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    Night Fighting In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun12

    Night Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

    Russian-backed separatists attacked positions of the Ukrainian army’s 93rd mechanized brigade defending the village of Pisky, near Donetsk, on the night of June 6-7. Attacks are often launched under cover of darkness, despite the cease-fire agreed in Minsk in mid-February. The Ukrainian military said that in this attack the separatists used...

    Donetsk Artist Fights Guns With Mockery
    Jun12

    Donetsk Artist Fights Guns With Mockery

    Donetsk artist Serhiy Zakharov was imprisoned and beaten by Russia-backed separatists for poking fun at their rule. He has since fled the city, and is now on a tour of European galleries with installation and performance art — which continues the fight against the self-proclaimed authorities, which have seized power in his city. The show...

    IMF Says Can Support Ukraine Without Private Debt Deal
    Jun11

    IMF Says Can Support Ukraine Without Private Debt Deal

    The International Monetary Fund says it could continue bailout funding for Ukraine even if Kyiv does not reach a debt-restructuring deal with private creditors …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Holy Scrubs: Medical Gowns The Latest To Get Official Orthodox Church Blessing
    Jun11

    Holy Scrubs: Medical Gowns The Latest To Get Official Orthodox Church Blessing

    A Russian Orthodox priest made headlines in 2011 when he blessed the computers of a local equivalent of YouTube. The Russian media also went to town last year when priests consecrated the runway at a regional airport after the mayor survived a scary landing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Says Russia ‘Arming, Bankrolling, Fighting’ Alongside Ukraine Rebels
    Jun11

    U.S. Says Russia ‘Arming, Bankrolling, Fighting’ Alongside Ukraine Rebels

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Russia is “training, arming, bankrolling, and fighting alongside” pro-Moscow rebels battling government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    OSCE Monitor Says Ukraine Separatists Man Checkpoints With Children
    Jun11

    OSCE Monitor Says Ukraine Separatists Man Checkpoints With Children

    A spokesman for the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has said that pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country use children to man some checkpoints, and some of them carry weapons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Deadly Zugzwang
    Jun11

    Putin’s Deadly Zugzwang

    It’s going to be a long tense standoff with Russia, regardless of how the Ukraine conflict is settled. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2 Ukrainian Soldiers, 3 Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jun11

    2 Ukrainian Soldiers, 3 Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and three civilians have been reported killed in separate incidents in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Warns U.S. Over Missile Deployment Near Its Borders
    Jun11

    Russia Warns U.S. Over Missile Deployment Near Its Borders

    Russia says it is not carrying out any “unusual military activity” and urges Washington to fully implement a Cold War-era arms control accord. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian-Made Uniforms Aid Separatists In Ukraine
    Jun11

    Russian-Made Uniforms Aid Separatists In Ukraine

    Moscow maintains that it is not directly involved in the separatist conflict in Ukraine, but a steady flow of so-called volunteers from Russia are signing up to fight — and some businesses are also contributing to the war effort. In Yekaterinburg, a businessman has turned his clothing factory over to producing uniforms for Ukrainian...

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