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Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Russia’s Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

Aug 29, – Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers accused Moscow of lying about its role and dangerously escalating the conflict. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by […]

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ukraine opposition ready to vacate seized kiev building

Ukraine opposition ready to vacate seized kiev building

Feb 15, Kiev – A top Ukrainian opposition leader said Saturday that protesters are ready to vacate the Kiev City Hall they have occupied for nearly three months — if the government drops all charges against the demonstrators. This week, the last of the 234 protesters were released from jail as part of an amnesty. […]

February 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
At least 78 dead in migrant shipwreck off Sicily

At least 78 dead in migrant shipwreck off Sicily

Oct 03, –  It was one of the deadliest accidents in recent times during the notoriously perilous crossing from Africa for migrants seeking a new life in the European Union. In an indication of the scale of the unfolding tragedy, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano canceled his appointments Thursday and headed to Lampedusa to oversee the […]

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