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    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport
    Oct04

    Ukraine says its forces killed 12 rebels at Donetsk airport

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have suffered their worst casualties since a ceasefire officially began on Sept.5, losing 12 men in attacks on buildings at Donetsk airport, Ukrainian military officials said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll
    Oct04

    Latvians seen re-electing centre right as Russia overshadows poll

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Latvia’s centre-right government looks set to be re-elected in a general election on Saturday after taking a hard line over the actions of neighbour and former ruler Russia in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official
    Oct03

    Violence in eastern Ukraine strains ceasefire – U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Violence in eastern Ukraine between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has put a strain on a ceasefire clinched nearly a month ago between the sides, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry
    Oct03

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed – Lavrov tells Kerry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a phone conversation on Friday that strict observance of conditions for a peace plan between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels must be maintained. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk
    Oct03

    Ukrainian rebels keep up attacks on government-held airport in Donetsk

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine accused Russian forces on Friday of helping separatists step up pressure on government troops holding the main airport in the eastern city of Donetsk, threatening a fragile ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area
    Oct03

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Friday the mortar fire that killed a Swiss worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine was fired from territory controlled by Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The...

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk
    Oct02

    International Red Cross confirms Swiss killed in Donetsk

    GENEVA (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) confirmed that a Swiss staff member was killed on Thursday by a shell that landed close to its office in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency
    Oct02

    Mortar bomb hits Red Cross building in Ukraine's Donetsk, one killed – agency

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A mortar bomb hit a building used by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday, killing a Swiss citizen, Russian news agency Interfax quoted the rebels’ defence ministry as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO
    Oct02

    Hundreds of Russian troops still in Ukraine – NATO

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hundreds of Russian troops, including special forces, remain inside Ukraine and Moscow still has around 20,000 soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a NATO military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia
    Oct02

    Latvia heads to election under shadow of assertive Russia

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvians look likely to back their hawkish centre-right ruling coalition in a parliamentary election on Saturday amid increased tensions with giant neighbour Russia, Riga’s communist-era ruler, over the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: The...

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