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    Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall
    Aug28

    Europe shares, euro, Bund yields fall

    European shares, the euro currency and Bund yields fell after the Ukrainian president said Russian forces had invaded his country. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of bringing in troops
    Aug28

    Ukraine accuses Russia of bringing in troops

    KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russia today of bringing troops into the southeast of the country in support of pro-Moscow separatist rebels. Ukraine’s security and defence council said the border town of Novoazovsk and other parts of Ukraine’s south-east had fallen under the control of Russian forces who together with rebels were...

    Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion
    Aug28

    Breakthrough hopes dented as Ukraine accuses Russia of new incursion

    Ukraine accused Russia of launching a new military incursion across its eastern border, as hopes quickly faded that Tuesday’s talks between their two presidents might mark a turning point in a five-month-old crisis. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after “very tough” talks with Putin
    Aug27

    Poroshenko to seek ceasefire after “very tough” talks with Putin

    MINSK, (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko promised after late-night negotiations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin to work on an urgent ceasefire plan to defuse the separatist conflict in the east of his former Soviet republic. The first talks between the two leaders since June were described by Putin as positive, but he said it...

    Captured Russian soldiers video clouds Putin-Poroshenko first meeting
    Aug26

    Captured Russian soldiers video clouds Putin-Poroshenko first meeting

    Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers today, only hours before the two countrie’s presidents were due to meet for the first time, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow’s alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Captured Russian soldiers video clouds Putin-Poroshenko first talks
    Aug26

    Captured Russian soldiers video clouds Putin-Poroshenko first talks

    Ukraine released a video of captured Russian soldiers today, only hours before the two countrie’s presidents were due to meet for the first time, sharply escalating a dispute over Moscow’s alleged backing for separatist rebels in the east of the former Soviet republic. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine accuses Russian forces of opening new front in separatist war
    Aug25

    Ukraine accuses Russian forces of opening new front in separatist war

    The Ukrainian military said today a group of Russian forces, in the guise of separatist rebels, had crossed into south-east Ukraine with ten tanks and two armored infantry vehicles, aiming to open a new front in the separatist war. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Defiant Ukraine celebrates national day as war rumbles on
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine celebrates national day as war rumbles on

    Armoured vehicles and soldiers paraded in Kiev in a defiant national day display of military power that President Petro Poroskenko said was being mobilised for an historic war of independence from Russia. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Ukraine’s independence: cutting the post-Soviet umbilical chord
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s independence: cutting the post-Soviet umbilical chord

    By Michael Soltys In the eyes of Ukrainian Ambassador Yurii Diudin, it has taken the 23 years of the independence being marked today for his country to finally sever the post-Soviet umbilical chord but the process has been irreversibly consolidated by the events of the last 10 months. …read more...

    Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal
    Aug24

    Merkel says tightening Ukraine-Russian border is key to peace deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday the standoff over Ukraine could be solved but only if control was tightened over the Ukraine-Russia border across which, the West alleges, Russia has been funnelling arms to help a separatist rebellion. Merkel was visiting Kiev as a prelude to a meeting next week between the […]...

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