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    Russia must cede 

border by end of 

year, says Ukraine
    Oct05

    Russia must cede border by end of year, says Ukraine

    KIEV: President Petro Poroshenko has stressed that Ukraine must regain control of its eastern border by the end of December even if full implementation of a February peace deal with Russia is delayed until 2016. The Western-backed leader was seeking to clarify his stance in view of remarks by French President Francois Hollande at a media event...

    US Defense Chief: Russia Has ’Losing Strategy’ in Syria
    Oct05

    US Defense Chief: Russia Has ’Losing Strategy’ in Syria

    US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Monday that Russia is pursuing a “losing strategy” in Syria and that it must live up to its commitments in Ukraine. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    NATO denounces “unacceptable” Russian incursion into Turkey in Syria air war (Update 2)
    Oct05

    NATO denounces “unacceptable” Russian incursion into Turkey in Syria air war (Update 2)

    By Ayla Jean Yackley and Humeyra Pamuk The United States and its NATO allies denounced Russia on Monday for violating Turkish air space along the frontier with Syria, and Ankara threatened to respond if provoked again, raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the Cold War enemies. NATO summoned the ambassadors of its 28 member states...

    Lavrov: Western alliance hasn’t been effective on the ground against terrorism
    Oct05

    Lavrov: Western alliance hasn’t been effective on the ground against terrorism

    Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that all the counter-terrorism actions taken by Russia in Syria are done based on the request of the Syrian leadership and are carried out openly, and that Russia is committed to its call for uniting all efforts seeking to combat international terrorism. In a joint press conference with...

    Ukraine: Russia must cede border by end of year
    Oct05

    Ukraine: Russia must cede border by end of year

    Peace process ‘must be completed by end of year. That is what (February) agreement says and no one is making any attempts to review it,’ Ukrainian president says …read more Source: World...

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria
    Oct05

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria

    Russian volunteers honed their combat skills in Ukraine likely to travel to Syria to fight alongside President Bashar al-Assad, head of Russian parliament’s defense committee said. …read more Source:...

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria: lawmaker
    Oct05

    Russian volunteers likely to fight in Syria: lawmaker

    Russian volunteers who have honed their combat skills in Ukraine are likely to travel to Syria to fight alongside the forces of President Bashar Assad, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, the head of the Russian parliament’s defence committee, said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

    US defence chief warns Russia pursuing ‘losing strategy’ in Syria
    Oct05

    US defence chief warns Russia pursuing ‘losing strategy’ in Syria

    US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Monday that Russia is pursuing a losing strategy in Syria and that it must live up to its commitments in Ukraine. …read more Source: Gulf...

    World Bank sees Ukraine rebounding
    Oct05

    World Bank sees Ukraine rebounding

    Bank maintained its earlier outlook of a 12 percent economic contraction across 2015 …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine starts light weapons withdrawal in east
    Oct05

    Ukraine starts light weapons withdrawal in east

    Ukraine has started withdrawing tanks and light artillery from the front line in the eastern region of Luhansk in accordance with a recent agreement with pro-Russian separatists, the Ukrainian military said Monday …read more Source: The Daily...

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