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    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov
    Sep02

    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov

    Theories abound about the violence that has flared again in Kiev. But despite profiting from it, Russia is very unlikely to have perpetrated itA “day of fury” was proclaimed on Monday by the Ukrainian nationalist party Svoboda (Freedom). The fury ended with a grenade being thrown into lines of soldiers guarding the Kiev parliament building, where...

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010
    Sep02

    Polio in two Ukrainian children first occurrence of disease in Europe since 2010

    WHO confirms that a child aged four years and another of 10 months are paralysed after contracting diseaseTwo children in Ukraine have been paralysed after contracting polio – the first time the disease has been seen in Europe since 2010.Confirming the cases in a child of four years and one aged 10 months in Zakarpatskaya oblast, south-western...

    Putin helps Russian MP evade EU sanctions to get medical visa for Italy
    Sep02

    Putin helps Russian MP evade EU sanctions to get medical visa for Italy

    Iosif Kobzon, known as ‘Russia’s Sinatra’, who has sung in rebel-held Ukraine, accused of hypocrisy for seeking treatment abroad despite anti-western rhetoricItaly has confirmed it has given a visa to the sanctioned Russian singer and MP Iosif Kobzon after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, reportedly intervened to help him go to...

    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...

    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...

    Explosion at Ukraine parliament protest: guardsman dies – video
    Aug31

    Explosion at Ukraine parliament protest: guardsman dies – video

    Warning: video contains footage of the explosion and injured people Injured riot police can be seen trying to flee an area outside the Ukraine parliament in Kiev, after a blast goes off on Monday. Police and protesters clash after a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east of the country. During the demonstration, grenades...

    Blast at Kiev parliament as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Blast at Kiev parliament as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    Several police officers and members of Ukrainian national guard injured after grenade thrown from nationalist protesters demonstrating outsideSeveral police officers and members of the Ukrainian national guard were injured after a grenade was thrown from a crowd of nationalist protesters demonstrating outside parliament in Kiev against a draft...

    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial
    Aug30

    The Guardian view on the latest Ukraine ceasefire call: why this could be the one that works | Editorial

    It is too soon to be confident but this time the economic and political pressures may be mounting on Vladimir Putin to make agreements that will stickThe prospects are not good that the new international call for a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine will be heeded any more rigorously than its predecessors were. Yet in the continuing 16-month war on...

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap
    Aug27

    Ukraine’s debt deal is better than defaulting – but it’s just a stop gap

    Agreement gives most troubled economy in Europe some breathing space without solving its problems The debt deal Ukraine has painstakingly negotiated with its creditors is welcome and preferable to the alternative: a default that would have put additional pressure on the country’s shaky banks and led to both capital flight and a protracted...

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October
    Aug27

    MH17: Dutch Safety Board report to be published in October

    Investigators into Malaysia Airlines crash say relatives of the dead will be informed of conclusions before publication of reportThe long-awaited conclusions of an international investigation into the cause of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will be published on 13 October, the panel conducting the probe has announced.The Dutch Safety...

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