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  • Ukrainian border guards have crossed border to inspect Russian aid cargo: guard spokesman

    Ukrainian border guards have crossed border to inspect Russian aid cargo: guard spokesman
    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian border guards have crossed the border into Russia to begin inspecting a Russian cargo of aid intended for humanitarian relief in eastern Ukraine, a border guard spokesman said. The border guards would check the cargo on Russian...
  • Malaysia sets day of mourning as first Flight 17 remains due home

    Still far from closure or clarity in its national tragedy, Malaysia on Thursday declared a day of mourning on Aug. 22 for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot out of the sky over Ukraine nearly a month ago. The remains of the first 16...
  • Conflict-hit coal sector casts shadow on Ukraine electricity market

    KIEV (Reuters) - Intense fighting in eastern Ukraine has forced coal mines to cut production or close entirely, imperiling the country's electricity market and potentially forcing the government to cut exports or limit consumption. Coal mining is...
  • Ukraine demands Russian airlines get permits to cross airspace

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine demanded that Russian airlines Aeroflot and Transaero obtain permission for every flight they make over its territory, because these airlines fly over Crimean airspace which Ukraine considers to be closed. Russia seized Crimea...
  • Russian oil giant seeks funds earmarked for pensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Rosneft , which produces more oil than Iraq or Iran, is seeking a $42 billion loan from a fund earmarked for Russian pensions to help it weather Western sanctions imposed over Moscow's role in Ukraine. Analysts expected the...
  • Putin sounds conciliatory note on visit to annexed Ukraine region

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would stand up for itself but not at the cost of confrontation with the outside world, a conciliatory note after months of tough rhetoric over the crisis in Ukraine. Putin was...
  • Finnish president to raise Ukraine at meeting with Putin

    YALTA Crimea (Reuters) - Finland's president is to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in southern Russia on Friday, but both governments played down prospects for any breakthrough in the crisis over Ukraine. With tensions running high between...
  • Near KO for Ukraine deputy in parliament row over eastern conflict

    KIEV (Reuters) - The leader of Ukraine's populist Radical Party was nearly knocked out in a punch-up in the Kiev parliament's lobby on Thursday after he goaded a fellow deputy, accusing him of ignoring the plight of soldiers fighting in east Ukraine....
  • Ukraine approves law on sanctions against Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian parliament approved a law on Thursday to impose sanctions on Russian companies and individuals supporting and financing separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. The government has already prepared a list of 172 citizens of...
  • Shells hit central Donetsk, Russian aid convoy heads towards border

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time on Thursday, killing at least one person, as a large Russian aid convoy rumbled towards the border. With Ukrainian...
  • Ukraine says Russian aid must be delivered by Red Cross

    KIEV Ukraine said Wednesday that any foreign humanitarian aid will have to be delivered by the International Committee of the Red Cross, dealing a blow to a large Russian convoy en route to the country's embattled east. Any form of humanitarian aid...