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    Kiev Kowtows to Washington … on Twitter
    Jul11

    Kiev Kowtows to Washington … on Twitter

    Ukraine’s new foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, is in hot water on the Russian Internet today, where bloggers are drawing attention to his first subscriptions on Twitter. RuNet users have noticed that some of the first accounts Klimkin chose to follow are US politicians John McCain and Mitt Romney, the neoconservative American think tanks...

    Russia’s Armchair Warrior Turns on Ukraine’s Rebel Leader
    Jul11

    Russia’s Armchair Warrior Turns on Ukraine’s Rebel Leader

    Russia’s armchair warrior? Sergei Kurginyan earns himself a meme on the Russian Internet. Images mixed by Kevin Rothrock. Russian supporters of the insurgency in eastern Ukraine are panicking after rebels fled from their stronghold in Slovyansk last week. Igor Strelkov, the retired Russian military intelligence colonel who commands the...

    A rebel city encircled by Ukraine’s army
    Jul11

    A rebel city encircled by Ukraine’s army

    Donetsk has become the scene of a potential final conflict between thousands of pro-Russia separatists and an encircling Ukrainian army …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine imposes new conditions on peace talks with pro-Russia rebels
    Jul11

    Ukraine imposes new conditions on peace talks with pro-Russia rebels

    Ukraine’s government has taken an increasingly aggressive stance towards pro-Russian separatists, vowing to expunge them from their reduced area of control and imposing new conditions before peace talks can restart. …read more Source: France...

    23 Ukrainian troops killed in clashes with separatists
    Jul11

    23 Ukrainian troops killed in clashes with separatists

    Highest 24-hour death toll since president ended brief ceasefire includes 19 troops killed in rocket attack near Russian borderUkraine’s military has said 23 servicemen have died in clashes with pro-Russia separatists across the east, a development that threatens to shatter slim western hopes of a truce in the three-month...

    Ukraine: Slovyansk residents return to homes and businesses in ruins
    Jul11

    Ukraine: Slovyansk residents return to homes and businesses in ruins

    Efforts to rebuild the former rebel stronghold of Slovyansk have begun. Militants, who seized the town three months ago, were driven away last… …read more Source:...

    Thirty Ukrainian troops possibly killed in rebel missile attack
    Jul11

    Thirty Ukrainian troops possibly killed in rebel missile attack

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – A rocket attack by pro-Russian rebels on a border post on Ukraine’s border with Russia on Friday may have killed as many as 30 soldiers and border guards, an Interior Ministry adviser said, promising swift retribution from Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine official: rebel rocket attack kills dozens of government troops
    Jul11

    Ukraine official: rebel rocket attack kills dozens of government troops

    Pro-Russia insurgents have fired rockets at a border post in Ukraine, killing dozens of government troops, according to a Ukrainian official. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on Kyiv to exercise restraint. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Putin begins Latin American tour amid Ukraine crisis
    Jul11

    Putin begins Latin American tour amid Ukraine crisis

    HAVANA (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin begins a six-day tour of Latin America on Friday, seeking greater influence in the backyard of the United States while under pressure from the West to help restrain pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: abductions, beatings and torture – Amnesty International report
    Jul11

    Ukraine: abductions, beatings and torture – Amnesty International report

    Amnesty International has published a damning report accusing separatist groups and pro-Kyiv forces of abducting, beating and torturing activists,… …read more Source:...

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