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    Athletics boss laughs off doping charges
    Aug03

    Athletics boss laughs off doping charges

    International Association of Athletics Federations President Lamine Diack brushed off media reports accusing his organization of lax drug testing. “There are allegations made, no evidence. We want to look into them seriously because to say that in athletics between 2001 and 2012 we did not do a serious job with tests is laughable,” Diack told...

    Opinion: Security Council Resolution on Airlines Disaster Debases U.N. Charter
    Aug03

    Opinion: Security Council Resolution on Airlines Disaster Debases U.N. Charter

    U.N. Security Council members observe a minute of silence at the start of the meeting to establish tribunal on downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17. The draft resolution failed to be adopted due to the veto by Russia. Credit: UN Photo/Loey FelipeBy Somar WijayadasaUNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 2015 (IPS)On July 29 Russia vetoed a draft U.N. Security...

    Ukrainian casualties reported before peace talks
    Aug03

    Ukrainian casualties reported before peace talks

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 15 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian rebels in the past 24 hours just before talks on a ceasefire were due to start, the Ukrainian military said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine President Hints Putin Could Attack Bulgaria, Romania
    Aug03

    Ukraine President Hints Putin Could Attack Bulgaria, Romania

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has suggested his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin could go as far as he is allowed to, including the Black Sea countries.This is an apparent reference to Bulgaria and Romania, which Kiev has repeatedly warned might become a target of what it calls “Russian aggression” alongside Finland and the...

    Migrants from Eastern Ukraine Put Pressure on Belarus
    Aug03

    Migrants from Eastern Ukraine Put Pressure on Belarus

    Ukrainian migrants in Belarus, photo: svaboda.org Belarus has never had anything resembling the number of migrants it has recently experienced. Over the past 12 months the Belarusian population, thanks to the 100,000 refugees from the Donbas, has increased by 1%. Indeed, Belarus has more Ukrainian migrants per capita than any other country....

    U.S. congressman welcomes Belarus’ contribution to Ukraine settlement
    Aug03

    U.S. congressman welcomes Belarus’ contribution to Ukraine settlement

    We should interact and cooperate. Today we need to ensure peace and wellbeing around the world. We will achieve this if our governments develop cooperation, Mr Dana Rohrabacher noted. …read more Source:...

    Son of former Ukrainian PM Azarov sees his Italian property arrested
    Aug03

    Son of former Ukrainian PM Azarov sees his Italian property arrested

    Pechersk District Court of Kyiv has arrested two houses in Olbia, Italy belonging to Oleksii Azarov, as well as a bank account of Agosto 2012 srl company. …read more Source:...

    WATCH: ‘Useless’ British armoured vehicle sent to Ukraine crashes through road signs
    Aug03

    WATCH: ‘Useless’ British armoured vehicle sent to Ukraine crashes through road signs

    A BRITISH armoured vehicle given to the Ukrainian army has been branded a joke after a video emerged of it crashing through road signs. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians protest against a planned “buffer zone”.
    Aug03

    Ukrainians protest against a planned “buffer zone”.

    Hundreds of people gathered in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Sunday in protest at plans to create a demilitarised buffer zone between Kiev… …read more Source:...

    Backyard missiles and meth: Ukraine, before the revolution – in pictures
    Aug03

    Backyard missiles and meth: Ukraine, before the revolution – in pictures

    Though Miron Zownir’s photographs of overcrowded morgues, homeless teens and chancers in animal costumes look like tragic scenes of a nation torn apart by violence, they are anything but …What’s the Pink Panther doing in Ukraine? How Miron Zownir went in search of his Ukrainian roots… …read more Source: The...

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