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    Poroshenko violated deal – separatists
    Nov05

    Poroshenko violated deal – separatists

    Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine have slammed President Petro Poroshenko’s decision to suspend a law giving their regions a “special status”. ||| Donetsk – 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...

    Ukraine’s crisis deepens after rebel vote
    Nov04

    Ukraine’s crisis deepens after rebel vote

    Ukraine leader Petro Poroshenko has summoned his security chiefs to discuss new ways of dealing with the separatist challenge in the east. ||| Kiev/Donetsk – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of his security chiefs for Tuesday to discuss new ways of dealing with the separatist challenge in the east after rebel...

    Russia blocks UN over Ukraine rebel vote
    Nov03

    Russia blocks UN over Ukraine rebel vote

    Russia has opposed a UN Security Council move to criticize rebel elections held in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian ambassador said. ||| United Nations – Russia has opposed a UN Security Council move to criticize rebel elections held in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian ambassador said Monday.A statement from the 15-member council was discussed...

    Russian flight patterns provocative: NATO
    Nov03

    Russian flight patterns provocative: NATO

    NATO’s top military commander said recent incursions into European airspace by Russian fighters and long-range bombers included larger, more complex formations of aircraft flying more “provocative” routes than usual. ||| Washington – NATO’s top military commander said on Monday that recent incursions into European airspace by...

    Vote violates Minsk agreements – Poroshenko
    Nov03

    Vote violates Minsk agreements – Poroshenko

    Pro-Russian rebels have elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine – a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce”. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine on Sunday in a vote President Petro Poroshenko called “a farce”.Mining electrician-turned-rebel leader Alexander...

    Human remains found at MH17 crash site
    Nov01

    Human remains found at MH17 crash site

    Experts have recovered more remains of victims at the Malaysia Airlines crash site, the Dutch government said. ||| Amsterdam – Experts have recovered more remains of victims at the Malaysia Airlines crash site, the Dutch government said late Friday, three and a half months after the Boeing 777 went down over the skies of eastern Ukraine.The...

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan
    Oct31

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan

    Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its stimulus programme and strong United States growth data. ||| London – Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months on Friday, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its...

    Russia central bank hikes rate to 9.5%
    Oct31

    Russia central bank hikes rate to 9.5%

    Russia’s central bank jacked up its interest rates by 1.5 percentage points to 9.5 percent, after Western sanctions over Ukraine sent the ruble plunging and halted growth. ||| Mosow – Russia’s central bank on Friday jacked up its interest rates by 1.5 percentage points to 9.5 percent, after Western sanctions over Ukraine sent...

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan stimulus
    Oct31

    Emerging stocks lifted by Japan stimulus

    Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its stimulus programme and strong United States growth data. ||| London – Emerging stocks were on track for their biggest weekly gains in six months on Friday, buoyed by Japan’s surprise move to ramp up its...

    Russia may resume Ukraine gas supply
    Oct31

    Russia may resume Ukraine gas supply

    Russia may restart gas supplies to Ukraine as soon as next week if all financial conditions are met. ||| Moscow – Russia may restart gas supplies to Ukraine as soon as next week if all financial conditions are met, Alexei Miller, head of state gas monopoly Gazprom, said on Friday. Moscow, Kiev and the European Union clinched a deal on...

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