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    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts
    Jul16

    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts

    By Alister Doyle The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement deal on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine. The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denmark, is a response to global...

    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts
    Jul16

    Russia, US agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts

    The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement deal Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US Officials Say Ukraine Rebels behind MH17 Downing
    Jul16

    US Officials Say Ukraine Rebels behind MH17 Downing

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US officials reportedly familiar with the Dutch report on the MH17 crash in Ukraine that took place a year ago blamed the rebels for shooting down the plane, according to US media. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Russia lashes out at leaks of MH17 draft report
    Jul16

    Russia lashes out at leaks of MH17 draft report

    A top Russian aviation official says leaks of the draft report on the Malaysian jetliner crash over eastern Ukraine are meant to put pressure on investigators. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev
    Jul16

    Pro-Russia forces shelling Ukraine army positions: Kiev

    Ukrainian military troopers accuse pro-Russia forces of shelling their positions despite a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    Russian poverty has reached ‘critical’ levels
    Jul16

    Russian poverty has reached ‘critical’ levels

    REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko Homeless Russian men warm themselves on a ventilation outlet under windows during the Christmas season in Moscow December 30, 2014. Under the weight of Western sanctions and with the price of oil dropping, poverty in Russia has reached “critical” levels, according to a government official, reported the Moscow...

    Kiev to crack down on militant nationalist group
    Jul16

    Kiev to crack down on militant nationalist group

    A gunfight between Pravy Sektor members and local police in Mukacheve, killed up to four people and wounded 11, according to the Kiev Post. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    8 soldiers killed  in eastern Ukraine
    Jul15

    8 soldiers killed in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV: Eight Ukrainian troops have been killed and 16 wounded in the war-torn east as pro-Russian rebels launched one of their fiercest attacks since the signing of a shaky ceasefire deal, Kiev security officials said on Wednesday. “Over the past day there was one of the most intense bombardments of Ukrainian territory since the signing of the...

    Dutch remember MH17 victims
    Jul15

    Dutch remember MH17 victims

    NETHERLANDS: Dutch flags will fly at half-mast on Friday as families remember those killed when flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine a year ago, with all efforts now focused on catching those responsible. Around 2,000 grieving relatives are expected at a private ceremony in the central Netherlands, with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and...

    Ukraine govt. does not respect Minsk agreement: Radio host
    Jul15

    Ukraine govt. does not respect Minsk agreement: Radio host

    Dmitry Babich says the Minsk agreement over the crisis in Ukraine was not really adhered to primarily by the government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

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