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    Russia urges Kiev to talk directly to separatists
    Nov19

    Russia urges Kiev to talk directly to separatists

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday (19/11/2014) Ukraine’s leaders must talk directly to separatists in the east of the country and should not treat Moscow as a party to the conflict. Kiev and the West accuse Russia of destabilising Ukraine by providing the rebels with money, arms and reinforcements. The West has...

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin unshaken by isolation at G-20 Brisbane summit
    Nov19

    NEWS ANALYSIS: Putin unshaken by isolation at G-20 Brisbane summit

    No resolution will leave an unresolved, or ‘frozen’, conflict that makes the east ungovernable for Kiev and hampers Ukraine’s leaders’ drive towards mainstream Europe …read more Source: Business...

    Nato warns on ‘serious’ Russian troop build-up inside Ukraine
    Nov18

    Nato warns on ‘serious’ Russian troop build-up inside Ukraine

    Defence alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg issues stark warning to Moscow over the seven-month conflict …read more Source: Business...

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen
    Nov18

    Rouble, rand, lire strengthen

    The rouble jumped 0.8 percent and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing new sanctions though broader emerging equities slipped for the fourth day, their mood soured by weak Chinese housing data. ||| London – The rouble jumped 0.8 percent on Tuesday and Russian shares rose after the European Union held off imposing...

    German FM jets to Kiev, Moscow in bid to revive Ukraine peace plan
    Nov18

    German FM jets to Kiev, Moscow in bid to revive Ukraine peace plan

    Germany’s foreign minister jetted to Kiev and Moscow on Tuesday (18/11/2014) in a bid to revive a failing peace plan in east Ukraine, as deadly fighting pushed EU-Russia relations to breaking point. Berlin’s top diplomat Frank-Walter Steinmeier was set to hold key talks with Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders before heading to Moscow...

    NATO sees ‘very serious’ Russian military Ukraine build-up
    Nov18

    NATO sees ‘very serious’ Russian military Ukraine build-up

    Russia has launched a “very serious” military build-up inside Ukraine and on their shared border, deploying troops and sophisticated equipment including air defence systems, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday. Troops, artillery and “very modern” air defence weapons could be seen “both inside of Ukraine and also on the Russian side of the...

    Moscow hopes ties with EU have not crossed ‘point of no return’
    Nov18

    Moscow hopes ties with EU have not crossed ‘point of no return’

    Russia said on Tuesday (18/11/2014) it hopes its ties with the EU had not yet crossed the point of no return over the Ukraine crisis after Brussels slapped more sanctions against Kremlin-backed separatists fighting Kiev. “We are hoping that the ‘point of no return’ has not yet been crossed,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a...

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards
    Nov17

    Czechs mark Velvet Revolution with red cards

    Thousands of Czechs marched to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, and issue a warning to the pro-Moscow president. ||| Prague – Thousands of Czechs marched through Prague on Monday to mark the the 25th anniversary of the fall of communism, waving soccer-style red penalty cards as a warning to a president they see as...

    Grim prognosis for stricken Ukraine hospital
    Nov17

    Grim prognosis for stricken Ukraine hospital

    Facing frequent shelling and desperate conditions, staff and patients at Donetsk’s Hospital 21 in eastern Ukraine say they have no choice but to hunker down, stay put and cling to life as best they can. …read more Source:...

    Nine soldiers, police die in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Nine soldiers, police die in Ukraine

    Six Ukrainian soldiers and three police officers have been killed in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, security officials say. …read more Source:...

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