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    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun09

    Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. As VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk, even if peace...

    On The Scene: Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future
    Jun08

    On The Scene: Civilians Under Fire in Donetsk Face Uncertain Future

    While ongoing fighting in east Ukraine threatens a hard-won peace deal, war-weary civilians are caught in the crossfire. In areas held by Russia-backed rebels, many tend to blame authorities in Kyiv, but most seem more interested in peace than breaking away from Ukraine. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from rebel-held Donetsk. …read more...

    Obama: G7 Agrees to Keep Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    Obama: G7 Agrees to Keep Russia Sanctions

    U.S. President Barack Obama says Russia’s actions in Ukraine are hurting Moscow and the Russian people. He said leaders at the G7 summit agree that sanctions on Russia will remain in place as long as the Minsk cease-fire agreement is being violated. …read more Source: Voice of...

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks
    Jun08

    G7 Summit Continues with Energy Talks

    Leaders at the G7 summit in Germany are meeting for a second and final day Monday with a focus on climate and energy issues, and talks with their counterparts from African nations. Before the summit opened Sunday, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held their own talks where the White House said they agreed that how long...

    Obama: ‘Difficult Challenges’ at G-7
    Jun08

    Obama: ‘Difficult Challenges’ at G-7

    President Barack Obama says he and other leaders at the G-7 summit in Germany are discussing what he says is a list of “difficult challenges” that include standing up to Russian aggression in Ukraine and violent extremism. VOA White House correspondent Luis Ramirez is traveling with the president and has this report from the site of the G-7...

    G7 Summit Starts in Germany
    Jun07

    G7 Summit Starts in Germany

    The leaders of the world’s seven leading industralized nations meet in the Bavarian Alps, with continued fighting in Ukraine and the Greek debt crisis weighing heavily on the annual summit. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Obama in Germany for G7 Summit
    Jun07

    Obama in Germany for G7 Summit

    The leaders of seven major industrialized countries are in Germany for their annual summit, with issues as varied as the economy, climate change and world crises on their agenda. Traditional German music greeted U.S. President Barack Obama as he joined summit host Chancellor Angela Merkel for a visit to a local village Sunday morning. Within a...

    Ukraine Conflict Divides Families, Friends
    Jun06

    Ukraine Conflict Divides Families, Friends

    The conflict in Ukraine may have galvanized those who support a united, independent country, but it has also sewn divisions between them and neighbors, friends and family who lean toward Russia. The political tensions have severed relationships and even led some couples to seek divorce. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports. …read more Source:...

    Obama to Focus on Russia, Islamic State at G-7
    Jun06

    Obama to Focus on Russia, Islamic State at G-7

    U.S. President Barack Obama heads to Germany Saturday for a meeting of the G-7 industrialized democracies that will, for a second year, exclude Russia. Although the summit is formally about trade, the Islamic State threat and Russia’s involvement in Ukraine are set to dominate the two-day gathering. VOA White House correspondent Luis...

    Several Injured, Including Police, at Ukraine Gay Rally
    Jun06

    Several Injured, Including Police, at Ukraine Gay Rally

    Opponents of gay rights in Ukraine’s capital attacked a gay pride march Saturday, leaving some people injured, including policemen. According to reports, assailants used smoke bombs and tear gas against marchers. Five officers and some marchers were hurt and some demonstrators were arrested. The march, organized under the banner...

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