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    Ukrainian rebels mock independence celebration
    Aug25

    Ukrainian rebels mock independence celebration

    On a day when Ukrainians celebrated their independence from the Soviet Union, pro-Russia separatists in the eastern part of the country staged a grim counter-spectacle: a parade that mocked the national army and celebrated the deaths and imprisonment of its soldiers. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Rebels parade captured soldiers
    Aug25

    Rebels parade captured soldiers

    ABUSED and pelted with eggs and tomatoes, Ukrainian army prisoners have been paraded through the streets of a rebel stronghold. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukrainian POWs marched at bayonet-point through city
    Aug25

    Ukrainian POWs marched at bayonet-point through city

    Separatists in Ukraine have marched captive soldiers through the streets of the pro-Russia rebel-held city of Donetsk in a parade to counter the country’s official Independence Day celebrations. …read more Source: ABC...

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers to mock Independence Day celebrations
    Aug24

    Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers to mock Independence Day celebrations

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have paraded dozens of captured soldiers before a jeering crowd to mock Independence Day celebrations in the capital. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Rebels parade captured soldiers as Kiev marks independence day (AFP)
    Aug24

    Rebels parade captured soldiers as Kiev marks independence day (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine paraded dozens of captured soldiers before a jeering crowd on Sunday in mockery of Independence Day celebrations in the capital. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel urges Ukraine truce as trucks go
    Aug24

    Merkel urges Ukraine truce as trucks go

    ANGELA Merkel has pushed for a new ceasefire in talks with the Ukrainian President as the country celebrated the country’s Independence Day. …read more Source: THE...

    Rebels parade captured soldiers on Ukraine independence day (AFP)
    Aug24

    Rebels parade captured soldiers on Ukraine independence day (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine paraded dozens of captured soldiers before a jeering crowd on Sunday in mockery of the country’s Independence Day celebrations. …read more Source: The West...

    Poroshenko says military threat will continue, boosts military funding
    Aug24

    Poroshenko says military threat will continue, boosts military funding

    Ukraine’s president says a constant military threat will hang over Ukraine and pledges more than $3 billion in funding to the country’s military. …read more Source: ABC...

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’ (AFP)
    Aug24

    Poroshenko rallies thousands in ‘battle for Ukraine’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday decried Russian “aggression” as Kiev staged a symbolic Independence Day parade while battling pro-Moscow rebels in the east of the country. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending
    Aug24

    Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Ukraine’s president has vowed to boost military spending by 40 billion hryvnia ($3 billion) in the next three years as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east.President Petro Poroshenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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