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    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests
    Sep01

    Big guns in east Ukraine fall silent, two more die from wounds in Kiev protests

    KIEV (Reuters) – A fragile truce between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists appeared to be holding on Tuesday as both sides made a renewed effort to silence their guns and make the much-abused ceasefire work. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine guardsman killed in nationalist protest outside parliament
    Aug31

    Ukraine guardsman killed in nationalist protest outside parliament

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist protesters on Monday as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas. …read more Source: The...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown on the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement in 1991, prosecutors said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin
    Aug31

    Foreign ministers to discuss Ukraine by mid-Sept – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet by the middle of September to discuss the conflict in Ukraine, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser
    Aug31

    Ukrainian guardsman dies of gunshot wounds outside parliament – minister's adviser

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian national guardsman died on Monday from gunshot wounds after being shot outside parliament, an adviser for Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said on Facebook. …read more Source: The...

    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister
    Aug31

    Nearly 90 police, national guard, hurt in blasts at parliament – interior minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Nearly 90 people were wounded and several of them were in a serious condition on Monday after several explosive devices were thrown from crowds in front of the Ukrainian parliament building in Kiev, the interior minister said in a Tweet. …read more Source: The...

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east
    Aug31

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status – but divisions in the pro-Western camp and violent street protests suggested the changes would face a rougher ride to become law. …read more Source: The...

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says
    Aug31

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that there was less progress than expected in the Ukraine crisis and there were no plans for a meeting of the leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to discuss further steps. …read more Source: The...

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness
    Aug31

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness

    KIEV (Reuters) – Several police and members of the Ukrainian national guard were injured on Monday when a grenade was thrown from a crowd of nationalist protesters demonstrating outside parliament in Kiev against a draft law to give special status to separatist regions, police said. …read more Source: The...

    Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission
    Aug31

    Two U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrive in Poland as part of European training mission

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Two advanced U.S. F-22 fighter jets arrived in Poland on Monday for a one-day working visit, the Polish army said, a part of Washington’s efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

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