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      Ukraine warns ‘all-out’ assault may last another month (AFP)
      Jul10

      Ukraine warns ‘all-out’ assault may last another month (AFP)

      OLENIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine warned on Thursday that its “all-out” assault on pro-Russian insurgents may last another month and rejected calls for a ceasefire as it pushed tanks within striking distance of the rebels’ two remaining strongholds. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine forces launch ‘all-out attack’ west of Donetsk (AFP)
      Jul10

      Ukraine forces launch ‘all-out attack’ west of Donetsk (AFP)

      Karlivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s interior ministry on Thursday reported launching “an all-out attack” against pro-Russian rebels who had dug in around the industrial hub of Donetsk and the neighbouring eastern city of Lugansk. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine warns eastern push may last another month (AFP)
      Jul10

      Ukraine warns eastern push may last another month (AFP)

      OLENIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine warned on Thursday that its offensive against pro-Russian insurgents may last another month and rejected calls for a ceasefire as it moved tanks to within striking distance of the rebels’ two remaining strongholds. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainian armoured vehicles mass south of Donetsk: AFP (AFP)
      Jul10

      Ukrainian armoured vehicles mass south of Donetsk: AFP (AFP)

      OLENIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian forces have massed tanks and armoured vehicles around 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of the rebel-held city of Donetsk, AFP journalists said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

      Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebel Donetsk (AFP)
      Jul09

      Kiev promises ‘restraint’ as army nears rebel Donetsk (AFP)

      Lugansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Rebel strongholds in eastern Ukraine braced for more fighting on Wednesday as Western leaders piled more pressure on Kiev to strike a truce with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rebel strongholds on edge as Kiev shrugs off calls for truce (AFP)
      Jul09

      Ukraine rebel strongholds on edge as Kiev shrugs off calls for truce (AFP)

      Lugansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Rebel strongholds in eastern Ukraine braced for more fighting on Wednesday as European leaders prepared to pile new pressure on President Petro Poroshenko for a truce with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

      Kremlin silent as pro-Russian rebels retreat in Ukraine (AFP)
      Jul08

      Kremlin silent as pro-Russian rebels retreat in Ukraine (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – As a Ukrainian government offensive sends separatists retreating from their strongholds in the country’s restive east, there are signs that Moscow is seeking to distance itself from the pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rejects truce talks until rebels disarm (AFP)
      Jul08

      Ukraine rejects truce talks until rebels disarm (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday brushed off strong European pressure and rejected talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt a bloody insurgency convulsing the ex-Soviet nation until they laid down their arms. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rejects talks with rebels until they disarm (AFP)
      Jul08

      Ukraine rejects talks with rebels until they disarm (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday brushed off strong European pressure as it rejected talks with pro-Russian rebels on a truce to halt a bloody insurgency convulsing the ex-Soviet nation until they laid down their arms. …read more Source: The West...

      Retreating rebels dig in around Ukraine coal hub (AFP)
      Jul07

      Retreating rebels dig in around Ukraine coal hub (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Retreating pro-Russian insurgents dug in on Monday in Ukraine’s sprawling industrial hub of Donetsk after government forces scored a string of morale-boosting victories in the bloody battle for the future of the country. …read more Source: The West...