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    Two soldiers, one rebel killed in east Ukraine fighting (AFP)
    May01

    Two soldiers, one rebel killed in east Ukraine fighting (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers and one pro-Russian rebel have been killed over the past 24 hours in fighting in the country’s war-torn east despite a shaky ceasefire, officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin says too early to speak of Ukraine peacekeeping mission (AFP)
    May01

    Kremlin says too early to speak of Ukraine peacekeeping mission (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia said on Friday that it was premature to discuss the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine before a peace deal agreed in February is implemented in full. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO Commander Russia May Be Preparing New Ukraine Offensive
    May01

    NATO Commander Russia May Be Preparing New Ukraine Offensive

    The NATO supreme allied commander said Thursday that the alliance needs better military intelligence on the ground in eastern Ukraine, where he said Russian forces appeared to be fortifying military … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash escapes extradition to US
    May01

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash escapes extradition to US

    An Austrian court has refused to extradite Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash to the US, accepting his argument that US efforts to try him on corruption charges were politically motivated. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Austria rejects US extradition of Ukrainian oligarch
    May01

    Austria rejects US extradition of Ukrainian oligarch

    Vienna (AFP) – An Austrian court on Thursday rejected a US request to extradite Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on charges of bribing officials in India.Firtash, 49, one of Ukraine's richest … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia Says Western Leaders Note Progress In Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    May01

    Russia Says Western Leaders Note Progress In Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    The Kremlin says that Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have noted “certain progress” in … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine rebels expel Western NGO members for ‘spying’ (AFP)
    May01

    Ukraine rebels expel Western NGO members for ‘spying’ (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels said Thursday they had expelled seven US and European members of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) NGO for “spying” in the eastern Ukrainian territory under their control. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin open to peacekeeping mission in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Putin open to peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian presidency says Russian President Vladimir Putin is open to the deployment of a peacekeeping mission. …read more Source:...

    Austria turns down US extradition request for Ukrainian
    Apr30

    Austria turns down US extradition request for Ukrainian

    VIENNA (AP) ” An Austrian judge has turned down a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials.Judge Christoph Bauer said Thursday the evidence presented… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Austria rejects US extradition of Ukrainian oligarch (AFP)
    Apr30

    Austria rejects US extradition of Ukrainian oligarch (AFP)

    Vienna (AFP) – An Austrian court on Thursday rejected a request to extradite to the United States Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash on bribery charges. …read more Source: The West...

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