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    Fierce clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels (AFP)
    Aug31

    Fierce clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – At least 90 people mainly police were wounded in fierce clashes outside the Ukrainian parliament on Monday as lawmakers gave initial backing to deeply controversial reforms granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east (Reuters)
    Aug31

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east (Reuters)

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status – but… …read more Source: The West...

    Protests break out in Ukraine over giving regions more power
    Aug31

    Protests break out in Ukraine over giving regions more power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Clashes have broken out between police and protesters outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev after a controversial vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east.The decentralization of power… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness (Reuters)
    Aug31

    Two police wounded by grenade outside Ukraine parliament: Reuters witness (Reuters)

    KIEV (Reuters) – Several police and members of the Ukrainian national guard were injured on Monday when a grenade was thrown from a crowd of nationalist protesters demonstrating outside parliament in … …read more Source: The West...

    Protesters clash with police outside Ukraine parliament (AFP)
    Aug31

    Protesters clash with police outside Ukraine parliament (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Protesters clashed with police outside the Ukrainian parliament on Monday as lawmakers backed the first reading of draft reforms giving greater powers to the pro-Russian separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine MPs back reform giving more autonomy to pro-Russia east (AFP)
    Aug31

    Ukraine MPs back reform giving more autonomy to pro-Russia east (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Monday backed a first reading of draft constitutional reforms demanded by the West which grant greater autonomy to the eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The West...

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine
    Aug31

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine

    The French Presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week. Fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists h …read more Source: Big News...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For East Ukraine
    Aug31

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For East Ukraine

    The French presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week. Fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists has kill …read more Source: Big News...

    Jailed filmmaker inspires Ukraine with bestselling book (AFP)
    Aug30

    Jailed filmmaker inspires Ukraine with bestselling book (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians are snapping up the autobiography of film director Oleg Sentsov, who was last week sentenced by Russia to 20 years in prison in a shock ruling that sparked global condemnation. …read more Source: The West...

    World leaders agree to hold new summit on Ukraine crisis
    Aug30

    World leaders agree to hold new summit on Ukraine crisis

    The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have discussed the Ukraine crisis over the phone and agreed to hold a new summit in the coming weeks. …read more Source:...

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