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    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial
    Aug30

    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial

    It is too soon to be confident but this time the economic and political pressures may be mounting on Vladimir Putin to make agreements that will stickThe prospects are not good that the new international call for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine will be heeded any more rigorously than its predecessors were. Yet in the continuing 16-month war on...

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap

    Agreement gives most troubled economy in Europe some breathing space without solving its problems The debt deal Ukraine has painstakingly negotiated with its creditors is welcome and preferable to the alternative: a default that would have put additional pressure on the country’s shaky banks and led to both capital flight and a protracted...

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October
    Aug27

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October

    Investigators into Malaysia Airlines crash say relatives of the dead will be informed of conclusions before publication of reportThe long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be published on 13 October, the panel conducting the probe has announced.The Dutch Safety...

    Ukraine agrees ‘win-win’ debt restructuring deal
    Aug27

    Ukraine agrees ‘win-win’ debt restructuring deal

    Finance minister hails ‘collaborative’ agreement that will plug $15bn funding gap and allow increased defence spending in country’s war-torn east Ukraine’s finance minister said a “win-win” deal for restructuring $18bn (£11.6bn) of debt had been agreed with a group of its largest creditors, involving a 20% reduction in the...

    Kazakh university accused of firing professor over lecture on Ukraine
    Aug26

    Kazakh university accused of firing professor over lecture on Ukraine

    Academic claims he is being removed from post after Russian diplomat complained talk would ‘introduce falsehoods into students’ minds’. Eurasianet.org reportsWhen Kazakhstan opened the doors of the Nazarbayev University in 2010, the institution was hailed as a promising new bastion of academic freedom in an educational system still...

    Oleg Sentsov sings Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in Russian penal colony – video
    Aug25

    Oleg Sentsov sings Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in Russian penal colony – video

    Film director Oleg Sentsov sings the Ukrainian national anthem as he is sentenced to 20 years in a high-security penal colony by a Russian military court for ‘terrorist attacks’ in Crimea. Along with a second defendant, Alexander Kolchenko who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Sentsov laughs in derision when the sentencing was...

    ‘A court of occupiers cannot be just’: Ukrainian director’s courtroom speech
    Aug25

    ‘A court of occupiers cannot be just’: Ukrainian director’s courtroom speech

    Oleg Sentsov has been sentenced to 20 years on terrorism charges by a Russian court. Here’s the full text his rousing speech from the dock A Russian court has sentenced Crimean film director Oleg Sentsov to 20 years in jail, after a trial that has been criticised by observers as farcical.The prosecutution accused Sentsov of organising a...

    Russian court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for 20 years over terror offences
    Aug25

    Russian court jails Ukrainian filmmaker for 20 years over terror offences

    Oleg Sentsov is convicted of plotting terror attacks but critics say the prosecution was in revenge for his pro-Ukrainian viewsA Russian court has convicted a Ukrainian filmmaker of conspiracy to commit terror attacks and sentenced him to 20 years in prison.The court in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don said on Tuesday that Oleg Sentsov had set...

    US sends F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of Ukraine response
    Aug25

    US sends F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of Ukraine response

    Warplanes will train alongside Eurofighter and other Nato aircraft as ‘Russia’s military activity continues to be of great concern’, says air force secretary Related: Nato reports surge in jet interceptions as Russia tensions increase The US is to deploy F-22 fighter jets to Europe as part of efforts to support eastern European...

    Kyoto protocol’s carbon credit scheme ‘increased emissions by 600m tonnes’
    Aug24

    Kyoto protocol’s carbon credit scheme ‘increased emissions by 600m tonnes’

    Major UNFCCC carbon trading scheme hit by serious corruption allegations involving organised crime in Russia and UkraineA key carbon offsetting scheme was so open to abuse that three quarters of its allowances lacked environmental integrity, a new report says.UN officials confirm the findings by the Stockholm Environment Institute that around...

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