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    Intensified shelling in east Ukraine kills four civilians, soldier
    Jul19

    Intensified shelling in east Ukraine kills four civilians, soldier

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Saturday of shelling residential areas despite a ceasefire, reporting four civilians and one soldier killed following a week of the deadliest fighting in over a month. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin orders formation of new military reserve force
    Jul18

    Russia's Putin orders formation of new military reserve force

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the creation of a new reserve armed force as part of steps to improve training and military readiness at a time of international tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel shelling in east Ukraine kills three civilians, soldier – Ukraine military
    Jul18

    Rebel shelling in east Ukraine kills three civilians, soldier – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three civilians have been killed by shelling by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist eastern regions, the Ukrainian military said on Saturday, following a week of the deadliest fighting in over a month. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, France call for Minsk agreement to be fully effective by end 2015
    Jul17

    Germany, France call for Minsk agreement to be fully effective by end 2015

    PARIS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande held a telephone conversation with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine on Friday to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine, the French presidency said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine points finger at Russia as families mark downing of MH17
    Jul17

    Ukraine points finger at Russia as families mark downing of MH17

    HRABOVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president accused Russia’s military on Friday of ordering the missile strike that brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 one year ago, as relatives gathered from the Netherlands to Australia to remember the 298 passengers and crew. …read more Source: The...

    New footage emerges of direct aftermath of MH17 crash
    Jul17

    New footage emerges of direct aftermath of MH17 crash

    New footage that emerged publicly on Thursday (July 16) appeared to show the direct aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over eastern Ukraine one year ago leaving all 298 passengers and crew dead. …read more Source: The...

    Britain calls for international tribunal in downing of MH17 victims
    Jul17

    Britain calls for international tribunal in downing of MH17 victims

    LONDON (Reuters) – British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond on Friday backed calls for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of shooting a Malaysian airline out of the sky over rebel-held eastern Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: The...

    A year after MH17 downed, families want justice
    Jul16

    A year after MH17 downed, families want justice

    AMSTERDAM/HRABOVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – One by one, the names of the 298 passengers and crew who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be read aloud by relatives on Friday, a year after the passenger jet was shot out of the sky over rebel-held eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, U.S. agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts
    Jul16

    Russia, U.S. agree fishing ban in Arctic as sea ice melts

    OSLO (Reuters) – The United States, Russia and other Arctic nations signed an agreement deal on Thursday to bar their fishing fleets from fast-thawing seas around the North Pole, an agreement delayed more than a year by tensions over Ukraine.The accord, also signed in Oslo by the ambassadors of Canada, Norway and Denmark, is a response to...

    Ukraine passes draft bill to grant east regions more autonomy
    Jul16

    Ukraine passes draft bill to grant east regions more autonomy

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament approved a draft law on Thursday to grant two separatist regions greater autonomy, a first step towards meeting the demands of a ceasefire agreement on the status of the pro-Russian self-styled “people’s republics”. …read more Source: The...

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