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    ‘Gigantic’ fire erupts at fuel depot near Kiev, several dead
    Jun09

    ‘Gigantic’ fire erupts at fuel depot near Kiev, several dead

    Kiev (AFP) – Several firefighters died on Tuesday as a result of a huge explosion and fire at a fuel depot outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev, officials said.”An explosion at a fuel depot near Vasylkiv,” interior minister Arsen Avakov said on Twitter, referring to a town outside of Kiev. “Gigantic. Firemen have...

    Ukrainian Firemen Killed In Fuel Depot Blast
    Jun09

    Ukrainian Firemen Killed In Fuel Depot Blast

    A powerful explosion has killed a number of firemen as they fought to control a blazing fuel depot that burned through the night outside the Ukrainian capital. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen: minister
    Jun09

    Fuel depot blazes in Ukraine, explosion kills firemen: minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – A powerful explosion killed a number of firemen on Tuesday as they fought to control a blazing fuel depot which had burned… …read more Source:...

    Russian Warship Delay: State-Owned Company To Sue Ukraine Over Undelivered Warship Engines
    Jun09

    Russian Warship Delay: State-Owned Company To Sue Ukraine Over Undelivered Warship Engines

    In a sign of further deterioration of relations between Moscow and Kiev, Russia is suing Ukraine over the pending delivery of an unspecified number of engines necessary for the production of several Russian warships. The announcement, by state-run United Shipbuilding Corporation, comes amid growing concerns that the crisis in eastern Ukraine has...

    Warm up your vocal chords, university set to offer Eurovision subject
    Jun09

    Warm up your vocal chords, university set to offer Eurovision subject

    Off the back of the country’s debut in the Eurovision Song Contest, an Australian university is taking the obsession with European culture to the next level. The University of Melbourne has announced a subject titled “Eurovisions,” in which a student can learn about the history and development of Europe via Eurovision’s...

    Obama: EU sanctions on Russia will stay
    Jun09

    Obama: EU sanctions on Russia will stay

    President Barack Obama on Monday said he’d convinced European leaders to maintain economic sanctions on Russia, even as U.S. officials concede the measures have done little to curb aggression by separatists in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Newseum Honors Journalists Killed In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine
    Jun09

    Newseum Honors Journalists Killed In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Ukraine

    The Newseum June 8 memorialized 14 journalists killed while working in 2014, including four who met their deaths in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust
    Jun09

    In Donetsk, Frequent Shelling Fuels Distrust

    Yekaterina Ivanovna had just fallen asleep in her home here Saturday when a boom outside her door jarred her. Shells fall almost every night in this part of town, north of the city’s train station, according to residents. Ivanovna said she didn’t know where this one came from and was relieved it hurt no one. But there’s no...

    Obama Accuses Putin Of Wrecking Russia’s Economy For ‘Glory’
    Jun09

    Obama Accuses Putin Of Wrecking Russia’s Economy For ‘Glory’

    U.S. President Barack Obama accused President Vladimir Putin June 8 of wrecking Russia’s economy in a doomed drive to recreate the glories of the Soviet empire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun09

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. As VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk, even if peace...