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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev, pro-Russia rebels sign deal creating Ukraine buffer zone

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 02:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Minsk, Belarus

    ... hit Russia with a series of sanctions over its actions in Ukraine. The latest package targets Russia’s major financial, energy and defence companies. But in a bid to ease another dispute, ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia considers possible ban on Western airlines overflying its airspace

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:49pm by Reuters

    ... financial sector, we will have to respond asymmetrically," he said in the interview, adding the airlines of "friendly countries" would be allowed to fly over Russia. "If Western ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian forces pound pro-Russian rebels near Mariupol ahead of expected truce

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:11pm

    ... the mayor of Mariupol, Yuri Khotlubey, told Ukraine’s 112 television channel. As he spoke, witnesses in Mariupol heard artillery shelling a few kilometres to the east of the centre. A commander ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Crisis deepens as Ukraine says Russian troops back rebel advance

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... forces were crossing the Ukrainian border “at any point”. A rebel leader said their objective was Mariupol, a major port and industrial centre further west. The latest sharp escalation ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian guards inspect aid convoy as Russia masses armour near border

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:40pm by Reuters

    ... of the civilians, but their situation has grown more acute as the Ukrainian military has pressed its offensive – including in areas where civilians live. Artillery shells hit close to the centre ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Shelling kills 1 in Donetsk as Russian aid convoy heads to Ukraine border

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Voronezh, Russia Shelling rocks Donetsk, killing at least one Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time yesterday, killing at least one person, as a large Russian aid convoy rumbled towards the border. With Ukrainian government forces tightening the noose on pro-Russian separatists, shelling rocked ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Shells hit central Donetsk as Russian aid convoy heads towards Ukraine border

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 08:00pm by Reuters and AP

    ... Reuters, Agence France Presse in Donetsk At least 74 killed in three days in Ukraine’s rebel-held Donetsk region, official say Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time on Thursday, killing at least one person, as a large Russian aid convoy rumbled towards the border. With Ukrainian government forces tightening the noose ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia defiant in face of historic Western sanctions over Ukraine

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 07:21pm by AFP

    ... against the Kremlin since the cold war. The third round of US and EU sanctions aims to force Russia to change tack and halt its support of separatists in Ukraine by targeting its vital financial ... circle. “And what about the sanctions? In for a penny, in for a pound,” he quipped to journalists. Financial institutions put on a brave face, saying their operations would not be affected, while ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine sanctions don't mean new cold war, Obama says, as Russia ties worsen

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... to come from the financial sanctions. Russia's central bank said yesterday it would support banks targeted. "State-owned banks are the core of the Russian banking system. Together ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev accuses Russia of shooting down fighter jets near flight MH17 crash site

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 08:07pm by Reuters

    ... are capable of hitting targets up to an altitude of 3,500 metres. Fighting raged near the rebels' two main centres in Donetsk and nearby Luhansk yesterday. Officials in Kiev said the separatists were leaving their positions on the outskirts of Donetsk and retreating towards the city centre. Russian media said the rebels had taken control of two villages on the border with Russia. ...




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