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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'

Sep 27, 2014

In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear... #Crimea #Crimean Peninsula
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Sep 22, 2014

Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. S... #Vladimir Putin #Iran #Latin America #Europe #Middle East #Soviet Union #Eastern Europe #NATO #Baltic #Crimea #Crimean Peninsula #Russia #Ukraine
Ukraine protesters killed under Yanukovich's 'direct leadership'

Sep 18, 2014

Poroshenko asks US for military aid

Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has asked the US to give his soldiers lethal military equipment in its battle against Russian-backed separatists, saying that one cannot win the war or keep the peace with blankets and night vision goggles. Senior... #Petro Poroshenko #Barack Obama #U.S. Senate #U.S. House of Representatives #Crimea #Crimean Peninsula