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    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire, UN says
    Nov20

    Nearly 1,000 killed during Ukraine ceasefire, UN says

    Kiev (AFP) – Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a ceasefire came into effect in September, an average of 13 people a day, the United Nations said Thursday, as the conflict in the east drags on.As the report was published, international monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) mission in...

    Russia Says Against EU “Attempts” To Make Serbia Join Sanctions
    Nov20

    Russia Says Against EU “Attempts” To Make Serbia Join Sanctions

    Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Aleksandr Lukashevich says Moscow is against what he called “attempts by the European Union” to make Serbia join sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    VTB Hurt by Ukraine Crisis
    Nov20

    VTB Hurt by Ukraine Crisis

    Russian lender VTB Group reported a 90% fall in third-quarter profit, hurt by higher provisions linked to the crisis in Ukraine and economic troubles at home. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation
    Nov20

    Russia: US Arms Supplies to Ukraine Would Destabilize Situation

    Russia said on Thursday that the United States providing weapons to Ukraine’s government to fight separatists in the country’s east would have a “serious destabilizing” effect and would be in violation of a number of agreements. The statement by Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alexander Lukashevich comes a day after a ranking U.S. official...

    OSCE Chairman, Nazarbaev Discuss Ukraine, Swiss-Kazakh Ties
    Nov20

    OSCE Chairman, Nazarbaev Discuss Ukraine, Swiss-Kazakh Ties

    The current head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has discussed a range of issues including the conflict in Ukraine with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Meet The Young Revolutionary Taking Ukrainian Politics By Storm
    Nov20

    Meet The Young Revolutionary Taking Ukrainian Politics By Storm

    In just under a year, Hanna Hopko has gone from being a ringleader in anti-government protests to taking a seat in Ukraine’s new parliament. Her trajectory is symbolic of the momentous shifts Ukraine has undergone in the past 12 months. Her story also highlights the challenges faced by the young activists who ousted former President Victor...

    UN: Killings, Displacement Increase In Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN: Killings, Displacement Increase In Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — Nearly 300 people were killed since Oct. 18 in fighting which continues in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement, United Nations human rights investigators said Thursday. A new report from the U.N. monitoring team in Ukraine said at least 4,317 people have been killed — up from the 4,042 deaths reported in October — from...

    UN: More Than 950 Killed Despite Ukraine Truce
    Nov20

    UN: More Than 950 Killed Despite Ukraine Truce

    ​The United Nations says fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed an average of 13 people a day since a cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels was signed on September 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    E. Ukraine: Starving and scared
    Nov20

    E. Ukraine: Starving and scared

    The battle for control of eastern Ukraine is exacting a heavy toll on the area’s residents, who are fighting just to survive as winter sets in. …read more Source:...

    Faces Of The Maidan: Where Are They Now?
    Nov20

    Faces Of The Maidan: Where Are They Now?

    One year after the beginning of the Maidan protest movement that changed the course of Ukraine’s history, RFE/RL went back to talk to some of the memorable people who were heavily involved in those tumultuous events. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...