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Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance
Aug28

Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered his country and the military conflict was worsening after Russian-backed separatists swept into a key town in the east. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Ukraine kicks off early parliamentary election campaign
Aug28

Ukraine kicks off early parliamentary election campaign

Ukraine on Thursday started a two-month campaign for an early parliamentary election in October, the country’s electoral authority said. …read more Source: China...

Ukraine, West accuse Russia of new incursion
Aug28

Ukraine, West accuse Russia of new incursion

Ukraine and the West have accused Russia of launching a new incursion into Ukraine’s eastern region after a meeting between Russian and Ukrainian leaders Tuesday made no breakthrough in the months-long crisis. …read more Source: China...

Senior UN official to assess human rights situation in eastern Ukraine
Aug28

Senior UN official to assess human rights situation in eastern Ukraine

The UN assistant secretary- general for human rights, Ivan Simonovic, will begin a seven-day visit to Ukraine on Thursday, which will also take him to eastern Ukraine to assess the human rights situation there, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Wednesday. …read more Source:...

UN official to assess human rights situation in Ukraine
Aug28

UN official to assess human rights situation in Ukraine

The UN assistant secretary-general for human rights, Ivan Simonovic, will begin a seven-day visit to Ukraine on Thursday, which will also take him to eastern Ukraine to assess the human rights situation there. …read more Source: China...

Merkel phones Putin over Ukrainian situation
Aug28

Merkel phones Putin over Ukrainian situation

Merkel called for clarification of reports on the presence of Russian troops on the Ukrainian territory in the telephone conversation n. …read more Source:...

Russia denies secret negotiation with US over Ukraine
Aug27

Russia denies secret negotiation with US over Ukraine

“Regarding some media reports about ‘secret talks’ between Russia and the United States, we admit the Russian and U.S. experts have actually met in late June at the Finnish island of Boisto. Those were not the state official consultations but just a contact between Russian and US non-government structures and academic...

Russia and Ukraine fail to make breakthrough as leaders hold late-night talks
Aug27

Russia and Ukraine fail to make breakthrough as leaders hold late-night talks

Talks between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine apparently failed to make a major breakthrough towards ending brutal fighting in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

Putin, Poroshenko hold first bilateral meeting
Aug27

Putin, Poroshenko hold first bilateral meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday held a bilateral meeting in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. …read more Source: China...

Putin shakes hands with Poroshenko
Aug27

Putin shakes hands with Poroshenko

Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shook hands before they sat down for talks when meeting face to face for the first time since June. …read more Source: China...

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