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    East meets West as Ukraine signs accord with European Union
    Jun27

    East meets West as Ukraine signs accord with European Union

    Ukraine and the European Union signed a historic association accord on Friday, prompting a furious reaction from Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    UN says 110,000 have fled to Russia from Ukraine (AFP)
    Jun27

    UN says 110,000 have fled to Russia from Ukraine (AFP)

    Geneva (AFP) – Some 110,000 people have fled to Russia from Ukraine while more than 54,000 have been displaced inside the conflict-torn country, the UN said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    EU signs ‘historic’ accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)
    Jun27

    EU signs ‘historic’ accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union signed “historic” association accords with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova Friday as the three former Soviet republics pledged themselves to a future in Europe in the face of bitter Russian opposition. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine seals EU deal that sparked revolution and crisis (AFP)
    Jun27

    Ukraine seals EU deal that sparked revolution and crisis (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine’s new Western-backed president on Friday signed a landmark EU pact whose rejection by his pro-Moscow predecessor plunged the ex-Soviet country into turmoil and sent East-West relations to their lowest level since the Cold War. …read more Source: The West...

    EU signs association accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)
    Jun27

    EU signs association accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday signed association accords with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova as the three former Soviet republics committed themselves to a future in Europe. …read more Source: The West...

    Four OSCE observers freed by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jun27

    Four OSCE observers freed by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Four OSCE observers who were abducted on May 26 by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have been freed and have arrived at a hotel in Donetsk, a separatist leader said. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebels attack Ukraine military compound despite truce (AFP)
    Jun26

    Rebels attack Ukraine military compound despite truce (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels launched an attack on Thursday on a Ukrainian irregular troops unit in the heart of the eastern industrial city of Donetsk, an AFP reporter at the scene said. …read more Source: The West...

    Europe presses Putin to save shaky Ukraine truce (AFP)
    Jun25

    Europe presses Putin to save shaky Ukraine truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – European leaders heaped pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to help Ukraine’s new Western-backed leader save a shaky truce and fledgling talks on ending a separatist insurgency threatening his ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

    Slavyansk, a ghost town under siege (AFP)
    Jun25

    Slavyansk, a ghost town under siege (AFP)

    Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Dawn had barely broken when shelling began in the rebel bastion of Slavyansk, a ghost town emptied of half its people and besieged by Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian MPs revoke Putin’s power to send troops to Ukraine
    Jun25

    Russian MPs revoke Putin’s power to send troops to Ukraine

    Russia’s upper chamber of parliament has voted to scrap a resolution allowing president Vladimir Putin to send troops into Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...

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