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    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported
    Aug21

    5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists.Ukrainian troops… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev says Russian army vehicles seized
    Aug21

    Kiev says Russian army vehicles seized

    The Ukraine government says its forces have seized two Russian armoured vehicles during clashes in the east as fighting continues to rage. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine’s economy minister announces resignation (AFP)
    Aug21

    Ukraine’s economy minister announces resignation (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s economy minister announced his resignation on Thursday following conflict within the government on how to turn around the dire national economic situation. …read more Source: The West...

    Activists raise Ukrainian flag over famous Moscow building
    Aug21

    Activists raise Ukrainian flag over famous Moscow building

    Ukrainian activists in the heart of Moscow repainted the communist symbols atop one of the Stalin-era buildings in the Ukrainian colours of blue and yellow on Wednesday and topped it with a Ukrainian flag. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Civilian toll mounts from Ukraine clashes
    Aug21

    Civilian toll mounts from Ukraine clashes

    A UKRAINIAN warplane has been blown out of the sky over rebel-held territory as Kiev ramped up its offensive ahead of key talks. …read more Source: THE...

    Russia shuts McDonald’s outlets amid Ukraine fighting
    Aug21

    Russia shuts McDonald’s outlets amid Ukraine fighting

    Russia has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald’s restaurants in Moscow, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but comes against a backdrop of worsening US-Russian ties over Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian flag raised over famous Moscow building
    Aug21

    Ukrainian flag raised over famous Moscow building

    Ukrainian activists, operating in the heart of Moscow, repainted the communist symbols atop one of the Stalin-era buildings in the Ukrainian colours of blue and yellow on Wednesday and topped it with a Ukrainian flag. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Dozens killed in Ukraine as army battles to break rebels (AFP)
    Aug20

    Dozens killed in Ukraine as army battles to break rebels (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels left dozens of civilians dead on Wednesday with artillery pounding central Donetsk as Ukrainian troops pushed on with a bloody offensive. …read more Source: The West...

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition
    Aug20

    Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

    BERLIN (AP) Chancellor Angela Merkel’s emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine’s crisis showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend underlines Germany’s increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine troops take rebel stronghold
    Aug20

    Ukraine troops take rebel stronghold

    Battles for control of Ukraine’s east have continued, with 34 Donetsk residents killed in a 24-hour period in the latest violence. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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