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    Ukraine PM warns of Russia poll disruption
    Oct23

    Ukraine PM warns of Russia poll disruption

    Ukraine’s prime minister has warned of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt an election in Ukraine at the weekend. ||| Kiev – Ukraine’s prime minister warned on Thursday of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt an election in Ukraine at the weekend, a vote being held against a background of Russian support for separatist...

    Russia takes bit out of McDonald’s
    Oct23

    Russia takes bit out of McDonald’s

    Russian authorities seem to have scented blood as they show no sign of halting a clampdown on US chain McDonald’s. ||| Moscow – Russian authorities seem to have scented blood as they show no sign of halting a clampdown on US chain McDonald’s, launched after the West slapped sanctions on Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine.Ten...

    Civilian killed in Donetsk shelling
    Oct22

    Civilian killed in Donetsk shelling

    One person was killed and five others were injured in another round of shelling in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk region. ||| Donetsk – One civilian was killed and five others were injured in shelling in east Ukraine’s rebel-controlled city of Donetsk over the past day, local authorities said on Wednesday.Heavy shelling hit the Kirov...

    Sweden continues hunt for undersea intruder
    Oct22

    Sweden continues hunt for undersea intruder

    Sweden’s military says there have been two new sightings which could be evidence of suspected “foreign underwater activity”. ||| Stockholm – Sweden’s military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of suspected “foreign underwater activity” near the country’s capital, a senior naval officer said on...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal
    Oct21

    Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal

    Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels. ||| Brussels – Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union’s energy commissioner. Citing unpaid...

    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...

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