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    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels puts ceasefire in doubt
    Sep15

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels puts ceasefire in doubt

    Kiev, Ukraine: The heaviest fighting in a series of truce violations in Ukraine’s restive east strained the tenuous 10-day-old cease-fire between the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists, with both sides blaming the other Monday for attacks that included the shelling of residential buildings. …read more Source: The Sydney...

    Ukraine rivals trade blame after bloodiest day since truce (AFP)
    Sep15

    Ukraine rivals trade blame after bloodiest day since truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Warring rivals in Ukraine traded blame on Monday over the bloodiest day in the restive east since a shaky ceasefire was drawn up 10 days ago. …read more Source: The West...

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling
    Sep15

    OSCE team in east Ukraine comes near shelling

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Observers from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe say they were just 200 meters (650 feet) away from four shell-bursts in eastern Ukraine, where fighting has continued despite a cease-fire… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine hosts US-led military drills as truce teeters (AFP)
    Sep15

    Ukraine hosts US-led military drills as truce teeters (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – US-led military exercises began in Ukraine on Monday as fighting rumbled on in the restive east between government forces and pro-Russian rebels, despite a 10-day-old ceasefire. …read more Source: The West...

    Fighting in Ukraine amid fragile peace
    Sep14

    Fighting in Ukraine amid fragile peace

    HEAVY fighting has erupted around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine, putting more pressure on a tenuous nine-day-old truce. …read more Source:...

    Aid reaches the hardy and hungry of Ukraine’s Lugansk (AFP)
    Sep14

    Aid reaches the hardy and hungry of Ukraine’s Lugansk (AFP)

    Lugansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – After months of bombardments that left them short of water, power and basic supplies, many residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk breathed a sigh of relief at the arrival of desperately needed aid. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev slams Putin’s ‘Soviet goal’
    Sep14

    Kiev slams Putin’s ‘Soviet goal’

    KIEV has accused the Kremlin of seeking to ‘eliminate’ Ukraine while Moscow has charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis. …read more Source: THE...

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature
    Sep14

    Russia-annexed Crimea votes for legislature

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea (AP) Residents of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March, are voting for their regional parliament in elections expected to be dominated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Shells rock east Ukraine city despite cease-fire
    Sep14

    Shells rock east Ukraine city despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Several residential neighborhoods in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have come under repeated shelling, imperiling a fragile cease-fire agreement imposed last week.The city council of Donetsk said Sunday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk accuses Putin of plotting to conquer ‘all Ukraine’
    Sep14

    Arseniy Yatsenyuk accuses Putin of plotting to conquer ‘all Ukraine’

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk believes Russia will not be content with the area now held by pro-Russian separatists in the east, and will seek next to form a land bridge from the Russian border to the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula, then onward to the city of Odessa and the breakaway region of Transnistria in Moldova, cutting...

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