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    Kazakh Citizen On Trial Over Fighting In Luhansk
    Dec12

    Kazakh Citizen On Trial Over Fighting In Luhansk

    A Kazakh citizen prosecutors say fought alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine is being tried on charges of intentional and illegal participation in a military conflict abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ruble sinks to new lows despite rate hike
    Dec12

    Ruble sinks to new lows despite rate hike

    Moscow (AFP) – The ruble sank Friday to fresh record lows as oil prices plunged further, prompting apparent intervention from Russia’s central bank.The Russian currency weakened to 72.14 against the euro and 57.98 against the dollar, before trading in the greenback suddenly jumped — in what appeared to be action by the central...

    Ukraine: ‘Real cease-fire’ in place after 24 hours without casualty
    Dec12

    Ukraine: ‘Real cease-fire’ in place after 24 hours without casualty

    KIEV, Ukraine— President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that a “real cease-fire” was now in place in eastern Ukraine after the country saw one full day pass without a military casualty since the conflict began in mid-April. “I have positive news. Today is the first 24 hours for seven months… when we have a real cease-fire in...

    Truce brings Ukraine’s 1st casualty free day since crisis began
    Dec12

    Truce brings Ukraine’s 1st casualty free day since crisis began

    SYDNEY, Australia – Ukraine’s president said Friday that a fragile truce between his government’s troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine had resulted in the first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers since the conflict erupted months ago. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, wrapping up a three-day visit to...

    Ukrainian president slams India over Crimean leader’s visit
    Dec12

    Ukrainian president slams India over Crimean leader’s visit

    India does not back Western sanctions against Russia, and the unofficial trip by Sergey Aksyonov could spoil the mood before Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts U.S. President Barack Obama …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Poroshenko Says Truce In Ukraine Now ‘Real’
    Dec12

    Poroshenko Says Truce In Ukraine Now ‘Real’

    Speaking on December 12 during a visit to Australia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said for the first time in seven months, Ukraine’s military had not suffered a single casualty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, center, speaks as Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, right, listens in the Crisis Management Centre at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    ‘Fragile’ Ukraine Truce Leads to First Casualty-Free Day
    Dec12

    ‘Fragile’ Ukraine Truce Leads to First Casualty-Free Day

    A tentative truce between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine has resulted in the first 24 hours free from deaths and injuries since a civil conflict began in February, the Ukrainian president said Friday. The ceasefire began on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko called for a “day of silence,” the Associated Press...

    U.S. Spending Bill With Ukraine Aid Moves In Congress
    Dec12

    U.S. Spending Bill With Ukraine Aid Moves In Congress

    A $1.1 trillion spending bill that includes provisions rebuking Russia for its annexation of Crimea and assisting Ukraine has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Truce results in 1st casualty-free day

    Ukraine’s president said Friday that a fragile truce between his government’s troops and Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine had resulted in the first day free of deaths or injuries for his soldiers since… …read more Source: WAVE 3...