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    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting
    Sep08

    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – One of the leaders of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, said on Tuesday he had been released from custody after being held in a cell for four days by his own side for reasons he did not understand. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko

    Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of the east where government forces confront Russian-backed separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN
    Sep08

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN

    Police officers help a wounded colleague during clashes with activists of few radical Ukrainian parties in front of the parliament in Kiev on Aug. 31, 2015. (AFP/Yuriy Kirnichny)Nearly 8,000 people — including civilians, soldiers and militia members — have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of the east where government forces confront Russian-backed separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    UN says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    UN says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine

    At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regular report by U.N. monitors in the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria
    Sep08

    US asks Greece to deny Russian flights to Syria

    ATHENS: The United States has asked Greece to bar Russian supply flights to Syria from its airspace, a Greek official said Monday, as Moscow vowed to continue arming the regime of Bashar al-Assad. “We received the (US) request on Saturday and are examining it,” a Greek foreign ministry official said on condition of anonymity....

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regular report by U.N. monitors in the country. …read more Source: The...

    Russian, Ukrainian Presidents to visit Kazakhstan
    Sep08

    Russian, Ukrainian Presidents to visit Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Russia Vladimir Putin and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko are expected to visit Kazakhstan, Kazinform quotes FM Yerlan Idrissov as saying at the briefing today. …read more Source:...

    Russia says truce holding in Ukraine but little progress on peace plan
    Sep08

    Russia says truce holding in Ukraine but little progress on peace plan

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday fighting has died down in east Ukraine since a new truce was put in place on Sept. 1 but blamed Kiev for not moving forward on other provisions of a peace plan brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt
    Sep08

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt

    KIEV: Ukraine s warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting on Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitate …read more Source: The News...

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