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    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...

    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...

    Ukraine: 24 years of independence from Soviet rule
    Aug24

    Ukraine: 24 years of independence from Soviet rule

    *Ukraine is marking 24 years of independence from Soviet rule.* There have been ceremonies in the centre of Kiev, including a show of military… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko holds talks with Merkel, Hollande on Ukraine crisis
    Aug24

    Poroshenko holds talks with Merkel, Hollande on Ukraine crisis

    The Ukraine crisis returned to Europe’s political stage on Monday when Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met German and French leaders in Berlin to consider steps to end the grinding conflict, now in its 16th month.The talks between Poroshenko, Chancellor… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine celebrates independence day amid intense fighting on eastern border
    Aug24

    Ukraine celebrates independence day amid intense fighting on eastern border

    Jared M. FeldschreiberKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 24 (UPI) — Many servicemen marched in downtown Kiev in a parade to mark the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Day, but tensions remain high in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Marking Independence Day, Ukraine’s president vows to defeat rebels
    Aug24

    Marking Independence Day, Ukraine’s president vows to defeat rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed Monday to deploy thousands more troops and hundreds of new armored vehicles, and warned Russia-backed separatists that they will be defeated in their quest to divide Ukraine from its Western allies. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases: study
    Aug24

    Credit scheme backfired, hiking greenhouse gases: study

    PARIS (AFP) – A global scheme meant to keep atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels in check instead caused some 600 million tonnes of excess emissions, researchers said Monday.They blamed a loophole in the Kyoto Protocols Joint Implementation (JI) mechanism which allowed countries to earn and sell credits for emissions cuts which were not...

    Football transfer rumours: West Ham or Everton to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan?
    Aug24

    Football transfer rumours: West Ham or Everton to sign Adnan Januzaj on loan?

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – With just over a week remaining until the transfer window closes and the curtains are drawn, Everton are reported to have cooled their interest in the Dynamo Kiev winger Andriy Yarmolenko and have turned their gaze to Bernard instead. The Brazilian playmaker currently lines out for Shakhtar Donetsk, another Ukrainian...