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    Ukrainian Town Cut off By Military Struggles to Survive
    Apr10

    Ukrainian Town Cut off By Military Struggles to Survive

    Published April 09, 2015 In eastern Ukraine, villages cut off by military front lines are on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Ukraine’s Kyiv government can’t seem to get supplies in supplies and pro-Russia separatist forces have not been able to restore war-damaged services in towns behind their lines. Next week, European leaders...

    Czech plans to register citizens for military service
    Apr09

    Czech plans to register citizens for military service

    PRAGUE: The Czech government plans to create a register of citizens who could be called up for military service, in response to growing concerns over threats from Daesh and insecurity in Ukraine, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Thursday. Sobotka said the move would not amount to the reintroduction of compulsory military service, but would...

    Ukraine rebel warns of possible return to war
    Apr09

    Ukraine rebel warns of possible return to war

    Donetsk: Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko accused the Kiev government of “totally ignoring” the terms of a peace deal and warned in an interview with reporters that fighting might resume. The warning came as international monitors overseeing a fragile February truce — which is largely holding despite isolated clashes...

    Main players in Ukraine debt battle prepare to face off
    Apr09

    Main players in Ukraine debt battle prepare to face off

    By Sujata RaoLONDON, April 9 (Reuters) – Three years after facing off over Greece&aposs debt workout, the two giants of debt restructuring – Lazard and Blackstone – are again preparing to do battle, one for Ukraine and the latter on behalf of its creditors.The aim of having private investors take a $15.3 billion hit on their...

    Germany to host fresh Ukraine cease-fire talks
    Apr09

    Germany to host fresh Ukraine cease-fire talks

    Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France to meet in Berlin on Monday to review implementation of Minsk cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine outlaws Communist names in fresh break with Soviet past
    Apr09

    Ukraine outlaws Communist names in fresh break with Soviet past

    Ukraine outlaws Communist names, symbols and even songs in a fresh break with the country’s Soviet past as its soldiers fight pro-Russian separatists in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO
    Apr09

    Ukraine sets sights on joining NATO

    Ukraine, locked in conflict with Russian-backed separatists in its east, draws up a new security doctrine denouncing Russia’s ‘aggression’ and setting its sights on joining the US-led NATO military alliance …read more Source: The Daily...

    Statue row blots Mandela’s post-apartheid vision for South Africa
    Apr09

    Statue row blots Mandela’s post-apartheid vision for South Africa

    By Wendell Roelf South Africa’s University of Cape Town will remove a statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes on Thursday, a symbolic step that exposes persistent racial divides two decades after the end of apartheid. The statue at the university, one of Africa’s top academic institutions, has been covered up for the past few weeks...

    Amnesty Says Ukraine Rebels Killed Captive Soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty Says Ukraine Rebels Killed Captive Soldiers

    KYIV—Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law. The human rights group said in a statement that footage it has seen shows at least four Ukrainian soldiers — now confirmed dead — being...

    Ukraine parliament approves gas sector reform law
    Apr09

    Ukraine parliament approves gas sector reform law

    The gas market has been a lucrative business in Ukraine …read more Source: World...

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