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    Over 1,700 Ukraine troops killed in conflict: Official
    Jun09

    Over 1,700 Ukraine troops killed in conflict: Official

    A Ukrainian official says over 1,700 government troops have been killed since the conflict began in the country’s eastern Donbas region. Ukrainian presidential adviser Yuri Biryukov wrote on his Facebook account on Sunday that some 1,723 servicemen were killed during the13-month conflict between Kiev forces and pro-Russia fighters in the...

    G7 warns Russia of more sanctions
    Jun08

    G7 warns Russia of more sanctions

    GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: World leaders on Monday warned Russia it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. At a luxury retreat nestled in the picture-perfect Bavarian Alps, the leaders of the most powerful countries also tackled threats to...

    Ukrainian rebels have ‘army of mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukrainian rebels have ‘army of mid-sized European state’

    KIEV: Ukraine’s defense minister yesterday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”. Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks troops across its...

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion
    Jun08

    7 Ukraine forces die in landmine explosion

    Truck carrying Ukrainian troopers hits landmine in the east, killing seven soldiers. …read more Source:...

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn
    Jun08

    UK’s Cameron trips up over Europe at G7 summit, denies U-turn

    By Andrew Osborn British Prime Minister David Cameron tripped up over Europe at a summit of the Group of Seven Industrial nations (G7), appearing to issue an ultimatum to his own ministers over the EU only to swiftly withdraw it, saying he had been misunderstood. The debacle was Cameron’s first serious setback since he was re-elected a...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman
    Jun08

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed when truck hits mine: spokesman

    At least seven Ukrainian servicemen died on Monday when their truck hit a mine planted by pro-Russian insurgents in the war-torn country’s separatist east, a Kiev military spokesman told AFP. …read more Source: The Daily...

    G7 leaders wrap up summit with pledges and warnings
    Jun08

    G7 leaders wrap up summit with pledges and warnings

    Ukraine crisis, global security threats, climate change and Greek economy dominated two-day meeting in Bavarian Alps. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’
    Jun08

    Ukraine says rebels have army of ‘mid-sized European state’

    Ukraine’s defense minister on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels backed up by Moscow’s forces of assembling a 40,000-strong army sufficient for a “mid-sized European state”. Stepan Poltorak’s estimates fly in the face of Russia’s denials that it either backs the separatist fighters or covertly sneaks troops...

    G-7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action
    Jun08

    G-7 warns Russia of more sanctions, pledges climate action

    World leaders warned Russia June 8 that it would face stepped-up sanctions for its “aggression” in Ukraine, as they wrapped up a G7 meeting also pledging strong action to fight climate change. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Obama urges EU leaders to stand up to Russia
    Jun08

    Obama urges EU leaders to stand up to Russia

    The US president has urged leaders of the G7 industrial nations to stand up against “Russian aggression” in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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