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    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...

    Ukraine president pledges $3 billion to rearm military (AFP)
    Aug24

    Ukraine president pledges $3 billion to rearm military (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday promised to spend some $3. …read more Source: The West...

    Shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk tears family apart (AFP)
    Aug23

    Shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk tears family apart (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Face covered in soot, a grandfather sits in front of the three bodies of his loved ones muttering again and again his lament. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian aid trucks quit Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks quit Ukraine

    THE West has rebuked Russia for sending trucks from an aid convoy to east Ukraine’s rebel-held Luhansk in a move Kiev decried as an “invasion”. …read more Source: THE...

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine as Merkel calls for peace
    Aug23

    Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine as Merkel calls for peace

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a swift diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Ukraine as trucks that sparked international condemnation by crossing into the country without consent returned to Russia. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russia aid trucks draw West’s ire
    Aug23

    Russia aid trucks draw West’s ire

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine today for talks, a day after calling Russia’s decision to send an unauthorised aid convoy there a dangerous escalation.More than 260 Russian trucks entered eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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