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    Finland, Sweden increase cooperation with NATO in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Aug27

    Finland, Sweden increase cooperation with NATO in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    Finland and Sweden say they will work more closely with NATO by signing a pact that allows assistance from alliance troops in the Nordic countries in emergency situations. …read more Source: FOX...

    ‘Prepare for cold Russian winter’
    Aug27

    ‘Prepare for cold Russian winter’

    The meeting on Tuesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, marks the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Russian soldiers cross Ukrainian border in armoured trucks: Kiev
    Aug27

    Russian soldiers cross Ukrainian border in armoured trucks: Kiev

    The group of soldiers entered the eastern town of Amvrosiyivka, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Wednesday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine: Summit Participants, Russia Support Peace Plan
    Aug27

    Ukraine: Summit Participants, Russia Support Peace Plan

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on the principles of a peace plan to end fighting in eastern Ukraine. President Poroshenko spoke early Wednesday following two hours of face-to-face talks with Putin at a summit in Belarus that was also attended by regional leaders. “I can say that...

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells
    Aug27

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

    A town in east Ukraine came under shellfire by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday, amid fears that they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region. …read more Source: Miami...

    Poroshenko, Putin Discuss Peace Proposals For Ukraine
    Aug27

    Poroshenko, Putin Discuss Peace Proposals For Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have held direct talks on the crisis in eastern Ukraine at a summit in Minsk, Belarus. Speaking to reporters, Poroshenko said all sides “without exception” backed Kyiv’s peace proposals for ending the fighting. Putin said Russia will “do everything to support this...

    Government-held town in east Ukraine hit by shelling, residents fear pro-Russian rebel advance
    Aug27

    Government-held town in east Ukraine hit by shelling, residents fear pro-Russian rebel advance

    A town in east Ukraine has come under shellfire amid fears that pro-Russian rebels in the region are advancing on government-held areas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells
    Aug27

    Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

    The shelling comes amid fears of a rebel counter-offensive. …read more Source: USA...

    After Disasters, Stricken Malaysia Airlines Staff Brace for Job Cuts
    Aug27

    After Disasters, Stricken Malaysia Airlines Staff Brace for Job Cuts

    As bodies from downed Flight MH17 were brought home last week, a group of Malaysia Airlines flight attendants, in black mourning headscarves contrasting with their pink and turquoise uniforms, sobbed and clung to each other in grief. The 19,500 staff of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) now face a new ordeal – a quarter of them may lose their jobs at...

    Ukraine fears rebels want control of land to link Crimea, Russia
    Aug27

    Ukraine fears rebels want control of land to link Crimea, Russia

    A town in east Ukraine came under shellfire by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday, amid fears that they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region. …read more Source:...