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      Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day
      Feb01

      Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day

      Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels were on Tuesday locked in fighting for a third straight day at a flashpoint town that left thousands shivering without power and sparked renewed EU concern about security in its backyard. …read more Source: France...

      Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia at UN court
      Jan17

      Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia at UN court

      Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring “terrorism” and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, the court said Tuesday. …read more Source: France...

      In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support
      Jan12

      In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

      In eastern Ukraine, the de facto border separating the government-controlled west from the separatist-held east has barely moved in two years of conflict. But that doesn’t mean that the battle between Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels isn’t continuing. Just last month, government forces nudged slightly ahead to retake the frontline town...

      Giant safety dome to block radiation from Chernobyl site
      Nov29

      Giant safety dome to block radiation from Chernobyl site

      In a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to stop deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. …read more Source: France...

      Moscow dismisses ‘biased and politically motivated’ MH17 inquiry
      Sep28

      Moscow dismisses ‘biased and politically motivated’ MH17 inquiry

      Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014. …read more Source: France...

      Flight MH17 shot down by missile that ‘came from Russia’
      Sep28

      Flight MH17 shot down by missile that ‘came from Russia’

      Dutch-led criminal investigators say they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down by a Buk missile moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia. …read more Source: France...

      IMF releases long-awaited $1bn in aid for Ukraine
      Sep15

      IMF releases long-awaited $1bn in aid for Ukraine

      The International Monetary Fund said its board on Wednesday approved a long-awaited loan disbursement to Ukraine of about $1 billion after a review of the country’s bailout program. …read more Source: France...

      Ukraine puts military near Crimea on alert amid Russia tensions
      Aug11

      Ukraine puts military near Crimea on alert amid Russia tensions

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday put the military on a heightened state of alert along the frontier with Crimea after Russia accused Kiev of making attempted incursions into the annexed region. …read more Source: France...

      Putin accuses Ukraine of Crimea ‘terror’ campaign
      Aug11

      Putin accuses Ukraine of Crimea ‘terror’ campaign

      Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday accused Ukraine of waging “terror” over alleged attempted incursions into annexed Crimea that Kiev has fiercely denied. …read more Source: France...

      EU ‘to extend sanctions’ against Russia over Ukraine conflict
      Jun21

      EU ‘to extend sanctions’ against Russia over Ukraine conflict

      The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed on Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defence sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, diplomatic sources said. …read more Source: France...