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    Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of ‘fatherland’ (AFP)
    Feb23

    Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of ‘fatherland’ (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Thousands of men and women gathered on Lenin square in east Ukraine’s main rebel-held city Donetsk on Monday to celebrate a Soviet-era holiday and pay hommage to their fallen fighters. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine: Rebels break truce near Mariupol
    Feb23

    Ukraine: Rebels break truce near Mariupol

    Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev says. …read more Source:...

    Trapped by Ukraine rebel assault, civilians stay underground
    Feb23

    Trapped by Ukraine rebel assault, civilians stay underground

    A rat was racing in the corner of the cellar below the ruins of a bombed-out five storey apartment building. In the darkness, an old woman was making soup and baking bread on a homemade wood-burning stove. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall
    Feb23

    Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s economy, which has been badly hit by more than a year of crisis, has suffered another blow with a sharp drop in the national currency, the hryvnia.On Monday, the hryvnia was trading about 9 percent… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of violating truce near Mariupol
    Feb23

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of violating truce near Mariupol

    Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev said on Monday, fuelling concerns for the fate of an internationally brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russians blamed for fatal attack at peace march
    Feb23

    Russians blamed for fatal attack at peace march

    Ukraine accused Russia of sponsoring a terrorist attack on a peace march in the city of Kharkiv that left two dead and at least 10 wounded.In the deadliest blast of a bombing campaign by pro-Russian separatists, an explosive device… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting tears at Ukraine truce
    Feb23

    Fighting tears at Ukraine truce

    PRO-Russian forces ­massing near Ukraine’s port city of ­Mariupol are attacking government positions. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of violating truce near Mariupol (AFP)
    Feb23

    Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of violating truce near Mariupol (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev said on Monday, fuelling concerns for the fate of an internationally brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Russian rebels set sights on Ukraine port city despite truce (AFP)
    Feb23

    Pro-Russian rebels set sights on Ukraine port city despite truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol tried to overrun a troop position overnight, Kiev said on Monday, fuelling concerns for the fate of an internationally brokered ceasefire. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev says it cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist
    Feb23

    Kiev says it cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

    Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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