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East Ukraine Separatists

Battle For Key Southeast Coast Heats Up In Ukraine

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captu...

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

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

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

Ukraine: Rebels Have Shot Down A Ukrainian Military Plane

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The head of NATO called on Russia to "step back from the brink" of war by pulling i...

22 Civilians Dead After One Day Of Shelling In East Ukraine

AP | MSTYSLAV CHERNOV | Posted 07.30.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- At least one person has been killed after three shells hit an apartment block in the center of the main separatist rebel stro...

'We Will Fight To The End'

AP | YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 07.07.2014 | World

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Discouraged but defiant, pro-Russia separatists vowed to keep fighting the government in Kiev from the largest city in easte...

Ukraine Claims Victory In Rebel Stronghold

AP | DMITRY LOVETSKY and YURAS KARMANAU | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian troops forced pro-Russian insurgents out of a key stronghold in the country's embattled east on Saturday, a sign...

Rebels Shoot Down Ukrainian Military Helicopter

AP | PETER LEONARD and ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO | Posted 07.29.2014 | World

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — In another devastating blow to Ukraine's armed forces, rebels shot down a troop helicopter Thursday, killing at least 12 s...

Top Ukrainian Defense Official: 'We Cannot Negotiate With Separatists'

Gazeta Wyborcza | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

KIEV — Andriy Gabrov, senior advisor at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, predicts that the story of Crimean nationality isn't o...

Mesmerizing Images Of The Ukrainian Miners At The Center Of A Political Storm

Posted 05.21.2014 | World

Ukraine's coal miners have been thrust into the limelight after an influential business magnate and mine-owner turned on the pro-Russia separatist mov...

Ukrainians Challenge Separatists Over Unrest

AP | ALEXANDER ZEMLIANICHENKO and JIM HEINTZ | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — From the country's richest man to citizens under fire, anger and dismay over Ukraine's eastern turmoil gained strength Tue...

World On Edge As Ukraine Regions Vote On Sovereignity

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 05.10.2014 | World

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — As two of the most tense regions in eastern Ukraine prepare to vote on declaring sovereignty, the country's acting presiden...

Ukraine's President Warns Of Catastrophe If East Votes To Secede

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

MARIUPOL/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine - May 10 (Reuters) - Ukrainian acting President Oleksander Turchinov told eastern regions gripped by a pro-Russian upris...