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    Russian journalists injured in Ukraine
    Jul01

    Russian journalists injured in Ukraine

    Reporter Denis Kulaga and cameraman Vadim Yudin wounded by mortar fire in Lugansk area, day after colleague shot deadTwo journalists from the Russian television channel Ren TV have been injured by mortar fire in eastern Ukraine, a day after one of their colleagues was shot and killed there.Reporter Denis Kulaga and cameraman Vadim Yudin were...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies as Poroshenko ends ceasefire
    Jul01

    Ukraine fighting intensifies as Poroshenko ends ceasefire

    President in Kiev vows to retake land from pro-Russian separatists with clashes in Donetsk and Lugansk regionsFighting has intensified in eastern Ukraine after the president, Petro Poroshenko, announced an end to a ceasefire and said he was ordering his forces to attack pro-Russian separatists.In a televised address on Monday night, Poroshenko...

    Ukraine president declares ceasefire over and vows to attack rebels
    Jul01

    Ukraine president declares ceasefire over and vows to attack rebels

    Ceasefire had intended to give pro-Russian separatists the chance to disarm, but the rebels did not put down their weaponsUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko says he is halting a unilateral ceasefire in the conflict with pro-Russian separatists and says Ukrainian forces will go on the offensive against the rebels.A statement from Poroshenko on...

    Russian navy in Saint-Nazaire to train on new ships amid Ukraine tensions
    Jun30

    Russian navy in Saint-Nazaire to train on new ships amid Ukraine tensions

    Pro-Ukrainian supporters call on France to cancel 1.2bn deal to deliver warships with amphibious assault capabilities to RussiaThe French port of Saint-Nazaire woke to find the Russian naval ensign a blue cross flying offshore on Monday and a new row over France’s sale of state-of-the-art warships to Moscow.While the president, François...

    Russian journalist dead as bus with media and soldiers’ relatives shot at
    Jun30

    Russian journalist dead as bus with media and soldiers’ relatives shot at

    Anatoly Klyan, 68, cameraman with Channel One, dead after attack near Avdiivka, blamed on Ukrainian troops by KremlinA veteran cameraman working for Russia’s Channel One was killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers’ mothers was hit by gunfire, the station said Monday.Anatoly Klyan, 68, who had worked for...

    Ukrainians crowdfund to raise cash for ‘people’s drone’ to help outgunned army
    Jun29

    Ukrainians crowdfund to raise cash for ‘people’s drone’ to help outgunned army

    With Ukrainian soldiers buying their own uniforms, volunteers are now stepping in to equip the troops facing rebels in the eastIt has been used to raise money for films, rock bands and aspiring performance artists. Now Ukrainians have taken the concept of online crowdfunding to a new and giddy level, raising enough money to buy the...

    Ukrainians protest in Kiev against ceasefire in the east of the country – video
    Jun29

    Ukrainians protest in Kiev against ceasefire in the east of the country – video

    Ukrainians gather around the presidential administration building and in Kiev’s Independence Square on Sunday to demonstrate against the president’s extension of a ceasefire in the east of the country. Petro Poroshenko extended the truce by three days after returning from signing a free trade deal in Brussels. Fighting has continued...

    Pro-Russian rebels release more OSCE observers
    Jun28

    Pro-Russian rebels release more OSCE observers

    Interfax news agency reports that four more observers who had been held captive for weeks have been set freePro-Russian insurgents have released four European observers who they had held captive for weeks, the Interfax news agency has reported. The four observers from the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have been freed...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Jun28

    The 20 photographs of the week

    Luis Suárez, the violence in Iraq, the Glastonbury festival – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Sergei Lavrov accuses US of fuelling Ukraine crisis
    Jun28

    Sergei Lavrov accuses US of fuelling Ukraine crisis

    Russia’s foreign minister says chances of settling crisis would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and EuropeRussia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union.Speaking in televised remarks on Saturday, Sergei Lavrov said...

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