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    Ukraine peace process: leaders agree roadmap to revive talks
    Oct20

    Ukraine peace process: leaders agree roadmap to revive talks

    Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel, says talks ‘didn’t achieve miracles’ but that it was important to maintain momentumThe leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agreed on Wednesday on a road map aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine, though details of the plan still need to be worked...

    Putin’s paranoia: fear and loathing inside the Kremlin
    Oct18

    Putin’s paranoia: fear and loathing inside the Kremlin

    New book by journalist who spent years interviewing dozens of sources reveals a regime where disloyalty is the biggest crimeFor many people in the west, Russian politics has become synonymous with the country’s secretive president, Vladimir Putin, who has been known to disappear for weeks without explanation.But Putin does not work alone....

    Leaders meet in Berlin for Ukraine peace talks
    Oct18

    Leaders meet in Berlin for Ukraine peace talks

    Angela Merkel to discuss implementation of 2015 Minsk peace deal with Putin, Poroshenko and Hollande Leaders from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Berlin to discuss efforts towards peace in eastern Ukraine, the office of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has said.In a statement, the German government said Merkel invited the...

    Prominent warlord Arsen ‘Motorola’ Pavlov killed in Donetsk blast
    Oct17

    Prominent warlord Arsen ‘Motorola’ Pavlov killed in Donetsk blast

    Pavlov, 33, was one of the most recognisable faces of the separatist movement and once admitted to killing 15 prisoners of war A notorious warlord has been killed in a bombing in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, separatist officials have said.The separatist Donetsk News Agency said Arsen Pavlov, also known as Motorola, was killed on Sunday in...

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed
    Oct02

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed

    CaroBus ‘future defenders of the motherland’ range salutes Buk of the kind used to shoot down Malaysia airlines flight A Russian company has had to defend itself for producing a children’s bed shaped like a Buk missile launcher.Days after a Dutch-led international investigation found that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 had been shot...

    Julie Bishop says Australia could pursue those behind MH17 with Lockerbie-style case
    Oct02

    Julie Bishop says Australia could pursue those behind MH17 with Lockerbie-style case

    Foreign minister says Russia will likely veto moves for UN action, but other legal avenues will be consideredAustralia’s foreign minister has said Russian-backed rebels responsible for shooting down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine, killing 298 people including 38 Australians, could face a Lockerbie-style prosecution once the...

    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin
    Sep29

    How Putin’s Syria gamble has paid off | Oleg Kashin

    One of Russia’s most prominent journalists argues the protracted conflict has been a gift to the president whose expansionism in Ukraine had left his country weakened• Read a version of this article in RussianIn a famous poem by the writer Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an ant crawling on the face of a Russian soldier killed in Afghanistan asks the...

    MH17 ‘killers’ will be brought to justice, says Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull
    Sep29

    MH17 ‘killers’ will be brought to justice, says Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull

    Turnbull says Australia will continue to pursue Russia after two-year investigation found Malaysian Airlines plane was downed by missile from RussiaAustralia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has vowed “the killers” who downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 with a Russian missile in 2014 will be brought to justice.A two-year investigation found...

    MH17: Buk missile system from Russia, says Dutch-led investigation – video
    Sep28

    MH17: Buk missile system from Russia, says Dutch-led investigation – video

    A member of the Dutch-led joint investigation team (JIT) presents the body’s findings after an inquiry into the downing of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014, killing all 298 people on board. Speaking on Wednesday from the Dutch city Nieuwegein, Wilbert Paulissen explained that by using witnesses and phone data it had been possible to conclusively...

    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books
    Sep28

    Ukraine prepares to ban ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Russian books

    Sceptical reception for bill that plans to combat ‘propaganda of an aggressor state’ and safeguard citizens against ‘the spread of hate ideology’Ukraine is looking at introducing a new law that would see all books imported from Russia checked for “anti-Ukrainian” content, and banned if they include it.The draft law, which proposes “to...

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