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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine
    Oct30

    IMF mulls rule changes to maintain aid to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund is considering changing its rules to allow continued aid to Ukraine even if the country defaults on debt owed to Russia, a spokesman said Thursday.Russia has refused to renegotiate $3 billion in debt that cash-short Ukraine is scheduled to repay by the end of the year.But the stalemate...

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine
    Oct30

    At least two killed by ammunition dump explosion in Ukraine

    Emergency services struggle to control blaze in Svatove as exploding shells force residents to take coverHuge blasts have rocked a town in eastern Ukraine after an ammunition depot exploded and a series of fireballs erupted into the night sky. At least two people were reported dead and three wounded, though the numbers of casualties are expected...

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video
    Oct30

    Amateur footage ‘shows huge blast at Ukrainian ammunition depot’ – video

    Amateur footage published on YouTube purports to show a huge explosion after an ammunition storage facility reportedly caught fire in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. The footage, filmed from a distance, shows a fierce blaze sending large plumes of smoke into the sky, and a series of fireballs shooting over the nearby town. Early reports suggest...

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire
    Oct30

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire

    Several huge blasts were reported in Ukraine’s Lugansk, sometimes spelled as Luhansk, region on Thursday night, according to media reports. At least one person was killed. Video footage of one of the explosions was recorded and uploaded to YouTube. More than 3,500 tons of munitions are located at the ammo depot, controlled by the Ukrainian...

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova
    Oct30

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova

    Moldova’s parliament must form a new government after it backed a motion of no-confidence in the ruling pro-European coalition on Thursday, increasing political turmoil following the fraudulent disappearance of $1 billion from the banking system. The vote signaled an end to the short-lived government of Prime Minister Valeriu Strelet, who...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead

    Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. …read more Source: FOX...

    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison
    Oct29

    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison

    The librarian was charged with “inciting national hatred” after a search of the library. …read more Source:...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed.The fire began Thursday evening in Svatove, which is under… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. The fire began Thursday evening in Svatove, which is under government control although near areas controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels. The deputy head of the...

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead
    Oct29

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead …read more Source: ABC...