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    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread

    KIEV: The ceasefire in Ukraine hung by a thread on Wednesday after President Petro Poroshenko accused pro-Russian rebels of endangering the peace process and ordered troop reinforcements to eastern cities. In another sign of how far apart the two sides are drifting, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced he was cutting the rebel-held Donetsk...

    Ukraine to stop cash support for east
    Nov05

    Ukraine to stop cash support for east

    Gas and electricity supplies to pro-Russian separatist regions to continue despite financial aid cut-off, PM says. …read more Source: AL...

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead
    Nov05

    Bone by bone, Ukraine identifies its dead

    ZAPORIZHIA: Before the war, Oksana Biryukova’s lab helped investigators connect criminals to crime scenes. Now her equipment is buzzing around the clock trying to identify the charred remains of Ukrainian soldiers. The DNA laboratory in the southeastern city of Zaporizhia is the only one in the country charged with creating genetic profiles...

    Number of OSCE observers in Ukraine to increase to 500
    Nov05

    Number of OSCE observers in Ukraine to increase to 500

    Plans to increase number of observers in Ukraine to 500, 350 of whom would be based in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Second-hand clothes the austerity fashion in Eastern Europe
    Nov05

    Second-hand clothes the austerity fashion in Eastern Europe

    The global financial crisis hit hard in central and eastern Europe, but one industry has thrived: second-hand clothing stores. While in western Europe the squeeze on household finances prompted many consumers to turn to discount retailers like Primark, their peers further east – where wages are significantly lower – have shifted to the used...

    Georgia coalition in crisis as party, foreign minister quit
    Nov05

    Georgia coalition in crisis as party, foreign minister quit

    By Margarita Antidze Georgia’s foreign minister quit on Wednesday and one of six parties in the ruling coalition pulled out, depriving it of a parliamentary majority in a rift over the pace of integration with the West. Foreign Minister Maya Panjikidze, who cited threats to Georgia’s pro-Western course, and a junior minister resigned...

    Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu due to visit Ukraine on Nov 10
    Nov05

    Turkish FM Çavuşoğlu due to visit Ukraine on Nov 10

    Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will visit Ukraine on Nov. 10 to attend the third meeting of the Turkey-Ukraine Joint Strategic Planning Group Meeting …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread

    Two soldiers were killed and nine wounded in the past 24 hours …read more Source: Gulf...

    Separatists say Ukraine has violated peace deal
    Nov05

    Separatists say Ukraine has violated peace deal

    Separatist leaders in east Ukraine accused President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday of violating a peace deal by deciding to suspend a law giving their regions a “special status” and signalled they would no longer abide by it. The self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics in the Donbass region said the decision...

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions
    Nov05

    Ukraine Stops Funding for Rebel-Held Regions

    Ukraine on Wednesday announced it will halt government funding to its eastern regions controlled by Russian-backed separatists. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday the cutoff will apply as long as the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk are held by “terrorists.” Yatsenyuk, who … …read more Source:...

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