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    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce
    Apr29

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree Orthodox Easter truce

    Ukraine’s government on Friday agreed a new truce with pro-Russian insurgents to take effect on Orthodox Easter this weekend, reinforcing a deal signed more than a year ago. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine: Poroshenko
    Apr28

    Russia lets sister of jailed pilot Savchenko return to Ukraine: Poroshenko

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday the sister of jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko had been allowed back to Ukraine, after Russian border guards had prevented her from crossing the border last night, saying she was under investigation …read more Source: The Daily...

    French lawmakers urge government not to renew Russia sanctions
    Apr28

    French lawmakers urge government not to renew Russia sanctions

    The French parliament Thursday adopted a resolution urging the government not to back the extension of sanctions against Russia over the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine’s Savchenko from Russia launched: RIA
    Apr27

    Procedure to extradite Ukraine’s Savchenko from Russia launched: RIA

    A procedure to extradite jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko from Russia has begun, RIA news agency quoted her lawyer as saying Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    5 civilians killed on front line in eastern Ukraine
    Apr27

    5 civilians killed on front line in eastern Ukraine

    At least five people including a pregnant woman were killed and more than 10 injured early Wednesday on the front line in eastern Ukraine in the worst civilian loss of life there in months, separatist officials said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television has been denied a work permit in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

    The Supreme Court in the Russia-occupied peninsula of Crimea has banned the Crimean Tatar legislature as extremist …read more Source: The Daily...

    On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims
    Apr26

    On 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, Ukraine remembers its victims

    Ukraine held memorial services Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, which permanently poisoned swathes of eastern Europe and highlighted the shortcomings of the secretive Soviet system …read more Source: The Daily...

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia
    Apr25

    US flies F-22s to Romania as show of strength to Russia

    The U.S. Air Force Monday flew in two F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Romania as a show of strength to deter Russian intervention in Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

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