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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting
    Sep08

    East Ukraine rebels release arrested leader amid infighting

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – One of the leaders of Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine, Andrei Purgin, said on Tuesday he had been released from custody after being held in a cell for four days by his own side for reasons he did not understand. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine conflict death toll nears 8,000: UN
    Sep08

    Ukraine conflict death toll nears 8,000: UN

    Almost 8,000 people, including civilians, soldiers and pro-Russia separatists, have been killed since fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine, the United Nations has said. Watchdogs condemned a rise in civilian casualties. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Nearly 8,000 killed in conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    Nearly 8,000 killed in conflict in eastern Ukraine

    ‘This is a conservative estimate and the actual numbers could be considerably higher,’ UN report says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine over past three months, UN says
    Sep08

    At least 105 civilian deaths in Ukraine over past three months, UN says

    The UN human rights office says at least 105 civilians were killed in violence-marred Ukraine between mid-May and mid-August, more than double the number of the previous three months in part because of shelling of residential areas. …read more Source: CTV...

    Israel Sells Drones To Russia To Spy On Ukraine Border
    Sep08

    Israel Sells Drones To Russia To Spy On Ukraine Border

    Russia has purchased 10 intelligence-gathering drones from Israel to monitor the Ukraine border, the Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. The Russian Ministry of Defense allegedly purchased the drones from Israel Aerospace Industries earlier this year. …read more Source: International Business...

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: 	UN
    Sep08

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN

    NNA – (Agence France Presse) Nearly 8,000 people — including civilians, soldiers and militia members — have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations human right …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko
    Sep08

    Ukraine still faces threat of Russian military offensive – Poroshenko

    Ukraine still faces the threat of a full-scale Russian military attack despite several days of relative calm on the front-lines of the east where government forces confront Russian-backed separatists, President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    World Health Organization: Polio detected in Mali
    Sep08

    World Health Organization: Polio detected in Mali

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says a child has been paralyzed by polio which was detected in Mali.It is the first case of polio in Mali since 2011 and WHO says the 19-month-old child was stricken in Guinea before arriving in Bamako. In a statement issued this week, WHO said the polio strain responsible for the new outbreak is...

    BREMMER: Putin is serious about entering Syria — and not to go after ISIS
    Sep08

    BREMMER: Putin is serious about entering Syria — and not to go after ISIS

    The regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad is weakening, and one of Assad’s primary backers — Russian President Vladimir Putin — is upping the ante. “Assad has lost significant territory over the past months; Putin is not about to tolerate his ouster,” geopolitical expert Ian Bremmer, the president of Eurasia Group, told...

    Ukraine still threatened by Russia
    Sep08

    Ukraine still threatened by Russia

    President Poroshenko says Ukraine still faces threat of Russian full-scale military offensive …read more Source: World...