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    Circles of power: Putin’s secret friendship with ex-Stasi officer
    Aug13

    Circles of power: Putin’s secret friendship with ex-Stasi officer

    After revelations of Russian presidents links to former chancellor Gerhard Schröder, investigation sheds light on relationship with influential German businessman When Vladimir Putin spends time in the German capital, a detour to Fuggerstraße in the Schöneberg district of Berlin is a must. There are many restaurants, bars and cafés there, and...

    EU: Russian aid convoy for Ukraine must be vetted by Red Cross
    Aug13

    EU: Russian aid convoy for Ukraine must be vetted by Red Cross

    The EU has called for a Russian relief convoy heading for a rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine to be vetted by the Red Cross. Up to 287 vehicles… …read more Source:...

    Will Ukrainian separatists get Russian aid? The stalemate continues
    Aug13

    Will Ukrainian separatists get Russian aid? The stalemate continues

    Author(s): Dan Alexe belgaimage_61067109_preview.jpg Russia on Tuesday dispatched hundreds of trucks covered in white tarps and sprinkled with holy water on a mission to deliver aid to a desperate rebel-held zone in eastern Ukraine. The televised sight of the miles-long convoy sparked a show of indignation from the government in Kiev, which...

    12 Ukrainian nationalist fighters killed in ambush
    Aug13

    12 Ukrainian nationalist fighters killed in ambush

    Twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters, battling a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, were killed and an unknown number taken captive when rebels ambushed their bus. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    [Ticker] Putin delays payment for French Mistral warships
    Aug13

    [Ticker] Putin delays payment for French Mistral warships

    Moscow will not pay for two French-built Mistral-class warships until the second vessel has been delivered to the Russian navy, Anatoly Isaikin, head of Russia’s state arms trade agency, told ITAR-Tass. French president Hollande said in July that delivery of the second ship would “depend on Moscow’s attitude” to Ukraine. …read...

    Extraordinary meeting of the Political and Security Committee
    Aug13

    Extraordinary meeting of the Political and Security Committee

    Author(s): KG/EUROPA iraq_ukraine_gaza.jpg EU High Representative Catherine Ashton asked from the EU Political and Security Committee (PSC) to convene on 12 August to discuss the three major crisis in Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza. The spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS) said the PSC conclusions: …read more Source: New...

    Kyiv’s troops surround separatist stronghold Donetsk, civilian casualties high
    Aug13

    Kyiv’s troops surround separatist stronghold Donetsk, civilian casualties high

    Ukraine’s government says its armed forces have surrounded Donetsk, the stronghold of pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country – but for… …read more Source:...

    On Russia’s border with Ukraine, fighters and military gear move freely
    Aug13

    On Russia’s border with Ukraine, fighters and military gear move freely

    VERKHNYAYA OREKHOVKA Russia (Reuters) – In Russia’s southwestern Rostov region bordering Ukraine, a military-style training camp, a broken down border fence and tracks consistent with armoured personnel carriers or tanks add to a body of evidence of Russian involvement in Ukraine’s war. …read more Source:...

    War between Russia and Ukraine could be imminent
    Aug13

    War between Russia and Ukraine could be imminent

    It would be little surprise if, as is feared in Kiev, the aid convoy dispatched today by Russia in the direction of eastern Ukraine contained more than just food and basic supplies. Some 280 trucks set off, apparently from a military base, without the full assent of the International Committee of the Red Cross, under whose auspices the mission...

    Russia and Ukraine set for tense stand off over ‘aid’ convoy
    Aug12

    Russia and Ukraine set for tense stand off over ‘aid’ convoy

    Ukraine threatens to close border to an aid convoy that it fears could be a “Trojan Horse” for Russian intervention in the civil war …read more Source: The...

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