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    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM (AFP)
    Sep09

    ‘Unlawful’ vote in rebel-run areas would breach Ukraine peace deal: PM (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk warned Wednesday that any attempt to hold “unlawful” elections in rebel-run areas in the country’s east would constitute a breach of a February peace deal. …read more Source: The West...

    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border (Reuters)
    Sep09

    Exclusive – Russia building major military base near Ukrainian border (Reuters)

    By Anton Zverev SOLOTI, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian borde… …read more Source: The West...

    Poroshenko may renege on self-rule promise if Russia violates truce (AFP)
    Sep09

    Poroshenko may renege on self-rule promise if Russia violates truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Wednesday he may renege on his promise to give pro-Russian separatists more power should Moscow fail to abide by the terms of a shacky truce. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian accuses Kiev PM of fighting Moscow in Chechnya (AFP)
    Sep09

    Russian accuses Kiev PM of fighting Moscow in Chechnya (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The head of Russia’s powerful investigative body claimed Wednesday that Ukraine’s bespectacled technocrat prime minister fought in Chechya with Islamist insurgents against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    UN: Nearly 8000 dead in Ukraine conflict
    Sep09

    UN: Nearly 8000 dead in Ukraine conflict

    Nearly 8000 people – including civilians, soldiers and militia members – have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) says. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary
    Sep09

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary

    KYIV — Leaders of the Crimean Tatars say they are planning a protest action at the border with Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014. The head of the Crimean Tatars’ …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko (Reuters)
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko (Reuters)

    By Pavel Polityuk and Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of … …read more Source: The West...

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months
    Sep08

    UN: At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine in past 3 months

    GENEVA (AP) ” The U.N. human rights office says at least 105 civilians were killed in violence-marred Ukraine between mid-May and mid-August, more than double the number of the previous three months in part because of shelling of… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine (Reuters)
    Sep08

    U.N. says close to 8,000 killed in east Ukraine (Reuters)

    GENEVA (Reuters) – At least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in violence in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, the U.N. Human Rights Office said on Tuesday, as it published a regula… …read more Source: The West...

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