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    Shell kills young footballers in crumbling Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)
    Nov05

    Shell kills young footballers in crumbling Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s tattered ceasefire came under new strain Wednesday as shelling killed two teenagers playing football in rebel-held Donetsk and President Petro Poroshenko said he was deploying reinforcements to face a threatened separatist offensive. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine civilians killed as shells hit schoolyard in Donetsk (AFP)
    Nov05

    Ukraine civilians killed as shells hit schoolyard in Donetsk (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two civilians including a teenage boy were killed on Wednesday when shelling hit a school playing field in east Ukraine’s rebel-held Donetsk, an AFP journalist said. …read more Source: The West...

    Surrounded by rebels, Ukrainian soldiers battle on (AFP)
    Nov05

    Surrounded by rebels, Ukrainian soldiers battle on (AFP)

    Frunze (Ukraine) (AFP) – The boom of incoming artillery fire from the Ukrainian position sends the pro-Russian rebels scrambling for cover. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list
    Nov05

    Merkel sees more Ukraine rebels on sanctions list

    BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is indicating that more rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine could be added to lists of people targeted by European Union sanctions following much-criticized weekend elections.Ukraine and… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev cuts funds to rebel east
    Nov05

    Kiev cuts funds to rebel east

    FINANCIAL aid from Kiev to the pro-Russian separatist eastern regions will be stopped. …read more Source: THE...

    Gazprom Says It Received First Debt Repayment From Ukraine
    Nov05

    Gazprom Says It Received First Debt Repayment From Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russia’s top natural gas producer Gazprom said on Wednesday it had received $1.45 billion from Ukrainian energy firm Naftogaz in repayment for unpaid debt, the first step toward Russia … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine PM cuts financial aid to rebel-held regions
    Nov05

    Ukraine PM cuts financial aid to rebel-held regions

    Ukraine’s prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says financial aid from the central government to the pro-Russian separatist eastern regions will be stopped until “terrorists clear out of there”. …read more Source: ABC...

    Poland upgrades defense plan over Ukraine conflict
    Nov05

    Poland upgrades defense plan over Ukraine conflict

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed into law a new national defense strategy, saying it was made necessary by the instability and threats to security in neighboring Ukraine.Komorowski said Wednesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas
    Nov05

    Ukraine to halt subsidies to rebel-held areas

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s prime minister says the government will freeze budget subsidies for eastern territories controlled by pro-Russian separatists, a move that could precipitate already grievous economic conditions there.Arseniy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine ‘violated peace deal’
    Nov05

    Ukraine ‘violated peace deal’

    Separatist leaders in east Ukraine accused President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday of violating a peace deal by deciding to suspend a law giving their regions a “special status” and signalled they would no longer abide by it. …read more Source:...

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