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Section: Associated Press (USA)

      Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords
      Nov11

      Ukraine rebels: a disunited front run by warlords

      PEREVALSK, Ukraine (AP) — They don’t call Nikolai Kozitsyn “Daddy” for nothing. In this rebel-held eastern Ukrainian town, the mustachioed Cossack lords it over the locals and pays little heed to the bosses of the breakaway movement…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Report: Russia-West military encounters rising
      Nov10

      Report: Russia-West military encounters rising

      LONDON (AP) — A London-based think tank says Russian forces have been involved in dozens of close encounters with Western militaries since Moscow annexed Crimea – and that both sides risk losing control over events…. …read more Source: Associated...

      How the Ukrainian peace deal is faring
      Nov06

      How the Ukrainian peace deal is faring

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two months after Ukraine signed a truce with pro-Russian rebels, daily fighting continues in the east and other key conditions of the deal haven’t been met. Despite persisting hostilities, Russia and Ukraine have struck a multibillion-dollar gas deal that has eased fears that Russian gas supply to Europe might be...

      Ukraine says it will probe school shelling in east
      Nov06

      Ukraine says it will probe school shelling in east

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine say security services will investigate the shelling of a school in the rebel-held east that left two teenagers dead and four others injured…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Poland unveils its new national defense strategy
      Nov05

      Poland unveils its new national defense strategy

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski on Wednesday signed into law a new national defense strategy aimed at addressing threats to regional security caused by two factors: the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s “intensifying policy of confrontation.”… …read more Source: Associated...

      AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
      Nov04

      AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

      LONDON (AP) — On the week when the world celebrated Halloween, pro-Russian rebels came up with a tactic to scare Ukraine’s pro-Western government in Kiev – holding a rebel election in separatist eastern Ukraine. Ukraine and the West denounced the vote as illegitimate…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
      Oct31

      Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote
      Oct30

      Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

      BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine
      Oct30

      Brutal winter set to hit war-torn eastern Ukraine

      DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps…. …read more Source: Associated...

      Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place
      Oct28

      Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place

      KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president’s entourage…. …read more Source: Associated...