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    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video
    Sep28

    Barack Obama attacks Russia involvement in Ukraine at UN – video

    Barack Obama says the United States cannot stand by when the territorial sovereignty of countries are “flagrantly violated”. Referring to Russia’s action in Crimea and Ukraine, the US president said the sanctions imposed against Russia are a direct consequence for not respecting other nations sovereignty and are to set an example across the...

    Flight MH17: Russia could face legal action over downing of jet over Ukraine
    Sep26

    Flight MH17: Russia could face legal action over downing of jet over Ukraine

    Countries whose nationals lost their lives when the Malaysia Airlines flight went down gather at the UN general assembly to discuss their options Related: David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal Russia could face a barrage of legal action over the downing of flight MH17 as affected countries gather in New York to...

    Ukraine rebels oust several aid agencies
    Sep25

    Ukraine rebels oust several aid agencies

    UN’s humanitarian aid chief expresses alarm over decision to banish 10 relief organisations from Lugansk for ‘grave violations of local laws’Global relief organisations have voiced outrage and disbelief over a decision by Ukrainian separatists to banish 10 aid agencies for “grave violations of local laws”.The pro-Russian eastern...

    Obama to meet with Vladimir Putin at UN general assembly next week
    Sep24

    Obama to meet with Vladimir Putin at UN general assembly next week

    ‘Top agenda items’ for meeting between US and Russian presidents include Ukraine conflict and apparent military buildup in Syria, press secretary saidPresident Barack Obama will meet the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on the sidelines of the UN general assembly in New York next week, the White House confirmed on Thursday.The “top agenda...

    ‘We’re preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting for Donbass
    Sep24

    ‘We’re preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting for Donbass

    Eastern Ukraine has become a hub for those who believe the Russia-backed rebels are the last line of defence against fascism Russell Bentley arrived in Donbass in December last year, convinced that the future of humanity depended on the Russia-backed rebels defeating the Ukrainian army – whom he describes as “CIA-backed Nazi scum”. “This is the...

    Trial of Ukrainian pilot accused of murdering  Russian journalists begins
    Sep22

    Trial of Ukrainian pilot accused of murdering Russian journalists begins

    Nadiya Savchenko stands trial despite international fears that the charges have been fabricated for political reasonsThe murder trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has begun despite international condemnation and accusations that the charges have been fabricated for political purposes.Savchenko – the best known Ukrainian citizen currently...

    A long history of toilets in Ukraine museum
    Sep21

    A long history of toilets in Ukraine museum

    Eurasianet.org takes an educational tour of the world’s largest collection of chamber pots, squatting pans and urinals“Pecunia non olet (money does not smell),” reads a slogan in a museum in the Ukrainian capital dedicated to the history of toilets.The quote is said to have been made by Roman Emperor Vespasian when he imposed a tax on...

    Russia funds Moscow conference for US, EU and Ukraine separatists
    Sep20

    Russia funds Moscow conference for US, EU and Ukraine separatists

    Conference includes representatives of Sinn Féin and radical black power Uhuru Movement despite Kremlin crackdown on its own dissidentsThe Russian government has helped fund a conference in Moscow to bring together separatists from the United States and eastern Ukraine, despite cracking down on its own dissidents.Opposition to the US and European...

    Grapes of wrath: Crimea fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine
    Sep18

    Grapes of wrath: Crimea fury as Putin and Berlusconi drink 240-year-old wine

    Ukraine’s head prosecutor opens criminal case against Russian leader and former Italian PM for consuming a 1775 Jeres de la Frontera during cellar tourVladimir Putin appeared to be having a great time when he and the disgraced former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi popped a 240-year-old bottle of Spanish wine in Crimea this week....

    Ukraine allows BBC journalists to remain
    Sep17

    Ukraine allows BBC journalists to remain

    President Poroshenko reverses decision to ban British trio after they were on a list of correspondents who pose a ‘threat to national security’President Petro Poroshenko has reversed his decision to ban three BBC journalists from Ukraine after an international outcry.Correspondent Steve Rosenberg, producer Emma Wells and cameraman Anton...

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