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Section: South China Morning Post (China)

      Nato revives cold-war style hotline to Kremlin and kicks out Russian spies
      May11

      Nato revives cold-war style hotline to Kremlin and kicks out Russian spies

      Nato, the Western military alliance, is reviving cold war-style hotlines to the Kremlin and the Russian general staff in Moscow to reduce the chances of escalating military confrontation and miscalculation as the Ukraine conflict fuels east-west tension. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Putin shrugs off snub by wartime allies in Moscow parade
      May10

      Putin shrugs off snub by wartime allies in Moscow parade

      Russian President Vladimir Putin presided over a huge military parade to commemorate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany, brushing off a snub by Western leaders over Ukraine, but still managing a dig at the United States. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Vienna refuses US attempts to extradite Ukrainian industrialist
      May01

      Vienna refuses US attempts to extradite Ukrainian industrialist

      An Austrian court has refused to extradite Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash to the United States, accepting his argument that political motivations lay behind US efforts to try him on corruption charges. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Lenin statues toppled in government-held eastern Ukraine
      Apr19

      Lenin statues toppled in government-held eastern Ukraine

      Masked men have toppled several statues of the Soviet leader Lenin in eastern Ukraine, in a fresh show of anti-Russian sentiment as Kiev battles pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals
      Apr09

      Russia looks to Africa to bolster arms and business deals

      Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite an economic crisis at home, hoping they will bolster sales, including of arms, for businesses hit by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      A year at war: 6,000 dead in first 365 days of conflict in Ukraine
      Apr05

      A year at war: 6,000 dead in first 365 days of conflict in Ukraine

      On April 6, 2014, pro-Russian activists stormed the offices of the Donetsk regional administration and the Lugansk office of the secret service in eastern Ukraine, sparking a year-long insurgency against the Kiev government in which 6,000 people have died. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary
      Apr05

      Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary

      At least six Ukrainian servicemen were killed in separatist attacks on Sunday in Ukraine’s troubled eastern regions in a grim weekend marking the first anniversary of a rebellion against Kiev’s pro-Western rulers. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Fragile truce brings limited respite to war-weary region
      Mar26

      Fragile truce brings limited respite to war-weary region

      Just over a month after a fragile ceasefire came into effect in eastern Ukraine, a traumatised population is struggling with a lack of basic services, critical shortages in medical supplies, power cuts, and the mental scars caused by the conflict. …read more Source: South China Morning...

      Ukraine arrests two top cabinet officials as the nation watches on TV
      Mar26

      Ukraine arrests two top cabinet officials as the nation watches on TV

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      Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych mourns death of youngest son after car accident
      Mar23

      Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych mourns death of youngest son after car accident

      Viktor Yanukovych, the younger son of the deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, drowned when his car went through ice on Russia’s Lake Baikal, according to current and former officials and media reports. …read more Source: South China Morning...