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    EU-Ukraine Summit Set for Late April in Kyiv
    Mar28

    EU-Ukraine Summit Set for Late April in Kyiv

    A summit between European Union officials and Ukraine’s leaders is scheduled to be held in Kyiv at the end of April. A statement on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s official website said that during a Saturday phone conversation with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, “the parties have agreed … that...

    Ukraine accuses rebels of firing Grad rockets
    Mar28

    Ukraine accuses rebels of firing Grad rockets

    KIEV: Ukraine government forces on Saturday accused pro-Russian separatists of using Grad multiple rocket launchers overnight in the country’s war-torn east in violation of a truce deal signed last month. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters that separatists fired the heavy weapons towards the village of Novotoshkivka from their...

    EU-Ukraine summit to take place on April 27: Poroshenko
    Mar28

    EU-Ukraine summit to take place on April 27: Poroshenko

    Ukraine, EU signed association deal shortly after pro-Western government came to power in Kiev in… …read more Source:...

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, UKRAINE—The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of civilian neighborhoods seem to be pushing more men to join the separatist fighters. Although the Kyiv government, the United States and the NATO alliance have shown the heavy presence of Russian fighters and weapons among the rebel forces, many of the new recruits are...

    Ukraine clashes  claim life of  one civilian
    Mar27

    Ukraine clashes claim life of one civilian

    KIEV: Fighting close to the strategic eastern Ukraine port of Mariupol, the last major city in the conflict zone controlled by Kiev, claimed one civilian life overnight, police loyal to the government said on Friday. “A male inhabitant of Shyrokyne village died after suffering injuries in shelling” by pro-Russian separatists, Viktoriya Guts, a...

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine
    Mar27

    Civilian Casualties Push Men to Join Rebels in Ukraine

    Patrick Wells Published March 27, 2015 The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and the shelling of …read more Source:...

    Russia refuses to restructure Ukraine’s $3bn debt
    Mar27

    Russia refuses to restructure Ukraine’s $3bn debt

    Russian finance minister says deal with Kiev ‘not done on a commercial basis because of the risks it carries’. …read more Source: World...

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters

    The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest who publicly blessed a group of fighters heading to eastern Ukraine, encouraging them to battle government troops he called “fascist scum”. Vladimir Zaytsev, from the Urals city of Yekaterinburg, was filmed on March 12 sending off some 50 camouflaged fighters, some wearing balaclavas and waving...

    Turkey passes tough new security law, raising fears of election crackdowns
    Mar27

    Turkey passes tough new security law, raising fears of election crackdowns

    By Jonny Hogg and Gulsen Solaker Turkey’s parliament overwhelmingly passed a security law on Friday to broaden police powers and allow the use of firearms against demonstrators, deepening fears of crackdowns on dissent ahead of parliamentary elections. The legislation has sparked fierce criticism from opposition parties who say the ruling...

    Lavrov: US shows double standards by supporting Yemen’s fleeing president
    Mar27

    Lavrov: US shows double standards by supporting Yemen’s fleeing president

    NNA – The United States has followed double standards by providing support to Yemen’s fleeing president and by denying it to Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, Russian Foreign Minister …read more Source: National News...

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