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    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches
    Jul27

    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches

    Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence near its borders and next-door Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Thousands of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threats
    Jul27

    Thousands of Russian Orthodox gather in Kiev despite threats

    Thousands of Russian Orthodox Christian pilgrims have reached the center of Ukraine’s capital to finish their procession to the city’s most revered monastery after their march was disrupted Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Controversial religious procession barred from entering Kiev
    Jul26

    Controversial religious procession barred from entering Kiev

    Authorities in Ukraine’s capital say pilgrims in a major religious procession connected with a Moscow-loyal church will be taken to their goal by bus, a compromise reached hours after participants in the procession were barred from entering Kiev on foot. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as clashes surge
    Jul24

    Six Ukrainian soldiers killed as clashes surge

    Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and thirteen wounded in a fresh surge of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country’s war-torn east, Kiev said Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Poland says WWII massacre by Ukraine was a genocide
    Jul22

    Poland says WWII massacre by Ukraine was a genocide

    Poland’s right-wing dominated parliament Friday resolved that the massacre of 100,000 Poles by Ukrainian nationalists seven decades ago was a genocide, reversing a 2013 decision by liberal lawmakers that stopped short of saying so. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine
    Jul22

    Hundreds come to bid farewell to slain journalist in Ukraine

    Hundreds of local residents and journalists have come to pay their respects to a prominent journalist who died in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev earlier this week …read more Source: The Daily...

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
    Jul21

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

    A new report released on Thursday condemned both Ukrainian authorities and separatist rebels for wide-spread torture and detentions of civilians in the country’s east torn by a separatist war. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Prominent journalist killed in car bombing in Ukraine

    A prominent journalist has been killed in a car bombing in Ukraine’s capital, Kiev …read more Source: The Daily...

    Seven Ukraine troops killed in separatist east
    Jul19

    Seven Ukraine troops killed in separatist east

    Ukraine said Tuesday that seven of its soldiers had been killed and 14 wounded in the bloodiest clashes in the pro-Russian separatist east in two months …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia says catches OSCE employee spying for Ukraine
    Jul18

    Russia says catches OSCE employee spying for Ukraine

    Russia’s FSB security service said Monday it had caught an employee of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe spying for Ukraine by passing on sensitive military information about pro-Kremlin separatists. …read more Source: The Daily...

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