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    Ukraine troop withdrawal in doubt after 12 killed (AFP)
    Sep29

    Ukraine troop withdrawal in doubt after 12 killed (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The shaky truce between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian military was challenged Monday when 12 soldiers and civilians were reported killed in a surge of fighting across the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Twelve dead in eastern Ukraine despite truce (AFP)
    Sep29

    Twelve dead in eastern Ukraine despite truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Nine Ukrainian soldiers and at least three civilians died in eastern Ukraine over the past day despite a ceasefire, officials said Monday. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian nationalists topple massive Lenin in Kharkiv (AFP)
    Sep29

    Ukrainian nationalists topple massive Lenin in Kharkiv (AFP)

    Kharkiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Ukrainian protesters in eastern Ukraine’s city Kharkiv on Sunday toppled a giant Lenin statue seen as a symbol of Soviet legacy and Moscow’s control. …read more Source: The West...

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument (AFP)
    Sep28

    Echoes of the past at Ukraine’s rebel-held WWII monument (AFP)

    Snizhne (Ukraine) (AFP) – The Savur-Mohyla memorial in east Ukraine, commemorating thousands of Russian and German soldiers who perished in World War II, stood for decades as testament to the strategic hill’s bloodstained history. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine truce hangs in the balance as troops prepare to pull back
    Sep28

    Ukraine truce hangs in the balance as troops prepare to pull back

    Ukraine was last night waiting to see if a Russian-backed truce lasted before starting to withdraw forces from a frontline against pro-Moscow separatist rebels stretching across the war-torn east. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels eye troop pullback (AFP)
    Sep28

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels eye troop pullback (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine held back to see whether a Russian-backed truce would hold through the day before beginning its own withdrawal of forces from the frontline stretching across the war-torn country’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    In Ukraine, gas shortage means a chilly winter
    Sep28

    In Ukraine, gas shortage means a chilly winter

    The frigid water that comes out of the “hot” faucet of Alexander Korniienko’s shower in Kiev is a warning for his nation: After months without natural gas shipments from Russia, Ukraine may be facing a chilly winter.Ukrainians are… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal (AFP)
    Sep27

    Ukraine backs off from EU-backed Russia gas deal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – War-torn Ukraine on Saturday distanced itself from an EU-brokered agreement with Russia that would have restored its gas supplies during winter and helped rebuild trust between the neighbouring foes. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine: 2 killed in clashes despite cease-fire
    Sep27

    Ukraine: 2 killed in clashes despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A Ukrainian security official says one serviceman and one civilian have been killed in the past day as rebels in the east continue attacks despite a cease-fire declared three weeks ago.Volodymyr Polyoviy, a spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    251 victims of MH17 Ukraine crash identified (AFP)
    Sep27

    251 victims of MH17 Ukraine crash identified (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Forensic experts have identified 251 of the 298 passengers and crew killed on downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, after 26 people were named this week, Dutch authorities said on Friday. …read more Source: The West...

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