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    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of separatist offensive in the east
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of separatist offensive in the east

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day after a major battle erupted on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia says Latvian weapons-smuggling ring broken up
    Jun04

    Russia says Latvian weapons-smuggling ring broken up

    The service, known by its initials FSB, said in a statement Thursday that more than 30 weapons were seized in a raid in the Pskov region, which borders Latvia and Estonia. Latvia and its former Soviet Baltic neighbors are unsettled by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and alleged supply of arms and troops to separatist rebels in Ukraine’s...

    Ukraine’s President Warns of Possibility of Rebel Offensive
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s President Warns of Possibility of Rebel Offensive

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of separatist offensive in the east …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day… …read more Source:...

    At least 24 dead in renewed fighting in east Ukraine: estimates
    Jun04

    At least 24 dead in renewed fighting in east Ukraine: estimates

    Kiev (AFP) – At least 24 people have died in renewed fighting in east Ukraine, where Kiev has accused pro-Russian separatists of launching a major new offensive, according to estimates from the warring sides.According to the rebels, 14 rebels and five civilians have died over the past 24 hours, while Kiev authorities said five soldiers had...

    G-7 summit expected to lead to fresh admonishment of Russia
    Jun04

    G-7 summit expected to lead to fresh admonishment of Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A summit of President Barack Obama and other Western leaders this weekend in Germany is expected to produce new condemnation — but not more punishment — of Russia for its suspected role in the escalating violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Five Soldiers Reported Killed In Ukraine Fighting
    Jun04

    Five Soldiers Reported Killed In Ukraine Fighting

    Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and 39 wounded on June 3 in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    G-7 summit expected to result in new admonishment of Russia
    Jun04

    G-7 summit expected to result in new admonishment of Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A gathering of President Barack Obama and other Western leaders this weekend in Germany is expected to produce fresh admonishment — but not more punishment — of Russia amid escalating violence in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Five troops killed in fighting with pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine says
    Jun04

    Five troops killed in fighting with pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine says

    Thirty-nine other Ukrainians were wounded, a presidential aide said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Five Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with eastern separatists: presidential aide
    Jun04

    Five Ukrainian servicemen killed in fighting with eastern separatists: presidential aide

    KIEV (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen were killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mostly near the government-held town of… …read more Source:...