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    Grenade explodes outside Ukraine parliament as riot police clash with protesters
    Aug31

    Grenade explodes outside Ukraine parliament as riot police clash with protesters

    The blast, outside the parliament buildings in Kiev, Ukraine, knocked officers off their feet and witnesses reported seeing pools of blood on the ground near some of the wounded. …read more Source: Daily...

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says
    Aug31

    Progress in Ukraine crisis slower than expected, Merkel says

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that there was less progress than expected in the Ukraine crisis and there were no plans for a meeting of the leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine to discuss further steps. …read more Source: The...

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east (Reuters)
    Aug31

    Police hurt in protests as Ukraine MPs votes on special status for east (Reuters)

    By Natalia Zinets and Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s parliament voted on Monday for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status – but… …read more Source: The West...

    OUT NOW! Our EXILED POLITICS issue!
    Aug31

    OUT NOW! Our EXILED POLITICS issue!

    How do you make an impact from afar? In our September issue, we meet exiles from Ukraine, Iran, Syria, Azerbaijan and more who are carrying on their homelands’ struggles from Berlin. Plus a chat with Peaches, all the fall festivals and more! …read more Source:...

    PressTV-Clashes near parliament in Kiev injure 100
    Aug31

    PressTV-Clashes near parliament in Kiev injure 100

    Loading … At least 100 police officers have been injured in clashes in front of the Ukrainian parliament in the capital city of Kiev as radical nationalists gathered there to protest against constitutional amendments that grant more autonomy to the pro-Russia eastern region of the country. On Monday, hundreds of supporters of...

    More than 100 injured in Kiev as police clash with protesters
    Aug31

    More than 100 injured in Kiev as police clash with protesters

    Blood was once again spilled on the streets of Kiev, Ukraine after clashes broke out and an explosive device detonated outside parliament on Monday. The violence came as deputies approved a presidential bill on changes to the constitution that would grant greater autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in the war-torn east. See also: Here’s...

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels
    Aug31

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    NNA – Clashes erupted outside parliament in Kiev on Monday as lawmakers gave initial approval to constitutional changes granting more autonomy to pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. A blast w …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine’s parliament backs draft law giving east special status
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s parliament backs draft law giving east special status

    Ukraine’s parliament on Monday voted for constitutional changes to give its eastern regions a special status that it hopes will blunt their separatist drive, but divisions among pro-Western lawmakers suggested the road to making them law will be rough. At a rowdy session, 265 deputies voted in favor in the first reading of a...

    Clashes At Protest In Ukraine Amid Vote On Giving East More Power
    Aug31

    Clashes At Protest In Ukraine Amid Vote On Giving East More Power

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Clashes have broken out between police and protesters outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev after a controversial vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east.The decentralization of power was a condition of a truce signed in February aimed at ending the fighting between Ukrainian government troops and...

    Kiev protests against separatists turn violent as grenade thrown at police
    Aug31

    Kiev protests against separatists turn violent as grenade thrown at police

    Police have been injured during a demonstration in the Ukrainian capital …read more Source: The...