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    Russia hopes for Ukraine gas deal this week
    Sep30

    Russia hopes for Ukraine gas deal this week

    Russia stopped gas flows to Ukraine in June in a standoff over the gas price with its neighbouring former Soviet republic …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Opens ‘Genocide’ Case Against Ukrainian Leadership
    Sep30

    Russia Opens ‘Genocide’ Case Against Ukrainian Leadership

    Russia announced a criminal case against Ukraine’s political and military leadership on September 29, for what it called “genocide” against Russian speakers in eastern Ukraine. Spokesman Vladimir Markin said orders had been given to annihilate the Russian-speaking population. Ukraine and Western countries accuse Russia of...

    What toppled Lenin statues tell us about Ukraine’s crisis
    Sep30

    What toppled Lenin statues tell us about Ukraine’s crisis

    In an incident reflecting growing Ukrainian anger toward the Kremlin, anti-Russian protesters pulled down a massive Vladimir Lenin statue in Ukraine’s second-largest city late Sunday. To many Ukrainians, Lenin is a symbol of the Soviet Union and Russia’s aggressive support for the separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. Despite the 1991...

    Russian Lawmakers Boycott Russian-American Business Council
    Sep30

    Russian Lawmakers Boycott Russian-American Business Council

    A Russian parliament committee plans to boycott a meeting of the Russian-American Business Council in the United States next month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Africa to Ukraine, Deal Police Proliferate
    Sep30

    From Africa to Ukraine, Deal Police Proliferate

    These days, many big mergers don’t just need to win antitrust approval from regulators in the U.S. and the European Union. A growing roster of nations including China, Brazil and even Ukraine also want a say. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Deadliest attacks by pro-Russian rebels threaten Ukraine truce
    Sep30

    Deadliest attacks by pro-Russian rebels threaten Ukraine truce

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s truce and troops withdrawal deal lay in tatters Tuesday after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.Thirteen soldiers and civilians were killed in 24 hours, officials said Monday, in the worst violence since the government and...

    Ukraine Turmoil Keeps Veteran Moving
    Sep30

    Ukraine Turmoil Keeps Veteran Moving

    Ruslan Fedotenko, who played for 12 years in the N.H.L., is trying out with the Devils after the upheaval in his native country left him without a team. …read more Source: The New York...

    Sacrificing of Myself Rather Than Animal This Eid al-Adha?
    Sep30

    Sacrificing of Myself Rather Than Animal This Eid al-Adha?

    Observing the Muslim Eid by giving of myself especially at a time when too many innocent humans have been sacrificed by the vanity of political agendas. From Muslim inhabitants in Myanmar, Ogaden, and the Central African Republic, to the broader populations of Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine, this has been a particularly bloody year. Journalists and...

    Fighting Around Donetsk Airport Tests Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Sep30

    Fighting Around Donetsk Airport Tests Ukraine Cease-Fire

    The upsurge in violence comes at a particularly critical time as Russian, Ukrainian and rebel officials are working on the boundaries of a buffer zone. …read more Source: The New York...

    Toll mounts in Ukraine as shelling worsens in spite of cease-fire
    Sep29

    Toll mounts in Ukraine as shelling worsens in spite of cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine — Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russia rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded 32, officials said Monday. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has been at pains to insist to a skeptical audience at home that his peace plan is...