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    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting flared between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in two separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight with several civilians killed by shelling, Ukrainian police and separatist sources said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Kiev tears down monuments to its communist past
    Aug16

    Kiev tears down monuments to its communist past

    More than 20 years after Ukraine split from the crumbling Soviet Union, it has begun a rapid process of purging… …read more Source: The...

    Rebel-held Ukraine overhauls education system as it aligns itself with Russia
    Aug16

    Rebel-held Ukraine overhauls education system as it aligns itself with Russia

    History and geography syllabuses altered with greater Russian bias as part of systematic campaign to rid breakaway territories of western influencesReminders of Ukrainian identity are few and far between in rebel-controlled Donetsk. The country’s flag and trident emblem have been removed from all public spaces and replaced by the black,...

    Bulgaria Tourism Minister Slams at Umbrella, Deck Chair Prices
    Aug16

    Bulgaria Tourism Minister Slams at Umbrella, Deck Chair Prices

    The maximum price for an umbrella and a deck chair on a Black Sea beach is “absurd”, Bulgarian Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova has warned.She has confirmed that, according to government information, there were reports of beaches offering umbrellas and deck chairs for BGN 57 (EUR 28.5) per day. Many hotels along Bulgaria’s...

    Germany fears escalation in “explosive” Ukraine
    Aug16

    Germany fears escalation in “explosive” Ukraine

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is worried that the conflict in eastern Ukraine could escalate dangerously and has urged Kiev and Moscow to cooperate with ceasefire monitors, he told Bild am Sonntag in an interview published on Sunday. Steinmeier has proposed that his Ukrainian and Russian counterparts hold talks with the...

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine ‘explosive’
    Aug16

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine ‘explosive’

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine “explosive”, Germany’s foreign minister urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence. …read more Source:...

    Russia Says It Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days
    Aug16

    Russia Says It Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days

    Russia has destroyed some 597 tonnes of food products illegally imported from blacklisted countries since August 6, statistics show.A message dated August 15 and available on the website of Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s food safety watchdog, reads [RU] that “to date” some 550 tons of agricultural products have been detained...

    Russia Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days
    Aug16

    Russia Destroyed Nearly 600 T of Imported Food in 10 Days

    Russia has destroyed some 597 tonnes of food products illegally imported from blacklisted countries since August 6, statistics show.A message on the website of Rosselkhoznadzor, the country’s food safety watchdog, reads that some 550 tons of agricultural products have been detained and liquidated.Another 321 tons of animal food products...

    Ukraine fears ‘big war’ as Russia sends in more troops
    Aug16

    Ukraine fears ‘big war’ as Russia sends in more troops

    Military authorities in Ukraine believe the number of Russian troops within and close to its borders has risen to more than 50,000, raising fears of a substantial escalation in the conflict raging in Ukraine’s eastern regions. …read more Source: The...

    Masked men attack Ukraine gay rights activists
    Aug15

    Masked men attack Ukraine gay rights activists

    Masked men on Saturday fired tear gas into a venue in the Ukraine port city of Odessa where gay rights activists were to hold a forum after deciding against marching in defiance of a ban. …read more Source: France...

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