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    Ukraine grants ‘special status’ to eastern regions
    Sep16

    Ukraine grants ‘special status’ to eastern regions

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved two bills offering major concessions to independence-seeking insurgents and more autonomy to eastern regions, where unrest has been raging since mid-April. …read more Source: China...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies EU pact

    Ukraine’s parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal.The ratification vote draws a line under the issue that last year sparked Ukraine’s crisis, which resulted in the ousting of the...

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark EU pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine parliament ratifies landmark EU pact

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday (Sep 16) ratified a landmark EU pact that decisively steers the former Soviet state towards the West and away from Russian influence. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Parliament Ratifies Landmark EU Pact
    Sep16

    Ukraine Parliament Ratifies Landmark EU Pact

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday ratified a landmark EU pact that defiantly moves the country towards the West and away from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine grants self-rule to Donetsk, Luhansk
    Sep16

    Ukraine grants self-rule to Donetsk, Luhansk

    The separatist-held regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine are granted temporary self-rule for three years in a new law adopted by Parliament.Both parties in the conflict will be… …read more Source: The...

    Fearing Russian ire, Israel reneges on arms deal with Ukraine: report
    Sep16

    Fearing Russian ire, Israel reneges on arms deal with Ukraine: report

    A proposed sale of Israeli weapons — including drones — to Ukraine has been blocked for fear of antagonizing Russia, Channel Two television reported Monday. The broadcaster said a Ukrainian delegation had visited Israel with a view to acquiring military hardware, including drones to use against pro-Russian separatists. It was not reported when...

    Ukraine Proposes Local Elections in Separatist East on December 7
    Sep16

    Ukraine Proposes Local Elections in Separatist East on December 7

    The Ukrainian government has called for local elections to be held on December 7 in the separatist east under legislation submitted Tuesday offering the area limited self-rule. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine proposes local elections in separatist east
    Sep16

    Ukraine proposes local elections in separatist east

    The Ukrainian government has called for local elections in the east following a bill submitted to offer the area limited self-rule. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Submits Bill on Self-Rule For Separatist East
    Sep16

    Ukraine Submits Bill on Self-Rule For Separatist East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday formally submitted to parliament a bill offering limited self-rule for the country’s separatist east. …read more Source:...

    3 killed, 5 wounded in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine
    Sep16

    3 killed, 5 wounded in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine

    The city council in Donetsk says three people have been killed and five wounded in shelling overnight in the city in eastern Ukraine. In a statement published online Tuesday, the council said multiple residential buildings had been hit by shelling primarily in the north of the city, despite a shaky cease-fire between pro-Russian separatists and...

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