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    Ukraine creates de facto border around separatist zone
    Nov06

    Ukraine creates de facto border around separatist zone

    Ukraine on Thursday (06/11/2014) announced passport controls around areas held by pro-Russian separatists in the latest step toward what resembles the breakup of the ex-Soviet republic, as heavy artillery fire erupted in Donetsk. Ukraine’s border guards service said anyone crossing in or out of rebel areas will have to present a passport....

    Ukraine’s warring sides trade blame on school shelling as locals rage
    Nov06

    Ukraine’s warring sides trade blame on school shelling as locals rage

    Ukraine’s warring sides on Thursday (06/11/2014) traded blame over the deadly shelling of a school sports ground in rebel-held territory that killed two teenagers as they played football. Pro-Russian insurgents announced two days of mourning for the slain adolescents as Russian investigators launched a criminal case against Ukrainian...

    Russia snubs US on nuclear summit
    Nov06

    Russia snubs US on nuclear summit

    Russia has confirmed it will not attend the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, a gathering championed by President Barack Obama, accusing Washington of seeking to play first fiddle on matters of nuclear safety. In another sign of the growing chill between the former Cold War rivals, Moscow claimed the organisers wanted to accord special rights to the...

    Passport controls for east Ukraine
    Nov06

    Passport controls for east Ukraine

    Ukraine announced that anyone crossing in or out of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in the east will have to show a passport. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area
    Nov06

    Ukraine imposes passport controls around rebel area

    Ukraine announced that anyone crossing in or out of areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country will have to show a passport. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Putin can’t avoid me, says Australia’s Abbott
    Nov06

    Putin can’t avoid me, says Australia’s Abbott

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Thursday warned Vladimir Putin he will not be able to avoid a “conversation” over the loss of Australian lives in the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama
    Nov06

    Despite election defeat, foreign policy is not ‘game over’ for Obama

    From marauding jihadists in Iraq to pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and beheadings of Americans in Syria, a world in crisis has fanned perceptions …read more Source: The New...

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread
    Nov05

    Ukraine peace plan hangs by a thread

    The ceasefire in Ukraine hung by a thread on Wednesday (05/11/2014) 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...

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel regions
    Nov05

    Ukraine cuts finances to rebel regions

    Ukraine’s prime minister said on Wednesday that financial aid from the central government to the separatist eastern regions will be stopped. …read more Source:...

    Fed-up farmers dump manure in Chartres
    Nov05

    Fed-up farmers dump manure in Chartres

    Farmers have dumped 100 tons of manure and rotten vegetables in a French town to protest against falling food prices. ||| Chartres, France – More than 300 farmers dumped around 100 tons of manure and rotten vegetables in the centre of Chartres on Tuesday in protest at falling food prices.Assisted by 30 tractors, the farmers dumped the...

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