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    Ukraine conscripts prefer going home to joining rebels (AFP)
    Jun28

    Ukraine conscripts prefer going home to joining rebels (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – As his now-former comrades hugged their goodbyes and wished each other a safe journey home, Junior Sergeant Pavel Stupka explained why he refused to renounce his oath of allegiance to Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine seeks concrete steps from Russia on truce (AFP)
    Jun28

    Ukraine seeks concrete steps from Russia on truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Saturday sought concrete steps from Russia to back up a tenuous truce it extended with pro-Moscow rebels in the hope of calming a deadly insurgency sparked by its new westward course. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine accord with Europe angers Kremlin
    Jun28

    Ukraine accord with Europe angers Kremlin

    Dealing a defiant blow to the Kremlin, President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine signed a long-delayed trade pact with Europe on Friday that Moscow had bitterly opposed. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine truce for 3 more days: president (AAP)
    Jun28

    Ukraine truce for 3 more days: president (AAP)

    Ukraine’s new leader has extended a tenuous truce with pro-Moscow rebels after signing a landmark EU deal on closer relations. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine extends truce with rebels after sealing EU pact (AFP)
    Jun28

    Ukraine extends truce with rebels after sealing EU pact (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader extended a tenuous truce with pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday after signing a landmark EU deal on closer relations and possible future membership that drew immediate threats of retaliation by Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia warns three former Soviet states after EU deal
    Jun28

    Russia warns three former Soviet states after EU deal

    The Russian government has warned of “grave consequences” after three former Soviet States – Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova – signed a trade and political pact with European Union. …read more Source: ABC...

    As Ukraine inks EU deal, Moscow is not giving up (AFP)
    Jun28

    As Ukraine inks EU deal, Moscow is not giving up (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – The EU’s move to sign accords with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia is a major setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but the tug-of-war over Moscow’s ex-Soviet sphere of influence is far from over, say analysts. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova look to EU future with accords (AFP)
    Jun27

    Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova look to EU future with accords (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders sign historic association accords Friday with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova as the three Soviet-era republics look to a future in Europe rather than with their old masters in Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine seals landmark EU deal as Russia vows retaliation (AFP)
    Jun27

    Ukraine seals landmark EU deal as Russia vows retaliation (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader on Friday sealed a landmark EU pact that drew immediate threats of retaliation by Russia in its high-stakes standoff over the ex-Soviet country’s future with the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine signs landmark trade deal with EU, but Russia warns of ‘serious consequences’
    Jun27

    Ukraine signs landmark trade deal with EU, but Russia warns of ‘serious consequences’

    After months of violence, the Ukrainian President signs the deal with the same pen that Yanukovych would have used before the country turned towards Russia. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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