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    Russia says Kiev's actions threaten truce in east Ukraine
    Jun04

    Russia says Kiev's actions threaten truce in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia accused Kiev on Thursday of endangering a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine after the heaviest fighting in months between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Five Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with eastern separatists – presidential aide
    Jun04

    Five Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with eastern separatists – presidential aide

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mostly near the government-held town of Maryinka where pro-Russian rebels were trying to make a significant advance, a presidential aide said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Ukraine agrees to fill gas storage for transit flow
    Jun04

    Russia says Ukraine agrees to fill gas storage for transit flow

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Ukraine has agreed to pump enough gas into its storage facilities to maintain pressure in the system for Russian gas to reach Europe in winter, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says fresh fighting in east Ukraine is Kiev 'provocation'
    Jun03

    Russia says fresh fighting in east Ukraine is Kiev 'provocation'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Wednesday blamed fresh outbreak of fighting in east Ukraine on “provocations” by the Ukrainian armed forces and said Moscow was deeply concerned with the shelling of civilians there. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Lavrov says fresh fighting in east Ukraine stalls peace talks
    Jun03

    Russia's Lavrov says fresh fighting in east Ukraine stalls peace talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday those responsible for a fresh outbreak of fighting in east Ukraine aimed at stalling progress in peace talks to solve the conflict that has claimed more than 6,100 lives. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine forces, separatists fight first serious battles in months
    Jun03

    Ukraine forces, separatists fight first serious battles in months

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday fought their first serious battles in months and Ukraine’s defence minister said an attempt by rebels to take the eastern town of Maryinka had been thwarted. …read more Source: The...

    Russian investigators point finger at Ukraine over downing of MH17
    Jun03

    Russian investigators point finger at Ukraine over downing of MH17

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian federal investigators said on Wednesday they had testimony from a former Ukrainian air force mechanic supporting a Moscow theory that a Malaysian passenger plane downed in east Ukraine last summer was attacked by a Ukrainian fighter jet. …read more Source: The...

    Separatists say 15 people killed in clashes in east Ukraine – report
    Jun03

    Separatists say 15 people killed in clashes in east Ukraine – report

    KIEV (Reuters) – A senior rebel commander said around 15 fighters and civilians had been killed as a result of clashes between Ukrainian government forces and separatists near rebel-controlled Donetsk on Wednesday, separatist press service DAN reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town
    Jun03

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town

    KIEV (Reuters) – An attempt by pro-Russian separatists to advance on Ukrainian troop positions near the town of Maryinka in eastern Ukraine has been halted for now, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town
    Jun03

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Separatist rebels have launched a push using tanks and artillery towards Ukrainian government positions west of the big regional city of Donetsk in an escalation of the conflict in the east, the Kiev military said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

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