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Obama Reconsidering Lethal Assistance To Ukraine

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reconsidering his opposition to giving Ukraine defensive weapons and other lethal aid to help its strugg...

Fierce Fighting Rocks Eastern Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2015 | World

By Natalia Zinets and Denis Dyomkin KIEV/ST PETERSBURG, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Russian-backed rebels pushed forward on Monday with a new o...

NATO Warns Of 'Serious Military Buildup' In Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2015 | World

BRUSSELS, Nov 18 (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg denounced on Tuesday what he called a serious Russian military buildup both ins...

Ukraine's Military Says Separatists Violate Month-Old Ceasefire

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska DONETSK, Ukraine, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Ukraine's military accused Russian-backed separatists of fresh violations of...

Ukraine Vows To Punish Rebels Who Downed Plane

AP | DAVID McHUGH and MARKO DOBRNJAKOVIC | Posted 06.15.2014 | World

NOVOHANNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's new president declared Sunday a day of mourning and vowed to punish those responsible after pro-Russia separa...

Ukrainian Troops Briefly Seize Rebel-Held City Hall

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2014 | World

By Matt Robinson MARIUPOL, Ukraine, May 7 (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces seized the rebel-held city hall in the eastern port city of M...

Ukraine Launches First Major Assault Against Pro-Russian Forces

AP | JIM HEINTZ and PETER LEONARD | Posted 07.01.2014 | World

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine launched an offensive against separatist forces for control of a besieged eastern city Friday, while clashes betwee...

Ukraine's Defense Chief Denies Military Will Hold Exercises In Central Kiev (UPDATE)

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2014 | World

KIEV, April 30 (Reuters) - Ukraine's defense ministry said it had no plans to hold military exercises in the capital Kiev on Wednesday night, contra...

Ukraine: Military Recaptures Eastern Airport

AP | PETER LEONARD and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 06.15.2014 | World

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack T...

Ukraine Ready To Defend Itself Using Military Against Russia

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2014 | World

By Jan Strupczewski and Luke Baker BRUSSELS, March 6 (Reuters) - Ukraine is ready to use military force to defend itself if Russia fur...

How Russian, Ukrainian Forces Stack Up

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2014 | World

By Peter Apps LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) - Underfunded, underequipped and with its senior leadership often seen close to Moscow, Ukrain...