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    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...

    Russia's Putin may have talks with Ukraine leader next week – Kremlin
    Oct09

    Russia's Putin may have talks with Ukraine leader next week – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin could hold talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko next week on the sidelines of a summit of Asian and European leaders in Milan, the Kremlin said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    One killed, three wounded in shelling in east Ukraine
    Oct09

    One killed, three wounded in shelling in east Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and three wounded when an artillery shell hit a shopping centre in Donetsk, a city in east Ukraine controlled by pro-Russian separatists where fighting goes on despite a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Death rate 10 a day in east Ukraine despite ceasefire – UN
    Oct08

    Death rate 10 a day in east Ukraine despite ceasefire – UN

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine is still claiming about 10 lives a day among government troops, pro-Russian separatists and civilians despite a ceasefire agreed in early September, the United Nations said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine may ask Stockholm court for interim ruling on Russian gas
    Oct08

    Ukraine may ask Stockholm court for interim ruling on Russian gas

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev may appeal to the Stockholm court of arbitration to fix a temporary price for Russian gas and conditions for deliveries to Ukraine if an interim gas deal is not reached soon with Russia, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine
    Oct07

    Poland warns Russia it could face tougher EU sanctions over Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – The European Union will impose tougher sanctions on Russia unless Moscow’s policy in Ukraine changes, Polish Foreign Minister Grzegorz Schetyna said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election
    Oct07

    Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s pro-Western government pressed ahead to secure new laws to tackle top-level government corruption on Tuesday, hoping to ease public discontent before an election from which it wants backing for its plan to end a separatist rebellion. …read more Source: The...

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia
    Oct07

    Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia

    BELGOROD Russia (Reuters) – After three days trapped in a cellar by shelling, Svetlana and Sergei Divenko left their home in eastern Ukraine and fled to Russia with their two children and a single bag. …read more Source: The...

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Oct06

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. …read more Source: The...

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