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    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'
    Aug05

    Former U.S. security officials call Trump comments 'disgraceful'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of former U.S. national security officials, including some who have worked for top Republicans, called Donald Trump’s recent comments about NATO, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and other matters “disgraceful” in a letter released on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rejects Russia's proposed ambassador to Kiev
    Aug04

    Ukraine rejects Russia's proposed ambassador to Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has rejected Russia’s proposed candidate for its next ambassador to Kiev, a senior Ukrainian foreign ministry official said. …read more Source: The...

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss
    Aug03

    Civilian casualties highest in a year in Ukraine – UN rights boss

    GENEVA (Reuters) – Civilian casualties from shelling, mines and booby traps in eastern Ukraine are at their highest in a year as government forces and pro-Moscow separatists constantly violate a ceasefire, the U.N. rights boss said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Savchenko launches hunger strike over political inaction
    Aug02

    Ukraine's Savchenko launches hunger strike over political inaction

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian servicewoman-turned-lawmaker who spent two years in a Russian jail, announced a new hunger strike on Tuesday to speed up the release of other Ukrainian prisoners-of-war, accusing Ukraine’s president of ignoring their plight. …read more Source: The...

    Three killed in a missile explosion at a plant in Ukraine
    Jul29

    Three killed in a missile explosion at a plant in Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Three people died, including a NATO representative, in an explosion at a military installation in northern Ukraine, the Ukrainian defence company Ukroboronprom said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia asks London court to order Ukraine to repay $3 billion Eurobond
    Jul29

    Russia asks London court to order Ukraine to repay $3 billion Eurobond

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Finance Ministry said on Thursday that it had asked the London court handling a lawsuit over Ukraine’s $3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia to issue an expedited judgment ordering Kiev to repay the debt. …read more Source: The...

    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches
    Jul27

    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence near its borders and next-door Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Insight – Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade
    Jul25

    Insight – Ukraine, after war, becomes a trove for black market arms trade

    SLOVIANSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) – On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. …read more Source: The...

    Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev
    Jul20

    Prominent journalist killed in car bomb in Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – A prominent journalist working for the online investigative newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda was killed by a car bomb in central Kiev early on Wednesday morning. …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in eastern regions amid surge in violence
    Jul19

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in eastern regions amid surge in violence

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian troops were killed in the past 24 hours during fighting with pro-Russian separatists, making July the deadliest month for the Ukrainian military in nearly a year after a sharp increase in violence. …read more Source: The...

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