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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

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

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

    ... of the Russian-speaking Donbass region and he owns the Shakhtar Donetsk soccer club. That can translate into useful support for the new leaders in a part of the country where people are strongly influenced ... 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 ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukrainian troops closing inon rebel-held city of Donetsk

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:43am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Donetsk Government troops gain ground in rebel-held areas Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk yesterday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said. As the fighting raged, the Kremlin announced that Russian ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Separatists shoot down Ukrainian warplane as fighting intensifies in Donetsk

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Donetsk Artillery and mortar shells hit rebel-held Donetsk as fighting intensifies Separatists shoot down Ukrainian jet Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian warplane in eastern Ukraine early yesterday while at least 10 civilians were killed in fighting involving artillery and mortars in the rebel-held city of Donetsk, local authorities said. The renewed fighting, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ... Donetsk, sending frightened residents rushing for cover, witnesses said. It was not clear if the artillery was fired by government or rebel forces. Two shells landed 200 metres from the Park Inn ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Rebels in Donetsk call for ceasefire to prevent 'humanitarian catastrophe'

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Rebels warn of humanitarian crisis Fighting raged yesterday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian rebels for a ceasefire to prevent a "humanitarian catastrophe". Ukrainian officials demanded that the insurgents surrender instead. One person was killed and 10 injured in shelling yesterday, Donetsk ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russian makes way for a Ukrainian as head of pro-Moscow rebels in Donetsk

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:57pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Agencies An eastern Ukraine native has replaced a Russian as leader of separatists in their stronghold of Donetsk, a move aimed at blunting Western accusations the rebellion is being run by Moscow. Aleksander Borodai, one of several Russian nationals in top roles among the rebels as the head of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" (DNR), said on Thursday he ...

  8. News - World

    Dozens of civilians killed in Ukraine clashes

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Press in Donetsk, Ukraine Battles intensify ahead of talks between Putin and Poroshenko on how to end the conflict Dozens of civilians killed in Ukraine Fierce fighting ... for their first meeting in months. Clashes in the Donetsk region, one of the two separatist areas, have killed 34 civilians since Tuesday, regional authorities said, as troops reclaimed another town from ...

  9. News - World

    Donetsk People's Republic leader Alexander Borodai has his own style

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has his own style Scruffy fixer at heart of controversy In a diplomatic world of blow-dried coifs and pressed ... presided before a throng of microphones at a news conference in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, wearing a blue denim coat, black undershirt and a look of alarm. He had reason ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Merkel holds crisis talks in Kiev as controversial Russian aid convoy pulls out

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Donetsk Aid trucks leave as Merkel urges political solution Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back ... and Cooperation in Europe, said from Donetsk that all 227 Russian vehicles that had crossed into Ukraine had returned to Russia yesterday. It remained unclear what the convoy had actually delivered, since ...




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