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    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014

    In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with Russian-backed rebels, Kiev has accepted the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, backdated to early 2014. …read more Source: FOX...

    UN: Killings, Violations on Increase in Ukraine Conflict
    Sep08

    UN: Killings, Violations on Increase in Ukraine Conflict

    A new U.N. report finds an increase in civilian casualties and widespread human rights violations in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine. The U.N. Human Rights Office reports nearly 8,000 people have been killed and almost 18,000 wounded since Russian-backed rebel groups in eastern Ukraine began their military offensive against the government in...

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine accepts ICC jurisdiction dating back to early 2014

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In a move that could clear the way to investigations of possible war crimes in Ukraine’s bitter conflict with… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Released By Rebels After Four-Day Detention
    Sep08

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Released By Rebels After Four-Day Detention

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine have released a separatist leader from detention after holding him captive for four days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Accepts ICC Jurisdiction Dating Back to Early 2014
    Sep08

    Ukraine Accepts ICC Jurisdiction Dating Back to Early 2014

    Ukraine accepts International Criminal Court jurisdiction dating back to February 2014 …read more Source: ABC...

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    Sea Breeze Military Drills Bring U.S., NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...

    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...

    UN: Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    UN: Civilian deaths, injuries double in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — Civilian deaths and injuries in war-hit eastern Ukraine more than doubled in the three months to mid-August, mostly due to shelling… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine New Prime Minister Petition: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Gets 26,000 Online Signatures
    Sep08

    Ukraine New Prime Minister Petition: Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Gets 26,000 Online Signatures

    An online petition asking for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to be appointed prime minister of Ukraine has attracted more than 26,000 signatures and will be considered by President Petro Poroshenko. The petition, which first appeared in English on Monday on Poroshenko’s website, asks for Saakashvili to replace current...

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine
    Sep08

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine

    Ukrainian Metropolitan Pavlo was filmed telling off Kyiv police officers who stopped him for a traffic violation. The clergyman retaliated by saying that it was the police who are violating laws — divine laws. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...