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    Body armour saves Kiev’s Borysenko
    Oct21

    Body armour saves Kiev’s Borysenko

    Ukrainian election candidate Volodymyr Borysenko came under a gun-and-grenade attack outside his home. ||| Kiev – A Ukrainian election candidate allied to the prime minister was shot at and came under a grenade attack as he left his home late on Monday, and only survived because he was wearing body armour, his party said. Volodymyr...

    Were cluster bombs used in Ukraine?
    Oct21

    Were cluster bombs used in Ukraine?

    Human Rights Watch has evidence that suggests government forces used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine. ||| Kiev – Evidence collected by New York-based Human Rights Watch suggests government forces have used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists may also have done so, the rights watchdog said on Tuesday. The...

    Police probe begins after Moscow crash
    Oct21

    Police probe begins after Moscow crash

    A criminal investigation is under way after the airport collision that claimed Total CEO Christophe de Margerie’s life. ||| Moscow – The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed when his private jet collided with a snow plough as it was taking off from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport on Monday...

    Sweden widens search for mystery vessel
    Oct21

    Sweden widens search for mystery vessel

    Fingers were pointed at Russia as Sweden’s navy stepped up its hunt for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters. ||| Stockholm – The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt on Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.Swedish soldiers and sailors were scouring...

    Oil executive killed in plane crash
    Oct21

    Oil executive killed in plane crash

    Total CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a collision between a plane and a snow plough at a Moscow airport. ||| Moscow – Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of French oil major Total, was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plough at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said...

    Allies urged to help pay Ukraine gas debt
    Oct20

    Allies urged to help pay Ukraine gas debt

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Ukraine’s allies to help the war-scarred nation pay off its gas debts to Russia. ||| Bratislava – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called on Ukraine’s allies to help the war-scarred nation pay off its gas debts to Russia, amid concern over gas supplies this winter.Russia and...

    Hope, obstacles as Russia, Ukraine seek gas deal
    Oct20

    Hope, obstacles as Russia, Ukraine seek gas deal

    A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute. ||| Moscow/Kiev – A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev, but several obstacles still have be overcome. Movement on...

    ‘Ukraine, rebels guilty of atrocities’
    Oct20

    ‘Ukraine, rebels guilty of atrocities’

    Both Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels may be guilty of atrocities, Amnesty International said. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal
    Oct20

    Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

    A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Sweden hunts for ‘foreign sub’ in its waters
    Oct20

    Sweden hunts for ‘foreign sub’ in its waters

    Sweden is trying to locate a mysterious underwater vessel seen in its Baltic Sea territory. ||| Stockholm – Sweden released on Sunday a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm’s archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country’s biggest such mobilisation since the Cold War. The search...

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