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

    Blast, clashes as Ukraine MPs back more autonomy for rebels

    KIEV: 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 was also heard outside parliament, an AFP correspondent said, although the cause was not immediately known. About a dozen people were reportedly...

    Police Officers in Grave Condition after Blast outside Ukraine Parliament
    Aug31

    Police Officers in Grave Condition after Blast outside Ukraine Parliament

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Several police officers are in a very serious condition after a grenade blast on the Constitution Square outside the parliament building in Kiev, an advisor to Ukraine’s interior minister, Anton Gerashchenko, said. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Blast at Kiev Parliament as Ukraine MPs Back More Autonomy for Seperatists
    Aug31

    Blast at Kiev Parliament as Ukraine MPs Back More Autonomy for Seperatists

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A powerful explosion has occurred outside the building of Ukraine’s parliament in downtown Kiev on Monday and several police are reportedly injured. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Protesters, police clash over Ukraine reforms vote
    Aug31

    Protesters, police clash over Ukraine reforms vote

    Tomas MonzonKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 31 (UPI) — Protesters attempted to enter the parliament in Ukraine’s capital of Kiev over a vote on reforms for independence of the eastern side of the country. …read more Source: United Press...

    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...

    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...