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    Tears and accusations as Ukraine buries mine blast victims (AFP)
    Mar07

    Tears and accusations as Ukraine buries mine blast victims (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Emotions ran high as mourners in east Ukraine on Friday laid to rest some of the 33 miners killed in an apparent gas blast at a notoriously dangerous coal mine in rebel-led Donetsk. …read more Source: The West...

    EU Removes Four Ukrainians From Sanctions List
    Mar06

    EU Removes Four Ukrainians From Sanctions List

    BRUSSELS — The European Union has removed four Ukrainians from a sanctions list due to lack of evidence. The EU list, announced in March 2014, had targeted 22 Ukrainian officials suspected of … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March
    Mar06

    Ukraine Pays Russia For Gas Supplies Through Mid-March

    Russian gas giant Gazprom said on March 6 it had received a pre-payment for gas from Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz ensuring supplies to Ukraine through mid-March. Gazprom spokesman Sergei … …read more Source: Big News...

    EU Drops Sanctions on Yanukovichs Security Chief
    Mar06

    EU Drops Sanctions on Yanukovichs Security Chief

    BRUSSELS – The European Union has dropped sanctions imposed last year on the head of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich’s security service, according to a legal notice published on … …read more Source: Big News...

    ‘On the brink’: Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russia jail (AFP)
    Mar06

    ‘On the brink’: Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russia jail (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has ended a more than 80 days hunger strike in protest at her detention in Russia after her health came near to collapse, her lawyer said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)
    Mar06

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to boost Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and Germany on Friday urged the OSCE to more than double the number of its observers in Ukraine to 1,000, to monitor a sputtering ceasefire as the EU downplayed the threat of new sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Britain EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Mar06

    Britain EU to prepare possible new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    A dog walks past a destroyed building in Uglegorsk, Ukraine. In a new report the United Nations announced over 6,000 people have been killed since the armed conflict started. (Andrew Burton/Getty … …read more Source: Big News...

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to double Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)
    Mar06

    Russia, Germany urge OSCE to double Ukraine observers to 1,000 (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia and Germany on Friday urged the OSCE, which is charged with monitoring a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, to double the number of observers in the country to 1,000, Moscow said. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)
    Mar06

    Ukrainian pilot ends hunger strike in Russian jail: lawyer (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has decided to end a hunger strike after going more than 80 days without food to protest her detention in a Russian jail, one of her lawyers said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request
    Mar06

    UN says it has not received any Ukraine peacekeeping request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” The U.N. political chief says Ukraine still hasn’t submitted a formal request for a U.N. peacekeeping force to be stationed in eastern regions where government forces are battling Russian-backed separatists.Jeffrey… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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