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    Ukraine Conducts Missile Tests Near Black Sea, Raising Russian Ire
    Dec01

    Ukraine Conducts Missile Tests Near Black Sea, Raising Russian Ire

    Ukraine began two days of surface-to-air missile tests in an area near the Black Sea, as tensions with Moscow escalated. Russia, which annexed the adjacent region of Crimea in 2014, called the exercises a provocation, and reportedly put its military on high alert. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Civilians Suffer Deadly Fallout Of Land Mines
    Dec01

    Ukrainian Civilians Suffer Deadly Fallout Of Land Mines

    With a separatist conflict simmering in eastern Ukraine, land mines are taking a heavy toll on the civilian population. Last year alone, some 600 people — including many children — were killed or injured by mines or other explosive devices. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border
    Dec01

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border

    Russian border guards said they detained two Ukrainian soldiers who deserted from the Ukrainian armed forces and crossed the border into Russia. Russian news agencies quoted the border guard service in the southern region of Rostov-on-Don on November 30 as saying the two men deserted because they were tired of fighting. There was no immediate...

    Moscow Calls Ukraine’s Planned Crimea Missile Tests ‘Provocation’
    Nov30

    Moscow Calls Ukraine’s Planned Crimea Missile Tests ‘Provocation’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has called Ukraine’s plans to conduct missile tests over the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula a “new large-scale provocation.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Court Upholds Some Sanctions On Russian Businessman
    Nov30

    EU Court Upholds Some Sanctions On Russian Businessman

    An EU court has partly upheld sanctions imposed on Arkady Rotenberg, a Russian businessman and close associate of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latest Minsk Talks Fail To Reach Breakthrough On Ukraine Conflict
    Nov29

    Latest Minsk Talks Fail To Reach Breakthrough On Ukraine Conflict

    Talks in Minsk on resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine have ended with the foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, France, and Germany all saying no new breakthroughs were made. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place

    A huge structure built to confine the radiation from the exploded Chernobyl nuclear reactor has been slotted into place in Ukraine. The world’s largest land-based moving building — 275 meters wide,108 meters tall, weighing 31,000 tons — slid into position over hydraulic tracks on November 29. (EBRD/Novaka via AP) …read...

    Kyiv Says Russia Has At Least 5,000 Troops In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov29

    Kyiv Says Russia Has At Least 5,000 Troops In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s defense minister has said Russia has between 5,000 and 7,500 regular military troops inside Ukrainian territory, not counting the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow, Kyiv At Loggerheads Over Planned Crimea Missile Tests
    Nov29

    Moscow, Kyiv At Loggerheads Over Planned Crimea Missile Tests

    Russia said it has had no response from Ukraine regarding its request that Kyiv cancel a planned missile test over the Ukrainian region of Crimea, which Moscow annexed in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Massive Chernobyl Containment Shield Being Moved Into Final Position
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Containment Shield Being Moved Into Final Position

    The huge structure that will prevent further leaks of radiation from Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant will be moved into its final position on November 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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