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    Ukraine: Fire threatens Chernobyl nuclear plant
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Fire threatens Chernobyl nuclear plant

    Strong winds fanning blaze heading towards scene of 1986 nuclear catastrophe, Ukrainian minister says. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Europe ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Ukraine
    Apr28

    Europe ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Ukraine

    European Commission chief calls for reform in Ukraine to heal conflict …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again

    KYIV—Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday.The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiyivka, which lies on the fringes of the main...

    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of ‘threat of war’
    Apr28

    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of ‘threat of war’

    Ukraine’s leader warned on Tuesday that a war with pro-Russian separatists could still break out again as its military said the rebels had greatly stepped up attacks and widened the area of their operations despite a ceasefire. A military spokesman said one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed — the fourth fatality among the Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Soldier Killed As Shelling Intensifies
    Apr28

    Ukraine Soldier Killed As Shelling Intensifies

    A Ukrainian soldier was killed and 14 others injured as shelling intensified in eastern parts of the country where government forces are fighting rebels, the army said Tuesday. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of ‘threat of war’
    Apr28

    Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of ‘threat of war’

    By Richard Balmforth Ukraine’s leader warned on Tuesday that a war with pro-Russian separatists could still break out again as its military said the rebels had greatly stepped up attacks and widened the area of their operations despite a ceasefire. A military spokesman said one Ukrainian serviceman had been killed – the fourth fatality...

    Birds of prey help NATO warplanes police Baltic air
    Apr28

    Birds of prey help NATO warplanes police Baltic air

    A NATO mission policing Baltic airspace amid heightened tensions with Russia has forged a rather exotic alliance to ensure the safety of pilots and their jets. Four birds of prey — three falcons and an eagle — soar over the tarmac near four massive hangars at the Zokniai airforce base in northwest Lithuania. The winged warriors flew...

    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 seeks EU help amid shelling
    Apr27

    Ukraine seeks EU help amid shelling

    KIEV: Ukraine pressed European leaders on Monday to send peacekeepers to stabilise the war-torn east, as monitors reported a surge in shelling near a strategic government-held city. Top European Union officials landed in Kiev for a key summit with the former Soviet state as it faces off against separatists in the east, whom its Western allies...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years
    Apr27

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Will be Ready to Join EU Within 5 Years

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday that his country will be able to meet the conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years, while European Union officials rejected his request call for an EU peace-keeping mission to eastern Ukraine, where a year of fighting… …read more Source:...

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