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    Ukraine, rebels report deadliest fighting in over a month
    Jul15

    Ukraine, rebels report deadliest fighting in over a month

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine on Wednesday reported some of the strongest attacks by pro-Russian rebels since the signing of a peace deal in February, with eight government soldiers killed in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: The...

    Explosions in Lviv aimed at destabilising Ukraine – Interior Ministry
    Jul14

    Explosions in Lviv aimed at destabilising Ukraine – Interior Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two policemen were wounded in explosions at two district police stations in the west Ukrainian city of Lviv on Tuesday, the Interior Ministry said, linking the cases to a deadly standoff between a far-right group and police over the weekend. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. considers training Ukrainian army troops – general
    Jul14

    U.S. considers training Ukrainian army troops – general

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials are considering expanding the American military training mission in Ukraine to include army and special operations troops, likely focusing on issues like tactics and combat medicine, a top U.S. Army general said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says 'illegal groups' must disarm after standoff
    Jul13

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says 'illegal groups' must disarm after standoff

    KIEV (Reuters) – President Petro Poroshenko ordered Ukraine’s security services and police on Monday to disarm “illegal groups”, saying they threatened to further destabilise a country fighting separatists in its east. …read more Source: The...

    Far right group challenges Ukraine government after shootout
    Jul12

    Far right group challenges Ukraine government after shootout

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian far right group demanded the resignation of the interior minister and said it would block roads around Kiev on Sunday in a standoff over a fatal gun battle that challenges the authority of the government. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko says terrorist threat in Ukraine has 'significantly risen'
    Jul10

    Poroshenko says terrorist threat in Ukraine has 'significantly risen'

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that the threat of terrorism had “significantly risen” in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform
    Jul06

    Ukraine launches Western-style police force to set a marker for reform

    KIEV (Reuters) – The first 2,000 recruits of a new Ukrainian police force passed out in the capital Kiev at the weekend, intended by the government as a visible sign of its commitment to shake off a deep-rooted culture of corruption in public institutions. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov
    Jul06

    Ukraine corruption probe finds diamonds, cash, Kalashnikov

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two high-ranking Ukrainian judicial officials have been detained on suspicion of corruption and a large quantity of diamonds, $400,000 in cash and a Kalashnikov were found during raids on their homes, Ukraine’s SBU security service said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink
    Jul06

    Insight – Tensions with Russia could prompt NATO strategy rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe’s security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Landmine kills five Ukrainian soldiers in separatist east
    Jul05

    Landmine kills five Ukrainian soldiers in separatist east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen were killed and three wounded by a landmine in the separatist Luhansk region, the Ukrainian military said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

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