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    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...

    Ukrainian forces, pro-Russian fighters exchange prisoners
    Oct30

    Ukrainian forces, pro-Russian fighters exchange prisoners

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian fighters have exchanged prisoners as part of a mid-February Minsk truce deal signed between the two warring sides. According to Press TV, eleven pro-Russian fighters were also released in the swap which took place in the east of Ukraine. The proceedings were overseen by both the Organization for...

    Russia apprehends head of Ukrainian library in Moscow
    Oct29

    Russia apprehends head of Ukrainian library in Moscow

    MOSCOW: Russian investigators said on Thursday they had raided the library of Ukrainian literature in Moscow and detained its 58-year-old head, with ties between the two ex-Soviet neighbours in tatters. The powerful Investigative Committee said library chief Natalya Sharina was charged with inciting ethnic hatred and violating human dignity by...

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev

    A number of Jewish and non-Jewish organizations jointly organized the rally, which brought together Jewish oligarchs and MPs. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine, separatists swap 20 prisoners
    Oct29

    Ukraine, separatists swap 20 prisoners

    Swap took weeks to organise and was the first of its kind since September 8 …read more Source: World...

    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...

    Women’s acquittal in topless protest at Notre Dame is upheld
    Oct29

    Women’s acquittal in topless protest at Notre Dame is upheld

    The acquittal of eight women from the activist group Femen over a topless protest they held in Paris’s Notre Dame cathedral two years ago was upheld by a French court of appeals on Thursday. The feminist activists mixed with hordes of queuing visitors to enter the 12th century church unspotted in 2013 – one day after Pope Benedict resigned...

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library in Moscow
    Oct29

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library in Moscow

    Powerful Investigative Committee says library chief Natalya Sharina was charged with inciting ethnic hatred and violating human dignity by distributing books …read more Source: World...

    What’s causing Obama’s sleepless nights?
    Oct29

    What’s causing Obama’s sleepless nights?

    With the conclusion of a much-ballyhooed summit meeting between the leaders of the two largest economic superpowers in the 21st century, one would expect that peace would reign in the vast Asia-Pacific region. But this is farthest from the truth because the summit didn’t really accomplish anything but allow U.S. President Barack Obama and...

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow
    Oct29

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow

    Saakashvili’s approval ratings in the war-scarred nation soared thanks to his local anti-corruption drive and history of being able to transform Georgia’s notorious bribe-taking police into a transparent force that won the public’s trust. …read more Source: World...

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