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    Ukraine crisis: Prime Minister says nationalist protesters are worse than the separatists following violence that left one dead
    Aug31

    Ukraine crisis: Prime Minister says nationalist protesters are worse than the separatists following violence that left one dead

    The all-too-familiar sight of masked men, Molotov cocktails, wooden sticks and explosives returned to the streets of Kiev, as violence between police and the mostly nationalist protesters broke out after a contentious vote in the Ukrainian national parliament. More than 100 people were injured, and one national guardsmen died as a result of a...

    Amateur footage shows grenade attack near Ukrainian parliament- video
    Aug31

    Amateur footage shows grenade attack near Ukrainian parliament- video

    Warning: video contains footage of the explosion and injured people. Video taken from a building overlooking the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev shows the moment a grenade is thrown among police officers at a protest. The demonstrations were against a government vote to give rebel-territories in the east of the country greater autonomy. One police...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown on the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement in 1991, prosecutors said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU ‘very worried’ by Kiev riots
    Aug31

    [Ticker] EU ‘very worried’ by Kiev riots

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini Monday welcomed a vote by Ukrainian MPs on decentralising power to regions. The vote prompted rioting outside parliament, in which one policeman died and a second one lost his leg. “This process shouldn’t be jeopardised by violence; today’s events are very worrying,” Mogherini noted....

    Dozens arrested following deadly riots in Ukraine capital
    Aug31

    Dozens arrested following deadly riots in Ukraine capital

    One police officer has been killed and more than 100 others injured amid clashes with protesters in Kyiv. The unrest comes after lawmakers voted on a constitutional amendment to help end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dacic, Chepurin discuss crisis in Ukraine
    Aug31

    Dacic, Chepurin discuss crisis in Ukraine

    BELGRADE – OSCE Chair Ivica Dacic conferred in Belgrade on Tuesday with Russian Ambassador in Belgrade Alexander Chepurin concerning OSCE activities in …read more Source:...

    Police officer killed in Kiev clashes
    Aug31

    Police officer killed in Kiev clashes

    Nationalists protest as parliament passes changes to the law giving eastern regions more autonomy …read more Source: Financial...

    Anti-autonomy protests in Ukraine – in pictures
    Aug31

    Anti-autonomy protests in Ukraine – in pictures

    Protests erupt outside the parliament building in Kiev against constitutional changes granting more autonomy to pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine … …read more Source: The...

    Witnessing clashes outside Kiev parliament
    Aug31

    Witnessing clashes outside Kiev parliament

    Eyewitness account of bloodshed outside parliament …read more Source:...

    Policeman dies in protests at Ukraine parliament
    Aug31

    Policeman dies in protests at Ukraine parliament

    One policeman was killed and dozens were injured in clashes outside the parliament in Kiev on Monday, as lawmakers took a step towards giving special status to separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine. National Guard serviceman Igor Derbin, 25, was killed and several others were seriously injured by an explosive device thrown from a crowd...

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