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    Dramatic Battle Violates Ukraine Cease-Fire
    May28

    Dramatic Battle Violates Ukraine Cease-Fire

    RFE/RL has recorded dramatic evidence of the cease-fire in Ukraine being violated, with pro-government forces coming under sustained shelling in the village of Shyrokyne. The attack, filmed on May 24, resulted in one Ukrainian soldier dying of shrapnel wounds and another being wounded. Ukrainian military officials said Russian-backed separatists...

    Hopes Turn To Despair For Donetsk Family In Russia
    May28

    Hopes Turn To Despair For Donetsk Family In Russia

    The Denisenkos and their four children fled the conflict in eastern Ukraine last fall. But the warm welcome they had been promised in Russia never materialized. Instead, the family is facing hostility, unemployment, and crushing poverty. They now desperately want to return home. (RFE/RL’s Russian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Laid To Rest
    May28

    Ukrainian Separatist Leader Laid To Rest

    The funeral has been held of prominent Ukrainian separatist commander Aleksei Mozgovoi, who was killed in a mysterious gangland-style hit on May 23. The May 27 funeral was attended by members of his unit, the Ghost battalion, and residents in rebel-held Alchevsk. It concluded with a volley of gunfire in his honor. Rebel leaders have said Kyiv was...

    Russia, Putin still stirring up fight in Ukraine, independent report says
    May28

    Russia, Putin still stirring up fight in Ukraine, independent report says

    Doug G. WareKIEV, Ukraine, May 28 (UPI) — Despite repeated denials from Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin is still keeping up the fight against Ukraine, an independent investigation concludes. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine
    May28

    Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine

    The scene at the base offers some of the clearest evidence to date of what appeared to be a concerted Russian military build-up in the area …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Study: Russian, Ukrainian Economic Competitiveness Dropped
    May28

    Study: Russian, Ukrainian Economic Competitiveness Dropped

    According to a global ranking, Russia and Ukraine have seen their economic competitiveness plummet over the past year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden
    May28

    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

    Dresden (Germany) (AFP) – Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone’s minds. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his counterparts from Britain, Canada,...

    Sevilla retains title as Dnipro player collapses
    May28

    Sevilla retains title as Dnipro player collapses

    Sevilla made European football history Wednesday by becoming the first club to win the continent’s second-tier competition four times, beating Dnipro 3-2 in a final marred by the late collapse of one of the Ukrainian’s side’s players. …read more Source:...

    Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine
    May28

    Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine

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    Russia using mobile crematoriums to hide its Ukraine dead
    May28

    Russia using mobile crematoriums to hide its Ukraine dead

    Russia is so desperate to hide its military involvement in Ukraine that it has brought in mobile crematoriums to destroy the bodies of its war dead, say U.S. lawmakers who traveled to the war-torn country this spring. The U.S. and NATO have long maintained that thousands of Russian troops are fighting alongside separatists inside eastern Ukraine,...