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    Ukraine says preparing for combat in face of Russian build-up
    Nov12

    Ukraine says preparing for combat in face of Russian build-up

    Ukraine said on Wednesday (12/11/2014) it was readying for fresh combat operations in the war-torn east as NATO backed claims that Moscow has poured columns of military hardware across the border. Kiev’s warning will fuel fears of a return to all-out conflict despite a two-month-old ceasefire deal which has halted fighting along much of the...

    Heavy shelling rocks Ukraine rebel bastion Donetsk
    Nov12

    Heavy shelling rocks Ukraine rebel bastion Donetsk

    Heavy artillery fire on Wednesday (12/11/2014) rocked east Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel bastion of Donetsk, after international monitors warned over escalating violence following the arrival of columns of insurgent reinforcements. The explosions of mortars being fired from near the centre towards government positions at the ruined airport...

    Ukraine’s president accuses Russia of abandoning peace accords
    Nov12

    Ukraine’s president accuses Russia of abandoning peace accords

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia and the Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine of abandoning the peace accords agreed in September. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Observers fear rising violence in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Observers fear rising violence in Ukraine

    International observers have issued a stark warning over escalating violence in eastern Ukraine, as Dutch investigators left the MH17 crash site empty-handed. …read more Source:...

    Russian rouble’s plunge resumes
    Nov11

    Russian rouble’s plunge resumes

    The rouble resumed its dramatic slide, a day after the Russian central bank floated the currency that has been driven sharply lower by falling oil prices and economic sanctions imposed over Russia’s policy in Ukraine. ||| Moscow – The rouble resumed its dramatic slide on Tuesday, a day after the Russian central bank floated the...

    Obama, Putin meet amid tensions
    Nov11

    Obama, Putin meet amid tensions

    US President Barack Obama has met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit, with conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    SA to resume seafood exports to Russia
    Nov11

    SA to resume seafood exports to Russia

    South Africa will resume seafood exports to Russia for the first time in almost two decades. ||| Cape Town – South Africa will resume seafood exports to Russia for the first time in almost two decades, a leading fishing company said on Tuesday, as Moscow looks elsewhere for food sources following Western sanctions against it over Ukraine....

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House
    Nov11

    Obama and Putin meet amid tensions: White House

    US President Barack Obama met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin three times on the sidelines of an Asia-Pacific summit on Tuesday (11/11/2014), with their conversations covering Iran, Syria and Ukraine, the White House said. Relations between Washington and Moscow are at their lowest since the Cold War, with Russia under US-backed Western...

    Russia buys gold as sanctions bite
    Nov11

    Russia buys gold as sanctions bite

    Russia’s central bank has been forced to step up its gold buying this year to absorb domestic production that Western sanctions are making it hard for miners to sell abroad, and to boost liquidity in its foreign reserves, sources said. ||| Lima – Russia’s central bank has been forced to step up its gold buying this year to...

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine
    Nov11

    Biden warns Russia over Ukraine

    US Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia over Ukraine after new columns of tanks, trucks and heavy artillery rumbled towards the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Monday. …read more Source:...

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