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    Putin urges ‘substantial dialogue’ between Ukraine warring sides (AFP)
    Jun22

    Putin urges ‘substantial dialogue’ between Ukraine warring sides (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine’s leadership and rebels to start genuine dialogue, saying Kiev should halt military operations and guarantee the rights of Russian speakers in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire (AFP)

    ANDRIYIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s unilateral ceasefire hung in the balance on Saturday as clashes engulfed the separatist east and Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned the new Western-backed leader’s claimed commitment to peace. …read more Source: The West...

    Russian president Putin supports Ukraine’s ceasefire move
    Jun21

    Russian president Putin supports Ukraine’s ceasefire move

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he supported Ukraine’s ceasefire, but added that without “practical action” to start negotiations the plan would not be viable. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire order (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire order (AFP)

    ANDRIYIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s military waged new battles Saturday with pro-Moscow rebels who rejected Kiev’s unilateral ceasefire, while the government raised alarm over the Kremlin’s decision to put troops across Russia on combat alert. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine attack despite unilateral ceasefire
    Jun21

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine attack despite unilateral ceasefire

    Pro-Russian separatists have attacked Ukrainian posts on the border with Russia and tried to storm an air force base, according to government forces, putting a Ukrainian unilateral ceasefire under pressure. …read more Source: ABC...

    Donetsk rebel volunteers ready for Ukraine frontline (AFP)
    Jun21

    Donetsk rebel volunteers ready for Ukraine frontline (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – They may not get proper uniforms or much training but from former policemen to Soviet army veterans a growing number of volunteers in east Ukraine are signing up with insurgents to battle government troops. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine reports rebel attacks after ceasefire (AFP)
    Jun21

    Ukraine reports rebel attacks after ceasefire (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Saturday that pro-Russian rebels continued to mount fierce mortar attacks against government forces in the strife-torn separatist east after rejecting the terms of the new pro-Western leader’s unilateral ceasefire. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia rejects Ukraine ceasefire announced by President Petro Poroshenko
    Jun21

    Russia rejects Ukraine ceasefire announced by President Petro Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday declared a one-week, unilateral ceasefire to try to end the bloody conflict with pro-Russian insurgents in the country’s east. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Good morning, Donetsk — Ukraine rebels spread the word on radio (AFP)
    Jun21

    Good morning, Donetsk — Ukraine rebels spread the word on radio (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – If you’re channel hopping in the restive eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk these days you can still tune in to the usual soft rock and Russian ballads. Just keep an ear out for tank driver recruitment calls. …read more Source: The West...

    EU hopeful Serbia in quandary over Ukraine (AFP)
    Jun20

    EU hopeful Serbia in quandary over Ukraine (AFP)

    Belgrade (AFP) – The Ukraine crisis has strengthened some alliances and severed others. …read more Source: The West...

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