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Sanctions taint Norway love affair with Russian liberators

Oslo - In the far north of Norway, sanctions imposed on Russia have left a bitter after-taste as the region celebrates the anniversary of its liberation from Nazi rule by the Soviet army.

Pro-Russian mood lingers in ex-rebel city as Ukraine vote looms

Donetsk - In the war-scarred city of Slavyansk in east Ukraine few people are looking to the future with hope as they gear up for a parliamentary poll this Sunday.

Sweden calls off search for mystery subs

Stockholm - Sweden called off a massive hunt Friday for at least one mystery foreign submarine in its waters that had worrying echoes of Cold War stand-offs, after calling the incursion "unacceptable".

'What vote?': Ukrainian refugees in Russia scorn Kiev poll

- While much of Ukraine is abuzz with campaigning for Sunday's parliamentary poll, refugees who have fled fighting in the east for Russia say they want nothing to do with the vote. "Ukrainian elections? What elections?

Billionaire Soros urges Europe to 'wake up' and save Ukraine

Paris - US billionaire investor George Soros warned Thursday that Europe's very existence was being threatened by Russia, in a scathing criticism of the EU's response to the Ukraine crisis.

Heads roll in Russia as more details emerge of Total crash

Moscow - Top Russian airport officials quit on Thursday as more employees were detained over the Moscow plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total.

President's party leads in final polls before Ukraine vote

Kiev - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko's party on Wednesday led the final polls before Sunday's parliamentary vote held as the country faced an unresolved Russian gas dispute and raging hostilities in the east.

Sweden pulls back ships as 'foreign sub' hunt draws blank

Stockholm - Sweden said Wednesday it was pulling back part of its navy which has been searching for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast of Stockholm for nearly a week with no vessel found.

Poroshenko party short of majority in Ukraine vote: poll

Kiev - The last major poll published Wednesday ahead of Ukraine's parliamentary election showed President Petro Poroshenko's party seizing up to a third of seats but reliant on help from nationalist parties to form a ruling coalition.

Total names new bosses as Russia probes CEO plane crash

Paris - French oil giant Total on Wednesday named new bosses to lead one of the world's biggest energy companies after its chief executive was killed in Moscow when his private jet hit a snowplough as it was taking off.

Russian investigators probe Total CEO crash black boxes

Moscow - Russian investigators said on Wednesday they were analysing the black boxes from the jet that crashed in Moscow this week, killing the chief executive of France's Total oil company.

Surgeons in Ukraine's rebel Donetsk confirm cluster bomb usage

Donetsk - Surgeons in east Ukraine's rebel hub of Donetsk, where dozens of civilians have died in recent weeks, confirmed on Tuesday that some patients were victims of cluster bombs, as alleged by Human Rights Watch.

Ukraine vows to probe banned 'cluster bomb' charges

Kiev - Ukraine's Western-backed leadership vowed on Tuesday to conduct a full inquiry into allegations the army used banned "cluster bombs" in its push against pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east.

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

Stockholm - Sweden's armed forces chief warned Tuesday it could use force to bring to the surface a suspected Russian mini-submarine its navy has been hunting for days as two new sightings of the vessel were revealed.

Russia blames 'negligent' airport bosses for Total CEO's crash

Moscow - Russian investigators on Tuesday accused senior airport officials of criminal negligence over a plane crash at a Moscow airport that killed the head of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, whose private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff.

Total chief executive De Margerie killed in Moscow plane crash

Moscow - The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport late Monday when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff.

CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

Moscow - The CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport after his private jet struck a snow plough on takeoff.Total confirmed the death of the 63-year-old early on Tuesday.

EU sees less violence in eastern Ukraine

Luxemburg - The European Union said Monday it believed a ceasefire and peace plan have helped reduce fighting between government and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine but condemned continued violations of the accord.

Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as Communists face poll wipeout

Zaporizhzhya - Ever since Oleksiy Baburin's Stalin statue in southeastern Ukraine was bombed, he has been hiding it behind heavy metal blinds. Now the Communist lawmaker says his entire party is under attack.

Mysterious sub near Stockholm might be Dutch: Russian source

Moscow - A mysterious "foreign vessel" the Swedish military have been searching for off the coast of Stockholm might belong to the Netherlands, a source in the Russian defence ministry was quoted as saying on Monday.

Dutch MH17 relative visits Ukraine crash site

Den Haag - A Dutch relative of a victim of downed flight MH17 has travelled to the crash site in eastern Ukraine to search for the remains of his missing cousin, Dutch television reported Sunday.

Germany says Ukraine rebels downed MH17 'with seized missiles'

Berlin - German intelligence has accused pro-Russian rebels of shooting down a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine using missiles captured from government forces, a media report said Sunday.

Swedish military releases photo of mysterious 'foreign vessel'

Stockholm - The Swedish military on Sunday presented photographic evidence of a mysterious "foreign vessel" off the coast of Stockholm but rejected reports of being on the "hunt" for a damaged submarine.

Ukraine set to cement shift West in wartime vote

Kiev - War-weary Ukrainians pick a powerful new parliament next Sunday set to be dominated by pro-Western and nationalist forces who will determine if President Petro Poroshenko can make peace with the Kremlin while holding on to the separatist east.

Ukraine, Russia see imminent end to latest gas war

Kiev - Ukraine and Russia stood on the verge on Sunday of resolving their latest gas war in time to keep the war-scarred nation and EU clients warm through the winter months.

Sweden intensifies search for suspected submarine near Stockholm

Stockholm - The Swedish armed forces stepped up a military operation off the coast of Stockholm on Saturday where they were investigating a report of "foreign underwater activity".

Four people killed in east Ukraine fighting: Kiev

Donetsk - Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in combat with pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine, Kiev's military said Saturday, as violence rocked a truce after talks between Kiev and Moscow ended without a breakthrough.

Anti-tobacco conference struggles to stub out lobbyists

Moscow - A major conference in Moscow aimed at cutting global smoking rates this week found itself grappling with another issue: how to stop the powerful tobacco lobby from butting in on the debate.

Ukraine-Russia peace hopes rise as gas deal edges closer

Milan - Ukraine and Russia both signalled progress towards settling their festering row over gas, raising hopes of an EU-backed resolution of the broader conflict embroiling the Soviet-era allies.

Sweden hunts suspected foreign submarine off Stockholm coast

Stockholm - The Swedish armed forces announced a large military operation around islands off Stockholm late Friday following reports of suspicious "foreign underwater activity"."We have begun an intelligence operation...
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