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    Tighter Ukraine-Russian border key to peace: Merkel
    Aug25

    Tighter Ukraine-Russian border key to peace: Merkel

    ‘There must be two sides to be successful. You cannot achieve peace on your own. I hope the talks with Russia will lead to success,’ Merkel said. …read more Source:...

    Independence Day in Eastern Ukraine Takes on New Meaning
    Aug25

    Independence Day in Eastern Ukraine Takes on New Meaning

    Independence Day took on a special meaning Sunday in Slovyansk, Ukraine, a town that, earlier this year, was under the control of pro-Russian separatists. But a new nationalist fervor is sweeping the city as residents fight for a more Ukrainian future. Take the activity buzzing at city hall in Slovyansk. Citizens confronted the chairman of a...

    Pro-Russia rebels parade captured soldiers through the streets on Ukraine’s independence day
    Aug25

    Pro-Russia rebels parade captured soldiers through the streets on Ukraine’s independence day

    Bystanders hurled eggs and bottles at captured Ukrainian soldiers in Donetsk while Ukraine marked its 23rd year of independence from the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukrainian Media Group Launches 24-Hour English TV Channel
    Aug25

    Ukrainian Media Group Launches 24-Hour English TV Channel

    A new 24-hour English-language television channel called “Ukraine Today” began satellite and internet broadcasting from Kyiv on August 24 with news stories about developments in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s independence day marked by rival shows of force
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s independence day marked by rival shows of force

    Ukraine’s president announced plans Sunday to boost his country’s defence spending by an estimated 50 per cent as government forces seek to overpower pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia Rebels Capture, Parade Ukrainian Soldiers in Donetsk
    Aug24

    Pro-Russia Rebels Capture, Parade Ukrainian Soldiers in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Pro-Russia insurgents on Sunday paraded captured Ukrainian soldiers through the streets of the rebel stronghold Donetsk as bystanders shouted abusive slurs and tossed eggs, bottles, and tomatoes at them. The display came as President Petro Poroshenko vowed to raise defense spending to defeat the rebels during an ostentatious...

    Rebels Parade POWs As Kyiv Marks Independence Day
    Aug24

    Rebels Parade POWs As Kyiv Marks Independence Day

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have paraded dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war through the center of Donetsk, mocking celebrations in Kyiv marking Ukraine’s 23 years of independence from the former Soviet Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers paraded, abused in east
    Aug24

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers paraded, abused in east

    As President Poroshenko vows to increase spending to crush rebellion, divisions between rebels and Kiev increase as war worsens …read more Source:...

    Defiant Ukraine Puts on Military Display as War Rumbles in the East
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine Puts on Military Display as War Rumbles in the East

    Armored vehicles and soldiers paraded in Kiev on Sunday (August 24) in a defiant national day display of military power that Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said was being mobilized for a historic war of independence from Russia. Soldiers, some due to head directly to the front where government forces are fighting pro-Russian separatists,...

    Defiant Ukraine Turns on Military Display
    Aug24

    Defiant Ukraine Turns on Military Display

    Armoured vehicles and soldiers, some of them hardened in battle, paraded on Kiev’s main square on Sunday (August 24) to mark Independence Day in a defiant show of the military force Ukraine’s government hopes will defeat pro-Russian separatists in the east. …read more Source: The Boston...