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    Ukraine Cease-Fire Holds for 2nd Day
    Dec10

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Holds for 2nd Day

    Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian rebels are largely honoring a declared halt in hostilities for a second consecutive day in eastern Ukraine. Only sporadic gunfire was reported early Wednesday – 24 hours after both sides began observing the so-called “Day of Silence.” It is designed to encourage both sides to observe the wider...

    Russian PM Medvedev says Crimea is Russia’s destiny
    Dec10

    Russian PM Medvedev says Crimea is Russia’s destiny

    “Crimea is not an economic issue,” he said in an interview with Russian media. …read more Source: World...

    UN: Record numbers trying and dying to reach Europe
    Dec10

    UN: Record numbers trying and dying to reach Europe

    More than 3,400 people have died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, urging governments to take more action to save lives.More than 207,000 people have made the risky sea crossing since January, almost three times the previous high of 70,000 during the Libyan civil war in 2011, the UNHCR...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of violating ‘Day of Silence’
    Dec09

    Ukraine accuses rebels of violating ‘Day of Silence’

    Kiev’s military said troops had recorded 13 violations by rebels shelling Ukrainian positions, highlighting two artillery attacks on the airport of rebel-held Donetsk …read more Source: World...

    Crimea – Russia bridge is on hold
    Dec09

    Crimea – Russia bridge is on hold

    Russian bridge extending to Crimea has no go ahead. …read more Source: World...

    Dutch to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation
    Dec09

    Dutch to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

    AMSTERDAM: Crash investigators were to begin reconstructing the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 shot down over eastern Ukraine in July, killing all 298 people on board, after wreckage arrived by truck at a Dutch air force hangar on Tuesday. Members of the national Safety Board will piece together the remains of the plane to determine exactly what...

    Wreckage of flight MH17 arrives in the Netherlands
    Dec09

    Wreckage of flight MH17 arrives in the Netherlands

    Relatives of passengers killed in Ukraine crash await remains of Malaysia Airlines flight. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia turns Ukraine’s gas tap on after pre-payment
    Dec09

    Russia turns Ukraine’s gas tap on after pre-payment

    The legal procedure for Russia to export gas to Ukraine began when Ukraine’s Naftogaz company pre-paid $378 million on Dec. 5 for the receipt of one billion cubic meters of gas. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia ‘could lose most’ from South Stream stoppage
    Dec09

    Russia ‘could lose most’ from South Stream stoppage

    Cancellation of oil project a setback for Russia, which wants to weaken its dependence on Ukraine as pipeline transit country, analyst says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Dutch to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation
    Dec09

    Dutch to begin assembling MH17 wreckage for investigation

    Crash investigators were to begin reconstructing the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 shot down over eastern Ukraine in July after wreckage arrived by truck at a Dutch air force hangar …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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