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    Ukraine Tycoon Pleads For City’s Safety After Rebels Vow to Make Stand
    Jul07

    Ukraine Tycoon Pleads For City’s Safety After Rebels Vow to Make Stand

    Ukraine’s richest man pleaded with the government on Monday not to bomb Donetsk, a city of a million people where hundreds of heavily armed pro-Russian rebels have vowed to make a stand after losing control of their bastion in the town of Slaviansk. The Kiev government has said it will act quickly to seize back more territory from rebels...

    Poroshenko heeds Ukrainians’ call to arms as Russia, EU talk truce
    Jul07

    Poroshenko heeds Ukrainians’ call to arms as Russia, EU talk truce

    In a country torn between Russia and western Europe, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s decision to resume an offensive against pro-Moscow rebels has carefully ignored both neighbors to show an ear acutely tuned to Ukrainian domestic politics. Telephone diplomacy involving the leaders of Germany, France and Russia, as well as Ukraine,...

    Ukraine says forces will press forward after taking rebel stronghold
    Jul07

    Ukraine says forces will press forward after taking rebel stronghold

    Ukraine’s government said it would quickly seize more territory from pro-Russian separatists after re-taking their stronghold of Slaviansk in what President Petro Poroshenko called a turning point in the fight for control of the country’s east. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine regains 4 more eastern cities
    Jul07

    Ukraine regains 4 more eastern cities

    Ukrainian troops hoisted their national flag over four more eastern cities, except for the insurgents’ main stronghold Slavyansk, Ukrainian senior officials said Sunday. …read more Source:...

    World › Pro-Russia separatists vow to keep up fight in Ukraine
    Jul07

    World › Pro-Russia separatists vow to keep up fight in Ukraine

    Discouraged but defiant, pro-Russia separatists vowed to keep fighting the government in Kiev from the largest city in eastern Ukraine, where they regrouped Sunday after being driven out of a key stronghold. At a rally in a central Donetsk square, the rebels were cheered on by thousands of supporters waving… …read more Source: Japan...

    Ukraine’s first big win over rebels dims truce hopes
    Jul06

    Ukraine’s first big win over rebels dims truce hopes

    Resurgent Ukrainian forces on Sunday pursued retreating pro-Russian rebels after seizing their symbolic bastion in a morale-boosting win that appeared to dim hopes for a cease-fire in the bloody separatist insurgency. Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko called the moment when his troops hoisted the Ukrainian flag over the militias’...

    Ukraine’s first big win over rebels dims truce hopes
    Jul06

    Ukraine’s first big win over rebels dims truce hopes

    KIEV – Resurgent Ukrainian forces on Sunday pursued retreating pro-Russian rebels after seizing their symbolic bastion in a morale-boosting win that appeared to dim hopes for a ceasefire in the bloody separatist insurgency. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold
    Jul06

    Ukraine government forces recapture separatist stronghold

    Ukrainian forces routed pro-Russian rebels in a flashpoint area of eastern Ukraine on Saturday and raised the country’s blue and yellow flag again over what had for months been the separatist redoubt of Slaviansk. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine hoists flag over pro-Russian bastion
    Jul06

    Ukraine hoists flag over pro-Russian bastion

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Resurgent government forces hoisted the Ukrainian flag over pro-Russian rebels’ main stronghold Slavyansk after a shelling onslaught levelled much of the city but delivered Kiev the biggest success of its campaign. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine hoists flag over pro-Russian bastion
    Jul06

    Ukraine hoists flag over pro-Russian bastion

    Kiev’s ability to win back Slavyansk marks a key turning point in three months of low-scale warfare that has threatened the very survival of the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The Times of...

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