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    My vision for Ukraine
    Oct30

    My vision for Ukraine

    KIEV — After my father’s death, my mother went to the military pension office to collect her survivor’s benefit. No, the clerk told her, she was out of luck, there would be no more payments for us. Dumbstruck, she left the office wondering how the family of a career officer could be thrown to the wolves like this. The clerk chased her...

    Russian police raid Ukrainian library in Moscow
    Oct30

    Russian police raid Ukrainian library in Moscow

    Armed and masked police raided a Moscow library specialising in Ukrainian literature before dawn on Thursday (October 29), confiscating books they… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ammunition depot explosion kills at least
    Oct30

    Ukraine ammunition depot explosion kills at least

    At least two people have been killed in the Ukrainian town of Svatove after an “ammunition depot… …read more Source:...

    IMF review rules for Ukraine’s benefit
    Oct30

    IMF review rules for Ukraine’s benefit

    KIEV – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will set a serious precedent in case it carries on its lending program for Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Mogherini’s very good year
    Oct30

    Mogherini’s very good year

    Federica Mogherini will next week clock up one year in office as the European Union’s foreign policy chief. That anniversary looks insignificant beside the geo-political crisis that is unfolding in Syria, where the EU watches helplessly as Russian planes fly bombing missions to assist President Bashar al-Assad, just as earlier it watched...

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine
    Oct30

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine

    Emergency services struggle to control blaze in Svatove as exploding shells force residents to take coverHuge blasts have rocked a town in eastern Ukraine after an ammunition depot exploded and a series of fireballs erupted into the night sky. At least two people were reported dead and three wounded, though the numbers of casualties are expected...

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video
    Oct30

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video

    Amateur footage published on YouTube purports to show a huge explosion after an ammunition storage facility reportedly caught fire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. The footage, filmed from a distance, shows a fierce blaze sending large plumes of smoke into the sky, and a series of fireballs shooting over the nearby town. Early reports suggest...

    EU considers civil mission in the Balkans
    Oct29

    EU considers civil mission in the Balkans

    The EU is considering launching a “civil mission” to help Western Balkan countries deal with the flow of refugees through the region, officials said Thursday. Diplomats met in Brussels to discuss ways to control the influx of migrants traveling from the Middle East through the Balkan countries and on to northern Europe. The proposal for a civil...

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions
    Oct29

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions

    The European Union decided Thursday to suspend most of its sanctions against Belarus after the authoritarian country freed political prisoners and did not crack down on dissent following this month’s flawed presidential election. The asset freeze and travel ban applying to 170 people, including President Alexander Lukashenko, and an asset...

    Russia raids Ukrainian library in Moscow, arrests head
    Oct29

    Russia raids Ukrainian library in Moscow, arrests head

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Armed, masked police raided a Moscow library specializing in Ukrainian literature, arresting its director before dawn on Thursday and carting off books that the authorities called illegal anti-Russian propaganda. …read more Source:...

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