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    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...

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor
    Jun03

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when mortar bombs fired by pro-Russian separatists hit their car in government-controlled territory near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war
    Jun01

    U.N. finds growing signs of Russian involvement in Ukraine war

    GENEVA (Reuters) – A separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine is revealing increasing evidence, but not yet conclusive legal proof, of Russian state involvement, senior United Nations human rights officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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