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    From Russia with love: new wave of emigration sparks debate
    Jun25

    From Russia with love: new wave of emigration sparks debate

    Issue of whether to stay or go has become a hot topic in liberal press with some spurred on by annexation of CrimeaTo flee or not to flee? That has always been the question for a certain stratum of Russian society, from Tsarist times through the Soviet period and the chaos of the 1990s, and up to the present day. People have left Russia in...

    Ukrainian military seize pro-Russian camp in Donetsk – video
    Jun25

    Ukrainian military seize pro-Russian camp in Donetsk – video

    Soldiers from Ukraine’s military explore a camp they seized from pro-Russian separatists in a raid on Tuesday. The takeover comes during a temporary ceasefire between the Ukrainian government and the rebels. According to reports, a Ukrainian helicopter has also been shot down by separatists since the ceasefire began … …read more...

    Ukraine ceasefire in danger after helicopter shot down
    Jun25

    Ukraine ceasefire in danger after helicopter shot down

    Nine soldiers killed after pro-Russian separatists shoot down helicopter, against their commander’s orders to respect ceasefireThe US vice-president, Joe Biden, spoke with Ukraine’s president on Tuesday after pro-Russian insurgents downed an army helicopter against ceasefire orders from their commander, the White House said.The...

    Ukraine crisis: Putin removes threat of military intervention after ceasefire
    Jun24

    Ukraine crisis: Putin removes threat of military intervention after ceasefire

    Boost to truce hopes after president asks parliament to revoke ruling permitting Russian troops on Ukrainian territoryVladimir Putin has formally taken Russian military intervention in eastern Ukraine off the table as separatist leaders agreed to a ceasefire proposed by Kiev in the region. … …read more Source: The...

    World Cup adopted teams: who’s following who around the world
    Jun24

    World Cup adopted teams: who’s following who around the world

    Not having a team in Brazil does stop mean fans have to miss out, with many cheering on other countries for a host of reasonsAs the World Cup approaches the knock-out stages, spare a thought for those whose team was not even in Brazil. Billions of people around the world have had to adopt countries to follow. Sometimes the affiliation is...

    Polish government expletive tapes lead to snap election rumours
    Jun24

    Polish government expletive tapes lead to snap election rumours

    President Bronislaw Komorowski distances himself from the PM, Donald Tusk, over embarrassing transcripts published in WprostFor the Polish government, it has been a week of blushing and cringing: over the last nine days, Polish news magazine Wprost has published transcripts of expletive-laden conversations between leading politicians and...

    Ukraine separatists agree to ceasefire
    Jun23

    Ukraine separatists agree to ceasefire

    Separatist leaders in Luhansk and Donetsk will observe ceasefire until Friday and release OSCE observers held captiveSeparatist leaders in two main areas of Ukraine’s east have agreed to observe a ceasefire until Friday, one of the leaders has said.Alexander Borodai made the comments after meeting a “contact group” that included...

    Ukraine ceasefire under pressure as fighting flares again
    Jun23

    Ukraine ceasefire under pressure as fighting flares again

    Ukraine presses Putin for unqualified support for peace plan as both sides report violence despite Friday’s truceFighting has flared between Ukrainian and pro-Moscow separatist forces, both sides reported, further straining a unilateral ceasefire declared by Ukraine as Russian president Vladimir Putin pressed Kiev to talk to the rebels....

    Putin and Poroshenko mark anniversary of Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union – video
    Jun22

    Putin and Poroshenko mark anniversary of Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union – video

    Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko attend ceremonies in Moscow and Kiev on Sunday to mark 73 years since the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union began. Poroshenko said at the ceremony that ‘the stench of war is in the air today’ as a ceasefire was broken between the Ukrainian military and...

    Putin calls on both sides in Ukraine conflict to lay down arms
    Jun22

    Putin calls on both sides in Ukraine conflict to lay down arms

    Russian president backs counterpart Poroshenko’s peace plan, though separatist fighters appear less than eager to complyVladimir Putin has called on both sides in eastern Ukraine to lay down their arms and compromise, giving his strongest backing yet for the peace plan announced by Ukraine’s new president, Petro Poroshenko.”The...

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