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    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...

    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...

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