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      Ukraine truce in peril as rebels down chopper, killing nine (AFP)
      Jun25

      Ukraine truce in peril as rebels down chopper, killing nine (AFP)

      Slavyansk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s new leader threatened on Tuesday to revoke his truce after pro-Russian rebels downed an army helicopter despite ceasefire orders from their own commander, killing nine servicemen. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin tells Kiev to extend truce as nine die in helicopter attack (AFP)
      Jun24

      Putin tells Kiev to extend truce as nine die in helicopter attack (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged Kiev to extend the shaky truce with insurgents in eastern Ukraine and launch talks despite them shooting down a helicopter with nine on board. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin moves to scrap option of invading Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun24

      Putin moves to scrap option of invading Ukraine (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday asked the upper house of parliament to revoke a resolution allowing him to send troops into Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin asks lawmakers to revoke authorisation to invade Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun24

      Putin asks lawmakers to revoke authorisation to invade Ukraine (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday asked the upper chamber of parliament to revoke a resolution allowing him to send troops into Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin asks lawmakers to cancel authorisation to send army into Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun24

      Putin asks lawmakers to cancel authorisation to send army into Ukraine (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday asked the upper chamber of parliament to cancel a resolution allowing him to send troops into Ukraine, a Kremlin spokesman said. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire, peace talks (AFP)
      Jun23

      Ukraine rebels agree to ceasefire, peace talks (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents agreed for the first time on Monday to a temporary ceasefire and talks with the new Western-backed president on ending 10 weeks of fighting that have threatened the very survival of the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rebels agree to temporary ceasefire: separatist leader (AFP)
      Jun23

      Ukraine rebels agree to temporary ceasefire: separatist leader (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A top Ukrainian separatist leader on Monday said ro-Russian rebels would temporarily cease fire and seek talks with the new Western-backed president to end 10 weeks of fighting in the industrial east. …read more Source: The West...

      Pro-Russian rebels hold out on hilltop in east Ukraine (AFP)
      Jun22

      Pro-Russian rebels hold out on hilltop in east Ukraine (AFP)

      Siversk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A camouflaged tank pokes out from under a tree in the rebel camp, pointed in the direction of the Ukrainian army about three kilometres away. A Russian flag has been hand-drawn on the side. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin urges ‘substantial dialogue’ between Ukraine warring sides (AFP)
      Jun22

      Putin urges ‘substantial dialogue’ between Ukraine warring sides (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine’s leadership and rebels to start genuine dialogue, saying Kiev should halt military operations and guarantee the rights of Russian speakers in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire (AFP)
      Jun21

      Ukraine troops clash with rebels despite ceasefire (AFP)

      ANDRIYIVKA (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s unilateral ceasefire hung in the balance on Saturday as clashes engulfed the separatist east and Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned the new Western-backed leader’s claimed commitment to peace. …read more Source: The West...