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    Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
    Sep01

    Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.The mission, which began Friday and is due to end on September 15, comes as the United States increases military exercises and training in Eastern...

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed
    Sep01

    Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed

    As lawmakers took up a measure to give greater powers to separatists in eastern Ukraine, nationalist protesters clashed with police outside parliament on Monday, and the Interior Ministry said one officer was killed in a grenade blast and more than 100 were wounded. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Violent protests rock Kiev
    Aug31

    Violent protests rock Kiev

    Grenade explodes killing one officer; more than 100 injured …read more Source: The...

    Clashes in Kiev over autonomy plan for rebel regions
    Aug31

    Clashes in Kiev over autonomy plan for rebel regions

    One policeman was killed and dozens injured on Monday in street battles with protesters in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers gave their initial backing to controversial legislation granting more autonomy to pro-Kremlin rebel regions. …read more Source: Channel...

    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...

    Guardsman killed in Kiev protests
    Aug31

    Guardsman killed in Kiev protests

    A national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 ­others protecting Ukraine’s ­parliament were wounded by grenades hurled by ­protesters on ­Monday, the ­Interior ­Ministry said, as deputies backed reforms to give more autonomy to rebel-held areas. …read more Source: Global...

    Tug of war
    Aug31

    Tug of war

    Activists from several radical Ukrainian parties clash with police officers in front of the parliament in Kiev on Monday. One police officer was killed and more than 100 people were injured after a grenade exploded outside parliament as lawmakers gave initial approval to constitutional changes granting more autonomy to rebels in eastern Ukraine....

    1 dead, 100 police hurt in Ukraine parliament clashes
    Aug31

    1 dead, 100 police hurt in Ukraine parliament clashes

    KIEV: A Ukrainian National Guard officer died on Monday after being injured in the heart in fierce clashes between protesters and police that wounded around 100 people. “He died on the operating table,” a spokeswoman for the National Guard, Svitlana Pavlovska, told AFP. Street battles broke out between dozens of demonstrators and...

    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...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    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: Channel...

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