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    Fighting Flares In East Ukraine
    Jun03

    Fighting Flares In East Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatists in east Ukraine said 15 people in territory under their control were killed Wednesday during battles around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk that is threatening to tip the country back into full-blown war. Two other deaths were reported in a government-controlled area. Russian news agencies cited rebel armed forces...

    District Near Donetsk Comes Under Attack
    Jun03

    District Near Donetsk Comes Under Attack

    The Tekstilshik District on the outskirts Donetsk in eastern Ukraine appears to have come under artillery fire. Emergency workers rushed to the market in the territory held by Russian-backed rebels. Separatists and government forces blamed each other for the attack. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine veers back toward full-blown war, at least 17 killed
    Jun03

    Ukraine veers back toward full-blown war, at least 17 killed

    Separatists in east Ukraine said 15 people in territory under their control were killed Wednesday during battles around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk that is threatening to tip the country back into full-blown war. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Coal Miners Trapped: 379 Donbass Workers In Mine After Shelling Causes Power Failure
    Jun03

    Ukraine Coal Miners Trapped: 379 Donbass Workers In Mine After Shelling Causes Power Failure

    Nearly 400 people were trapped Wednesday in two eastern Ukraine mines after a reported artillery shelling caused a power failure at each location, according to media reports. A spokesman for the Donestsk People’s Republic (DPR) Defense Ministry confirmed the emergency situation in the country’s Donbass region to the Interfax news...

    Reports: At least 17 killed in Ukraine battles
    Jun03

    Reports: At least 17 killed in Ukraine battles

    KIEV, Ukraine — Separatists in east Ukraine said 15 people in territory under their control were killed Wednesday during battles around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk that is threatening to tip the country back into full-blown war.Two other deaths were reported in a government-controlled area.Russian news agencies cited rebel armed forces chief...

    3 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    3 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said Wednesday. …read more Source: CNS...

    3 Civilians Killed in Surge of Shelling in East Ukraine
    Jun03

    3 Civilians Killed in Surge of Shelling in East Ukraine

    At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said Wednesday. Reports of casualties among government and separatist fighters have continued unabated since a cease-fire agreement was reached in February, but deaths among...

    Deaths, surge in fighting in Ukraine threaten cease-fire
    Jun03

    Deaths, surge in fighting in Ukraine threaten cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine — More civilian deaths and a new and unusually intense round of fighting Wednesday in eastern Ukraine are rekindling fears that a shaky cease-fire deal reached in February may be teetering toward collapse.Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said rebels early in the morning mounted a major artillery barrage against...

    Deaths, surge in fighting in Ukraine threaten cease-fire
    Jun03

    Deaths, surge in fighting in Ukraine threaten cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — More civilian deaths and a new and unusually intense round of fighting Wednesday in eastern Ukraine are rekindling fears that a shaky cease-fire deal reached in February may be teetering toward collapse. Reports of casualties among government and separatist fighters have continued unabated, but deaths among noncombatants had...

    The Myth of a Borderless Internet
    Jun03

    The Myth of a Borderless Internet

    Sang Tan / AP Almost a decade ago now, McDonald’s made a seemingly innocuous decision. On the side of Happy Meals distributed in Morocco in 2008, it put a small map of the region. The map showed a border between the disputed territory of Western Sahara and Morocco—a vision of reality that differed from, among other accounts, Morocco’s...