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Ukrainian president hails NATO, US support in conflicts
Kiev, Nov 26 : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Wednesday appreciated support and help of NATO and the US in dealing with the conflicts with independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine, Xinhua reported.
Three killed in eastern Ukraine attacks
Kiev, Nov 26 : A new round of intense fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents has killed at least three people and wounded five others over the past one day in eastern Ukraine, the authorities and media reports said Wednesday.
Russia urges probe into plots behind Ukraine crisis
Moscow, Nov 25 : Russia has called for international probe into factors responsible for the Ukraine crisis, a Russian parliament speaker said Tuesday.
Seven killed in Ukraine clashes
Kiev, Nov 25 : Intense fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine left seven people dead in the past 24 hours, authorities said Tuesday.
Hollande suspends Mistral carriers' delivery to Russia
Paris, Nov 25 : French President Francois Hollande Tuesday decided to suspend the delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia "until further notice", because of the continued crisis in Ukraine which could put the region's security at risk.
Two killed as shell hits bus in eastern Ukraine
Moscow, Nov 25 : At least two people were killed Tuesday and several others were wounded when an artillery shell hit a bus in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk under the control of the pro-Russian separatists, the rebel-appointed mayor of the city, Igor Martynov, said.
Ukraine to remove Great Patriotic War mentions from textbooks
Kiev, Nov 25 : Mentions of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 will be removed from Ukrainian history textbooks, director of the Ukrainian National Memory Institute Vladimir Vyatovich told Ukrainian media.
Ukraine to hold referendum on joining NATO
Kiev, Nov 25 : Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said here Monday a referendum will be held to decide whether his country should join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Train with MH17 wreckage arrives in Ukraine's Kharkiv
Kiev, Nov 24 : A train carrying the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July arrived Monday in the city of Kharkiv, which is controlled by Ukrainian government forces.
Russia to lose $40 bn a year due to sanctions: Minister
Moscow, Nov 24 : Western sanctions against Russia triggered by its actions in Ukraine will cost the country's economy $40 billion a year, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday.
Three soldiers killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 24 : At least three soldiers have been killed over the last 24 hours in attacks carried out by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military command said Monday.
Dutch investigators finish recovery of MH17 wreck from crash site in ...
Johannesburg, Nov 24 : Dutch experts have completed the recovery of the wreckage of the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from the crash site in Eastern Ukraine and have sent it to a government-controlled city for being transported further to Netherlands, a report said.
Kiev says Russia has 7500 troops in eastern Ukraine
Melbourne, Nov 23 : Ukraine has reportedly claimed that Russia has thousands of troops in conflict-torn Eastern Ukraine and has vowed to boost its own military capacity.
'Western actions during Ukraine crisis contradictory to democracy'
Moscow, Nov 23 : Western countries' actions during the Ukraine crisis were contrary to democratic principles, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov .
Biden warns Russia would face 'greater isolation' if failed to ...
London, Nov 22 : United States Vice President Joe Biden has warned Russia that it would face "greater isolation" if the country fails to agree to the September peace deal in Ukraine.
Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling
Kiev, Nov 21 : Ukraine Friday accused Russia of carrying out cross-border shelling against Ukrainian positions in the eastern part of the country even as pro-Russian separatists put the toll in the ongoing conflict at 5,000.
5,000 killed in the Ukrainian conflict: Pro-Russian separatists
Moscow, Nov 21 : Authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in eastern Ukraine Friday said almost 5,000 people have been killed in the armed conflict that broke out last April between pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian Army.
New five-party coalition formed in Ukraine parliament
Moscow, Nov 21 : Five Ukrainian parties, including President Petro Poroshenko's Bloc and the National Front of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Friday signed an agreement to form a parliamentary coalition backing the new government.
Russia warns against US arms supply to Ukraine
London, Nov 21 : Russia has expressed concern over a US official's suggestion that the US should provide arms to Ukrainian forces combating pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Five parties agree to establish coalition in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 21 : Five parties in Ukraine -- People's Front, Radical Party, Samopomoshch (Self Help), Pyotr Poroshenko Bloc and Yulia Timoshenko's Batkivshchina -- have signed an agreement to establish a coalition in Ukraine's parliament.
Almost 1,000 people killed in Ukraine since truce agreement, warns UN
London, Nov 21 : At least 957 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine since September 5th when a ceasefire came into place, said United Nations human rights office.
Hostilities, human rights violations continue in Ukraine: OHCHR
Geneva, Nov 20 : Hostilities, human rights violations and abuses continued in eastern Ukraine despite the announcement of the Sep 5 ceasefire, a report released by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Thursday.
OSCE condemns attack on its observers in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 20 : The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday condemned an attack on its representatives that took place near Donetsk in the conflict-hit eastern Ukraine.
Russia to send humanitarian aid convoy to east Ukraine
Moscow, Nov 20 : The Russian emergencies ministry will send the eighth humanitarian aid convoy to the rebel-held regions in east Ukraine, Deputy Minister Vladimir Artamonov said Thursday.
Over 4,000 killed in eastern Ukraine conflict: OSCE
Vienna, Nov 20 : More than 4,000 people have been killed and tens of thousands of people have been injured in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, the special envoy of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Thursday.
Britain offers 'crash-course' to Russia on identifying its own tanks ...
Melbourne, Nov 20 : In the wake of Russia's flat denials of its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, Britain has offered President Vladimir Putin a "crash-course" on spotting its own military tanks.
Three civilians, two soldiers killed in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 19 : Three civilians and two soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Ukraine over the past 24 hours, authorities said Wednesday
New Ukraine parliament to meet next week
Kiev, Nov 19 : The newly elected Ukrainian parliament will meet for the first time next week, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced here Wednesday.
Pro-Russia separatist leader challenges Poroshenko to a duel
Moscow, Nov 19 : Pro-Russia separatist leader Igor Plotnitski Wednesday challenged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to a duel to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Two soldiers killed in separatist attacks in Ukraine
Kiev, Nov 19 : At least two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatist militias in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military command said Wednesday.