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    Fragile Ceasefire Holds Between Ukraine Forces and Pro-Russian Separatists
    Sep01

    Fragile Ceasefire Holds Between Ukraine Forces and Pro-Russian Separatists

    Government and separatist representatives agreed last week to strive to end all violations from Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition because it’s opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region.The Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, said Tuesday that it is leaving the...

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine was in shock Tuesday after fierce clashes outside parliament killed three policemen and wounded 140 people as tensions flared over controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels.It was the worst unrest in Kiev since a bloody uprising ousted a Moscow-backed president in early 2014, unleashing a...

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies
    Sep01

    Ukraine reels from clashes as third policeman dies

    Ukraine is in shock after fierce clashes outside parliament killed three policemen and wounded 140 people as tensions flared over controversial legislation giving more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels …read more Source: The Daily...

    Second Ukrainian policeman dies from injuries after clashes
    Sep01

    Second Ukrainian policeman dies from injuries after clashes

    KIEV: A second Ukrainian policeman died Tuesday from injuries suffered in street battles with protesters in Kiev, and more than 140 people were being treated in hospital, officials said. The clashes flared outside parliament on Monday as demonstrators protested at legislation approved on first reading by lawmakers giving more autonomy to...

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Right-wing party exits parliamentary coalition in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — A right-wing party says it is leaving Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition because it’s opposed to a constitutional amendment that would give greater powers to the rebel-held eastern region.The Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, said Tuesday that it is leaving the...

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises
    Sep01

    Death toll from violent protest in Ukraine rises

    The death toll from violent protests in Ukraine rose to three Tuesday when two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in a grenade explosion, officials said. In the worst outburst of violence in Kiev since the new government took power in 2014, nationalist protesters clashed with police and National Guard troops outside...

    Amid violence in Kiev, Ukraine tries to find a ‘decentralized’ peace (+video)
    Sep01

    Amid violence in Kiev, Ukraine tries to find a ‘decentralized’ peace (+video)

    Ukraine’s parliament took a first step toward granting powers to rebel regions. But deadly clashes in the capital show the depth of resistance to such changes. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Rinkevics compares Baltic and Crimean occupations
    Sep01

    Rinkevics compares Baltic and Crimean occupations

    Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said Tuesday that events in Ukraine were a “litmus test” of relations between the European Union and the Russian Federation, suggesting that the current worsening situation on the ground could lead to harsher sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Death Toll from Riots outside Ukraine’s Rada Rises to Three
    Sep01

    Death Toll from Riots outside Ukraine’s Rada Rises to Three

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The death toll from Monday’s riots outside Ukraine’s parliament in Kiev rose to three when another serviceman died from injuries suffered in a grenade blast, the National Guard said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Fars News...