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    As Putin Talks Near, Steps to Defuse Ukraine
    Oct13

    As Putin Talks Near, Steps to Defuse Ukraine

    President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine said he believed that a full cease-fire could soon be achieved under a peace plan that he and Russia’s president, Vladimir V. Putin, had endorsed. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine to get its fourth defense minister so far this year
    Oct13

    Ukraine to get its fourth defense minister so far this year

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to replace the defense minister of his embattled country with the fourth person to hold the position this year, according to a statement posted on the presidential website on Sunday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine leader sacks third defence minister this year
    Oct12

    Ukraine leader sacks third defence minister this year

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko dismissed Ukraine’s third defence minister of the year Sunday in a surprise decision ahead of high-level talks with Moscow on bringing peace to the Western-backed former Soviet republic.Poroshenko’s official website said he would nominate a new defence chief on Monday after...

    England labour to victory, Russia held again
    Oct12

    England labour to victory, Russia held again

    Paris (AFP) – Wayne Rooney scored his 43rd international goal as England beat Estonia 1-0 to preserve their perfect Euro 2016 qualifying record on Sunday while his former boss Fabio Capello saw Russia held 1-1 by Moldova.Even after Estonia captain Ragnar Klavan was sent off for a second booking early in the second half in Tallinn,...

    Putin orders troops to return from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Putin orders troops to return from Ukraine border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman. …read more Source: CTV...

    China’s Li in Russia for Putin talks
    Oct12

    China’s Li in Russia for Putin talks

    Moscow (AFP) – Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.”It is a major event in the bilateral relations,” Chinese Vice Minister Cheng Guoping said ahead of Li’s visit.He said...

    Gulf stocks dive over global growth fears, oil prices
    Oct12

    Gulf stocks dive over global growth fears, oil prices

    Kuwait City (AFP) – Share prices in the energy-rich Gulf states nosedived on Sunday with investors spooked over global growth fears, declining oil prices and conflicts, analysts and traders said.All seven bourses, most of which resumed trading Sunday after a week-long Muslim holiday, ended in the red with Saudi Arabia and Dubai taking the...

    Russia pulls troops from Ukraine border
    Oct12

    Russia pulls troops from Ukraine border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered 17,600 troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their bases, state-run media reports. RIA Novosti news agency says the troops’ training exercises have ended. …read more Source:...

    Putin Orders Troops Away From Ukraine Border
    Oct12

    Putin Orders Troops Away From Ukraine Border

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered thousands of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border to return to their usual bases, according to his spokesman. Dmitry Peskov told Russian news outlets late Saturday in Sochi that Putin had ordered approximately 17,600 troops to return home from Rostov, a southern region that borders...

    On The Front Lines In Donetsk, Life Is Both Normal — And Far From It
    Oct12

    On The Front Lines In Donetsk, Life Is Both Normal — And Far From It

    The death toll continues to mount in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk, where at least two civilians were killed by weekend artillery fire between government forces and pro-Russia militia fighters. But in many ways, life in the Donbas city remains surprisingly normal, with well-stocked supermarkets and freshly planted flowers....