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      Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’ (AFP)
      Jul18

      Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’ (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. …read more Source: The West...

      Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West (AFP)
      Jul18

      Facing Russia threat, Ukraine and Georgia join in push West (AFP)

      Tbilisi (AFP) – The presidents of Ukraine and Georgia on Tuesday agreed to work together to further their ambitions to join NATO and the European Union, in defiance of threats from former master Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing (AFP)
      Jul17

      Ukraine wants Russia held to account over MH17 downing (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday insisted Russia must be held to account over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three years on from the tragedy that killed 298 people. …read more Source: The West...

      On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’ (AFP)
      Jul17

      On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’ (AFP)

      The Hague (AFP) – Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. …read more Source: The West...

      Kiev raids properties in $800 mln ministerial graft probe (AFP)
      Jul14

      Kiev raids properties in $800 mln ministerial graft probe (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian law enforcement officers on Friday raided property allegedly controlled by a former minister under toppled pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych as part of an $800 million corruption probe. …read more Source: The West...

      EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)
      Jul13

      EU pushes Ukraine on corruption at high-profile summit (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – European Union leaders on Thursday pushed Ukraine to step up its battle against corruption after the 28-nation bloc agreed to ratify a landmark cooperation deal. …read more Source: The West...

      Teary-eyed Malaysian MH17 families demand justice (AFP)
      Jul13

      Teary-eyed Malaysian MH17 families demand justice (AFP)

      Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Teary-eyed families of Malaysians killed when a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday demanded those responsible be brought to justice, ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. …read more Source: The West...

      MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash (AFP)
      Jul12

      MH17 lawyer tells Putin to ‘make amends’ over crash (AFP)

      Sydney (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin must “make amends” for those killed on a Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine, the lawyer representing victims said Wednesday ahead of the third anniversary of the disaster. …read more Source: The West...

      EU seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit (AFP)
      Jul11

      EU seals Ukraine pact ahead of Kiev summit (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – The EU formally approved on Tuesday a landmark cooperation accord with Ukraine meant to counter a hostile Russia ahead of a high-profile summit in Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

      NATO says it supports Ukraine against Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ (AFP)
      Jul10

      NATO says it supports Ukraine against Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged the alliance’s support for Ukraine in a visit to Kiev on Monday, as the ex-Soviet republic faces a bloody insurgency by pro-Russian separatists in its eastern regions. …read more Source: The West...