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Ukrainian Command Reports 17 Truce Violations in First Day
Dec10

Ukrainian Command Reports 17 Truce Violations in First Day

The Ukrainian military command claimed Wednesday that pro-Russian separatists had violated a ceasefire 17 times in its first day in the eastern region of the country. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

UK calls on NATO help in sub hunt
Dec10

UK calls on NATO help in sub hunt

NATO patrol planes helped Britain scour the waters off its western Scottish coast in a search reminiscent of the Cold War, report said. ||| London – NATO patrol planes helped Britain scour the waters off its western Scottish coast after a submarine’s periscope was spotted, in a search reminiscent of the Cold War, media reported....

Ukraine Resumes Imports of Russian Gas Halted in June
Dec10

Ukraine Resumes Imports of Russian Gas Halted in June

Ukraine resumed on Tuesday importing Russian gas for the first time since it was halted in June because of a row over unpaid debts, Ukraine’s gas transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz announced. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

New Ceasefire Comes into Effect in Eastern Ukraine
Dec10

New Ceasefire Comes into Effect in Eastern Ukraine

A new truce between the Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian separatists of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk came into effect on Tuesday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

Kiev suspends combat on ‘day of silence’
Dec09

Kiev suspends combat on ‘day of silence’

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a ceasefire along the front line in the east of his country appeared to be holding. ||| Singapore – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday a ceasefire along the front line in the east of his country appeared to be holding after Kiev declared a “day of silence” in its war with...

Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova
Dec09

Suspected uranium smugglers held in Moldova

Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury to be used in a dirty bomb. ||| Chisinau, Moldova – Moldovan police say they have detained seven people on suspicion they smuggled uranium and mercury from Russia to be used in a dirty bomb.Police chief Ion Bodrug said house searches were...

Ukraine, on anti-graft drive, mulls selling stakes in state firms
Dec09

Ukraine, on anti-graft drive, mulls selling stakes in state firms

Ukraine will conduct audits of state companies with a view to selling stakes on international markets, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Tuesday (09/12/2014), as part of the new government’s drive to reform corrupt and inefficient state institutions. Around 1,500 state firms cannot be privatised by law at present, but the Kiev...

MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands
Dec09

MH17 wreckage arrives in Netherlands

A convoy carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday (09/12/2014) on its way to a Dutch air force base where the doomed plane will be reconstructed. Dutch national broadcaster NOS showed eight trucks carrying wreckage crossing the border with Germany overnight, before heading to a southern air base...

Experts will examine MH17 wreckage
Dec09

Experts will examine MH17 wreckage

Trucks carrying debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are en route to a Dutch air force base. ||| Amsterdam – Trucks carrying wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crossed into the Netherlands overnight where investigators waited to try to rebuild the airliner almost five months after it crashed. The Boeing 777 came down in...

Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’
Dec09

Ukraine’s military says suspends combat operations on ‘Day of Silence’

Ukrainian government forces said they had suspended combat operations as a “Day of Silence” began in the war-torn east on Tuesday, marking an effectiv …read more Source: The New...

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