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    Ukraine ceasefire brings limited respite
    Jul21

    Ukraine ceasefire brings limited respite

    People in Donetsk are trying to make the most of the five-month-old ceasefire, a breathing space in a 15-month-old conflict that has killed over 6 500. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine – Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. Since...

    News24.com | Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17
    Jul21

    News24.com | Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

    Russia has introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Proud display
    Jul21

    Proud display

    Picture: AFP Ukrainian folk dancers perform for Ukrainian and US servicemen in a ceremony for joint-drill exercises between the two countries in Yavoriv polygon, Lviv district, in western Ukraine, yesterday. Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face...

    News24.com | US-led drills in Ukraine may threaten peace
    Jul20

    News24.com | US-led drills in Ukraine may threaten peace

    Moscow says US-led military exercises in western Ukraine that began this week may have bad consequences and threaten to derail the peace process. …read more Source:...

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine

    The daughter of a former Russian prime minister has accepted the job of deputy governor in a Ukrainian region, a decision that has sparked criticism i …read more Source: The New...

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul20

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    Workers in Lithuania have begun dismantling the last Soviet statues in the capital, following calls prompted by the Ukraine crisis that symbols of Sov …read more Source: The New...

    Last major Soviet statues come down
    Jul20

    Last major Soviet statues come down

    Workers started dismantling the last major Soviet artworks in a city now on the eastern frontier of the European Union and NATO. ||| Vilnius – Workers started dismantling monumental statues of soldiers, students, labourers and farmers in Lithuania’s capital early on Monday, the last major Soviet artworks in a city now on the eastern...

    Footage of Ukrainian rebels at jet crash site
    Jul20

    Footage of Ukrainian rebels at jet crash site

    FOOTAGE has emerged of the immediate aftermath of the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as Russian-backed rebels at the crash site realised it was a passenger jet. The plane was shot down on July 17 a year ago. The armed Ukrainian separatists had reportedly been sent to the area to look for the wreckage of a fighter plane which had...

    News24.com | 8 000 HIV patients at risk in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul20

    News24.com | 8 000 HIV patients at risk in Eastern Ukraine

    Some 8 000 people with HIV in war-torn eastern Ukraine face a critical shortage of medicine and their supply will run out in mid-August unless a blockade is lifted, a UN Aids envoy has warned. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels trade shelling blame
    Jul19

    Ukraine, rebels trade shelling blame

    The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists accused each other of shelling residential districts of separatist-held Donetsk. ||| Donetsk, Ukraine – The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists accused each other on Sunday of shelling residential districts of separatist-held Donetsk overnight, the first attack on central parts...

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