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    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian military officials say separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal.The army said in a statement Tuesday that rebels… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    MH17 crash Germany knew about risk of flying over Ukraine but failed to warn airlines
    Apr28

    MH17 crash Germany knew about risk of flying over Ukraine but failed to warn airlines

    Germany was told of the risk of flying above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine shortly before Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down last year but failed to pass on the alert, reports … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum
    Apr28

    Ukraine’s rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

    KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) ” A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: “I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen.”The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Merkel Sanctions on Russia Should Be Tied to Minsk Deal
    Apr28

    Merkel Sanctions on Russia Should Be Tied to Minsk Deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday international sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in the conflict in eastern Ukraine should depend on whether peacekeeping commitments signed this … …read more Source: Big News...

    Poroshenko Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years
    Apr28

    Poroshenko Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday that his country will be able to meet the conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years, while European Union officials rejected … …read more Source: Big News...

    Hunger strike Ukraine pilot ‘being transferred’ to Russian hospital (AFP)
    Apr27

    Hunger strike Ukraine pilot ‘being transferred’ to Russian hospital (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has resumed her hunger strike and is withering away, her lawyer said on Monday, adding that authorities planned to transfer her to a Russian civilian hospital. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years
    Apr27

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says his country will be able meet conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years.Speaking at an EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev, Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine deserves to… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin: ‘I don’t regret a thing’
    Apr27

    Putin: ‘I don’t regret a thing’

    RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin said he has no regrets over his decision to take over Crimea from the Ukraine, because it righted a ‘historical injustice’. …read more Source:...

    EU-Ukraine Summit Set For Kyiv
    Apr27

    EU-Ukraine Summit Set For Kyiv

    EU leaders will hold a summit with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on April 27. Talks are expected to focus on the status of the February Minsk cease-fire agreement in eastern … …read more Source: Big News...

    MH17 crash: Germany knew flight risks, according to local media
    Apr27

    MH17 crash: Germany knew flight risks, according to local media

    Berlin knew the risks of flying over war-torn east Ukraine before Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky but did not inform German airlines, local media has reported. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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