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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko unveils peace plan, as Russia defends border troop deployment
    Jun20

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko unveils peace plan, as Russia defends border troop deployment

    The new Western-backed Ukrainian president has released a peace plan designed to end a separatist uprising in the east. Russia, meanwhile, has rejected criticism of a troop deployment to its shared border with Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Separatists cause economic slump in Donbas
    Jun20

    Separatists cause economic slump in Donbas

    The armed conflict is taking a heavy toll on the economy in Donbas, Ukraine’s industrial heartland. Infrastructure has been damaged, fewer product orders are coming in, and exports to Russia have slumped. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Poroshenko peace plan would create ‘buffer zone’ between Ukraine and Russia
    Jun20

    Poroshenko peace plan would create ‘buffer zone’ between Ukraine and Russia

    President Petro Poroshenko’s much-publicised peace plan for Ukraine is said to call for a 10-kilometre buffer zone to be created on the border with… …read more Source:...

    Estonia PM calls for permanent NATO presence as bulwark to Russia
    Jun20

    Estonia PM calls for permanent NATO presence as bulwark to Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas urged NATO on Friday to establish a permanent presence in the Baltic state in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, telling his allies to “open your eyes and stay awake”. …read more Source:...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed and 30 injured in fighting in the east
    Jun20

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed and 30 injured in fighting in the east

    Fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels continues after Poroshenko said he would soon call ceasefireSeven Ukrainian troops have been killed since Thursday in the east, Ukrainian officials have said, as hostilities between government forces and pro-Russian rebels continued two days after President Petro Poroshenko said he would...

    New battles as Ukraine says 300 separatists killed in fighting
    Jun20

    New battles as Ukraine says 300 separatists killed in fighting

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting raged for a second successive day in the east of Ukraine on Friday, a day after clashes in which Ukrainian government forces said about 300 separatists were killed. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels speak of heavy losses in battle against government troops
    Jun20

    Ukraine rebels speak of heavy losses in battle against government troops

    SIVERSK (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists were locked in fierce fighting in the east of Ukraine on Thursday and a rebel commander acknowledged big losses among separatists heavily outgunned by government forces. …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande call on Putin to convince Ukraine rebels to lay down arms
    Jun20

    Merkel, Hollande call on Putin to convince Ukraine rebels to lay down arms

    The leaders of France and Germany have called on Russia to support a cease-fire plan, proposed by Ukraine’s president, under threat of sanctions. Meanwhile, heavy fighting has been reported in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine: Poroshenko poised to sign trade pact with EU
    Jun20

    Ukraine: Poroshenko poised to sign trade pact with EU

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he would personally sign an association agreement with the European Union on June 27. He told reporters… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to sign EU economic deal next week amid NATO reports of Russian troop buildup
    Jun20

    Ukraine to sign EU economic deal next week amid NATO reports of Russian troop buildup

    After over half a year of waiting, Ukraine plans to sign a key economic deal with the EU next week. Meanwhile, NATO has reported a fresh buildup of Russian troops along Ukraine’s border, a move it calls “regrettable.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

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