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    Worst shelling in a week in eastern Ukraine kills 3, wounds 5
    Sep29

    Worst shelling in a week in eastern Ukraine kills 3, wounds 5

    Authorities say the eastern Ukraine rebel stronghold of Donetsk has been hit by the worst shelling in more than a week, killing three people and wounding five overnight. …read more Source: FOX...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attack despite ceasefire, military says
    Sep29

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attack despite ceasefire, military says

    It was the largest single number of Ukrainian soldiers killed since a fragile ceasefire came into force on Sept. 5 …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Tank Column Flies Separatist Flag Near Donetsk
    Sep29

    Tank Column Flies Separatist Flag Near Donetsk

    A convoy of 14 tanks and armored vehicles rumbled through Makiivka, eastern Ukraine, on September 28, flying the flag of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic.” Neither they nor the troops on them bore any other markings or insignia. Western governments accuse of Russia of deploying forces in the region, which Russia...

    Giant Lenin Toppled In Kharkiv
    Sep29

    Giant Lenin Toppled In Kharkiv

    A giant statue of Lenin was pulled down by jubilant crowds in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on September 28. Thousands of people marched through the city waving Ukrainian flags before gathering at the 20-meter monument. Previous attempts to pull it down were prevented by pro-Russian protestors, amid violent clashes in March and April....

    Dzhemilev’s Son Transferred In Custody From Crimea To Krasnodar
    Sep29

    Dzhemilev’s Son Transferred In Custody From Crimea To Krasnodar

    Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev says that authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea have transferred his arrested son from the peninsula to Russia’s Krasnodar region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prisoner Swap in Eastern Ukraine
    Sep29

    Prisoner Swap in Eastern Ukraine

    Dozens of prisoners are exchanged between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the the eastern city of Donetsk. The exchange is part of a ceasefire deal that has largely held in recent days. International observers from the OSCE monitored the swap. Dimitry Nikonov says he was taken prisoner for declaring he was mayor of Nikolaev and...

    Ukrainian Protesters Topple Massive Lenin Statue
    Sep29

    Ukrainian Protesters Topple Massive Lenin Statue

    Ukrainian protesters in Kharkiv, a city in the nation’s restive east, toppled a prominent statue of Soviet icon Vladimir Lenin late Sunday night in the central square. A group of men scaled the massive monument and carved into it the words “Glory to Ukraine” before sawing off the statue’s legs and pulling it down from its pedestal,...

    Australia’s Plan to Outsource Its Refugee Problem to Cambodia Won’t Work
    Sep29

    Australia’s Plan to Outsource Its Refugee Problem to Cambodia Won’t Work

    “Let them eat cake.” Australia’s Minister for Immigration Scott Morrison did everything but utter the unsavory phrase attributed to Marie Antoinette when he clinked Champagne flutes with Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng, a former cadre of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, at a ceremony in Phnom Penh last week. MoreMia Wasikowska on...

    World Briefs: Lavrov says U.S. ties need to be ‘reset’
    Sep29

    World Briefs: Lavrov says U.S. ties need to be ‘reset’

    MOSCOW — Moscow called Sunday for a new “reset 2.0” in relations with Washington, saying the situation in Ukraine that had led to Western sanctions against Russia was improving thanks to Kremlin peace initiatives. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukrainians Tear Down Lenin Statue in Kharkiv
    Sep29

    Ukrainians Tear Down Lenin Statue in Kharkiv

    Ukrainians in the eastern city of Kharkiv have felled one of its most prominent Russian symbols – a statue of Soviet icon Vladimir Lenin. Groups of men scrambled onto the monument in the center square and carved the words “Glory to Ukraine” on it before sawing off the legs and pulling it down with cables. “Glory to Ukraine” has...