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Ukraine truce under threat as heavy fighting erupts
Sep14

Ukraine truce under threat as heavy fighting erupts

Heavy fighting has erupted around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, piling further pressure on a precarious nine-day-old truce. …read more Source:...

Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine
Sep14

Ukraine PM slams Putin, ceasefire again under strain in east Ukraine

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine yesterday in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said only membership of NATO would enable Ukraine to defend itself from...

Truce brings no peace for Donetsk residents
Sep13

Truce brings no peace for Donetsk residents

For people living near the Donetsk airport – where Ukrainian forces claimed to have repelled an assault by pro-Russian separatist fighters – there is no peace. …read more Source:...

Already fragile ceasefire under strain in east Ukraine
Sep13

Already fragile ceasefire under strain in east Ukraine

Fighting flared near an airport in eastern Ukraine in breach of a fragile eight-day ceasefire as the prime minister accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of planning to destroy his country. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM
Sep13

Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

KIEV, (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister said today Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression. Kiev and its Western backers accuse Moscow of sending troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian...

Ukraine PM warns Russia wants all of Ukraine
Sep13

Ukraine PM warns Russia wants all of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s goal is to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and to restore the Soviet Union, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk has said. …read more Source:...

US intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
Sep13

US intensifies sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

The United States hit Russia’s largest bank, a major arms maker and arctic, deepwater and shale exploration by its biggest oil companies with new sanctions to punish Moscow for its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

Shooting down of MH17 ‘most likely’ scenario
Sep12

Shooting down of MH17 ‘most likely’ scenario

The possibility that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down from the ground is the “most likely” scenario being probed by dozens of detectives, a prosecutor says. …read more Source:...

China’s Xi repeats calls for political  solution for Ukraine
Sep12

China’s Xi repeats calls for political solution for Ukraine

BEIJING, (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping has repeated a call for the crisis in Ukraine to be resolved politically via an inclusive dialogue, during talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, China’s Foreign Ministry said. “China stands for resolving the Ukraine crisis through political means, and calls on all parties in...

EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia
Sep12

EU imposes new economic sanctions on Russia

The European Union has put a new round of sanctions into effect against Russia, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies. …read more Source:...

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