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Section: The Daily Star (Lebanon)

    Russian police raids Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes
    Nov02

    Russian police raids Crimea Tatar TV channel, journalist homes

    Russian police searched the offices of a Tatar TV channel in Crimea early Monday as well as homes of its employees, its deputy director told AFP, the latest raid against the once popular network which was forced to go off air in April …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia blasts possible IMF rule change to help Ukraine
    Oct30

    Russia blasts possible IMF rule change to help Ukraine

    Russia’s finance minister Friday said Moscow was “concerned” over a possible rule switch by the International Monetary Fund to allow continued aid to Ukraine even if it defaults on debt owed to Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap 20 prisoners
    Oct29

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels swap 20 prisoners

    Ukrainian armed forces and pro-Russian insurgents on Thursday exchanged 20 prisoners in a goodwill gesture designed to get peace talks aimed at ending the 18-month crisis back on track. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence
    Oct27

    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence

    Ukraine said Tuesday one of its soldiers had died in a mortar fire exchange with pro-Russian insurgents near the shelled-out remains of an airport in the rebels’ de facto capital Donetsk …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets …read more Source: The Daily...

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls
    Oct26

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls

    A man dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca was detained and fined for disobeying police during local polls in Ukraine Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine rebels says MSF banned for ‘espionage’
    Oct25

    Ukraine rebels says MSF banned for ‘espionage’

    Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern separatist Donetsk region said Sunday they had banned Doctors Without Borders (MSF) from working in the area for alleged espionage activity and other crimes. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Decisive Ukraine vote marred by cancelled vote in key port
    Oct25

    Decisive Ukraine vote marred by cancelled vote in key port

    Western-backed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s fragile ruling coalition faced a major survival test Sunday in local elections that were instantly marred as voting was cancelled in the strategic port of Mariupol …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine, Russia
    Oct23

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine, Russia

    (Adds background) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a European Union free trade agreement with Ukraine is not directed against Russia and that Berlin wants good economic ties with both Ukraine and Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east
    Oct23

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east

    Pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko faces a stern test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures and stuttering anti-corruption drive when Ukraine votes in local elections Sunday that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

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