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    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east
    Apr06

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east

    KIEV – Six Ukrainian troops were killed in two separate incidents in the troubled separatist-held east Sunday as isolated clashes continue to violate a fragile ceasefire to end the year-long war, officials said. “Unfortunately, six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed today,” army spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk told AFP. Four soldiers died...

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus
    Apr06

    Pentagon chief heads east as US tries to maintain Asia focus

    Islamic extremists grab parts of Iraq and Syria. Yemen slides into civil war. Iran’s nuclear program strains U.S. relations with Israel. Ukraine fights Russian-backed separatists.At a time of crisis across the Middle East and beyond, the Obama administration is trying to keep its focus on a widely advertised shift to Asia.The administration...

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point
    Apr06

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war reaches year-point

    Six Ukrainian troops were killed by landmines in the restive separatist-held east Sunday, breaking a lull of several days in a conflict that began a year ago this week.Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to frontAfter a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking pointWest should consider all tools, including arms, for Ukraine -NATO...

    Czech president bans U.S ambassador from Prague Castle: media
    Apr06

    Czech president bans U.S ambassador from Prague Castle: media

    President Milos Zeman has “closed the door” of Prague Castle to the U.S. ambassador following comments perceived as critical of the Czech’s decision to attend a World War Two commemoration in Moscow, according to local media reports on Sunday.West rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes toll …read more...

    Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to front
    Apr06

    Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to front

    Parts of their bodies burnt to a putrid pulp, separatist rebels mutilated in a year of conflict between pro- and anti-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine lie in their hospital beds still hankering to return to the front.Moscow condemns ‘anti-Russian campaign’ in U.SFeud on Earth but peace in space for US and RussiaUltra-nationalist...

    After a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking point
    Apr06

    After a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking point

    Bruised and battered after a year of armed conflict, Ukraine has been crippled by a combination of monetary, budgetary, industrial, banking and energy crises that could make it dependent on outside help for decades.Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to frontMoscow condemns ‘anti-Russian campaign’ in U.SUltra-nationalist...

    Czech president bans US ambassador from Prague Castle
    Apr06

    Czech president bans US ambassador from Prague Castle

    PRAGUE: President Milos Zeman has “closed the door” of Prague Castle to the US ambassador following comments perceived as critical of the Czech’s decision to attend a World War Two commemoration in Moscow, according to local media reports on Sunday. European Union leaders are boycotting the ceremony in May over Russia’s role in the...

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war marks year
    Apr05

    Six Ukraine soldiers killed as war marks year

    Six Ukrainian troops were killed by landmines in the restive separatist-held east on Sunday, breaking a lull of several days in a conflict that began a year ago this week. …read more Source: Channel...

    A year at war: 6,000 dead in first 365 days of conflict in Ukraine
    Apr05

    A year at war: 6,000 dead in first 365 days of conflict in Ukraine

    On April 6, 2014, pro-Russian activists stormed the offices of the Donetsk regional administration and the Lugansk office of the secret service in eastern Ukraine, sparking a year-long insurgency against the Kiev government in which 6,000 people have died. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary
    Apr05

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as rebel uprising marks first anniversary

    At least six Ukrainian servicemen were killed in separatist attacks on Sunday in Ukraine’s troubled eastern regions in a grim weekend marking the first anniversary of a rebellion against Kiev’s pro-Western rulers. …read more Source: South China Morning...

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