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    Ukraine separatists celebrate Soviet holiday in Donetsk
    Feb23

    Ukraine separatists celebrate Soviet holiday in Donetsk

    Medals awarded to outstanding fighters as thousands of people gather to mark Defender of the Fatherland Day, also known as Men’s DayThousands of residents and rebel fighters have gathered in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic to celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day, also known as Men’s Day – a celebration that has...

    Martin Rowson on the Ukraine crisis – cartoon
    Feb23

    Martin Rowson on the Ukraine crisis – cartoon

    Huffing and puffing from both sides one year on from start of crisis … …read more Source: The...

    Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis | Letters
    Feb22

    Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis | Letters

    What a refreshing change to see common sense written about the Ukrainian crisis. Mary Dejevsky (Russia’s “sinister” long-term plan? A stable Ukraine, 19 February) is right to say that sanctions against Russia, and sabre-rattling by the west, will only make matters worse.The greeting of last week’s ceasefire deal with “pessimism laced...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia forces exchange prisoners – video
    Feb22

    Ukraine and pro-Russia forces exchange prisoners – video

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels exchange dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine late on Saturday evening near Luhansk, in the village of Zholobok. The exchange is one of the first moves to implement the peace deal reached on 12 February in the Belarussian capital Minsk after the French, German, Russian and Ukrainian leaders met...

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    Exchange of captured fighters offers some hope that the Minsk peace deal will be implemented despite continued fighting around MariupolUkrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners, a Kiev security official confirmed on Sunday in a step towards implementing an internationally brokered peace deal....

    Maidan review – close-up of history in the making
    Feb22

    Maidan review – close-up of history in the making

    Ukrainian director Sergei Loznitsa lets the camera tell the story, presenting a vivid panorama of his country’s 2014 revolutionUkrainian director Sergei Loznitsa made a mark in 2012 with his bracingly spare war story In the Fog. Now he reverts to his original trade as documentary maker, recording the Kiev protests of winter 2013-14 against...

    Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan
    Feb21

    Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan

    Disgraced president Viktor Yanukovych speaks out from exile in Russia as thousands gather for pro-Putin rally in MoscowOusted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has controversially spoken out from self-imposed exile in Russia, promising, exactly a year after he fled Kiev, to return to Ukraine to “ease people’s lives” and help stop the...

    Russia to receive additional sanctions, says John Kerry in London
    Feb21

    Russia to receive additional sanctions, says John Kerry in London

    US secretary of state condemns Russia’s ‘extraordinarily craven behaviour’ in breaching Ukraine ceasefire as he meets foreign secretary Philip Hammond Further sanctions are set to be imposed on Russia in the coming days as the international community steps up pressure on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine.US secretary of state John...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Feb21

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The ongoing crisis in Ukraine, festivals in Spain, India and Brazil, fashion in New York and London and inclement weather everywhere – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian victors vow to ignore deal for ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb20

    Pro-Russian victors vow to ignore deal for ceasefire in Ukraine

    EU leader warns of ‘further action’ if diplomacy fails as rebels’ leadership vacuum imperils peace efforts As the sun set over the cratered fields around Debaltseve, a group of pro-Russian Cossack fighters were retrieving boxes of anti-tank artillery rounds and two armoured vehicles left by Kiev’s forces on the side of the...

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