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Pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday after three days of heavy shelling, the town's mayor said, capturing new territory far from most of their battles with government troops.
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Unidentified, heavily-armed strangers with Russian accents have appeared in an eastern Ukrainian village, arousing residents' suspicions despite Moscow's denials that its troops have deliberately infiltrated the frontier.
Investing.com - The Australian dollar gained on Wednesday in Asia in a quiet data day with few immediate drivers for trade.
An emboldened Russia is a threat to it neighbours in the Arctic and Canada must be ready to respond to any Russian incursions in the region, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he ended his yearly tour of Canada's North.
Ukraine is claiming that its forces have captured 10 Russian soldiers in an eastern region where the Ukrainian troops are fighting pro-Russia separatists.
A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous.
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Vladimir Putin may enjoy 80% public support in Russia for his Ukraine policy; but it has become increasingly clear that he has bitten off more than he can chew.
Brent crude oil rose on Monday and U.S. crude fell in light trading, as support from geopolitical tensions in Ukraine and Libya countered ample supplies and anticipated weak demand after a slew of disappointing economic data from the United States and Europe.
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel greeting Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on August 23. Photo: President.gov.ua After months of a bloody struggle over the fate of Ukraine, all sides in the conflict will attempt to initiate a tangible diplomatic resolution to the crisis during high-profile talks in the Belarussian capital Minsk on ... (more)
On Friday, I wrote a piece reevaluating the Russian position on the crisis in Syria, asking whether, in hindsight, Moscow's early attempts to preserve the regime of Bashar al-Assad ought to have been taken more seriously by the West.
A freight car loaded with self-propelled howitzers is seen at a railway station in Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Rostov region, near the border with Ukraine, August 24, 2014.
Armed pro-Russian separatists force several dozen Ukrainian prisoners of war into a bus after they were paraded through the streets of Donetsk, Ukraine, Aug. 24, 2014.
Of all the sovereignty-boosting, patriotism-inducing, national myth-building projects this prime minister has taken on over the past eight years - and there have been a few of them now - Stephen Harper's quixotic quest to find the lost ships of the doomed 19th Century English explorer John Franklin may appear the most vainglorious.
President Vladimir Putin,standing, alongside Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, standing center-right, in Shanghai in May, when Russia and China signed a much-anticipated gas deal.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:20 am
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