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    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader
    Jun06

    UPDATE1: Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Japan’s Abe visits Ukraine ahead of tough G7 summit
    Jun06

    Japan’s Abe visits Ukraine ahead of tough G7 summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed during a historic first visit to Ukraine on Saturday to spearhead a global drive to resolve the crisis threatening to splinter the ex-Soviet state. Abe told Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko on the eve of a summit meeting of the world’s most economically advanced nations that he...

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash
    Jun06

    5 police reportedly injured in Kiev gay march clash

    Opponents of a gay rights march held in Ukrain’s capital have thrown smoke bombs and tear gas and the Interfax news agency cites police as saying five officers were injured in the clash.Other reports said four of the estimated 300 marchers also were injured.The march took place Saturday morning along the Dnipro River in Kiev. Helmeted riot...

    Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader
    Jun06

    Japan PM urges cease-fire observance in talks with Ukraine’s leader

    …read more Source: Kyodo News

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West
    Jun06

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West

    Russia is not a threat to the West, President Vladimir Putin insisted in an interview published today, saying he was still committed to a Ukraine peace deal after a fresh flare-up in the country’s east. “I would like to say – there’s no need to be afraid of Russia,” Putin told Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera in...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, ten wounded in past 24 hours – Ukraine military
    Jun06

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed, ten wounded in past 24 hours – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and ten others have been wounded as a result of fighting in separatist eastern territories in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a briefing on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests
    Jun06

    Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests

    At least seven people were injured and more than 20 arrested today in Kiev as scuffles broke out between members of a rare Ukrainian gay pride march and their nationalist opponents. The socially-conservative country – locked in a bruising war with pro-Russian insurgents – is seeking a closer alliance with Europe and remains keen to promote…...

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev
    Jun06

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. …read more Source: The...

    EU extends sanctions on three Ukraine embezzlement suspects
    Jun06

    EU extends sanctions on three Ukraine embezzlement suspects

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union has extended sanctions imposed on three people Ukraine suspects of having embezzled funds under former President Viktor Yanukovich, according to a legal notice published on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West
    Jun06

    Don’t be afraid of Russia, Putin tells West

    Russia is not a threat to the West, President Vladimir Putin insisted in an interview published today, saying that he supported a Ukraine peace deal following a fresh outbreak of violence in the east of the ex-Soviet country. “I would like to say – there’s no need to be afraid of Russia,” Putin told Italian newspaper...

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