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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

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

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

    ... Borodai, a leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, was quoted as saying: "The punitive forces of Ukraine... moved into a large-scale offensive. Given the disproportionate numerical superiority of the enemy troops, units of the armed forces of the Donetsk People's Republic were forced to leave their previous positions on the northern sector of the front." ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian government vows to retake more rebel-held territory quickly

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by AGENCIES

    ... Donetsk, the east's main industrial hub where separatists first declared a "people';s republic". Armed rebels were patrolling one of the main streets of Donetsk yesterday, local ... Poroshenko tweeted yesterday: "My order is now in effect- tighten the ring around the terrorists. Continue the operation to liberate Donetsk and Luhansk regions," he said, naming ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Moscow threat after fatal cross-border shelling from Ukraine

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by Reuters

    ... of an independent "people';s republic". ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Rebel site suggests insurgents shot down Malaysia plane by mistake

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev A social media site attributed to a top Ukrainian rebel commander said the insurgents had shot down an army transporter at the location where a Malaysia ... Airlines plane by mistake, believing it was a large Ukrainian army transport plane. “We just downed an An-26 near Torez. It is down near the Progress mine,” said the VK page attributed to Igor ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    23 Ukrainian servicemen killed in clashes with separarist rebels

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

    ... capitals of their own "People';s Republic" that are seeking annexation by Russia. The conflict has claimed the lives of more than 500 people and displaced tens of thousands across ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian military transport plane shot down along eastern border

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by Reuters

    ... by the separatists fighting government troops. All eight people aboard managed to bail out safely, the defence ministry said. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, meanwhile, accused Russian army officers ... in a rocket attack on an army camp last Friday, were now facing a new Russian missile system and there would have to be a change in tactics. He gave no details. Accusing Russia of embarking ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Fighting rages between army and separatists in eastern Ukraine

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 08:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kiev Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine for the second straight day on Tuesday as the army rolled out an offensive against pro-Russia separatists holding the city of Slavyansk and claimed to have inflicted losses on the rebels. Rebels in the town, a fierce separatist stronghold where a military helicopter was shot down last week killing 14 servicemen, said they had brought ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

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

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

    ... and red plastic. It seemed the Donetsk People's Republic, as the separatists are known, had won a victory in the all-important battle for hearts and minds. But in Ukraine these days, even ... Ukrainian army attacks on civilians. Under sunny skies, mothers and fathers and children flocked to the square to hear speakers rail against the "bloodthirsty Kiev junta". At the end, ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia, Ukraine seek ceasefire extension in eastern conflict zone

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:40pm by AGENCIES

    ... Residents saying the army appeared to start shelling after rebels opened fire. France and Germany have already reiterated a warning from the European Union that it could slap more sanctions ...

  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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