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    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town
    Jun03

    Ukraine says government forces halt rebel attempt to advance on eastern town

    KIEV (Reuters) – An attempt by pro-Russian separatists to advance on Ukrainian troop positions near the town of Maryinka in eastern Ukraine has been halted for now, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town
    Jun03

    Ukraine military says rebels attempt advance on east Ukraine town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Separatist rebels have launched a push using tanks and artillery towards Ukrainian government positions west of the big regional city of Donetsk in an escalation of the conflict in the east, the Kiev military said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor
    Jun03

    Two civilians killed in rebel attack in east Ukraine – governor

    KIEV (Reuters) – Two civilians were killed on Wednesday when mortar bombs fired by pro-Russian separatists hit their car in government-controlled territory near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said. …read more Source: The...

    Sink or sell? Russia standoff sees France saddled with two unused, unwanted warships
    Jun03

    Sink or sell? Russia standoff sees France saddled with two unused, unwanted warships

    For sale: two French-built helicopter carriers, tested by Russians. Buy now for only 1.2 billion euros. Shipping extra. Tensions between the West and Russia over Ukraine have blocked a deal in which Moscow was to buy the ships, leaving Paris trying to negotiate a face-saving compromise and work out what to do with two unwanted […] The post Sink...

    Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry sends note to Foreign Ministry of Ukraine for offensive statements by Ukrainian MP
    Jun03
    Ukraine honors children affected by civil war on International Children’s day
    Jun03

    Ukraine honors children affected by civil war on International Children’s day

    War and poverty bring doubt to heartland of Ukraine’s pro-Europe revoltAfter a year at war, Ukraine at financial breaking pointUkraine peace plan creaks amid fresh Russian-Ukrainian dispute …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    MH17 crash: Russia favours ‘full-fledged and unbiased’ probe
    Jun03

    MH17 crash: Russia favours ‘full-fledged and unbiased’ probe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday stressed the need for a “full-fledged and unbiased investigation” into the incident in which Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine in July this year. “Russia, just like Malaysia, insists on the full-fledged, unbiased and all-embracing investigation into this catastrophe in full compliance with...

    US global leadership indispensable for now, conference hears
    Jun03

    US global leadership indispensable for now, conference hears

    The US may not be as powerful as it was in the decade after winning the Cold War in the 1990s, but its global leadership role remains indispensable now and for the foreseeable future, particularly in delivering what one foreign policy expert calls the “global public good”.Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and China’s rising overtures in...

    Kiev mulls imposing ‘blockade’ on rebel-held areas
    Jun03

    Kiev mulls imposing ‘blockade’ on rebel-held areas

    Kiev is considering the possibility of imposing economic and transport restrictions to isolate the areas in eastern Ukraine controlled by pro-independence rebels, a senior parliamentary official said Tuesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down MH17
    Jun03

    Missile maker says Russia did not shoot down MH17

    MOSCOW: The Russian company that makes the BUK air defence system that was used to shoot down a Malaysian airliner in east Ukraine said on Tuesday the plane was hit by a missile deployed by Ukraine and not widely used by Russia’s military. State-run Almaz-Antey said its own analysis of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines plane brought...

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