hosts Ukraine talks, strikes neutral position between Moscow and Kyiv

    Maintaining good relations with both Kyiv and Moscow, Belarus is neutral ground for talks on the Ukraine crisis. The host country has profited from its position between its two larger neighbors. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    EU, Russia, Ukraine leaders to meet in Minsk
    Aug26

    EU, Russia, Ukraine leaders to meet in Minsk

    Senior figures from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union will meet in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, today (26 August) to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, and Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign policy chief, are meeting this afternoon. The summit will also...

    [Ticker] EU summit to discuss Ukraine
    Aug26

    [Ticker] EU summit to discuss Ukraine

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko told EU Council chief Van Rompuy by phone Monday of his concern that Russian armoured vehicles keep entering Ukraine and that Russia plans to send a second, unilateral “aid” convoy to rebels. Poroshenko is to attend an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday “to discuss the situation”. …read more...

    Russians in Ukraine ‘by accident’
    Aug26

    Russians in Ukraine ‘by accident’

    A group of Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine had crossed the border “by accident”, Russian military sources are quoted as saying. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Ukraine to hold parliament elections on 26 October
    Aug26

    [Ticker] Ukraine to hold parliament elections on 26 October

    Ukraine president Poroshenko said Monday he plans to hold parliamentary elections on 26 October despite the ongoing conflict in east Ukraine. The vote is designed to sweep away MPs dating from the pre-revolutionary period of former leader Yanukovych. Poroshenko also promised to ratify an EU free trade deal in mid-September. …read more...

    “Serbia can be neutral mediator in crisis”
    Aug26

    “Serbia can be neutral mediator in crisis”

    Lamberto Zannier believes that Serbia, as the next chairman of the OSCE, “will be able to continue Switzerland’s efforts to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.””Neutral Switzerland chairs the OSCE this year, and Serbia – an official candidate for membership in the EU – will replace it during 2015,” reports the...

    Ukraine says video shows Russian soldiers detained in east Ukraine
    Aug26

    Ukraine says video shows Russian soldiers detained in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian security services on Monday released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen who were captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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