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    Statues smashed at night after Ukraine’s ban on Soviet-era symbols
    Apr11

    Statues smashed at night after Ukraine’s ban on Soviet-era symbols

    Masked men toppled three statues of Communist leaders overnight Friday Ukraine’s city of Kharkiv, days after parliament moved to purge Soviet-era symbols countrywide. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former US Ambassador: Putin Has Not Interest in Resolving Ukraine Conflict
    Apr11

    Former US Ambassador: Putin Has Not Interest in Resolving Ukraine Conflict

    Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells VOA that Russian President Vladimir Putin has no interest in resolving the conflict in Ukraine because it serves his interest. McFaul said Thursday that Putin likes the open-ended, low grade military confrontation in the former Soviet republic because it works to undermine the government in...

    Latvian president will not seek second term
    Apr10

    Latvian president will not seek second term

    RIGA: Latvian President Andris Berzins said on Friday he will not seek a second term, weeks ahead of a ballot to be held amid security concerns in the Baltic state over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The region has been on edge since Moscow annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine last year and offered alleged military support for...

    Ukraine army, rebels accuse each other of attacks
    Apr10

    Ukraine army, rebels accuse each other of attacks

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Friday of intensifying attacks in separatist eastern territories despite a two-month-old ceasefire deal. The conflict has reached stalemate in recent weeks with the truce, brokered in the Belarussian capital of Minsk in mid-February, still technically in force though...

    EU says Ukraine-Russia gas talks in Berlin postponed
    Apr10

    EU says Ukraine-Russia gas talks in Berlin postponed

    EU-brokered gas talks between Russia and Ukraine on a long-term supply deal due Tuesday in Berlin have been postponed, the EU announces …read more Source: The Daily...

    German army to boost army tanks by 100
    Apr10

    German army to boost army tanks by 100

    The decision to restock its military comes as NATO tries to hasten the response time of its rapid reaction force following Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year and conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine Military, Rebels Accuse Each Other of Increased Attacks
    Apr10

    Ukraine Military, Rebels Accuse Each Other of Increased Attacks

    KYIV—Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accused each other on Friday of… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks
    Apr10

    Ukraine military, rebels accuse each other of increased attacks

    Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of intensifying attacks in separatist eastern territories despite a two-month-old cease-fire deal …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine says 39 pro-Russian ‘saboteurs’ arrested in Odessa
    Apr10

    Ukraine says 39 pro-Russian ‘saboteurs’ arrested in Odessa

    Spy service claims men received orders from pro-Russian separatist leaders, planned murder of l… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Town Cut Off by Fighting Struggles to Survive
    Apr10

    Ukrainian Town Cut Off by Fighting Struggles to Survive

    KRASNOHORIVKA, EASTERN UKRAINE—In eastern Ukraine, villages cut off by military front lines are on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Ukraine’s Kyiv government can’t seem to get supplies in supplies and pro-Russia separatist forces have not been able to restore war-damaged services in towns behind their lines. Next week, European...

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