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    Ukraine conflict hampers recovery of sick children
    Oct11

    Ukraine conflict hampers recovery of sick children

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Maria, a nine-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy, was able to stand and walk unsteadily on her own before the outbreak of armed conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine to launch 'full clean-out' of corrupt officials
    Oct10

    Ukraine to launch 'full clean-out' of corrupt officials

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will soon begin mass firings of state officials who served under disgraced Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich and feathered their nests through corruption, the government said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russian sanctions could be eased soon if Ukraine progress made – U.S. adviser
    Oct10

    Russian sanctions could be eased soon if Ukraine progress made – U.S. adviser

    LONDON (Reuters) – Talks on easing sanctions against Russia imposed over the conflict in Ukraine could begin in the next few weeks, but more measures are possible if there is no progress over a ceasefire deal, the U.S. Deputy National Security Adviser said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Serbia backs jail terms for Serbs fighting in foreign conflicts
    Oct10

    Serbia backs jail terms for Serbs fighting in foreign conflicts

    BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbia’s parliament approved on Friday jail terms of up to eight years for anyone found guilty of fighting in foreign wars, in an effort to dissuade citizens from joining conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and elsewhere. …read more Source: The...

    Belarus detains Ukrainian soccer fans for anti-Putin chants
    Oct10

    Belarus detains Ukrainian soccer fans for anti-Putin chants

    MINSK (Reuters) – Belarus police detained dozens of Ukrainian and Belarussian football fans who shouted patriotic Ukrainian slogans and chanted abuse against Russian President Vladimir Putin at a match, a rights organisation and local media said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine poll foresees big election win for pro-Poroshenko bloc
    Oct10

    Ukraine poll foresees big election win for pro-Poroshenko bloc

    KIEV (Reuters) – A bloc supporting President Petro Poroshenko looks set to register a strong win in a parliamentary election in Ukraine overshadowed by the separatist conflict in the east, according to a poll published on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages from Dutch state – lawyer
    Oct10

    Families of MH17 victims to seek damages from Dutch state – lawyer

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch relatives of victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, downed over Ukraine in July, will hold the Dutch government liable for damages for its handling of the aftermath of the crash, a lawyer representing families said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Special report – Flaws found in Ukraine's probe of Maidan massacre
    Oct10

    Special report – Flaws found in Ukraine's probe of Maidan massacre

    KIEV (Reuters) – For millions of Ukrainians, it was a crime against humanity. In February, more than 100 protesters were gunned down in the Maidan uprising that toppled the president, Viktor Yanukovich. The victims are now known as “the Heavenly Hundred.” …read more Source: The...

    Back to school in rebel east Ukraine – to the sound of bombs and Soviet songs
    Oct09

    Back to school in rebel east Ukraine – to the sound of bombs and Soviet songs

    MAKIYIVKA Ukraine (Reuters) – On the first day of school outside the east Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, 11th-grade teacher Yelena Sepik tells her class to get out of their seats to clap and sing along to the Soviet military music playing over the speakers. …read more Source: The...

    No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine-US diplomat
    Oct09

    No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine-US diplomat

    BERLIN (Reuters) – A senior U.S. diplomat said on Thursday there should be no sanctions relief for Russia until all foreign forces and equipment have left Ukraine, Kiev’s sovereignty over its border has been restored and all hostages have been released. …read more Source: The...

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