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    Ukraine president accuses Russia of doing nothing to end ‘disastrous’ war
    Jun27

    Ukraine president accuses Russia of doing nothing to end ‘disastrous’ war

    Petro Poroshenko says pro-Russia separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk are under control of Vladimir Putin’s KremlinUkraine’s president Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of “doing nothing” to end the “disastrous” war in the east of his country, and said that he would decide later on Friday whether to extend a...

    Ukraine extends ceasefire by 12 hours
    Jun27

    Ukraine extends ceasefire by 12 hours

    Deadline moves to 10pm on Friday in apparent attempt to kickstart negotiations with rebels in east of countryUkraine’s national security council has extended Kiev’s ceasefire in the eastof the country by 12 hours in an apparent attempt to jump-start negotiations.The ceasefire, announced by President Petro Poroshenko one week ago, was...

    Ukraine signs a free-trade agreement with Europe in a step towards the west – video
    Jun27

    Ukraine signs a free-trade agreement with Europe in a step towards the west – video

    Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko signs a free-trade agreement with the EU and fellow former Soviet republics Georgia and Moldova on Friday. The former Ukrainian president’s failure to sign the agreement last year led to his ousting after months of protests in Kiev. The agreement has angered Russia, with one adviser to Vladimir...

    Ukrainian rebels release OSCE monitors held for over a month – video
    Jun27

    Ukrainian rebels release OSCE monitors held for over a month – video

    Four monitors from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe are released on Thursday after being detained by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine for more than a month. Four international observers remain in custody of the rebels. OSCE observers are in Ukraine to monitor an agreement aimed at de-escalating the crisis in the...

    Battle for Donetsk airport: the story of one Russian fighter
    Jun27

    Battle for Donetsk airport: the story of one Russian fighter

    Evgeny Korolenko was born in the Soviet Union in 1967 and died in Ukraine in 2014. His story sheds light on the lives of those who have crossed the border from Russia to fight and the efforts to cover their tracesAccounts of the conflict in eastern Ukraine differ so wildly that it is often difficult to see through the propaganda and get to the...

    Vladimir Putin’s adviser calls Ukrainian president a ‘Nazi’ as EU deal signed
    Jun27

    Vladimir Putin’s adviser calls Ukrainian president a ‘Nazi’ as EU deal signed

    Sergei Glazyev tells BBC before the signing in Brussels that Petro Poroshenko lacks legitimacy to make the dealA senior adviser to Vladimir Putin has called the Ukranian president a “Nazi” as Ukraine signed an association with the European Union.While mainly an economic deal to set up a free-trade zone between the EU and three former...

    Ukraine rebels release OSCE observers
    Jun27

    Ukraine rebels release OSCE observers

    Four members of international monitoring team handed over but four still held as pro-Russia fighters make ‘goodwill gesture’ Rebels in south-east Ukraine have released four out of eight international observers captured over a month ago.Four observers from the Organisation for the Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were brought...

    Ukraine set to sign EU pact that sparked revolution
    Jun26

    Ukraine set to sign EU pact that sparked revolution

    Kiev to sign association agreement with European Union, which Viktor Yanukovych backed away from in NovemberIt was the document that started a revolution and ended up bringing Europe to the brink of war. Ukraine’s association agreement with the European Union, a mainly economic document setting up a free trade area that nevertheless has...

    Ukrainian  rebels agree to more peace talks
    Jun26

    Ukrainian rebels agree to more peace talks

    President Petro Poroshenko hints that government ceasefire, which ends at 10am on Friday, will not be extendedUkrainian separatist rebels are reported to have agreed to take part in further peace talks on Friday to end the conflict in the country’s eastern regions.”There is an agreement to hold a round of consultations on June 27 in...

    The Moldova village caught between Russia and Europe
    Jun26

    The Moldova village caught between Russia and Europe

    On the eve of a historic deal with the EU, residents of Dobrinski are lobbying to join their neighbour – the breakaway Russian enclave of Transnistria. Transitions Online reportsOn an early spring day in Dorotcaia in eastern Moldova, about 100 people gather in the central square, in front of the renovated House of Culture. Behind them, a...

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