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    Ukraine forces attack rebel positions, Putin growls
    Jul02

    Ukraine forces attack rebel positions, Putin growls

    Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of “parasites”. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    World leaders who fell out of grace
    Jul02

    World leaders who fell out of grace

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held on Tuesday for questioning into suspicions that a network of informers kept him abreast of a separate inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign. Former dignitaries, including Berlusconi, Tymoshenko, have also been charged after leaving office. …read more Source: China...

    World › Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine city
    Jul02

    World › Pro-Russian rebels capture police HQ in Ukraine city

    The Interior Ministry headquarters in eastern Ukraine’s largest city fell to pro-Russia separatists Tuesday after a five-hour gunbattle that erupted hours after the Ukrainian president ended a ceasefire. The shaky ceasefire had given European leaders 10 days to search for a peaceful settlement, and its end raised the prospect that…...

    Ukraine pounds pro-Russia rebels after failed truce
    Jul02

    Ukraine pounds pro-Russia rebels after failed truce

    Ukrainian tanks and fighter bombers resumed their assault on pro-Russian insurgents Tuesday after Kiev’s Western-backed leader brushed off a last-gasp European effort to save a tenuous 10-day truce. The return of all-out fighting in Europe’s worst security crisis in nearly two decades drew the instant wrath of Russian President...

    Heavy clashes after Ukraine’s leader ends ceasefire
    Jul01

    Heavy clashes after Ukraine’s leader ends ceasefire

    Heavy fighting resumed in eastern Ukraine early Tuesday, including artillery shelling around the rebel-controlled city of Slovyansk, shortly after President Petro O. Poroshenko declared an end to a 10-day cease-fire and ordered government forces to renew their effort to squash the pro-Russian separatist insurrection in the east. …read more...

    Putin accuses West of containing Russia via Ukraine
    Jul01

    Putin accuses West of containing Russia via Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday developments of the Ukrainian crisis testified to Western countries’ lasting attempts to contain Russia. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko ends Ukraine ceasefire, says government will attack rebels
    Jul01

    Poroshenko ends Ukraine ceasefire, says government will attack rebels

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday government forces would renew offensive operations against rebels and “free our lands”, hours after a ceasefire to allow for peace talks with the pro-Russian separatists had expired. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russian arms likely used against Ukrainian aircraft: NATO chief
    Jul01

    Russian arms likely used against Ukrainian aircraft: NATO chief

    Pro-Russian separatists likely used weapons supplied by Moscow to shoot down Ukrainian aircraft in recent weeks, NATO’s top commander, Gen. Philip Breedlove, said Monday. Russia was maintaining a large troop presence near Ukraine’s border and had provided anti-aircraft weapons and other hardware to the rebels, Breedlove told a...

    Ukraine leader vows to attack rebels as cease-fire is dropped
    Jul01

    Ukraine leader vows to attack rebels as cease-fire is dropped

    Ukraine’s Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Kiev’s forces will resume a military offensive against pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine after he opted not to prolong a shaky cease-fire. “After examining the situation I have decided, as commander-in-chief of the armed forces, not to extend the unilateral...

    Ukraine leader vows to ‘attack’ rebels as ceasefire dropped
    Jul01

    Ukraine leader vows to ‘attack’ rebels as ceasefire dropped

    Ukraine’s Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Kiev’s forces will resume a military offensive against pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine after he opted not to prolong a shaky ceasefire. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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