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    Vladimir Putin not welcome at G20 summit in Brisbane, says Bill Shorten
    Oct13

    Vladimir Putin not welcome at G20 summit in Brisbane, says Bill Shorten

    Opposition leader says Russian president is thumbing his nose at the rest of the world over the shooting down of MH17Australia should not welcome Vladimir Putin to the G20 summit because the Russian leader is thumbing his nose at the rest of the world over the shooting down of MH17, the opposition leader Bill Shorten says.The government has...

    Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to return to base near Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to return to base near Ukraine border

    President to meet Ukraines Petro Poroshenko as Nato reports significant pullback of Russian forces since September ceasefireVladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, Russian news agencies have reported.The news came before an expected...

    Ukrainian Darth Vader strums acoustic Imperial March for election run – video
    Oct11

    Ukrainian Darth Vader strums acoustic Imperial March for election run – video

    Who knew Star Wars villain Darth Vader was in fact a Ukrainian Cossack at heart? The Sith lord has appeared in a commercial for the Ukrainian Internet Party, announcing his candidacy for the country’s parliamentary election on 26 October. Vader is seen strumming a traditional Ukrainian instrument and instructing his followers not to let...

    France-Russia warship deal in choppy waters amid sanctions against Putin
    Oct10

    France-Russia warship deal in choppy waters amid sanctions against Putin

    Francois Hollande reluctant to renege on controversial 1.2bn contract signed with French shipyard before conflict in UkraineAt the shipyard in Saint Nazaire the superstructure sticks out like a sore thumb, a great tower surrounded by cranes and lifting devices that signal to the town that the helicopter carrier is moored here, in the oily waters...

    Belarus police detain Ukraine fans for singing anti-Putin songs
    Oct10

    Belarus police detain Ukraine fans for singing anti-Putin songs

    15 people held after Belarus v Ukraine qualifier in Borisov Ukraine government: They are accused of sticking up postersBelarus police detained scores of Ukrainian and Belarussian football fans who shouted patriotic Ukrainian slogans and chanted abuse against Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match, a rights organisation and local media said...

    MH17: one passenger was wearing oxygen mask when he died
    Oct09

    MH17: one passenger was wearing oxygen mask when he died

    Dutch prosecutors say Australian man had mask around neck, raising questions over what passengers may have known of fateThe body of one passenger onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was found wearing an oxygen mask, Dutch prosecutors said on Thursday, raising questions about how much those on board knew about their fate when the plane crashed...

    Ukraine fighting has killed at least 331 people since ceasefire  UN
    Oct08

    Ukraine fighting has killed at least 331 people since ceasefire UN

    UN estimates at least 3,660 people have died over six months of fighting, as hostilities continue despite 5 September truceAt least 331 deaths have been reported in eastern Ukraine since last months ceasefire deal between Russian-backed separatists and government troops, a United Nations report has said.Hostilities are persisting in the main...

    Ukrainian separatist fighter gives carefree interview as shrapnel flies  video
    Oct08

    Ukrainian separatist fighter gives carefree interview as shrapnel flies video

    A separatist fighter in eastern Ukraine gives a nonchalant interview as Ukrainian government forces shell a nearby building. The man calmly smokes a cigarette and discusses the ongoing conflict in Donetsk as fragments ricochet off the car next to him. It is not known where or when this unverified footage was filmed. It was uploaded to YouTube on...

    Visualising the Ukrainian revolution using Instagram
    Oct08

    Visualising the Ukrainian revolution using Instagram

    Over 13,000 Instagram photos captured during 144 hours of the Ukrainian revolution in February have been used to create this huge data visualisationAmid the chaotic revolutionary scenes that engulfed the Ukranian capital during February, its easy to overlook that plenty of people were just getting on with life as normal. These contrasts can be...

    Former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka dies in car accident
    Oct06

    Former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka dies in car accident

    38-year-old played nine times for UkraineAccident comes a month after Andriy Gusins deathThe former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka has been killed in a car accident, local media reported on Monday.The 38-year-old Zakarlyuka played nine times for Ukraine between 2002 and 2004. … …read more Source: The...

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