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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 09:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev, Ukraine War-weary Ukrainians vote Sunday for a powerful new parliament in which a likely alliance of pro-Western and nationalist forces will confirm the ex-Soviet country’s historic but bloody break from Russia’s domain. The snap general election is also expected to reveal the level of trust in President Petro Poroshenko’s bid to hold ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Surgeons in rebel-held Ukraine confirm the use of cluster bombs

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Donetsk Surgeons confirm cluster bomb use Surgeons in the rebel hub of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, where dozens of civilians have died in recent weeks, confirmed on Tuesday that some patients were victims of cluster bombs, as alleged by Human Rights Watch. Although Kiev vehemently denied that its troops battling the pro-Russian insurgency in the east were ...

  3. News - World - UKRAINE

    Poroshenko nominates Stepan Poltorak as new Ukraine defence minister

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kiev New defence minister nominated Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed a new defence minister last night after the previous incumbent resigned in a surprise decision ahead of high-level talks with Moscow on bringing peace to the Western-backed former Soviet republic. The presidential website named Stepan Poltorak, 49, head of Ukraine's ...

  4. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russian aid convoy crosses border into Ukraine

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 02:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Moscow

    ... agreement The first 35 vehicles in a second Russian aid convoy heading for rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine have crossed the border, Russian news agencies reported late on Friday. “Russian customs ... customs office, told the RIA Novosti news agency. Rossiya 24 television reported from the Rostov region of southern Russia that the latest convoy of trucks is carrying a total of 2,000 tonnes ...

  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    German Chancellor urges Russian president to use influence over Ukraine rebels

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 09:57am by Agence France-Presse in Berlin

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Angela Merkel has told Vladimir Putin the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine "must be strictly respected," insisting Russia has a responsibility to influence separatists there German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a telephone call with President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, stressed Moscow’s “responsibility” to act as a moderating influence ...

  6. News - World - UKRAINE

    Petro Poroshenko says worst is over in Ukrainian conflict

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 11:43pm by Bloomberg

    ... no any doubt that my peace plan will work." Poroshenko faces parliamentary elections on October 26. His plan includes reforming all major government agencies in the country and he said ... for Russian troops to withdraw from his country. Poroshenko, who has been at pains to justify striking a deal with the Russia-backed rebels, spent much of yesterday's news conference defending ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russian military sources say soldiers crossed Ukraine border ‘by accident’

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... a defence ministry source was quoted as saying by three Russian news agencies. A Russian defence ministry spokesman told reporters that he could not comment on the reports. Ukraine’s security ... kilometres southeast of the rebel hub Donetsk. The defence ministry source quoted by the RIA Novosti, ITAR-TASS and Interfax news agencies, said that the soldiers “did not put up any resistance ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    China calls for 'alternative solution' to crisis after Ukraine attacks Russian convoy

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 09:21pm by GDN

    ... to a halt but troops slip in President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for a political solution for the Ukraine crisis to avoid confrontations, the official Xinhua news agency said, as Ukraine ... of confrontations and conflicts in an alternative way". Xi was speaking to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, according to Xinhua. Xi’s comments come at a time of renewed concern over ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine PM says country is ‘still in a state of war’

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 06:47pm by Associated Press in Kiev

    ... on Saturday from the Russian border town Donetsk, some 200 kilometres miles east of the Ukrainian city with the same name, Rayan Farukshin, a spokesman for Russia’s customs agency, told reporters by phone. He could not confirm the number of trucks, but news agency ITAR TASS reported that about 250 were heading toward the city of Luhansk. The Russian emergency ministry, which coordinated ...

  10. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Minsk, Belarus Representative of Ukraine's government and pro-Russia rebels from the east of the country inked an agreement on Friday to establish a 30km-wide demilitarised zone aimed The government in Kiev and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday signed a deal creating a demilitarised zone in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine after fresh talks aimed at ending ...




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