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    Truce falters; Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses ablaze
    Sep07

    Truce falters; Ukraine shelling claims lives, sets houses ablaze

    Shelling and other clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists threw the cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine into deepening peril Sunday, two days after it took hold. At least two houses hit by artillery fire blazed in the rural village of Spartak, which lies just north of the main rebel-held city of Donetsk and adjacent...

    Fighting threatens to scuttle Ukraine ceasefire just hours after its start
    Sep07

    Fighting threatens to scuttle Ukraine ceasefire just hours after its start

    A woman died yesterday when fighting flared again in eastern Ukraine, jeopardising a ceasefire struck less than two days earlier between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Shelling in Mariupol shatters truce
    Sep07

    Shelling in Mariupol shatters truce

    Clashes broke out on Sunday outside the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, throwing the freshly forged ceasefire agreement between government troops and Russian-backed separatists into furth… …read more Source: The...

    Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse
    Sep07

    Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse

    September 08, 2014 12:11 AMKIEV (AFP) – Clad in the blue and yellow of Ukraine’s national flag, Irina Dovgan stood on a street of the rebel-held city of Donetsk as passers-by punched, kicked and spat on her, sometimes crushing tomatoes in her bruised face. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse
    Sep07

    Humiliated pro-Ukraine woman still bears scars of abuse

    KIEV, Ukraine–Clad in the blue and yellow of Ukraine’s national flag, Irina Dovgan stood on a street of the rebel-held city of Donetsk as passersby punched, kicked and spat on her, sometimes crushing tomatoes in her bruised face. Days later, the 52-year-old still has the bruises from her time spent in the custody of the separatists,...

    MH17: Hishammuddin off to Ukraine tonight
    Sep07

    MH17: Hishammuddin off to Ukraine tonight

    KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is scheduled to leave for Kiev, Ukraine tonight to ensure the safety of Malaysia’s security forces when entering the crash site of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine Shelling Claims Lives, Sets Houses Ablaze
    Sep07

    Ukraine Shelling Claims Lives, Sets Houses Ablaze

    Clashes broke out Sunday outside the main rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, throwing the freshly forged cease-fire agreement between government troops and Russian-backed separatists into further dou… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine frontline city of Mariupol on edge after night of violence
    Sep07

    Ukraine frontline city of Mariupol on edge after night of violence

    It didn’t take long for the guns to roar into action again on the edge of the Ukrainian flash point city of Mariupol, with the ink barely dry on a shaky truce plan between the government and rebel forces. Terrified residents were abruptly woken late Saturday when pro-Russian insurgents began bombarding a government-held checkpoint on […]...

    MH17: Cold season may hamper investigations at crash site
    Sep07

    MH17: Cold season may hamper investigations at crash site

    KUANTAN: Investigations at the Malaysia Airlines flight (MAS) MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine must be done fast as the cold season to envelope the region soon could make the process difficult. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine to get arms from five Nato allies – Poroshenko aide
    Sep07

    Ukraine to get arms from five Nato allies – Poroshenko aide

    September 07, 2014 9:35 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – A senior aide to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday Kiev had reached agreement during the Nato summit in Wales on the provision of weapons and military advisers from five member states of the alliance. …read more Source: The Straits...

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