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      Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine
      Oct17

      Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine

      A prominent Russian separatist commander was assassinated in eastern Ukraine on Sunday evening, his allies said on Monday, accusing Ukrainian government forces of murdering him to try to destabilize an already fragile ceasefire. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian national who went by the nom de guerre “Motorola”, was blown up in the lift of his...

      Germany’s Merkel willing to meet Putin on Ukraine but needs progress
      Oct17

      Germany’s Merkel willing to meet Putin on Ukraine but needs progress

      BERLIN, GERMANY: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is willing to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on the Ukraine crisis but no meeting has been set and progress needs to be made on the peace process, her spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Monday. “It remains the case that the chancellor is ready for such a meeting if the opportunity for...

      Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
      Oct06

      Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

      Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington. The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine,...

      Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria
      Oct05

      Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria

      There are no international proposals to impose sanctions on Russia over its role in Syria, a spokesman for Germany’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, shortly before officials from a group of Western countries meet in Berlin to discuss the crisis. “At the moment, I know no one, either in Berlin or anywhere else, who has such...

      US weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis: officials
      Sep29

      US weighs tougher response to Russia over Syria crisis: officials

      WASHINGTON: Obama administration officials have begun considering tougher responses to the Russian-backed Syrian government assault on Aleppo, including military options, as rising tensions with Moscow diminish hopes for diplomatic solutions from the Middle East to Ukraine and cyberspace, US officials said on Wednesday. The new discussions were...

      Police officers
      Jul05

      Police officers

      Police officers sing the national anthem during an oath-taking ceremony, which started up the work of a new police patrol service, part of the Interior Ministry reform initiated by Ukrainian authorities, in Kiev, Ukraine …read more Source: The...

      Russia cant drag us back to the past: US
      Jun22

      Russia cant drag us back to the past: US

      Berlin: The United States and its allies won’t let Russia “drag us back to the past”, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in an address in Berlin on Monday, as he accused Moscow of trying to re-create a Soviet-era sphere of influence. Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has put NATO allies in eastern Europe on edge and...

      Ukraine protest
      Jun22

      Ukraine protest

      Participants dressed as zombies stage a performance as they protest against the work of some local media, which they say promote and popularize Russian subversive propaganda in Ukraine, in Kiev, Ukraine Participants dressed as zombies stage a performance as they protest against the work of some local media, which they say promote and popularize...

      Russia slams EU sanctions as pointless ‘blackmail’
      Jun21

      Russia slams EU sanctions as pointless ‘blackmail’

      MOSCOW – Russia on Saturday slammed the EU’s extension of sanctions over its annexation of Crimea as “blackmail” and vowed it would not be pressured into returning the peninsula to Ukraine. “Crimea and Sevastopol are an integral part of the Russian Federation. It’s time to recognise this as a fact that cannot be changed with...

      Aegon Championships 2015: Andy Murray moves a step closer
      Jun19

      Aegon Championships 2015: Andy Murray moves a step closer

      The Aegon championship has been full of surprises thus far with in form Spaniard Rafael Nadal being knocked out in the very first round by Ukraine’s Dolgopolov. The second rounds were no different as defending champion, Grigor Dimitrov, suffered a heavy defeat by the hands of Giles Muller of Luxembourg in straight sets on Thursday. Muller,...