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Ukraine vows to show off 'captured Russian soldiers'
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Ukraine vows to show off 'captured Russian soldiers'

Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday.

Sole witness in Russian opposition leader's killing gets death threats
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Sole witness in Russian opposition leader's killing gets death threats

Authorities in Ukraine say the sole witness in the killing in Moscow of prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov has received death threats.

Ukraine: Rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve
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Ukraine: Rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve

Russia-backed rebels on Tuesday continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve.

John Kerry travels to Ukraine as Obama administration weighs arming Kiev
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John Kerry travels to Ukraine as Obama administration weighs arming Kiev

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Ukraine to show support for the embattled government as the Obama administration weighs sending arms to Kiev to help it fight Russian-backed separatists.

Russia's Putin brands Ukraine army a 'NATO proxy' as fighting flares
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Russia's Putin brands Ukraine army a 'NATO proxy' as fighting flares

President Vladimir Putin on Monday ridiculed the Ukrainian army as NATO's "foreign legion", ignoring Western pressure on the Kremlin to rein in a pro-Russian insurgency that has gone on the offensive across eastern Ukraine.

Bus shelling kills 13 as Ukraine troops abandon Donetsk airport
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Bus shelling kills 13 as Ukraine troops abandon Donetsk airport

Thirteen civilians died when shells hit a trolleybus on Thursday in Ukraine's rebel bastion Donetsk as clashes forced Kiev to abandon its dogged defence of the city's airport in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war.

Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of stalling MH17 probe
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Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of stalling MH17 probe

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday said that the investigation of the MH17 crash site is stalling due to Kiev's constant shelling.

Heavy shelling erupts near rebel-held Ukraine town after elections
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Heavy shelling erupts near rebel-held Ukraine town after elections

Heavy shelling erupted on Monday near the separatist held town of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, ending a calm period during weekend parliamentary elections.

US is destabilizing global order by imposing its will on other nations: Putin
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US is destabilizing global order by imposing its will on other nations: Putin

The United States is destabilizing the global order by trying to impose its will on other nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared.

At least 824,000 people have been displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
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At least 824,000 people have been displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday.

Moscow: Thousands protest against Russian support to rebels in Ukraine
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Moscow: Thousands protest against Russian support to rebels in Ukraine

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated on Sunday in downtown Moscow against the war in neighbouring Ukraine.

Photos: Activists of Ukrainian womens' rights group stage topless protest
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Photos: Activists of Ukrainian womens' rights group stage topless protest

Activists of womens' rights group Femen staged a topless protest against Russian aggression in Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin's goal is to eliminate our country: Ukraine's PM
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Vladimir Putin's goal is to eliminate our country: Ukraine's PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of wanting to wipe out Ukraine as an independent country.

Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut
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Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut

Ukraine warned on Friday that it will have to adopt deeply unpopular energy savings measures this winter should Russia fail to lift its suspension of natural gas sales to the West-leaning ex-Soviet neighbour.

MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch
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MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch

The site in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two months ago is still too unsafe for investigators to resume the recovery of victims' remains, Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said on Thursday.

Could restrict airspace in response to Western sanctions: Russia's PM
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Could restrict airspace in response to Western sanctions: Russia's PM

Russia will retaliate against a new round of Western sanctions over Ukraine and may block flights through its airspace, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.

Russia is a terrorist state, NATO should give us membership: Ukraine PM
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Russia is a terrorist state, NATO should give us membership: Ukraine PM

Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk branded Russia a "terrorist state" that is solely to blame for the conflict in the east of his country.

Ukrainians pull back from airport; President slams Russia of open aggression
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Ukrainians pull back from airport; President slams Russia of open aggression

President Petro Poroshenko accused Moscow of "direct and open aggression".

Ukraine crisis: China opposes additional EU sanctions against Russia
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Ukraine crisis: China opposes additional EU sanctions against Russia

The European Union on Sunday threatened Russia with new trade sanctions, but sharp divisions among leaders at a summit in Brussels left the timing of any measures uncertain.

Poroshenko slams Moscow as Ukraine, Russia clash at eastern border
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Poroshenko slams Moscow as Ukraine, Russia clash at eastern border

Poroshenko said there would be changes in Ukraine's military top brass because of the events of last week.