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    Ukraine, NATO agree to expansion of cooperation
    Sep22

    Ukraine, NATO agree to expansion of cooperation

    Ukraine and NATO have signed a series of agreements on increasing the Western military alliance’s presence in the European country, which has been hit by conflict in the eastern regions. Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday that the agreements are aimed at strengthening cooperation between Kiev and NATO in the sphere of...

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief
    Sep22

    Russia still arming Ukraine rebels despite truce: NATO chief

    Russia is still sending weapons to separatist rebels battling the Ukrainian government despite a fresh truce in the war-torn east of the country, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Sept. 22 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine, NATO agree to expansion of cooperation
    Sep22

    Ukraine, NATO agree to expansion of cooperation

    Ukraine signs deals on NATO’s greater presence in the conflict-hit country. …read more Source:...

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian pilot begins in Russia
    Sep22

    High-profile trial of Ukrainian pilot begins in Russia

    A Russian court has begun hearing the high-profile case against Ukrainian officer Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria
    Sep22

    Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria

    Russia has begun drone surveillance missions in Syria, US defence officials said Monday. The move marks Moscow’s first military air operations there since undertaking a rapid buildup at a Syrian air base. US officials said the drone operations appear to based out of the air base near the western port city of Latakia, where last week a...

    Ukraine rebels offer to postpone local vote – separatist website
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels offer to postpone local vote – separatist website

    Pro-Russian rebels proposed on Tuesday postponing the date of local elections in separatist parts of east Ukraine to February 2016 in an effort to lift peacemaking out of ‘stalemate,’ according to a statement posted on separatist website LITs. Under terms of the much-violated Minsk peace agreement, reached in February, local elections were...

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    Kkrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a ‘criminal’ policy that his government is ready to reverse …read more Source: The Daily...

    Azerbaijani man arrested for kidnapping two Ukrainians in Istanbul
    Sep22

    Azerbaijani man arrested for kidnapping two Ukrainians in Istanbul

    An Azerbaijani man has been arrested after he kidnapped and held for ransom two Ukrainians vacationing in Istanbul …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    French oil giant Total ready to resume coop. with Iran
    Sep22

    French oil giant Total ready to resume coop. with Iran

    Deputy Oil Minister Rokneddin Javadi said on Monday that National Iranian Oil Company welcomes the development of economic cooperation with the French oil company Total. “The new agreements will create good opportunities in exploration, development, maintenance, production and enhanced oil recovery projects in which foreign companies are welcome...

    Stoltenberg visits Ukraine amid lull in conflict
    Sep21

    Stoltenberg visits Ukraine amid lull in conflict

    KIEV: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Monday touched down in Ukraine on his first visit to the country hit by a separatist conflict that has caused the worst standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. Stoltenberg headed first to a military base in the western city of Lviv where the US army has been training Ukraine’s forces....

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