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    Russia’s Gazprom says it has received first debt repayment from Ukraine
    Nov05

    Russia’s Gazprom says it has received first debt repayment from Ukraine

    Ukraine has to pay $3.1 billion in two tranches by the end of the year to cover part of the debts for previous supplies from Gazprom …read more Source: The Globe and...

    ‘We simply survive’: What life is like for Ukrainian prisoners of war
    Nov05

    ‘We simply survive’: What life is like for Ukrainian prisoners of war

    ILOVAISK, Ukraine –- Ruslan Tinkalyuk cut a forlorn figure as he took a long, slow drag on a Chesterfield cigarette. Dirty and unkempt, he was curled up by a small barrel fire amid the rubble of an apartment destroyed by a rocket in this war-torn eastern Ukrainian town. See also: The body collector from Ukraine He should have been with his family...

    Dutch PM: Thorough, Independent Probe Needed of Downed Flight MH17
    Nov05

    Dutch PM: Thorough, Independent Probe Needed of Downed Flight MH17

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Wednesday stressed the importance of a thorough, independent investigation of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 before any decision on where those responsible should face trial. The Dutch have the lead role in investigating the downing of the Boeing 777 aircraft, which crashed over rebel-held...

    Russian Influence In Donetsk And Luhansk Goes Far Beyond Ukraine’s Borders
    Nov05

    Russian Influence In Donetsk And Luhansk Goes Far Beyond Ukraine’s Borders

    The separatist Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Ukraine held elections Sunday that saw the victory of pro-Russian candidates, and that no country except Russia recognized as legitimate, leaving the future of east Ukraine unknown. …read more Source: International Business...

    World Briefs: Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east
    Nov05

    World Briefs: Ukrainian president sends more troops to the east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president said Tuesday that additional troops are being deployed to the east, where fighting continues to rage between government forces and pro-Russian separatist fighters. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Update: Last Malaysian Victim Identified in Crash
    Nov05

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Update: Last Malaysian Victim Identified in Crash

    The remains of the final 44 Malaysian passengers on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 were identified, says a statement from the government. The last Malaysian victims was identified as Allahyarhamah Puan Sri Siti Amirah Prawira Kusuma, who is slated to be buried in the Netherlands, according to the Malaysian Transport Ministry. “During this...

    World Briefing: Ukraine: President Orders Forces Bolstered in the Separatist East
    Nov05

    World Briefing: Ukraine: President Orders Forces Bolstered in the Separatist East

    President Petro O. Poroshenko has ordered the military to send reinforcements to Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: The New York...

    Rebels in Ukraine’s east inaugurate Zacharchenko as leader
    Nov05

    Rebels in Ukraine’s east inaugurate Zacharchenko as leader

    Pro-Russian rebels honor Ukraine’s separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko in an inauguration ceremony after his victory in elections in that have been widely condemned as a farce. Pavithra George reports Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Pro-Russia separatists press forward with their secession from Ukraine
    Nov04

    Pro-Russia separatists press forward with their secession from Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists pressed on Tuesday with the building of their envisioned new state wrested from Ukrainian territory with the inauguration of a gunman purportedly elected prime minister of the proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Pays First Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia
    Nov04

    Ukraine Pays First Tranche Of Gas Debt To Russia

    Kyiv says it has paid the first tranche of its debt to Russia’s Gazprom, fulfilling the terms of an EU-brokered deal signed last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...