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    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...

    Russia says catches OSCE employee spying for Ukraine
    Jul18

    Russia says catches OSCE employee spying for Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday it had caught an employee of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe spying for Ukraine by passing on sensitive military information about pro-Kremlin separatists. …read more Source: The...

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