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    Fed up With Failing Peace, Ukraine Rebels Eager to Fight
    Jun07

    Fed up With Failing Peace, Ukraine Rebels Eager to Fight

    DOKUCHAYEVSK, Ukraine—In this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the cease-fire called more than three months ago seems to be only an insulting guise. Shelling rocks the area so often that dogs have learned to head for the basement at the first blast. Everyone wants the shelling to stop, both the town’s civilians and the rebels who control...

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Ramps Up, Raises Fears
    Jun07

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Ramps Up, Raises Fears

    Renewed fighting in Eastern Ukraine marked an end to a tenuous cease-fire agreed to in February. Observers fear that a surge in violence could plunge the region into another full scale war.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Swiss Diplomat Tagliavini To Resign From Ukraine OSCE Role
    Jun07

    Swiss Diplomat Tagliavini To Resign From Ukraine OSCE Role

    The Swiss government says diplomat Heidi Tagliavini will step down as the representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representative in talks between Moscow, Kyiv, and pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New shelling in Ukraine as Harper arrives
    Jun07

    New shelling in Ukraine as Harper arrives

    Ukraine asks Harper for help on visas, and to arm troops against rebels …read more Source:...

    Ukraine asks Harper for help on emigres, guns
    Jun07

    Ukraine asks Harper for help on emigres, guns

    Ukraine asks Harper for help on visas, and to arm troops against rebels …read more Source:...

    Obama seeks to reinforce isolation of Putin at G-7 summit
    Jun06

    Obama seeks to reinforce isolation of Putin at G-7 summit

    WASHINGTON — One year after President Obama rallied core allies to join the United States in punishing Russia for its bellicose ways, he will use a gathering Sunday of the world’s largest industrialized democracies to urge them to stand strong, and together, in isolating the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. A recent visit by Secretary of...

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev
    Jun06

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev

    Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine Conflict Divides Families, Friends
    Jun06

    Ukraine Conflict Divides Families, Friends

    The conflict in Ukraine may have galvanized those who support a united, independent country, but it has also sewn divisions between them and neighbors, friends and family who lean toward Russia. The political tensions have severed relationships and even led some couples to seek divorce. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports. …read more Source:...

    Maclean’s wins four National Magazine Awards
    Jun06

    Maclean’s wins four National Magazine Awards

    Maclean’s earned three golds, one silver and 15 honourable mentions at Friday’s National Magazine Awards gala. With its four wins, the magazine received the sixth most awards of any Canadian magazine, ranking behind The Walrus—which, with nine awards, placed first—and sister publication L’actualité, which earned eight, among...

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev
    Jun06

    Gay pride rally attacked in Kiev

    Several dozen unknown assailants attacked a gay pride march in Kiev on Saturday, throwing flares and wounding two policemen, a Reuters witness reported. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...