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    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for increased violence in east Ukraine
    Aug18

    Russia's Putin blames Kiev for increased violence in east Ukraine

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday blamed the Ukrainian government for the latest upsurge in fighting between Kiev forces and Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting as Putin visits Crimea
    Aug17

    Civilians, soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting as Putin visits Crimea

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting flared between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels in separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight, killing at least two Ukrainian soldiers and several civilians, Kiev’s military and separatist sources said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin visits annexed Crimea, warns Tatars on status
    Aug17

    Russia's Putin visits annexed Crimea, warns Tatars on status

    OPOLZNEVOE, Crimea (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Crimea’s minority ethnic Tatars on Monday they should not strive for special status on the Black Sea peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine in 2014, stoking Cold War-like tensions between Moscow and the West. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal
    Aug17

    U.S. military to step up drone flights by 2019 – Wall Street Journal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military plans to widen its surveillance and firepower in conflict zones worldwide, including in Ukraine and the South China Sea, with a major expansion of U.S. drone flights, the Wall Street Journal reported. …read more Source: The...

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko
    Aug17

    Putin's Crimea visit aims to stir up Ukraine conflict – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised Russian leader Vladimir Putin for visiting Russia-annexed Crimea on Monday, saying his action was part of a plan to whip up tensions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels – Kiev military
    Aug17

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes with rebels – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and seven others wounded in fighting with Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman told journalists on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine preparing new offensive against separatists
    Aug17

    Russia says Ukraine preparing new offensive against separatists

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia suspects Ukraine is preparing a new offensive against pro-Russian separatists in east Ukraine following a spike in fighting in recent days, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine
    Aug17

    Civilians killed as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting flared between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in two separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight with several civilians killed by shelling, Ukrainian police and separatist sources said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine 'explosive'
    Aug16

    Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine 'explosive'

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Calling the situation in eastern Ukraine “explosive”, Germany’s foreign minister urged both parties in the conflict to come together quickly for talks to prevent a spiral in violence. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting
    Aug13

    Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday expressed “gave concern” to his Russian counterpart about a sharp rise in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and urged an immediate cease-fire, the State Department said. …read more Source: The...

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