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    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge
    Jun04

    Ukraine's Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months. …read more Source: The...

    Prominent Soviet dissident Leonid Plyushch dies
    Jun04

    Prominent Soviet dissident Leonid Plyushch dies

    MOSCOW – Communist-era Ukrainian dissident Leonid Plyushch, who was detained for almost three years in a psychiatric ward by the Soviet authorities, died Thursday aged 76 close to Paris, a friend told AFP. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Poroshenko warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new Ukraine fighting
    Jun04

    Poroshenko warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new Ukraine fighting

    “There remains a colossal threat of resumption of large-scale fighting on the part of Russian terrorist groups,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in his annual address to parliament, referring to the insurgents. …read more Source: Channel...

    Poroshenko warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new Ukraine fighting
    Jun04

    Poroshenko warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new Ukraine fighting

    June 05, 2015 1:36 AMKIEV, June 4, 2015 (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday of a colossal threat of renewed fighting with pro-Russian rebels after a surge in violence that left at least 26 people dead. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Latvia elects Vejonis, EU’s first Green president
    Jun04

    Latvia elects Vejonis, EU’s first Green president

    RIGA: Latvia’s parliament on Wednesday elected Defence Minister Raimonds Vejonis as the Baltic state’s new president, making him the 28-member European Union’s first Green Party head of state. His victory comes as the small Nato and eurozone member of two million people is grappling with security concerns amid heightened...

    Ukraine warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new fighting
    Jun04

    Ukraine warns of ‘colossal threat’ of new fighting

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday of the “colossal threat” of major clashes in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia must act to reduce east Ukraine tension – NATO's Stoltenberg
    Jun04

    Russia must act to reduce east Ukraine tension – NATO's Stoltenberg

    OSLO (Reuters) – Russia has a particular responsibility to help stop the renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    EU fears Ukraine violence 'spiral', warns on sanctions
    Jun04

    EU fears Ukraine violence 'spiral', warns on sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union warned on Thursday that a flare-up in fighting in eastern Ukraine could create a “new spiral” of violence and recalled that EU leaders have said they could tighten sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: The...

    France says violence in eastern Ukraine must stop
    Jun04

    France says violence in eastern Ukraine must stop

    PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign ministry called on Thursday for an immediate an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine after an upsurge in violence over recent days. …read more Source: The...

    At Least 24 Dead in New Fighting in East Ukraine
    Jun04

    At Least 24 Dead in New Fighting in East Ukraine

    At least 24 people have died in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, the warring sides said, as Russia and Ukraine accused each other of seeking to torpedo a tenuous peace deal. …read more Source:...

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