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    Chernobyl wildfire extinguished: Ukraine
    May02

    Chernobyl wildfire extinguished: Ukraine

    Ukraine said on Saturday that firefighters have extinguished a forest fire that had burned for four days near the Chernobyl plant, scene of the world’s worst nuclear accident in 1986. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine seeks more than $16 bln from Gazprom in pricing dispute
    May01

    Ukraine seeks more than $16 bln from Gazprom in pricing dispute

    Ukraine is seeking more than $16 billion from Russia’s Gazprom in its appeal to an arbitration court in Stockholm over a long-running gas pricing dispute between Kiev and Moscow, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kremlin says too early to speak of Ukraine peacekeeping mission
    May01

    Kremlin says too early to speak of Ukraine peacekeeping mission

    Russia said Friday that it was premature to discuss the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine before a peace deal agreed in February is implemented in full. …read more Source: The Daily...

    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...

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