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    Three BBC journalists ‘badly beaten’ in Russia
    Sep18

    Three BBC journalists ‘badly beaten’ in Russia

    A team of BBC journalists has been assaulted in Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border.” …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire
    Sep18

    Ukraine reports sporadic violations of cease-fire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) The city council in Donetsk says no deaths were reported in fighting overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine.However, Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National Security… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in southern Russia (AFP)
    Sep18

    BBC reporters ‘badly beaten’ in southern Russia (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A team of BBC journalists was assaulted in southern Russia while researching a story about soldiers “being killed at the Ukraine border,” the company said Thursday after lodging a protest with Russian authorities. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House
    Sep18

    Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is to host Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the leader of the former Soviet republic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past.President Petro Poroshenko made the remarks during an address… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east (AFP)
    Sep17

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia praises Ukraine law on self-rule for Donbass region (AFP)
    Sep17

    Russia praises Ukraine law on self-rule for Donbass region (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Moscow on Wednesday praised Kiev’s law on self-rule for the war-torn eastern Ukraine as a “step in the right direction” and expressed the hope the rebel-held regions would develop cross-border cooperation with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer (AFP)
    Sep17

    Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fierce gunbattles erupted around the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, with two civilians killed just a day after lawmakers in Kiev held out an offer of self-rule to the pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead
    Sep17

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine, at least 1 dead

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Politician thrown in rubbish bin
    Sep17

    Politician thrown in rubbish bin

    TRASHING politicians has taken on a literal meaning in Ukraine, where angry protesters threw an MP into a skip and pelted him with rubbish. …read more Source:...

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