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Holocaust Memorial Desecrated with Swastika in Ukraine

06/19/2015 2:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Vandals desecrated a Holocaust memorial in the Ukrainian city Nikopol on Tuesday night, the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine said. A large red swastika was

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Two Soldiers Killed as Ukraine Warns of Escalating Violence in East

06/15/2015 7:32 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and twenty wounded in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military said on Monday, describing near-constant shelling by pro-Russian

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Washington Acuses Russia of ‘Outright Lies’ on Ukraine

06/12/2015 8:15 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Washington’s UN envoy accused Russia of spinning “outright lies” on Ukraine designed to hide the Kremlin’s direct involvement in a war it launched to thwart

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Ukraine Requests UN Emergency Meeting Over Fresh Fighting

06/05/2015 9:05 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). The UN Security Council will on Friday discuss an upsurge in fighting in east Ukraine that rattled the official truce. Fighting that killed nearly 30

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Three Ukrainian Serviceman Killed in Separatist East

06/01/2015 8:16 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Three Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and four others wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s military

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Ukraine Says it Will Prosecute Captured Russian Soldiers For Terrorist Acts

05/18/2015 7:48 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Ukraine on Monday showed two prisoners it said were Russian soldiers who had killed Ukrainian troops in fighting in its east and said they would

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McCain Turns Down Ukraine Advisor Role

05/16/2015 9:29 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Republican US Senator John McCain has turned down a post as advisor to Ukraine’s pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko, saying constitutional constraints prohibited him from accepting.

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Ukrainian President Appoints Sen. McCain as Advisor

05/14/2015 8:59 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed John McCain, a hawkish US senator who has pressed Washington to send lethal weapons to war-torn Ukraine, as his

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U.S., NATO Say Russia Must Fully Implement Ukraine Ceasefire

05/13/2015 10:12 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for a halt to fighting around the Ukrainian coastal town of Shyrokyne on Wednesday as NATO backed his

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Russia Delays Return of ISS Crew Members After Supply Ship Failure

05/12/2015 8:11 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Russia said Tuesday it would delay the return of three astronauts from the International Space Station after the recent failure of a supply ship. The

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Nemtsov Report ‘Proves’ Russian Army Presence in Ukraine

05/12/2015 8:04 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Allies of murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday unveiled a report based on research he collected that they claimed proved Russian military involvement

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Three Ukrainian Servicemen Killed in Past 24 hours in East

05/12/2015 7:46 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and one was wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours despite a three-month-old ceasefire deal, Ukrainian military

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NATO Says Russian-Backed Separatists Equipped to Launch New Attacks With Little Warning

05/11/2015 9:28 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Russia has built up its forces on the border with Ukraine and sent more military hardware into eastern Ukraine, enabling pro-Russia separatists to launch attacks

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Kerry, Putin to meet in Sochi to discuss Iran, Syria, Ukraine

05/11/2015 9:14 AM

(Reuters). U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday to discuss Iran, Syria and Ukraine and other

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Putin Says Ukraine Peace ‘Moving Forward’ Despite Problems

05/10/2015 7:56 PM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday that the peace process in eastern Ukraine was progressing despite difficulties.

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Ukraine Rebels Release Two US Aid Workers

05/10/2015 9:29 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(AFP). Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said Saturday that insurgents had released two US aid workers detained for alleged spying. “We have freed two Americans

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Two Ukrainian Serviceman Killed, 26 Wounded in Past 24 Hours

05/08/2015 9:48 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 26 wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s military said on Friday, as attacks continued

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Ukraine Remembers WW2 With Europe Rather Than Russia

05/08/2015 7:45 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). For the first time in 70 years, Ukraine on Friday joined most of Europe in marking the end of the World War Two a day

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One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed in Separatist Attacks

04/30/2015 7:48 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters. One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in fresh separatist attacks on government forces in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire, Interfax news agency quoted the Ukrainian

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Forest Fire Near Ukraine’s Chernobyl Nuclear Zone Under Control

04/29/2015 7:59 AM Updated: 1 year ago

(Reuters). Ukrainian fire fighters have contained a large forest fire that threatened to spread toward the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant and radiation levels in the area