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      Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)
      Feb01

      Russia still sending troops, weapons to east Ukraine: Poroshenko (AFP)

      Berlin (AFP) – Ukraine’s president Monday accused Russia of sending troops and weapons into the ex-Soviet state’s conflict-torn east, and warned that a fragile peace deal was not being fully implemented. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)
      Jan31

      Ukraine reports first military casualties in 3 weeks (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the country’s war-torn east where government forces are seeking to put down a pro-Russian insurgency, the first reported casualties in nearly three weeks, Ukraine’s military said Sunday, …read more Source: The West...

      Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine (AFP)
      Jan30

      Statue of controversial Bolshevik leader toppled in Ukraine (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian activists in the eastern city of Dnipropetrovsk on Friday night toppled a statue of controversial Bolshevik leader Grigory Petrovsky, implicated in a famine that killed millions in the 1930s, city hall said. …read more Source: The West...

      NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)
      Jan28

      NATO debates first Russia talks since 2014 (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – NATO head Jens Stoltenberg confirmed Thursday the alliance is discussing whether to hold its first formal talks with Russia since 2014 when the Ukraine crisis plunged relations into a deep freeze. …read more Source: The West...

      Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
      Jan27

      Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Lenin statue escaped largely unharmed Wednesday after unidentified plotters tried to blow up the massive monument of the Soviet Union’s founder in the de facto capital of rebel Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine won’t grant east autonomy yet (AAP)
      Jan24

      Ukraine won’t grant east autonomy yet (AAP)

      Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says the country won’t grant eastern regions greater autonomy until there is “a long period of a full silence”. …read more Source: The West...

      No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire – president (Reuters)
      Jan24

      No special status for east Ukraine without ceasefire – president (Reuters)

      By Natalia Zinets KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine will not give its eastern regions greater autonomy until a lasting ceasefire with pro-Russian separatist rebels is in place, President Petro P… …read more Source: The West...

      France hopes to see Russia sanctions lifted ‘this summer’ – French economy minister (AFP)
      Jan24

      France hopes to see Russia sanctions lifted ‘this summer’ – French economy minister (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – France hopes that western sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine will be lifted “this summer,” French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)
      Jan23

      Ukrainian oligarchs settle $2-billion dispute days before London court hearing (Reuters)

      By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) – A $2 billion (1 billion pounds) legal dispute in London over ownership of a Ukrainian iron ore factory involving three of Ukraine’s richest men was… …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)
      Jan22

      Ukraine fines Gazprom $3.5 billion for abuse of transit market (Reuters)

      KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s competition authority said on Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias ($3.5 billion) for abu… …read more Source: The West...