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    Four OSCE vehicles set afire in Donetsk attack
    Aug09

    Four OSCE vehicles set afire in Donetsk attack

    KIEV: OSCE observers based in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine said on Sunday that four of their vehicles were destroyed in an apparent arson attack at their hotel. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe described the attack as aimed at halting its monitoring activities in the separatist region, but...

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors
    Aug09

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors

    MOSCOW: Ukraine says it has banned the screening of films featuring Russian actors included on a blacklist. It said this weekend the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national security. Among those on the list is French-born actor Gerard Depardieu, who became a vocal supporter of Russia after...

    Turning Ukraine’s economic basket into breadbasket
    Aug09

    Turning Ukraine’s economic basket into breadbasket

    Ukraine’s total crop production reached a post-Soviet record of 63 million tonnes in 2014 and is on course to nearly match that mark this year. …read more Source: World...

    Four OSCE cars torched in eastern Ukraine
    Aug09

    Four OSCE cars torched in eastern Ukraine

    The attack follows 300 protestors outside the OSCE’s hotel in Donetsk who criticized the “silence and blindness” of the OSCE mission. …read more Source: World...

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine
    Aug09

    Four OSCE cars torched in separatist east Ukraine

    Four armored vehicles belonging to the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine’s eastern conflict zone were destroyed overnight, the security watchdog says …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine blacklists Depardieu and 13 Russian artists
    Aug09

    Ukraine blacklists Depardieu and 13 Russian artists

    Kiev calls them ‘threat to national security’ for backing Putin’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source:...

    Egypt, Saudi Arabia eye French warships after canceled sale to Russia
    Aug09

    Egypt, Saudi Arabia eye French warships after canceled sale to Russia

    About ten countries, including Egypt, are interested in buying two French helicopter carriers whose planned sale to Russia has been canceled due to the Ukraine crisis, a source familiar with the situation said. …read more Source: Al...

    Ex-US negotiator says exporting natural gas Iran’s best economic chance
    Aug09

    Ex-US negotiator says exporting natural gas Iran’s best economic chance

    A former member of US nuclear negotiating team says exporting natural gas, not oil, will provide the best economic opportunity for Iran in a post-sanctions era. According to Press TV, Richard Nephew, who was the lead sanctions expert for the US negotiating team that was engaged in multiple-year talks with Iran said “If I had to bet, I would...

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists – including Depardieu
    Aug08

    Ukraine slaps broadcast ban on 13 Russian artists – including Depardieu

    Ukraine Saturday named 13 pro-Russian actors and singers whose work would be banned from TV, radio and cinema, including France’s Gerard Depardieu. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed in Clashes in East
    Aug08

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed in Clashes in East

    Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of one soldier as clashes with pro-Russian rebels continue in the country’s war-torn east despite a shaky truce. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

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