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    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon
    Feb23

    US sanctions on Russia don’t affect use of Russian rocket engines: Pentagon

    The Pentagon’s chief arms buyer on Tuesday said U.S. sanctions against Russia did not affect the use of Russian RD-180 engines used to power the Atlas 5 rockets that carry U.S. military and intelligence satellites into space …read more Source: The Daily...

    Mayor shot dead in frontline Ukrainian town
    Feb23

    Mayor shot dead in frontline Ukrainian town

    The mayor of a government-controlled town in war-torn eastern Ukraine has been shot dead, the police said Tuesday, adding that it was not immediately clear who carried out the attack …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany says credibility of Ukraine peace deal at risk
    Feb23

    Germany says credibility of Ukraine peace deal at risk

    Germany and France stepped up pressure on Kiev and Moscow to implement the terms of a peace deal in Ukraine’s separatist territories, warning Tuesday that the credibility of the agreement itself was at stake …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama tells Putin Ukraine peace deal must be respected: US
    Feb22

    Obama tells Putin Ukraine peace deal must be respected: US

    U.S. President Barack Obama insisted Monday in a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the need to respect the Minsk peace accords in eastern Ukraine, the White House said …read more Source: The Daily...

    French, German foreign ministers in Ukraine to tackle crises
    Feb22

    French, German foreign ministers in Ukraine to tackle crises

    The foreign ministers of Germany and France arrived in Ukraine Monday for talks that come in the midst political chaos in Kiev and continued fighting in the separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian banks come under attack across Ukraine
    Feb22

    Russian banks come under attack across Ukraine

    Branches of at least three Russian banks have been attacked during a spate of weekend violence across Ukraine that coincided with the second anniversary of the ouster of Kiev’s Moscow-backed leadership …read more Source: The Daily...

    Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September: official
    Feb18

    Over 250 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September: official

    More than 250 people have died of swine flu in Ukraine since late September, a health official said Thursday, with the toll rising by almost 70 people in the past two weeks …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister
    Feb17

    Russia sues Ukraine in London over unpaid $3B debt: minister

    Russia has filed a lawsuit against Ukraine at the High Court in London over a disputed $3 billion loan that Moscow says Kiev has refused to pay back, the finance minister said Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition
    Feb17

    Ukraine PM says needs to reshuffle the coalition

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said Wednesday that it was essential to reshuffle the ruling coalition, adding that he was in discussions with political groups, including the populist Radical party, in that regard …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after no confidence vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine ruling coalition cracks after no confidence vote

    A junior ally in Ukraine’s Western-backed coalition quit Wednesday, spelling more trouble for Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government just a day after he survived a no confidence vote in parliament …read more Source: The Daily...

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