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Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's b...

Ukraine Rebels Killed Captive Soldiers, Claims Amnesty International

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 04.09.2015 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Amnesty International said Thursday that it has evidence that Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine have killed several ca...

Ukraine's President Says Arms Withdrawal Is Almost Complete

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.10.2015 | World

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president says government and rebel forces have pulled back most of their heavy weapons in the east, but each side ac...

Ukraine Begins Artillery Withdrawal, Recognizing Truce Is Holding

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2015 | World

By Peter Graff KIEV, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line wi...

Ukraine Goes Its First Day In Weeks Without Troops Killed

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

By Natalia Zinets and Anton Zverev KIEV/MAKIYVKA, Ukraine, Feb 25 (Reuters) - A long-awaited truce took hold at last in ea...

World Leaders Hold Intense Negotiations As Fighting Rages In Ukraine

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine negotiated into the early hours Thursday to try to find a way to halt the f...

Rebels Make New Push In Ukraine On The Eve Of Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | World

By Aleksandar Vasovic and Gleb Garanich VUHLEHIRSK/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Rebel fighters made a push on Tuesday to cu...

Ukrainian Troops Retake Almost All Of Donetsk Airport From Rebels

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

* Fighting on the rise in east Ukraine * Attempts to restart peace talks have stalled * (Adds Ukrainian foreign min...

Kiev And Rebels To Hold Mass Prisoner Exchange, Says Ukraine Security Service

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2015 | World

* Exchange is part of 12-point peace plan * Ukraine says rebels using ceasefire to regroup (Adds OSCE comments on peace talks) ...

Putin Says Sides Not Abiding Peace Deal In Ukraine

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 01.17.2015 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow will not allow the defeat of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned, arguing that both ...

Powerful Explosion Rocks Rebel-Held Ukrainian City Of Donetsk

AP | Posted 10.20.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region...

Ukraine's Military Readies To Pull Back Big Guns From Crisis-Torn East

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

By Richard Balmforth KIEV, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Ukraine's military said on Monday it was pulling back artillery and heavy armor from the front line ...

Ukraine's Military Claims More Russian Soldiers Have Crossed The Border

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | World

KIEV, Aug 27 (Reuters) - The Ukrainian military said on Wednesday that more Russian soldiers had crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, entering t...

Let Eastern Ukraine Go

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

It doesn't matter. It's a small, totally irrelevant piece of land. Give the separatists a measure of autonomy.

Russian BUK Missile System v. American HAWK Missile System - Is There Any Possibility of Another Similar Flight MH-17 Shoot Down Occurrence?

Dana T. Blackmore | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics
Dana T. Blackmore

The American company, Raytheon, manufactured approximately 40,000 HAWK missile systems that have been sold to and operated by numerous countries including, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, etc. So one of my questions is: where are all of these HAWK missile systems?

Clashes In Donetsk Leave Dozens Dead

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of dead insurgents lay piled in a van outside a morgue Tuesday, and a rebel said more were on the way. Bomb disposal ...

Heated Gunbattles Break Out Between Rebels And Army In Eastern Ukraine

AP | RADUL RADOVANOVIC and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 07.05.2014 | World

ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine sent an elite national guard unit to its southern port of Odessa, desperate to halt a spread of the fighting between ...