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    Ukraine pledges more troops to fend off attacks
    Aug24

    Ukraine pledges more troops to fend off attacks

    KIEV: Ukraine’s president vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a “large-scale invasion,” in an impassioned speech to mark Independence Day on Monday. Speaking during a military parade, President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine must...

    Swiss Law Aims to Return Foreign Funds Stashed by Erstwhile Leaders
    Aug24

    Swiss Law Aims to Return Foreign Funds Stashed by Erstwhile Leaders

    Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will speed restitution of illicit funds stashed in the Alpine country, where thousands of “politically exposed persons” are believed to hold bank accounts, a top Swiss official said on Monday. Swiss authorities are cooperating with a number of countries — among them...

    Russian Arms Expo 2015: European Sanctions Keep Exporters Away From Russian Weapons Event
    Aug24

    Russian Arms Expo 2015: European Sanctions Keep Exporters Away From Russian Weapons Event

    Some European arms exporters have decided to stay away from next month’s Russian Arms Expo, citing European Union-led sanctions against Moscow’s actions in Crimea and in the east Ukraine as the reason, according to a report Monday from the Russian-owned Tass news agency. With the exception of Italy, no other European country is due to...

    Hollande, Merkel urge ceasefire in Ukraine
    Aug24

    Hollande, Merkel urge ceasefire in Ukraine

    BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande called Monday for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and fresh talks with Russia, as fighting flared up between troops loyal to Kiev and Moscow-backed rebels in the country’s east. The two leaders, who met in Berlin with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko at...

    News24.com | Ukraine’s Poroshenko vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks
    Aug24

    News24.com | Ukraine’s Poroshenko vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels, and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a “large-scale invasion”. …read more Source:...

    Waiting for peace in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine
    Aug24

    Waiting for peace in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine

    After a year and a half of war in the Donbass region, people there are desperate for peace, no matter how they get it. But according to politicians in Kyiv and separatist leaders, tensions are on the increase. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Photos: Ukraine Independence Day
    Aug24

    Photos: Ukraine Independence Day

    President Petro Poroshenko, servicemen and Ukrainian crowds mark Ukraine Independence Day. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia as Western powers press truce (AFP)
    Aug24

    Ukraine leader accuses Russia as Western powers press truce (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday accused Russia of sending major military backup to pro-Moscow rebels, as he met with the French and German leaders on the recent resurgence of violence. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine seeks German and French alliance to isolate Russia
    Aug24

    Ukraine seeks German and French alliance to isolate Russia

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko in Berlin for talks that exclude Vladimir Putin …read more Source: The Irish...

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks
    Aug24

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a “large-scale invasion,” in an impassioned speech to mark Independence Day on Monday. …read more Source: CNS...