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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp

    STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. …read more Source: U.S....

    Bloody Protests in Kiev after Constitutional Reform Vote
    Aug31

    Bloody Protests in Kiev after Constitutional Reform Vote

    Fighting broke out in Kiev Monday after Ukraine’s parliament ruled to de-centralize power, granting greater autonomy to separatist-run Donetsk and Luhansk. After news of the vote broke, protestors, many of whom were members of the nationalist party Svoboda and the far-right group Pravy Sektor, threw smoke grenades at Ukraine’s...

    Police officer killed in riots as Ukraine’s parliament grants separatist regions more powers
    Aug31

    Police officer killed in riots as Ukraine’s parliament grants separatist regions more powers

    Most of the protesters were from a party opposing the changes as “capitulation to the Kremlin,” but Kyiv’s mayor called the clash Monday “a bloody provocation.” …read more Source: Toronto...

    A Split Ukraine, and Kiev Bleeds Again
    Aug31

    A Split Ukraine, and Kiev Bleeds Again

    Outside, a bomb thrown from a right-wing mob leaves a riot cop dead and dozens severely injured. Inside, a bitter parliament cries treachery, but votes to approve the Minsk ceasefire. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Grenade in Ukraine explodes, killing one officer; 100 injured in clashes
    Aug31

    Grenade in Ukraine explodes, killing one officer; 100 injured in clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer, the interior ministry said. About 100 other officers were injured in the clashes, 10 of them seriously. Some of … …read more...

    Deadly clashes in Kiev over rebel legislation
    Aug31

    Deadly clashes in Kiev over rebel legislation

    Ukrainian authorities blamed nationalists for the trouble and said at least 30 people had been detained. …read more Source: Channel...

    Witnessing clashes outside Kiev parliament
    Aug31

    Witnessing clashes outside Kiev parliament

    Eyewitness account of bloodshed outside parliament …read more Source:...

    Clashes erupt outside Ukraine parliament
    Aug31

    Clashes erupt outside Ukraine parliament

    Military pressure on Ukraine will last decades, President Poroshenko saysUkraine struggles to control maverick battalionsCeasefire brings limited respite for east Ukrainians …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Angela Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany
    Aug31

    Angela Merkel says refugee crisis as challenging as reunifying Germany

    Chancellor Angela Merkel likened the test Germany faces in coping with a flood of refugees to the challenge of reunifying the country 25 years ago, and called on citizens on Monday to show flexibility, patience and openness. At a 90-minute news conference at which she was peppered with questions on a range of subjects, including the euro zone,...

    Policeman dies in protests at Ukraine parliament
    Aug31

    Policeman dies in protests at Ukraine parliament

    One policeman was killed and dozens were injured in clashes outside the parliament in Kiev on Monday, as lawmakers took a step towards giving special status to separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine. National Guard serviceman Igor Derbin, 25, was killed and several others were seriously injured by an explosive device thrown from a crowd...