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    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...

    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… …read more Source:...

    Putin Pumps Iron, Internet Delivers Punch Lines
    Aug31

    Putin Pumps Iron, Internet Delivers Punch Lines

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev spent their Sunday on a thoroughly photographed man-date. Whatever the official goal might have been, the photo shoot sparked a wave of Internet memes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Officer killed after grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament
    Aug31

    Officer killed after grenade explodes outside Ukraine’s parliament

    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 and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said. …read more Source: CTV...

    U.S. protesters urge release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov
    Aug31

    U.S. protesters urge release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov

    Jared M. FeldschreiberCHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) — Residents in New York and Chicago rallied in support of Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov who was sentenced by Russian court to 20 years in a maximum-security prison. …read more Source: United Press...

    Clashes erupt in Kiev
    Aug31

    Clashes erupt in Kiev

    Clashes between protesters and police left dozens injured Monday in Ukraine after its parliament supported a measure to give more autonomy to separatist-controlled regions in the country. …read more Source:...

    Germany open to new 4-way Ukraine summit
    Aug31

    Germany open to new 4-way Ukraine summit

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s open to holding a new summit with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France but that there would have to be hope of progress for it to make sense. …read more Source: CNS...

    Germany open to 4-way Ukraine summit if there’s hope of making progress
    Aug31

    Germany open to 4-way Ukraine summit if there’s hope of making progress

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she’s open to holding a new summit with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France but that there would have to be hope of progress for it to make sense. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian soldier dies in clashes with protesters
    Aug31

    Ukrainian soldier dies in clashes with protesters

    Tomas MonzonKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 31 (UPI) — A Ukrainian national guard soldier died Monday in clashes with protesters over reforms for independence of the eastern portion of the country. …read more Source: United Press...