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    Pro-Russia separatists hold leadership elections in two Ukraine enclaves
    Nov02

    Pro-Russia separatists hold leadership elections in two Ukraine enclaves

    Kiev and western powers refuse to recognise votes in Donetsk and Lugansk Peoples Republics, held amid continuing fightingPro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine hold controversial leadership elections on Sunday which Kiev and the west have refused to recognise and which threaten to deepen the international crisis over the conflict.Fighting...

    MH17: more human remains found at crash site, says Dutch PM
    Nov01

    MH17: more human remains found at crash site, says Dutch PM

    Mark Rutte says lull in fighting allowed investigators to re-enter eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines plane came down A Dutch team took advantage of a pause in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday to recover human remains from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site, the Dutch prime...

    Russian gas supplies to Ukraine could resume next week
    Oct31

    Russian gas supplies to Ukraine could resume next week

    Moscow say that delivery would depend on how soon debts are paid and pre-payments madeRussia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to Europe.Moscow, Kiev and the European Union...

    Russia could resume gas supply to Ukraine by next week
    Oct31

    Russia could resume gas supply to Ukraine by next week

    Deliveries to start once Kiev pays $2.2bn in debt and pre-payments after agreement reached by Moscow, Kiev and EURussia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2bn (£1.4bn) in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to...

    Russian gas set to flow to Ukraine again after new supply deal agreed
    Oct31

    Russian gas set to flow to Ukraine again after new supply deal agreed

    EU steps in as guarantor for Kiev in three-way agreement, with sanctions against Russia in place as Ukraine conflict continuesUkraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on Thursday on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.European commission...

    A real counterweight to US power is a global necessity | Seumas Milne
    Oct29

    A real counterweight to US power is a global necessity | Seumas Milne

    Conflicts in the Middle East and Ukraine will spread without effective restraint on western dominationWhere is the end of history now? Across three continents, conflicts are multiplying. An arc of war, foreign intervention and state breakdown stretches from Afghanistan to north Africa.In Iraq and Syria, the so-called Islamic State mutant...

    Budapest autumn: hollowing out democracy on the edge of Europe
    Oct29

    Budapest autumn: hollowing out democracy on the edge of Europe

    Rightwing prime minister Viktor Orbán is using his huge electoral majority to rewrite the rules, and not just for HungaryOn the Hungarian plain south-west of Budapest, the rich, dark soil of Kishantos presents the saddest of sights. As far as the eye can see, a cornucopia of organic wheat, cereals, sunflowers, pulses and legumes has been turned...

    Central Asia pays the price for Russia’s tumbling ruble
    Oct29

    Central Asia pays the price for Russia’s tumbling ruble

    Sharp decline in the value of Russian currency is hitting Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistans economies hard. EurasiaNet.org reportsPensioner Jyparkul Karaseyitova says she cannot afford meat anymore. At her local bazaar in Kyrgyzstans capital, Bishkek, the price for beef has jumped nine per cent in the last six weeks. She is not alone in...

    Sepp Blatter: Russia and Ukraine would be kept apart at 2018 World Cup
    Oct28

    Sepp Blatter: Russia and Ukraine would be kept apart at 2018 World Cup

    Fifa president wary of poor current political relations Blatter pleased with Russias preparations so far 2018 official World Cup emblem to be unveiled on TuesdayRussia and Ukraine will be put into different groups at the 2018 World Cup finals if the Ukrainians qualify and relations between the two countries do not improve, Fifa president Sepp...

    Why is Europe turning its back on Ukraine?
    Oct28

    Why is Europe turning its back on Ukraine?

    Amid growing justification for Russian aggression and a trend towards engaging with post-Soviet dictators, the EU is missing the fact that Moscow is a threat to Europe as whole, writes Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov Ukraines chances of survival are weak today and gloomy in the future. The reason for this is the position of the major...

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