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Section: The Daily Star (Lebanon)

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive
    Jun01

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine Wednesday accused government soldiers of launching a new offensive near a prized but obliterated airport in the separatists’ de facto capital of Donetsk. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimean Tatars go on trial for joining Islamist ‘terrorist’ group
    Jun01

    Crimean Tatars go on trial for joining Islamist ‘terrorist’ group

    A military court in southern Russia Wednesday held the first full hearing in the trial of four Crimean Tatars accused of joining a radical Islamist group. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions: spokeswoman
    Jun01

    Merkel sees no reason to roll back Russia sanctions: spokeswoman

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel sees no reason at all now to roll back sanctions against Russia in the Ukraine crisis, a government spokeswoman said Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine detains ‘two ISIS fighters’ headed for Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine detains ‘two ISIS fighters’ headed for Europe

    Ukraine said Wednesday it had detained two ISIS fighters from Syria who were trying to cross into western Europe in order to stage new attacks …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimean Tatar journalist warned of ‘extremism’ over Facebook post
    May30

    Crimean Tatar journalist warned of ‘extremism’ over Facebook post

    A prominent Crimean Tatar journalist on the Moscow-annexed peninsula on Monday said she had received a warning from prosecutors over extremist views for highlighting the plight of Tatar children whose parents have been detained. …read more Source: The Daily...

    17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly
    May29

    17 die in fire at Ukraine home for elderly

    Seventeen people died when an unlicenced home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, a fresh tragedy to shake the conflict-riven country …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sixteen killed in house fire in village near Kiev
    May29

    Sixteen killed in house fire in village near Kiev

    Sixteen people have been killed and one is missing after a fire broke out in a residential building housing elderly people in a village near Kiev, Ukraine’s state emergency service said in a statement Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it
    May27

    Savchenko: I could run for president if Ukrainians want it

    Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who returned to a hero’s welcome in Ukraine after two years in Russian custody, declared Friday she would run for president if that’s what Ukrainians wanted. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier
    May27

    Germany floats ‘step by step’ reduction of Russia sanctions: Steinmeier

    German Foreign Minister Frank Walter Steinmeier Friday floated the possibility of a “step by step” reduction of EU sanctions against Russia if there is progress on implementing peace accords on Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks
    May26

    Gorbachev barred from visiting Ukraine for Crimea remarks

    The Ukrainian intelligence agency SBU says it has barred the last leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, from visiting Ukraine for the next five years. …read more Source: The Daily...

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