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    EU worried by new Ukraine fighting despite truce (AFP)
    Oct02

    EU worried by new Ukraine fighting despite truce (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union expressed concern Thursday about new fighting in eastern Ukraine that has killed both civilians and soldiers despite a truce agreed last month between pro-Russian rebels and government troops. …read more Source: The West...

    Swiss aid worker killed in shelling of Ukraine rebel hub (AFP)
    Oct02

    Swiss aid worker killed in shelling of Ukraine rebel hub (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Swiss Red Cross worker died Thursday when shells burst through the heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian stronghold for the first time since the foes struck a September 5 truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The West...

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce (AFP)
    Oct02

    First shelling in heart of Ukraine’s rebel hub interrupts truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The heart of Ukraine’s main pro-Russian separatist city came under heavy shelling Thursday for the first time since Moscow and Kiev struck a truce aimed at ending Europe’s worst crisis in decades. …read more Source: The West...

    Centre of Ukraine’s Donetsk shelled for first time since truce (AFP)
    Oct02

    Centre of Ukraine’s Donetsk shelled for first time since truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The centre of Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk came under heavy shelling Thursday for the first time since Moscow and Kiev signed a September 5 truce, an AFP correspondent reported. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Russia rebels stage renewed Ukraine airport assault (AFP)
    Oct02

    Pro-Russia rebels stage renewed Ukraine airport assault (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian insurgents launched a fresh assault Thursday on an airport held by isolated Ukrainian forces as a month-old truce came under renewed strain and calls grew for the Kremlin to help halt the bloody revolt. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia halts US student exchange program
    Oct02

    Russia halts US student exchange program

    A US-Russia high school student exchange program has become the victim of strained US-Russian ties over actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Merkel urges Putin to use influence over Ukraine rebels (AFP)
    Oct02

    Merkel urges Putin to use influence over Ukraine rebels (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a telephone call with President Vladimir Putin Wednesday, stressed Moscow’s “responsibility” to act as a moderating influence over the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Bloody back-to-school for Donetsk schoolchildren (AFP)
    Oct02

    Bloody back-to-school for Donetsk schoolchildren (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – “Everything was ready for a nice back-to-school day,” said Zoya, the watch woman of Donetsk school number 57. Instead the festive morning of balloons and flowers ended with a shell that took the lives of four people. …read more Source: The West...

    Ten killed in Ukraine’s Donetsk on first day of school (AFP)
    Oct02

    Ten killed in Ukraine’s Donetsk on first day of school (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s largest rebel-controlled city of Donetsk was shaken by violence Wednesday as 10 people were killed, some of them teachers and parents showing up for the first day of school. …read more Source: The West...

    Ten killed in Ukraine’s Donetsk on back-to-school day (AFP)
    Oct01

    Ten killed in Ukraine’s Donetsk on back-to-school day (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s largest rebel-controlled city of Donetsk was rocked by shelling Wednesday as 10 people were killed, some of them teachers and parents showing up for the first day of school. …read more Source: The West...

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