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      Ukrainian Orthodox Church leader Volodymyr dies (AFP)
      Jul05

      Ukrainian Orthodox Church leader Volodymyr dies (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The head of Ukraine’s Moscow-linked parish of the Orthodox Church died Saturday, the ex-Soviet country’s largest Church said. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin to visit Cuba and other LatAm nations (AFP)
      Jul04

      Putin to visit Cuba and other LatAm nations (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin will next week begin a major Latin America tour that will take him to Cuba, Argentina and Brazil as he seeks to counter Russia’s growing international isolation over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine shakes up top brass in new bid to crush rebels (AFP)
      Jul03

      Ukraine shakes up top brass in new bid to crush rebels (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine shook up its beleaguered army’s top brass on Thursday as clashes raged in the separatist east despite mounting US and German pressure on Russia to force the rebels to halt fire. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine shakes up beleaguered top brass amid clashes (AFP)
      Jul03

      Ukraine shakes up beleaguered top brass amid clashes (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine shook up its beleaguered army’s top brass on Thursday as clashes raged in the separatist east despite international efforts to arrange a new truce that could also calm flaring East-West tensions. …read more Source: The West...

      Fighting in east Ukraine despite push for truce talks (AFP)
      Jul03

      Fighting in east Ukraine despite push for truce talks (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fighting rumbled on in east Ukraine Thursday between government troops and pro-Russian rebels despite a fresh push for ceasefire talks from international envoys. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine army takes control of shattered border post (AFP)
      Jul03

      Ukraine army takes control of shattered border post (AFP)

      Dolzhansky (Ukraine) (AFP) – Crouching behind sandbags next to the bombed out remains of a roadside cafe that once catered for truck drivers and tourists, Ukrainian troops guarded the Dolzhansky border post with Russia on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

      Top envoys urge new Ukraine truce talks as battles rage (AFP)
      Jul02

      Top envoys urge new Ukraine truce talks as battles rage (AFP)

      Berlin (AFP) – Russia and Ukraine’s foreign ministers agreed in Berlin on Wednesday that new ceasefire talks should be held this week, as government forces battled pro-Moscow insurgents in the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

      Top diplomats urge new Ukraine truce talks by July 5 (AFP)
      Jul02

      Top diplomats urge new Ukraine truce talks by July 5 (AFP)

      Berlin (AFP) – The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Wednesday that fresh ceasefire talks involving the OSCE should start no later than Saturday on crisis-torn Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Berlin crisis talks as Ukraine forces battle pro-Moscow rebels (AFP)
      Jul02

      Berlin crisis talks as Ukraine forces battle pro-Moscow rebels (AFP)

      Berlin (AFP) – Top European diplomats were holding crisis talks in Berlin Wednesday as fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, where government troops backed by tanks and fighter bombers clashed with pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine presses deadly offensive with strong Western backing (AFP)
      Jul02

      Ukraine presses deadly offensive with strong Western backing (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian troops backed by tanks and fighter bombers suffered their first losses on Wednesday as they pressed on with a renewed offensive against pro-Kremlin insurgents that has drawn Russian ire but also vital US and German support. …read more Source: The West...