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    Ukraine separatist leader warns of possible return to war (AFP)
    Apr09

    Ukraine separatist leader warns of possible return to war (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko accused the Kiev government and warned in an interview with AFP that fighting might resume. …read more Source: The West...

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers
    Apr09

    Amnesty says Ukraine rebels executed government soldiers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Amnesty International says it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine executed several captured government soldiers in gross violation of international humanitarian law.Amnesty said in a… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin Says Russia Wont Use Gas To Pressure Ukraine
    Apr09

    Putin Says Russia Wont Use Gas To Pressure Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with the head of gas giant Gazprom and said Russia will not use the price of gas as an instrument to pressure Ukraine. Putin told Gazprom CEO Aleksei Miller … …read more Source: Big News...

    Four-way talks on Ukraine to be held in Berlin Monday (AFP)
    Apr08

    Four-way talks on Ukraine to be held in Berlin Monday (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – The French, German, Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers will meet in Berlin Monday for a follow-up on the fragile ceasefire agreed in February to end a year of bloody war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Lurking landmines threaten lives, livelihoods in Ukraine (AFP)
    Apr08

    Lurking landmines threaten lives, livelihoods in Ukraine (AFP)

    DMITRIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – As a tenuous ceasefire brings a lull to Ukraine’s yearlong conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian troops, the lurking danger of landmines threatens lives as well as economic recovery, particularly on once rich agricultural lands. …read more Source: The West...

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine
    Apr08

    Misery, tuberculosis in prisons of war-torn east Ukraine

    ZHDANIVKA, Ukraine (AP) ” The colony of cats living on the grounds of the Zhdanivka penitentiary disappeared when battles in east Ukraine peaked. Talk in the prison is that inmates ate them when food deliveries stopped.Medical supplies… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    ‘Terror’ probe after blasts in Ukraine city of Kharkiv (AFP)
    Apr07

    ‘Terror’ probe after blasts in Ukraine city of Kharkiv (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two bomb attacks early Tuesday shook Ukraine’s second largest city Kharkiv, causing some damage but no casualties in the government-controlled hub near the Russian border and the separatist-held east. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker
    Apr07

    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian parliament has voted to allow legal action against an opposition lawmaker who was the sole deputy last year to vote against the annexation of Crimea.The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to strip… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Azerbaijan refuses to sign document in defense of Russias interests
    Apr07

    Azerbaijan refuses to sign document in defense of Russias interests

    "The statement affirms the importance of cooperation with the OSCE." <br>On April 3, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Moldova at the meeting of the Foreign Ministers … …read more Source: Big News...

    Cossacks in east Ukraine fight government — and other rebels (AFP)
    Apr07

    Cossacks in east Ukraine fight government — and other rebels (AFP)

    Perevalsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The young Cossack fighter gripped his automatic rifle as he swore he would defend the town of Perevalsk in war-torn east Ukraine that he and his comrades now control. …read more Source: The West...

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