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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Dozens of pro-Russian rebels killed in biggest Ukraine government assault

    Posted May 27th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... assault by Ukrainian government forces, which raged into a second day on Tuesday after a newly-elected president vowed to crush the revolt in the east once and for all. Reuters journalists counted ... Republic, Alexander Borodai, told reporters at the hospital. The government said it suffered no losses in the assault, which began with air strikes hours after Ukrainians overwhelmingly voted ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Pro-Russian rebels down Ukraine helicopters as Putin slams Slavyansk assault

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 12:57pm by Reuters

    ... Slavyansk and Moscow accused Kiev of launching a "criminal" assault that wrecked hopes of peace. Though Ukrainian forces appeared to be carrying out one of their most concerted military ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    US leads military drills in Ukraine while fighting continues in east

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 08:14pm by AFP

    ... to be concentrated near Donetsk airport where the Ukrainian military said it had driven back an assault by insurgent fighters on Friday. ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia could be about to invade Ukraine, warns Nato

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:54am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Brussels and Kiev Russia could be poised to invade, warns Nato Russia has massed about 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine's border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian mission to invade, Nato said yesterday, its starkest warning yet that Moscow could soon mount a ground assault against its neighbour. With fighting escalating and rebels losing ground, ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Putin hits out at new US sanctions targeting major Russian companies

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:10pm by AGENCIES

    ... include Vnesheconombank (VEB), which acts as payment agent for the government, and eight arms firms, including the producer of the Kalashnikov assault rifle. However, Washington stopped short ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    23 Ukrainian servicemen killed in clashes with separarist rebels

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... both Kiev and Washington insist could only have been covertly supplied to the rebels by Russia. The official spokesman of Ukraine's intensifying eastern assault added that 93 servicemen ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine ends unilateral truce and vows to attack pro-Russian militants

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:55am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Poroshenko has been coming under growing public pressure to launch a full-scale assault, with 500 people protesting against the ceasefire outside his office on Sunday. ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine claims pro-Russian rebels flushed out of main stronghold Slavyansk

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Attack hailed as turning point in crisis, with Ukrainian flag hoisted over pro-Russian forces' base Raid drives rebels out of Slavyansk Resurgent government forces yesterday hoisted the Ukrainian flag over pro-Russian rebels' main stronghold after a devastating shelling assault that levelled much of the city but delivered Kiev its biggest ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine’s richest man urges peaceful protests against separatists

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in Kiev since early April, saying they had done nothing for the region but instead were roaming the streets with assault rifles and grenade launchers engaging in “banditry and looting”. “It ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    New battles break Ukraine ceasefire just hours after it was declared

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by AFP

    ... leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic told Russia's RIA Novosti state news agency that Slavyansk had absorbed a heavy air and artillery assault from Ukrainian troops. ...




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