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    Misha’s moment
    Jun04

    Misha’s moment

    Saakashvili riding into town THE new governor of Odessa in southern Ukraine has many useful attributes. He once implemented a boldly successful anti-corruption campaign, sacking all the traffic police. That is valuable experience in a region that, even in a country as crooked as Ukraine, is renowned for graft. He speaks numerous languages, a plus...

    Amateur footage of rebels firing on Ukrainian military – video
    Jun04

    Amateur footage of rebels firing on Ukrainian military – video

    Footage emerges of gun battles in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian and government forces as Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko warns of a ‘full-scale invasion’. The footage, shot by the pro-rebel Spasidonbass (Save Donbass) foundation on Tuesday, purports to show rebel soldiers exchanging fire with the Ukrainian military in...

    Minsk vows to promptly organize any meeting on Ukraine if necessary
    Jun04

    Minsk vows to promptly organize any meeting on Ukraine if necessary

    BelTA has learned that Belarus is ready to do everything necessary for the sides to resolve their debates through negotiations instead of armed warfare. “If it requires the organization of new meetings of the trilateral contact group, working groups, or any other kinds of meetings, Minsk will carry out the necessary preparations within the...

    [Ticker] EU says pro-Russian forces on the move in Ukraine
    Jun04

    [Ticker] EU says pro-Russian forces on the move in Ukraine

    The EU foreign service said Thursday fighting in Marinka, east Ukraine, Wednesday, was “the most serious violation of the ceasefire” since February. It cited an OSCE report saying the battle “followed the movement of a large amount of heavy weapons towards the contact line by the Russia-backed separatists”. …read...

    Ukraine’s president warns army to be ready to repel ‘full scale’ Russian invasion
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns army to be ready to repel ‘full scale’ Russian invasion

    Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian president, warns of “full scale” Russian invasion in eastern Ukraine, where at least 24 people have died in renewed fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels …read more Source: The...

    At least 24 dead in 24 hours: EU condemns ‘most serious violation’ of Ukraine truce
    Jun04

    At least 24 dead in 24 hours: EU condemns ‘most serious violation’ of Ukraine truce

    The European Union has denounced “most serious violation of the ceasefire” in eastern Ukraine since February. At least 24 people died in violence… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko: Huge threat of renewed large-scale militant offensive
    Jun04

    Poroshenko: Huge threat of renewed large-scale militant offensive

    A huge threat exists of a renewed large-scale Russian-backed militant offensive in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Germany slams ‘serious violations’ in Ukraine
    Jun04

    Germany slams ‘serious violations’ in Ukraine

    Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed “great concern” on Thursday over “serious violations” of a February truce after a flare-up of violence in Ukraine, warning against the return of a “military escalation”. …read more Source: The Local...

    Another explosion hits Odesa railway
    Jun04

    Another explosion hits Odesa railway

    Three empty wagons of a moving freight train were derailed by an explosion on the railway in Odesa region, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry press department at Odesa railways reported on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military says 80 rebel fighters killed in routed attack
    Jun04

    Ukraine military says 80 rebel fighters killed in routed attack

    Eighty pro-Russian rebel fighters were killed and 100 wounded in a defeated attempt to storm the government-held town of Marinka, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Thursday.Five Ukrainian servicemen were also killed, Lysenko told reporters… …read more Source:...

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