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    Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine
    Apr23

    Kerry urges Russia to remove forces from Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Russia to remove forces from eastern Ukraine and press Ukrainian separatists into… …read more Source:...

    Pentagon Calls Russian Claim Of U.S. Troops In Eastern Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’
    Apr23

    Pentagon Calls Russian Claim Of U.S. Troops In Eastern Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’

    The Pentagon has denied a Kremlin claim that U.S. military trainers have been sent into eastern Ukraine, calling the statement a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from Russia’s own military activities there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crisis in Ukraine Leads To A Spike In Domestic Violence
    Apr23

    Crisis in Ukraine Leads To A Spike In Domestic Violence

    Increasing numbers of women in Ukraine are experiencing domestic violence, NGOs in the country are warning, highlighting that soldiers who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are partly responsible for the increase in abuse. The NGO La Strada Ukraine, which operates its own emergency hotline for victims of domestic violence,...

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital
    Apr23

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Мilitary Hospital

    A Ukrainian Army colonel, badly wounded while fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, is now undergoing rehabilitation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, D.C. As Tetiana Kharchenko reports, Colonel Ihor Hordiychuk is a rare patient there – in more ways than one. Faith Lapidus narrates her report....

    Pentagon Denies ‘Ridiculous’ Claim U.S. Troops in Eastern Ukraine Combat Zone
    Apr23

    Pentagon Denies ‘Ridiculous’ Claim U.S. Troops in Eastern Ukraine Combat Zone

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Thursday denied Russian allegations that U.S. troops are in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, calling Moscow’s claims a “ridiculous attempt to shift the focus” from its own activities in the region. “Russia continues to supply lethal weapons, training and command and control support for armed...

    Ukrainian Coal Miners Protest In Kyiv
    Apr23

    Ukrainian Coal Miners Protest In Kyiv

    Hundreds of coal miners have marched through Ukraine’s capital demanding that the government stop buying fuel from abroad and put an end to the closing of mines. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians Should Vote On Whether to Join NATO
    Apr23

    Poroshenko: Ukrainians Should Vote On Whether to Join NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has repeated a pledge to put the question of NATO membership before the Ukrainian people in a referendum vote. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine coal workers hold pickets in capital in protest at foreign purchases, mine closures
    Apr23

    Ukraine coal workers hold pickets in capital in protest at foreign purchases, mine closures

    Hundreds of coal workers are marching through Ukraine’s capital in a call for authorities to stop buying fuel from abroad and to guarantee a moratorium on mine closures. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Coal Workers Hold Pickets in Capital
    Apr23

    Ukraine Coal Workers Hold Pickets in Capital

    Ukraine coal workers hold pickets in capital in protest at foreign purchases, mine closures …read more Source: ABC...

    U.S.: Russia breaking Ukraine truce with troop buildup
    Apr23

    U.S.: Russia breaking Ukraine truce with troop buildup

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) — Russia is increasing air defense systems and troop concentrations within eastern Ukraine, each a truce violation, the U.S. State Department said. …read more Source: United Press...