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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Treat turns sour for Donetsk rebels who served Ukraine leader's sweets

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post in Donetsk Happy crowd turns furious on finding candy was made by Ukraine leader Sweet PR treat turns sour for Donetsk rebels The conflict in eastern Ukraine has been ... stunt on Sunday ended in an angry, gooey mess. The pro-Russian rebel government staged a rally for children in Donetsk's Lenin Square to highlight what it claimed were indiscriminate ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Dozens killed in Donetsk airport siege as residents urged to stay indoors

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Donetsk, Ukraine Dozens killed as Ukrainian forces use fighter jets to retake Donetsk air terminal from rebels City in chaos after airport siege Donetsk in eastern ... forces using combat jets and helicopter gunships. Intensive gun fire was heard throughout the day and into the night. Plumes of black smoke rose into the air and officials shut down Donetsk ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Self-proclaimed Donetsk republic names Aleksandr Borodai as leader

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Self-declared republic of Donetsk appoints 'Mr Fixit' Aleksandr Borodai as its prime minister Russian mystery man heads rebel state in the east A mysterious "consultant" from Moscow who helped steer through Russia's annexation of Crimea has been appointed prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk republic in eastern Ukraine. ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    What next for Donetsk? Many confused after vote to split from Ukraine

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Referendum leaves residents wondering what country they now live in Donetsk in a daze after vote to split A day after the people of Donetsk apparently voted ... to collect his daughter from school that many in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk were "frightened by what has happened and by the future". "We do not know what will happen, nor ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Donetsk rebel leader Denis Pushilin calls for accession to Russia

    Posted May 13th 2014, 01:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk and Moscow Self-styled leader of 'People's Republic' declares sovereign state after Sunday referendum dismissed as an illegal farce by the West and Kiev Donetsk region asks to join Russia The self-proclaimed head of the "People's Republic of Donetsk" in eastern Ukraine yesterday declared the region a sovereign state ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Four Ukrainian troops killed in offensive on Slavyansk as tensions close airport in Donetsk

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:15pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies in Slavyansk All flights suspended in and out of Dontesk on Tuesday after four Ukrainian troops were killed and 30 wounded in intense fighting in the rebel-controlled town of Slavyansk on Monday All flights in and out of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk were suspended, airport authorities said on Tuesday, after four Ukrainian troops were killed and 30 wounded ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Public building in Donetsk stormed by pro-Russian mob, taking Ukraine to the brink

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 01:23am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Prosecutor's offices stormed in Donetsk in fresh surge of violence by pro-Russian mob, as Moscow revels in patriotic May Day fervour Stone-throwing ... republic could disintegrate. The violence in the city of Donetsk confirmed the separatists' expanding grip in eastern Ukraine, where they hold more than a dozen towns and cities. Kiev admits ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian tycoon Rinat Akhmetov takes on peacemaker role in home city of Donetsk

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Steel and mining magnate talks to pro-Russian rebels in his home city of Donetsk, but analysts claim he is just trying to protect own interests Tycoon takes on peacemaker ... president Viktor Yanukovych. Steel and mining magnate Rinat Akhmetov is drawing on his local clout in Donetsk to negotiate with separatist protesters to end their occupation of state buildings ...

  9. News - World

    Ukraine’s separatist regions face bleak economic future

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 11:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk, Ukraine With major enterprises closed for the past month, coal production down, and the transportation system in disarray, the economic future of eastern ... Yuriy Makogon, an economist at the University of Donetsk. The areas of Donetsk and Lugansk, in the middle of the coal-producing Donbas region, declared independence last month and cut ties ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Merkel, Hollande join talks on Ukraine ceasefire

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 12:43am by AP

    ... of Donetsk. "They're in good health, they're in good spirits," OSCE spokesman Michael Bociurkiw said. OSCE lost contact with four monitors from its Donetsk team and four monitors from its Luhansk team in late May. The members of the Donetsk team were freed earlier last week. "We have fulfilled our obligations before the Ukrainian side. All eight observers have been ...




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