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    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

    Ukrainian WWII Veteran Mourns Grandson Killed In Battle
    May06

    Ukrainian WWII Veteran Mourns Grandson Killed In Battle

    Ukrainian military veteran Ivan Zaluzhniy has witnessed the tragedies of two wars separated by seven decades. He served in the Soviet Red Army and fought in Stalingrad during the deadliest battle of World War II. In August 2014, Zaluzhniy’s grandson, also a soldier, was killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine. On the eve of the 70th...

    Russia: Back from the brink
    May06

    Russia: Back from the brink

    Rate cuts, higher oil prices and easing tensions in Ukraine: Russia couldn’t ask for a better combination to bring it back from the brink of crisis. …read more Source:...

    5 Ukrainian Troops Killed as Cease-Fire Teeters on Brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian Troops Killed as Cease-Fire Teeters on Brink

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February. Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said Wednesday that four soldiers died when their armored vehicle hit a mine near the front line town of Avdiivka....

    5 Ukrainian troops killed in action against separatists as cease-fire deal teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed in action against separatists as cease-fire deal teeters on brink

    Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days of bloodshed since a cease-fire was declared in February. …read more Source: FOX...

    Moscow Court Considers Extending Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention
    May06

    Moscow Court Considers Extending Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention

    A court in Moscow was considering on May 6 whether to extend the pretrial detention of Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink
    May06

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as cease-fire teeters on brink

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says five government troops battling separatist forces in the east have been killed in one of the worst single days… …read more Source:...

    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine
    May06

    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military said on May 6 that five of its soldiers were killed and 12 wounded during the previous 24 hours amid reports of more fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...