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2010-09-17 13:00:00

KIEV, Ukraine, September 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and the President of Russia Dmitriy Medvedev take part in the International Road Rally "Avtoprobeg" taking place between the two biggest European countries.

2008-08-11 21:00:03

Text of report by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti Moscow, 11 August: Russian Foreign Minister has told Ukrainian parliament speaker Arseniy Yatsenyuk by phone today that Russian Black Sea Fleet ships were off Abkhazia's coast to protect Russians and support peacekeepers, the Russian Foreign Ministry's information and press department said.

2008-07-29 12:01:02

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 29 July: The Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin minesweeper, a fundamentally new mine defence vessel, has joined the Novorossiysk naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

2006-02-03 12:43:43

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine is pushing for an invitation to join NATO within two years, despite tense relations with Moscow and the presence of a major Russian naval base on its territory, a senior official said on Friday.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.