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    See the Protests That Erupted Outside Ukraine’s Parliament
    Aug31

    See the Protests That Erupted Outside Ukraine’s Parliament

    …read more Source: Time

    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...

    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...

    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: Associated...

    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 of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. …read more Source: U.S....

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    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...