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    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...

    Jagland re-elected as Council of Europe head (AFP)
    Jun25

    Jagland re-elected as Council of Europe head (AFP)

    Strasbourg (France) (AFP) – The Council of Europe said Tuesday that Thorbjoern Jagland had been elected to a second five-year term at the head of the pan-European body that has recently played an active role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin renounces Ukraine military intervention
    Jun25

    Putin renounces Ukraine military intervention

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has asked Russia’s upper house to revoke the right it granted him to pursue military intervention in Ukraine as deadly clashes continue in the east of the country. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine truce in peril as rebels down chopper, killing nine (AFP)
    Jun25

    Ukraine truce in peril as rebels down chopper, killing nine (AFP)

    Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader threatened on Tuesday to revoke his truce after pro-Russian rebels downed an army helicopter despite ceasefire orders from their own commander, killing nine servicemen. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s Putin renounces right to send troops to Ukraine as helicopter shot down
    Jun24

    Russia’s Putin renounces right to send troops to Ukraine as helicopter shot down

    President Vladimir Putin asked Russia’s upper house on Tuesday to revoke the right it had granted him to order a military intervention in Ukraine in defence of Russian-speakers there. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Putin tells Kiev to extend truce as nine die in helicopter attack (AFP)
    Jun24

    Putin tells Kiev to extend truce as nine die in helicopter attack (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged Kiev to extend the shaky truce with insurgents in eastern Ukraine and launch talks despite them shooting down a helicopter with nine on board. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin moves to scrap option of invading Ukraine (AFP)
    Jun24

    Putin moves to scrap option of invading Ukraine (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday asked the upper house of parliament to revoke a resolution allowing him to send troops into Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: The West...

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