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    Sale of uranium by Ukrainian gang reportedly thwarted by security service
    Aug06

    Sale of uranium by Ukrainian gang reportedly thwarted by security service

    Ukraine’s security service says it has detained a criminal group that was attempting to sell a small quantity of what appeared to be non-fissile uraniumUkraine’s security service has said it seized a small quantity of what appeared to be ore-grade uranium from a criminal gang in a peaceful western region.The State Security Service of...

    Fish, meat and history: food markets of the new east – in pictures
    Aug05

    Fish, meat and history: food markets of the new east – in pictures

    In his travels across the former Soviet Union, photographer Gianluca Pardelli has documented the collision of past and present amid the bustling trade in cultural fare. The Calvert Journal reports … …read more Source: The...

    ‘Russia’s Troy’ under Kremlin control after row over priest’s appointment
    Aug04

    ‘Russia’s Troy’ under Kremlin control after row over priest’s appointment

    Tauric Chersonesos archaeological site in Sevastopol, Crimea, to come under Russian control after anger at decision to put Orthodox priest in chargeThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has moved to put a key archaeological site in Crimea under federal control amid academics’ outrage that an Orthodox priest was appointed to run it.The...

    Backyard missiles and meth: Ukraine, before the revolution – in pictures
    Aug03

    Backyard missiles and meth: Ukraine, before the revolution – in pictures

    Though Miron Zownir’s photographs of overcrowded morgues, homeless teens and chancers in animal costumes look like tragic scenes of a nation torn apart by violence, they are anything but …What’s the Pink Panther doing in Ukraine? How Miron Zownir went in search of his Ukrainian roots… …read more Source: The...

    What’s the Pink Panther doing in Ukraine?
    Aug03

    What’s the Pink Panther doing in Ukraine?

    Missiles in the street, beggars dressed as cartoon characters chasing tourists, bodies rotting in bloody morgues … photographer Miron Zownir went in search of his Ukrainian roots – and uncovered a country in despairBackyard missiles and meth: Ukraine, before the revolution – in picturesOn his first visit to the Ukrainian city of Poltava in the...

    Military aircraft interceptions have surged: Top Gun … but for real
    Aug03

    Military aircraft interceptions have surged: Top Gun … but for real

    In Europe, over the Aegean and in the Asia-Pacific region, interceptions are ‘almost routine’ but the sheer volume of incidents risks escalationWorld powers are reporting surges in airspace violations and instances where aircraft are scrambled to intercept foreign jets, amid a sharp rise in geopolitical tensions in Europe and Asia.Nato...

    Trial of Ukrainian pilot accused over journalists’ deaths begins in Russia
    Jul30

    Trial of Ukrainian pilot accused over journalists’ deaths begins in Russia

    Prosecutors accuse Nadiya Savchenko of involvement in the deaths of two journalists from public broadcaster VGTRK, but Ukraine says she has been kidnapped by RussiaThe high-profile trial of a Ukrainian pilot detained for more than a year has opened in Russia.Helicopter navigator Nadiya Savchenko, 34, faces up to 25 years in prison for her alleged...

    David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal
    Jul30

    David Cameron pushes for MH17 inquiry after Russia blocks UN tribunal

    PM suggests seeking alternatives to UN route after Moscow veto of resolution for prosecution and punishment of those responsible for downing planeDavid Cameron suggested a fresh inquiry outside the auspices of the UN could be opened into the downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane over eastern Ukraine, after Russia blocked a UN security...

    Ukraine agribusiness firms in ‘quiet land grab’ with development finance | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard
    Jul30

    Ukraine agribusiness firms in ‘quiet land grab’ with development finance | Claire Provost and Matt Kennard

    Hundreds of millions of dollars in funding from World Bank’s private lending arm used to expand industrial farms amid mounting concern about local effectsHundreds of millions of dollars in development finance from the World Bank’s investment arm have helped to fund the controversial expansion of a billionaire’s agribusiness...

    ‘Is there an end?’ The residents caught in the crossfire in eastern Ukraine
    Jul30

    ‘Is there an end?’ The residents caught in the crossfire in eastern Ukraine

    Life is an everyday battle for locals who, despite a fragile truce, continue to bear the brunt of the conflict. The Moscow Times reportsVasily Nikolaevich, a 63-year-old resident of Mariinka, a small town in Ukraine just 20 kilometres away from the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, was in his vegetable garden when he heard the sound of shooting...

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