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    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.» 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...

    Czech, Polish Ministers Discuss Ukraine
    Oct11

    Czech, Polish Ministers Discuss Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of the Czech Republic and Poland have expressed hope upcoming parliamentary election in Ukraine will help resolve the conflict there through diplomacy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tiger cubs training for release to wild
    Oct11

    Tiger cubs training for release to wild

    Ten Siberian tiger cubs born in captivity in Crimea are undergoing training to be released into the wild. Their handlers are teaching them to hunt their own prey before their release. (Oct. 10) …read more Source: USA...

    Weekend Roundup: Ebola On The Loose
    Oct11

    Weekend Roundup: Ebola On The Loose

    This week the world anxiously winced as Ebola spread out of Africa to the US and Spain. The traveling virus exposed some harsh new global realities: the hot zone incubator of Africa’s impoverished urbanization, persistent social inequality and decrepit public health infrastructure all linked to the rest of the planet by air travel. Nothing...

    Russian Rock Stars Run Afoul of Kremlin Over Ukraine
    Oct11

    Russian Rock Stars Run Afoul of Kremlin Over Ukraine

    After Russian rocker Andrei Makarevich played for refugees in Ukraine, he was denounced as a “traitor.” …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia backing separatists’ rival elections in eastern Ukraine
    Oct11

    Russia backing separatists’ rival elections in eastern Ukraine

    Russian officials are throwing their support behind Ukrainian separatist rebels’ planned elections for their own parliaments after warnings from Ukrainian leaders in Kiev that no power in the world will recognize the proclaimed independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics.” …read more Source: Los...