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    Number of refugees from Ukraine exceeds 900,000: UN
    Jun27

    Number of refugees from Ukraine exceeds 900,000: UN

    The number of Ukrainian refugees has exceeded 900,000 people since the start of the outbreak of hostilities in eastern Ukraine in April last year, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said in a report. According to RT, some 746,000 have headed for Russia. Belarus received 81,200 refugees with a small number arriving in Germany,...

    New private zoo helps Ukrainians forget conflict
    Jun27

    New private zoo helps Ukrainians forget conflict

      Olga Shylenko     A young girl in a bright pink dress tiptoes around the edge of a cage containing a white Bengal tiger, as young couples stroll by with pushchairs. It might be a scene from an average family day out elsewhere. But in Ukraine, a giant new private zoo near Kiev is creating a buzz — and helpin …read more...

    Ukraine accuses Russia to seize control of Ukraine
    Jun26

    Ukraine accuses Russia to seize control of Ukraine

    Ukraine defence minister says Putin out to seize control of Ukraine and a ceasefire doesn’t mean much, since separatists and Russian troops continue to build up their forces …read more Source: World...

    Russia extends ban on EU, US food
    Jun26

    Russia extends ban on EU, US food

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has extended ban on products imported from the West which has imposed sanctions against Russia. According to a media report, Medvedev approved an order by President Vladimir Putin to prohibit food imports for another year from Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. The list includes fruits, vegetables, meat,...

    ‘Russia playing with fire by threatening to expand nukes’
    Jun26

    ‘Russia playing with fire by threatening to expand nukes’

    A senior Pentagon official says Russia is “playing with fire” by threatening to expand its nuclear weapons arsenal in response to a rising military presence by the United States and its NATO allies in Eastern Europe. “Anyone who thinks they can control escalation through the use of nuclear weapons is literally playing with...

    Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies
    Jun26

    Former Russian PM Yevgeny Primakov dies

    Ukraine-born former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov has died aged 85 in Moscow. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine to allow foreign troops and nukes in conflict
    Jun26

    Ukraine to allow foreign troops and nukes in conflict

    President Poroshenko signs bill which would allow foreign peacekeepers and nuclear weapons on Ukrainian soil …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kiev to allow foreign troops, nukes in Ukraine
    Jun26

    Kiev to allow foreign troops, nukes in Ukraine

    President Poroshenko approves amendments to the law which would allow foreign troops to enter the country as a peacekeeping force …read more Source: World...

    Former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov dies
    Jun26

    Former Russian prime minister Yevgeny Primakov dies

    Yevgeny Primakov, a former Russian prime minister, foreign minister and spymaster, has died, the Kremlin said on Friday. Primakov, whose political career began in the Soviet era, was 85. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that President Vladimir Putin had been informed of Primakov’s death and was deeply saddened, but gave no...

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, ISIL group: White House
    Jun26

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, ISIL group: White House

    Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart Barack Obama on June 25 to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group’s advances and a deal on Iran’s nuclear program …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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