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    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...

    Russian President says Russia fully backs peace agreements
    Jun06

    Russian President says Russia fully backs peace agreements

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Russia fully backs the Minsk peace agreements in Ukraine, but progress is being stalled by Kiev. In an interview he said Russia is interested in and will strive to ensure the full and unconditional implementation of the Minsk Agreements. Putin said that large-scale hostilities in eastern Ukraine had on...

    Russia, Dutch foreign minister pushes for MH17 prosecution
    Jun06

    Russia, Dutch foreign minister pushes for MH17 prosecution

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has discussed with his Russian counterpart efforts to prosecute suspects in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flights MH17, his office said in a statement late on Friday. During a visit to Moscow Koenders also discussed a Russian blacklist of European politicians during a meeting with his counterpart...

    No Need to be Afraid of Russia: Vladimir Putin to West
    Jun06

    No Need to be Afraid of Russia: Vladimir Putin to 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 … …read more Source:...

    Putin Says Russia Is Committed to Ukraine Peace Deal
    Jun06

    Putin Says Russia Is Committed to Ukraine Peace Deal

    Moscow. Russia fully backs the Minsk peace agreements in Ukraine, but progress is being stalled by Kiev, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview in Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera on Saturday. “Russia is interested in and will strive to ensure the full and unconditional implementation of the Minsk Agreements,” he said,...

    U.N. seeks to shore up Ukraine truce as fighting flares
    Jun06

    U.N. seeks to shore up Ukraine truce as fighting flares

    The United Nations on Friday urged Ukraine’s warring parties to respect their increasingly shaky cease-fire as they accused each other of jeopardizing the truce. Speaking as the European Union prepared to strengthen its sanctions on Russia for its role in the conflict, U.N. political chief Jeffrey Feltman warned the Security Council meeting...

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