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    Kiev says Putin open to peacekeeping mission in east Ukraine
    Apr30

    Kiev says Putin open to peacekeeping mission in east Ukraine

    The Ukrainian presidency on Thursday said Russian President Vladimir Putin was open to the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine, after the leaders of both countries spoke by phone with their French and German counterparts. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine
    Apr30

    US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine

    The top U.S. commander for NATO said Thursday that America needs better intelligence on the ground in Ukraine, but that it appears Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting to reposition for another offensive …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two fighters, two civilians killed in Ukraine clashes
    Apr30

    Two fighters, two civilians killed in Ukraine clashes

    A Ukrainian soldier, a pro-Russian rebel and two civilians have been killed in fighting in the country’s east over the past 24 hours, despite a shaky ceasefire, officials say …read more Source: The Daily...

    IMF says Ukraine debt deal needed soon
    Apr30

    IMF says Ukraine debt deal needed soon

    The International Monetary Fund reiterated Thursday that Ukraine needs to complete a debt restructuring with private creditors within weeks to pass the first review of the IMF loan program …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukrainian rebels expel foreign aid group IRC
    Apr30

    Ukrainian rebels expel foreign aid group IRC

    Representatives of a New York-based aid group were expelled from separatist-held territories in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after rebels closed down their operational base, accusing them of spying …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers
    Apr28

    Ukraine says rebels using rocket launchers

    Ukrainian military officials say separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years
    Apr27

    Ukraine leader sees country ready for EU entrance in 5 years

    Ukraine’s president says his country will be able meet conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years …read more Source: The Daily...

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments
    Apr27

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a “genocide”. …read more Source: The Daily...

    ‘Intense shelling’ in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE
    Apr27

    ‘Intense shelling’ in flashpoint Ukraine village: OSCE

    OSCE observers says they have witnessed the most intense shelling in the flashpoint eastern Ukrainian village of Shyrokyne since fighting began there in mid-February, as well as movement of heavy weapons …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 29 years since Chernobyl disaster

    Ukrainians on Sunday marked 29 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, laying wreaths and candles near the plant where work to lay a new seal over the reactor site has been delayed. …read more Source: The Daily...

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