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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat
    Oct06

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat

    Geneva/Kyiv (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to pay electricity bills, on an emergency basis, to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine. This exceptional move will help people living on both sides of the contact line in the Lugansk region. ldquo;We rsquo;ve...

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating
    Oct06

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating

    KYIV, Ukraine—Last week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nazi massacre at the Babyn Yar ravine outside of Kyiv. From September 29, 1941, until September 1943, the Nazis murdered 100,000 people at Babyn Yar, also known as Babi Yar in Russian. Of the dead, more than 50,000 were Jews. The other victims comprised gypsies, Soviet...

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business
    Oct06

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business

    Fifteen lucky backbench MPs are about to get the chance to command the undivided attention of the House of Commons. If they succeed in persuading a majority of Chamber colleagues to sign onto their proposal, it could eventually change the law of the land. At the very least, the House will spend an hour or two debating the pros and cons before...

    Ukraine issues Russia travel warning
    Oct05

    Ukraine issues Russia travel warning

    KIEV: Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against travelling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. The move is further testimony to the breakdown in relations between the one-time allies in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States
    Oct05

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States

    Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington.The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine, it...

    Ukraine Calls For International Support For Journalists Held By Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine Calls For International Support For Journalists Held By Russia

    Lawmakers in Ukraine have called on parliaments across the world to help defend the rights of two Ukrainian journalists held in Moscow and the Crimean Peninsula Ukraine’s parliament approved on Octob …read more Source: Big News...

    Andy Murray reaches Quarterfinal of China Open
    Oct05

    Andy Murray reaches Quarterfinal of China Open

    BEIJING (AFP) – Andy Murray stormed into the China Open quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Andrey Kuznetsov on Wednesday, as on the outer courts the tournaments younger players appeared in control.The 49th-ranked Russian broke Murrays serve in the first game, battling through four deuces to take the first point of the match.The...

    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’
    Oct05

    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’

    Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Tim Kaine’s accusation that he loves Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling a rally in Nevada that “I don’t love, I don’t hate” him. During the Tuesday night vice presidential showdown, Kaine repeatedly attacked Trump and Mike Pence for the Republican nominee’s warm words for Putin, even...

    Murray storms into quarters, Kvitova sees off Muguruza
    Oct05

    Murray storms into quarters, Kvitova sees off Muguruza

    Andy Murray stormed into the China Open quarter-finals with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Andrey Kuznetsov yesterday, as on the outer courts the tournament’s younger players appeared in control. The 49th-ranked Russian broke Murray’s serve in the first game, battling through four deuces to take the first point of the match. The world number...

    As the US and Russia step away from Syria, Europe steps in to fill the gap
    Oct05

    As the US and Russia step away from Syria, Europe steps in to fill the gap

    GENEVA // Now that the US and Russia have given up working together on Syria, Europe has stepped into the breach in the quest to end the five-and-a-half-year war.The French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault is heading to Moscow on Thursday and Washington on Friday in a bid to restart talks on a ceasefire in Syria, aiming to push for the adoption...