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Poroshenko to approve special status for Donbas region

A law securing the special status of certain parts of the eastern Ukrainian regions of Donetsk and Lugansk has been sent to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to be officially signed, according to a

Source: voiceofrussia.com

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Russia and Ukraine agree aid convoy border inspection rules

International officials of the Red Cross have agreed with Russian and Ukrainian authorities on border and customs control procedures for the Russian relief aid convoy bound for embattled east Ukraine Source: voiceofrussia.com

The aid convoy in the news this week from Red Cross and Russia came into scrutiny for sending help to people struggling in Ukraine. The reason was something to do with paper work and asking for permission to help out evacuating civilians from the towns of Khryaschuvate and Novosvitlivka. They have come to an agreement and aid continues to get to the people who most need it.

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Voice of Russia Live Malaysian plane crash 295 Dead in Ukraine

A Malaysian Boeing 777 headed from Holland to Kuala Lumpur passenger plane carrying nearly 300 people has crashed in Ukraine close to the border with Russia. Malaysia Airlines confirmed via Twitter that it lost contact with flight MH17 whilst flying over East Ukraine.

Source: voiceofrussia.com

A Boeing 777 plane with three hundred passengers has crashed after being fired upon. The plane reportedly was  shot down today which is Thursday. Listen live to the ongoing reports over on The Voice of Russia.

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West’s sanctions on Russia: Are they just for show?


Big, big sigh of relief among Russia’s super-rich, as the West announces “smart sanctions” On Sunday, 96.7% of voters in Crimea’s referendum chose to leave Ukraine and join Russia.

Jim Bob‘s insight:

Alexander Nekrassov  former government Kremlin adviser has wrote this article as a Special to CNN.

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Crisis In Ukraine Twitter

Twitter is a social media website where you can have your say in 139 characters or less. The news about Ukraine has been circulating under various hashtags (#). Adam Lovejoy in London talks about de-escalation and the recent ‘crisis in Ukraine’ from the polls being made on Twitter this week. In todays article find out more about how leaders of the Maidan were paid $2000 a day, foot soldiers from $20 to $100 in support of the new regime in Kiev during the protests. There has been various types of news coming in about the Crimea for example the bizarre incident of singing Ukrainian soldiers, OSCE reports from observers in the Crimea and what the EU think. Over on Stirring Trouble find out more about the sanctions against Russia and oligarchs and what people thought about that over on the website Twitter. Twitter is still popular and from Russia there is another popular social media site bit like Facebook called VK.com News And Current Affairs.

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News Overshadowed By Ukraine

celebsNews surrounding the Ukraine story is coming in from the Kremlin: this is a satirical entry about politicians around the world who represent the G8. The story draws upon news coming in on the topic of current affairs around the world mainly United States, China, Russia, France and Germany. Dan Majestic in Washington news from Ukraine and talks about reported telephone calls between Stirring Trouble International Germany and Russia.

The news has now moved to the Crimea which is part of Ukraine’s territory economic sanctions and the G8 summit. Get news from behind the scenes in Russian Moscow and find out more about the US role in world affairs and international law that is keeping people up all night.

Find out how Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are now having meaningful political dialogue with the newly elected Ukrainian government with ITS Forces and representatives of the White House from the United States.

This post includes interesting news about President Vladimir Putin, US President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy.

With the build up to the G7 countries  the scheduled G-8 Summit in Sochi in June the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Commission, and the President of the European Council spoke about the UN Charter from 1997 that applies to the situation in Ukraine.

Ukraine the UN or the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe is different to the usual Group of Eight format. News overshadowed by Ukraine US President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama  trip to China, Beijing.

The US Federal Reserve and Vice President Joe Biden. President Francois Hollande scooters and muscular men wearing helmets. Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin a chemical scientists and one-on-one summits obsession with the Russian President. North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, and his wife, Ri Sol ji young Kim’s uncle Jang Song Thaek. Ri one of most powerful women in North Korea and a possible contender for a place in the leadership.

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