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    Ukraine crisis: Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says nationalist protesters are worse than separatists after violence that left one dead
    Sep01

    Ukraine crisis: Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says nationalist protesters are worse than separatists after violence that left one dead

    The all-too-familiar sight of masked men, Molotov cocktails, wooden sticks and explosives returned to the streets of Kiev, as violence between police and the mostly nationalist protesters broke out after a contentious vote in the Ukrainian national parliament. More than 100 people were injured, and one national guardsmen died as a result of a...

    Ukrainian far-right party has history of violence, glorifies group accused of Nazi collaboration
    Sep01

    Ukrainian far-right party has history of violence, glorifies group accused of Nazi collaboration

    The Ukrainian ultranationalist party Svoboda, blamed for clashes that killed one person and injured dozens more outside the nation’s parliament on Monday, has a long-established reputation for violent confrontation. Svoboda supporters were heavily represented in Monday’s demonstration, which opposed lawmakers’ support of a bill...

    Ukraine accuses ultra-nationalists in deadly Kiev clash
    Sep01

    Ukraine accuses ultra-nationalists in deadly Kiev clash

    A member of Ukraine’s National Guard was killed and scores of people were injured Monday in clashes between police and nationalist protesters in Kiev as lawmakers gave initial backing to a contested bill boosting autonomy in the country’s breakaway regions. Major powers voiced deep concern at the bloodshed, which the Ukrainian...

    Autonomy vote in Kiev sparks riots against separatists
    Sep01

    Autonomy vote in Kiev sparks riots against separatists

    Controversial reforms granting pro-Russian separatists greater autonomy ignite fierce clashes outside Ukrainian parliament …read more Source: Business...

    Violent protest follows vote on autonomy for Eastern Ukraine – video
    Sep01

    Violent protest follows vote on autonomy for Eastern Ukraine – video

    The results of a fiercely contested parliamentary vote over autonomy for eastern Ukraine were counted Monday, partly in blood: 265 in favor, three major parties opposed and one dead policeman. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Violence outside Kyiv parliament over separatist autonomy law
    Sep01

    Violence outside Kyiv parliament over separatist autonomy law

    A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament as lawmakers backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas. One man was arrested and 30 others… …read more Source:...

    1 Dead, 100 Injured in Ukraine Clashes
    Sep01

    1 Dead, 100 Injured in Ukraine Clashes

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – One Ukrainian national guard member was killed by a grenade and 100 people were injured as nationalists protested a parliamentary vote to grant autonomy to areas held by separatists. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    China’s WWII military parade a show of strength
    Sep01

    China’s WWII military parade a show of strength

    BEIJING: Soldiers will march, gleaming hardware will roll, and warplanes will fly above Tiananmen Square at China’s WWII anniversary parade, but major Western leaders are shunning the show as Beijing assumes an increasingly assertive role on the global stage. Chinese authorities are pulling out all the stops for Thursday’s...

    Kiev official differ on future on eastern regions: Analyst
    Sep01

    Kiev official differ on future on eastern regions: Analyst

    A former US Senate analyst believes there are differences in Kiev over granting greater powers to pro-Russian eastern regions. …read more Source:...

    2 US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
    Sep01

    2 US Predator drones deployed to Latvia

    WASHINGTON – The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia.The mission, which began Friday and is due to end on September 15, comes as the United States increases military exercises and training in Eastern Europe...