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    Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.
    Aug20

    Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours.

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Officials in Ukraine’s Donetsk region say 34 people have died in hostilities in past 24 hours. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine flag unfurled on top of Moscow skyscraper (AFP)
    Aug20

    Ukraine flag unfurled on top of Moscow skyscraper (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – A Ukrainian flag was unfurled on the top of a Moscow skyscraper within sight of the Kremlin on Wednesday, officials said, as fighting in eastern Ukraine has frayed bilateral ties. …read more Source: The West...

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper
    Aug20

    Protesters plant Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

    MOSCOW (AP) Protesters have scaled one of Moscow’s famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine.They also attached a yellow and blue Ukrainian flag to the top of the 176-meter… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Clashes kill 34 civilians in Ukraine’s Donetsk region: official (AFP)
    Aug20

    Clashes kill 34 civilians in Ukraine’s Donetsk region: official (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels has killed 34 civilians over the past 24 hours in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region, local authorities said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops
    Aug20

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk.Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality
    Aug20

    Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) It has been weeks since Donetsk last had a traffic jam.The regular rumble on the edge of this besieged city in eastern Ukraine is a constant reminder of the government’s effort to shell armed pro-Russian separatists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg
    Aug20

    Drop in Russian beer sales hurts Carlsberg

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Beer sales in Russia, Ukraine and other Eastern European countries are down and expected to keep falling as political tensions weigh on the region’s economy, brewer Carlsberg said Wednesday.The Danish company… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poroshenko, Putin to attend Ukraine crisis talks
    Aug19

    Poroshenko, Putin to attend Ukraine crisis talks

    Russia and Ukraine said their presidents would meet together with top European Union officials next week to discuss their confrontation over Ukraine which has plunged relations to an all-time low. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk (AFP)
    Aug19

    Ukraine says battles rage in heart of rebel-held Lugansk (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Tuesday fighting had erupted in the heart of major rebel stronghold Lugansk, as the bodies of 17 civilians fleeing the city were recovered from wreckage of their destroyed convoy. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO (AFP)
    Aug19

    Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO’s vow to halt the Kremlin’s push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. …read more Source: The West...

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