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Ukraine Sees New Surge in Violence on Eve of Minsk Peace Talks

More than twenty people were killed in eastern Ukraine at the eve of the peace talks that are scheduled to take place in Minsk on Wednesday.

World » Ukraine | February 11, 2015, Wednesday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1311

US Military Officers to Train 600 Ukrainian National Guards

The Us government is planning on providing military training for 600 Ukrainian guards in March.

World » Ukraine | February 10, 2015, Tuesday // 14:54 | Viewed: 1993

European Leaders Attempt ‘Last Chance’ for Peace in Ukraine

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande proposed a new peace plan during their visits to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday.

World » Ukraine | February 7, 2015, Saturday // 16:43 | Viewed: 2067

Kiev Forces, Donbass Rebels Agree 'Humanitarian Corridor' in Ukraine's Debaltseve

A temporary truce is in force in the Ukrainian city of Debaltseve, both Kiev officials and pro-Russian forces have confirmed.

World » Ukraine | February 6, 2015, Friday // 12:02 | Viewed: 1571

Merkel, Hollande to Duscuss Ukraine with Putin after Kiev Visit

Hours after meeting Ukraine's head of state Petro Poroshenko, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are set to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

World » Ukraine | February 6, 2015, Friday // 08:45 | Viewed: 2942

EU, US Reaffirm Urgent Need for Peaceful Solution to Ukrainian Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and US State Secretary John Kerry all visited Ukraine on Thursday in an effort to seek an urgently needed peaceful solution to the conflict ravaging the country.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 21:50 | Viewed: 1939

EU Leaders Visit Ukraine and Russia to Propose New Peace Plan

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are to travel to Ukraine and Russia on Thursday and Friday in order to propose a new peace plan.

World » Ukraine | February 5, 2015, Thursday // 17:22 | Viewed: 1986

Shelling of Donetsk Hospital Kills Civilians

An artillery shell hit a hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday, killing and wounding civilians.

World » Ukraine | February 4, 2015, Wednesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1635

US Considering Arms Supplies to Ukraine Government Forces, NYT Says

The question of providing direct military assistance to Kiev government forces has drawn increased attention from the US administration and military officials after pro-Russian rebels recently stepped up their attacks in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | February 2, 2015, Monday // 16:57 | Viewed: 1946

OSCE Calls for Immediate Ceasefire as Situation in Ukraine Deteriorates

OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic called for an immediate ceasefire on Saturday, as the situation in Ukraine has rapidly deteriorated in the past 24 hours.

World » Ukraine | January 31, 2015, Saturday // 16:46 | Viewed: 2209

Ukraine Declares State of Emergency in Donbass

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced on Monday that the government decided to declare a state of emergency in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.

World » Ukraine | January 27, 2015, Tuesday // 10:53 | Viewed: 3415

NATO Urges Russia to Stop Supporting Separatists in Eastern Ukraine

Following the Mariupol attack on Saturday, an extraordinary ambassadorial meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission took place in Brussels on Monday.

World » Ukraine | January 26, 2015, Monday // 19:16 | Viewed: 1654

Ukraine Marks Day of National Mourning after Mariupol Rocket Attacks

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has called a day of national mourning following a series of rocket attacks in the port city of Mariupol.

World » Ukraine | January 25, 2015, Sunday // 11:41 | Viewed: 2334

Ukraine’s PM Calls for Urgent UN Security Council Meeting over Mariupol Shelling

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday called for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council over the shelling of the city of Mariupol that has claimed the lives of at least 21 people.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 17:09 | Viewed: 2070

Rocket Fire Kills At Least 15 in Ukraine’s Mariupol, Police Says

At least 15 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of rocket attacks allegedly launched by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol on Saturday.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2253

OSCE Urges Restraint on All Paries in Ukraine Conflict to Protect Civilians

The Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has again called for restraint of all parties involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine following new killing of civilians in the Donetsk region.

World » Ukraine | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 12:43 | Viewed: 1786

Donetsk Separatists Reject Ceasefire Talks, Continue Offensive

The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic Alexander Zakharchenko announced that his troops are on the offensive and the separatists are unwilling to hold truce talks with Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 23, 2015, Friday // 20:52 | Viewed: 2010

Ukraine, US Accuse Russia, Separatists of Escalating Situation

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that Russia had more than 9000 troops and 500 tanks, heavy artillery and armoured personnel carriers in eastern Ukraine.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 11:53 | Viewed: 1579

Thirteen 'Killed' in Donetsk Bus Stop Shelling

At least thirteen people have died after shelling at a bus stop in Ukraine's Donetsk, local officials say.

World » Ukraine | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1717

Ukraine Signs Gas Link Deal with Poland

Ukraine’s state-owned energy company Naftogaz and Polish pipeline operator Gaz System have signed a deal for the construction of a gas interconnector, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.

World » Ukraine | January 20, 2015, Tuesday // 20:54 | Viewed: 2354

Kiev Launches Counter-Attack, Reclaims Donetsk Airport

There has been heavy fighting in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk as government forces have launched a counter-attack on the pro-Russian separatists.

World » Ukraine | January 19, 2015, Monday // 08:40 | Viewed: 1412
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