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Ukraine: Pro-Russian crowd storms police HQ in Odessa

May 05, 2014

Ukraine: Pro-Russian crowd storms police HQ in Odessa

Outrage over the deaths of pro-Russian activists in riots in Odessa triggered new violence on Sunday in the Black Sea port, where a mob of protesters stormed police headquarters and freed dozens of their jailed allies. #World #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #Crimean Peninsula #Arseniy Yatsenyuk #Odessa
Ukraine asks for UN peacekeepers amid fears Russia may veto demand

Apr 14, 2014

Ukraine asks for UN peacekeepers amid fears Russia may veto demand

The request comes from a government that has proved powerless to reign in separatists in the Russian-speaking east of the country, where insurgents have been occupying government offices in cities for the past week. #Obama #World #United Nations #United Nations Security Council #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government #Diplomatic Relations
Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists allow 56 hostages to leave

Apr 09, 2014

Ukraine's pro-Russia separatists allow 56 hostages to leave

The security service said negotiations with the separatists were continuing and that parliament deputies had been able to enter and leave the building unhindered. #World #NewsTracker #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government #Crimea referendum
UK asks EU to prepare more sanctions options against Russia

Apr 04, 2014

UK asks EU to prepare more sanctions options against Russia

He blamed the crisis in Ukraine on the government's lack of respect for the citizens' rights and interests of different Ukrainian regions. #World #NewsTracker #European Union #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #John Kerry #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Apr 03, 2014

Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Earlier, a spokesman for the general prosecutor said 12 members of the disbanded 'Berkut' force had been detained on suspicion of shooting peaceful participants in the protests. #World #NewsTracker #US-Russia #Moscow #Ukraine #Viktor Yanukovych #Violence in Ukraine #Kiev clashes #Ukraine crisis #Crimean Peninsula #Ukraine interim government

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Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Aug 28, 2014

Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian govern...
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Aug 29, 2014

Russian-backed rebels aim to push west along coast

(AP) -- Their tanks bearing the flag of their would-be state, Russian-backed separatists held control Friday over this coastal town on the new front in the Ukraine conflict and announced their intention to keep pushing west toward a major port city. ... #Vladimir Putin #NATO #European Union #Brussels #Anders Fogh Rasmussen #Petro Poroshenko #Crimean Peninsula
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Aug 20, 2014

Dutch museum to hold Crimean gold

(AP) -- A Dutch historical museum that borrowed some of Crimea's most valuable historical treasures says it plans to hold onto them for the time being, due to fear of being sued if it returns them to Ukraine or Russia. The Allard Pierson Museum in Am... #Amsterdam #Crimea
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