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    Military helicopter crashes in Ukraine, crew died
    Mar26

    Military helicopter crashes in Ukraine, crew died

    KIEV – A small Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the east of the country on Sunday, killing its two crew members and three passengers, Ukraine’s defense ministry said. The aircraft, a Soviet-designed Mi-2, crashed near Kramatorsk, the… …read more Source:...

    In eastern Ukraine, troops tiptoeing up to front line risk heavy battles
    Mar24

    In eastern Ukraine, troops tiptoeing up to front line risk heavy battles

    AVDIYIVKA/KIEV – Ukrainian government troops and separatist fighters have drawn closer to each other at several places along the tense front line in eastern Ukraine, monitors say, raising the risk of violent flare-ups that could wreck a shaky ceasefire. … …read more Source:...

    Kremlin says Kiev tarnishing Eurovision with ban on Russian entry
    Mar23

    Kremlin says Kiev tarnishing Eurovision with ban on Russian entry

    MOSCOW – The Kremlin accused Ukraine on Thursday of damaging the prestige of the Eurovision song contest, which Kiev is hosting this year, with its decision to bar the Russian participant from entering the country. Ukraine’s state security… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot
    Mar23

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot

    KIEV – Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday. Russia… …read more Source:...

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’
    Mar23

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’

    MOSCOW – Russia’s Kremlin said on Thursday that allegations from Ukrainian authorities that Moscow was behind the murder of a fugitive Russian MP in Kiev were absurd, Russian news agencies reported. “We believe that all the falsehoods that can… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’
    Mar23

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the fatal shooting of a former Russian lawmaker in Kiev was an act of Russian “state terrorism”. Former parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov was killed outside a hotel in the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday
    Mar22

    Ukraine says sanctions on Russian banks to start from Thursday

    KIEV – Ukraine’s central bank said sanctions against subsidiaries of Russian banks will take effect from Thursday, and will include prohibitions on financial operations that benefit the banks’ parent structures. The central bank has previously… …read more Source:...

    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April
    Mar20

    New U.S.-led force to deter Russia in Poland from April

    BRUSSELS – A U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April, a U.S. commander said on Monday, as the alliance sets up a new force in response to Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. More than… …read more Source:...

    IMF delays more aid to Ukraine to assess cost of blockade
    Mar19

    IMF delays more aid to Ukraine to assess cost of blockade

    KIEV – The International Monetary Fund has postponed a decision to disburse more aid to Ukraine in order to assess the impact of an economic blockade Kiev imposed on separatist-held territory, the IMF and Ukrainian authorities said on Sunday. … …read more Source:...

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life
    Mar19

    Russia-backed Crimea chief says Putin should be president for life

    MOSCOW – The Russian-backed prime minister of Crimea said on Saturday that Vladimir Putin should be made president of Russia for life and that the Soviet Union would never have collapsed had Putin been in charge. Sergei Aksyonov, marking the… …read more Source:...

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