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      Ukraine seals landmark EU deal as Russia vows retaliation (AFP)
      Jun27

      Ukraine seals landmark EU deal as Russia vows retaliation (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader on Friday sealed a landmark EU pact that drew immediate threats of retaliation by Russia in its high-stakes standoff over the ex-Soviet country’s future with the West. …read more Source: The West...

      UN says 110,000 have fled to Russia from Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun27

      UN says 110,000 have fled to Russia from Ukraine (AFP)

      Geneva (AFP) – Some 110,000 people have fled to Russia from Ukraine while more than 54,000 have been displaced inside the conflict-torn country, the UN said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

      EU signs ‘historic’ accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)
      Jun27

      EU signs ‘historic’ accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – The European Union signed “historic” association accords with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova Friday as the three former Soviet republics pledged themselves to a future in Europe in the face of bitter Russian opposition. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine seals EU deal that sparked revolution and crisis (AFP)
      Jun27

      Ukraine seals EU deal that sparked revolution and crisis (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – Ukraine’s new Western-backed president on Friday signed a landmark EU pact whose rejection by his pro-Moscow predecessor plunged the ex-Soviet country into turmoil and sent East-West relations to their lowest level since the Cold War. …read more Source: The West...

      EU signs association accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)
      Jun27

      EU signs association accords with Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – The European Union on Friday signed association accords with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova as the three former Soviet republics committed themselves to a future in Europe. …read more Source: The West...

      Four OSCE observers freed by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun27

      Four OSCE observers freed by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Four OSCE observers who were abducted on May 26 by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have been freed and have arrived at a hotel in Donetsk, a separatist leader said. …read more Source: The West...

      Rebels attack Ukraine military compound despite truce (AFP)
      Jun26

      Rebels attack Ukraine military compound despite truce (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels launched an attack on Thursday on a Ukrainian irregular troops unit in the heart of the eastern industrial city of Donetsk, an AFP reporter at the scene said. …read more Source: The West...

      Europe presses Putin to save shaky Ukraine truce (AFP)
      Jun25

      Europe presses Putin to save shaky Ukraine truce (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – European leaders heaped pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday to help Ukraine’s new Western-backed leader save a shaky truce and fledgling talks on ending a separatist insurgency threatening his ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

      Slavyansk, a ghost town under siege (AFP)
      Jun25

      Slavyansk, a ghost town under siege (AFP)

      Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Dawn had barely broken when shelling began in the rebel bastion of Slavyansk, a ghost town emptied of half its people and besieged by Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source: The West...

      Jagland re-elected as Council of Europe head (AFP)
      Jun25

      Jagland re-elected as Council of Europe head (AFP)

      Strasbourg (France) (AFP) – The Council of Europe said Tuesday that Thorbjoern Jagland had been elected to a second five-year term at the head of the pan-European body that has recently played an active role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...