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    Coalition in Ukraine shows cracks over constitutional amendment
    Sep01

    Coalition in Ukraine shows cracks over constitutional amendment

    The Ukrainian parliament majority showed cracks on Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was exiting the coalition over a measure to give more powers to Ukrainian regions, including the rebel-held east. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainians Mourn Soldiers Killed In Grenade Attack
    Sep01

    Ukrainians Mourn Soldiers Killed In Grenade Attack

    Residents of Kyiv laid flowers outside the parliament building in honor of National Guard members killed during a violent protest on August 31. Three servicemen died of wounds from a grenade that was thrown as protesters clashed with troops. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nationalist Violence Erupts in Kiev
    Sep01

    Nationalist Violence Erupts in Kiev

    Violent nationalist protests broke out in Kiev yesterday after Ukraine’s Parliament gave initial support to a bill that would devolve power to the breakaway eastern regions of the country—one of the conditions imposed on Kiev by the Minsk agreement. At least two policemen were killed by a hand grenade thrown by what government forces said...

    Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks
    Sep01

    Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks

    KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian parliament majority showed cracks on Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was exiting the coalition over a measure to give more powers to Ukrainian regions, including the rebel-held east.The announcement from the Radical Party of Oleh Lyashko, which came in fifth in last year’s election, came on the day...

    Right-wing Party Exits Parliamentary Coalition in Ukraine
    Sep01

    Right-wing Party Exits Parliamentary Coalition in 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,… …read more Source:...

    Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks
    Sep01

    Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks

    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s Radical Party Quits Government In Protest Over Decentralization Bill
    Sep01

    Ukraine’s Radical Party Quits Government In Protest Over Decentralization Bill

    The leader of Ukraine’s Radical Party, Oleh Lyashko, has announced his party is quitting the coalition government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Expels Ukrainian Diplomat
    Sep01

    Russia Expels Ukrainian Diplomat

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry says Moscow has expelled an Ukrainian diplomat in retaliation for Kyiv’s expulsion of a Russian diplomat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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:...

    Death Toll From Violent Protest in Ukraine Rises to 3
    Sep01

    Death Toll From Violent Protest in Ukraine Rises to 3

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