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    AFP, BBC, Times win top war correspondents prizes
    Oct11

    AFP, BBC, Times win top war correspondents prizes

    Bayeux (France) (AFP) – AFP photographer Mohammed Al-Shaikh and the BBC’s Lyse Doucet were among the winners at the annual Bayeux-Calvados awards for war correspondents announced on Saturday in Bayeux, northwestern France.Three of the seven prizes went to coverage of the conflict in Syria, where a devastating civil war has raged for...

    Ukraine leader says expects tough talks with Putin next week
    Oct11

    Ukraine leader says expects tough talks with Putin next week

    Poroshenko says Moscow had a crucial role to play in bringing peace to his country …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The Mysterious Professor Haag: Russian Media’s Favored ‘Expert’ Has Dubious Credentials
    Oct11

    The Mysterious Professor Haag: Russian Media’s Favored ‘Expert’ Has Dubious Credentials

    A man identified as German Professor Lorenz Haag has been widely quoted in Russian media as praising the Kremlin and defending Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The “professor’s” credentials, however, are a matter of serious doubt. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis Could Force France To Cancel Multibillion Dollar Ship Contract; Russia Prepares For Court Action
    Oct11

    Ukraine Crisis Could Force France To Cancel Multibillion Dollar Ship Contract; Russia Prepares For Court Action

    The French government’s threat to halt the sale of two military warships to Russia because of the conflict in Ukraine may cost the French contractor DCNS billions of dollars for breach of contract, IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will meet Putin in Italy next week
    Oct11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says will meet Putin in Italy next week

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Saturday that he will meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to discuss the six-month conflict between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.”I will have a meeting with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Milan,” where a Europe-Asia...

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine clashes: authorities
    Oct11

    Five killed in eastern Ukraine clashes: authorities

    Kiev (AFP) – Shelling in eastern Ukraine’s rebel-held eastern regions killed five people over the past 24 hours, local authorities said Saturday, in the latest deadly violations of a ceasefire.”As a result of military actions in Donetsk on October 10, three civilians died and four more were injured and hospitalised,” said...

    Half-Year After Takeover, Russia Controls Crimea
    Oct11

    Half-Year After Takeover, Russia Controls Crimea

    Six months after it was annexed by Russia, most nations still consider Crimea part of Ukraine. But Morning Edition’s David Greene tells NPR’s Scott Simon the republic is clearly dominated by Russia.ยป E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Separatists Claim Three Civilians Killed In Donetsk Shelling
    Oct11

    Separatists Claim Three Civilians Killed In Donetsk Shelling

    Pro-Russian separatists claim that shelling has killed three people in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebel commander wages fight to the death for east Ukraine airport
    Oct11

    Rebel commander wages fight to the death for east Ukraine airport

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – From an empty flat overlooking the shattered remains of eastern Ukraine’s biggest airport, Givi is leading an all-out assault against the last government outpost in the main pro-Russian stronghold.The camouflage-clad guerrilla, a Russian tricolour on his arm, heads one of two units tasked with flushing out...

    Russia’s Putin Addresses CIS Summit Overshadowed by Ukraine
    Oct11

    Russia’s Putin Addresses CIS Summit Overshadowed by Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin — embroiled in an a bitter standoff with Western governments over Ukraine — said his country does not oppose moves by ex-Soviet states to establish closer economic ties with the West. But he told leaders of 11 Commonwealth of Independent States on Friday that he faults member-states for not considering...