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    Separatists Rehearse For Victory Day Parade In Donetsk
    May06

    Separatists Rehearse For Victory Day Parade In Donetsk

    Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk rehearsed on May 5 for an upcoming Victory Day parade. The separatists of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic drove tanks, grad rockets, and other military hardware through the city as at least 1,000 spectators gathered to watch. Ukraine is marking the 70th...

    Russian Newspaper Publishes Report Debunking Theory MH17 Was Shot by Fighter Jet
    May06

    Russian Newspaper Publishes Report Debunking Theory MH17 Was Shot by Fighter Jet

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – An independent Russian newspaper on Wednesday published what it said was a report by Russian military engineers suggesting a Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made surface-to-air missile fired by Ukrainian forces. Novaya Gazeta, an investigative newspaper, said the report did not prove whether...

    Newspaper Says Russian Report Blames Kyiv For Downing Of MH17 Airliner
    May06

    Newspaper Says Russian Report Blames Kyiv For Downing Of MH17 Airliner

    An independent Russian newspaper has published what it said was a report by Russian military engineers suggesting a Malaysian airliner shot down in Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made surface-to-air BUK missile fired by Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian media is now saying the Russian missile system that shot down MH17 was being operated by Ukraine
    May06

    Russian media is now saying the Russian missile system that shot down MH17 was being operated by Ukraine

    An independent Russian newspaper on Wednesday published what it said was a report by Russian military engineers suggesting Malaysian airline flight MH-17 was shot downby a Russian-made surface-to-air missile fired by Ukrainian forces. Novaya Gazeta, an investigative newspaper, said the report did not prove whether Kiev’s forces or the...

    Five deaths, artillery fire disrupt Ukraine ceasefire
    May06

    Five deaths, artillery fire disrupt Ukraine ceasefire

    Ed AdamczykKIEV , Ukraine, May 6 (UPI) — Five Ukrainian soldiers were killed, the Ukrainian government reported Wednesday, shaking a three-month truce in the eastern part of the country. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO Not Responsible For Ukraine’s Security From Russia, Should Focus On Member Nations, Latvian Envoy Says
    May06

    NATO Not Responsible For Ukraine’s Security From Russia, Should Focus On Member Nations, Latvian Envoy Says

    Maris Riekstins, Latvia’s top envoy to NATO, said Wednesday the military alliance is not responsible for Ukraine’s security and should focus on protecting its member nations. NATO has taken steps in recent months to bolster its presence in Eastern Europe amid a marked increase in Russia’s military activity in the region....

    Ukraine erects ‘Project Wall’ on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    Ukraine erects ‘Project Wall’ on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure

    A little more than a year and-a-half ago, the idea of fortifying Ukraine’s eastern border with Russia would have struck many as perverse. But the 4-year, $520 million project was announced with great fanfare in the summer. Now doubts are creeping in. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Says Five Soldiers Killed As Talks Resume
    May06

    Ukraine Says Five Soldiers Killed As Talks Resume

    Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed in clashes in the east despite the resumption of talks between the government and pro-Russian rebels over an endangered truce deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure
    May06

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure

    HOPTIVKA, Ukraine—The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. And bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more barbed wire...

    Ukraine: 5 soldiers killed as ceasefire wobbles
    May06

    Ukraine: 5 soldiers killed as ceasefire wobbles

    …read more Source: CNN