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      Police Clash With Maidan Supporters In Kharkiv
      Jun23

      Police Clash With Maidan Supporters In Kharkiv

      Police violently broke up a demonstration of Maidan supporters in the eastern city of Kharkiv on June 22. Members of the Hryfon special police unit attacked Ukrainian activists who attempted to prevent a pro-Russian rally in the city center. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      More Ukraine Refugees Cross Into Russia
      Jun23

      More Ukraine Refugees Cross Into Russia

      As fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels, more residents of towns and villages in eastern Ukraine made their way toward the border and sought refuge in Russia’s Rostov region on June 21. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Putin Backs Poroshenko’s Cease-Fire, Calls For ‘Dialogue’
      Jun22

      Putin Backs Poroshenko’s Cease-Fire, Calls For ‘Dialogue’

      Russian television has shown President Vladimir Putin giving cautious support to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s unilateral cease-fire but also saying that any cessation of hostilities is meaningless without “dialogue.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Russian State TV Adds Its Own Twist To RFE/RL Video
      Jun21

      Russian State TV Adds Its Own Twist To RFE/RL Video

      Russian state-television is suddenly broadcasting RFE/RL videos — albeit unattributed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Russian Media Claims About State Spokesperson Appear To Be Fantasy
      Jun20

      Russian Media Claims About State Spokesperson Appear To Be Fantasy

      U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has been a favored target of Kremlin supporters. But a new claim, which spread widely on Russian news sites and social media, appears to have no basis in fact. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Crimea’s Methadone Ban Hitting Rehab Patients Hard
      Jun20

      Crimea’s Methadone Ban Hitting Rehab Patients Hard

      Activists in Ukraine’s Crimea say that narcotics patients are suffering since Russia banned drug-replacement therapy shortly after it annexed the Black Sea Peninsula. Tens have reportedly died and dozens more have left the region to continue treatment in other parts of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy
      Jun20

      New Ukraine Foreign Minister Seen Bringing Sober Style To Kyiv Diplomacy

      Ukraine’s new foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, has a reputation as a skilled negotiator, a consummate professional, and a man capable of navigating the difficult diplomacy of both EU integration and Kyiv’s shattered relations with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Heaving Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine
      Jun20

      Heaving Fighting Reported In Eastern Ukraine

      Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists has been reported in east Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine Parliament Endorses Poroshenko Nominations Amid Fresh Fighting
      Jun19

      Ukraine Parliament Endorses Poroshenko Nominations Amid Fresh Fighting

      Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has received parliamentary backing for his nominations to several key posts in his new team. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukrainian Forces Fire Mortar Rounds At Slovyansk Rebels
      Jun19

      Ukrainian Forces Fire Mortar Rounds At Slovyansk Rebels

      Ukrainian troops positioned in the village of Skhidne near Slovyansk on June 18 used mortar fire against rebels holed up in the city. They also fired a cannon mounted on a Ukrainian-designed BTR-4E armored personnel carrier. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...