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Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

MOSCOW — Russia’s President Vladimir Putin today (April 17) rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognised for the first...

3 killed in Black Sea Base attack: Ukraine

3 killed in Black Sea Base attack: Ukraine

KIEV — Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine’s...

Rivals show force in eastern Ukraine before talks

Rivals show force in eastern Ukraine before talks

KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK — Ukrainian government forces and separatist pro-Russian militia staged rival shows of force in eastern Ukraine today (April 16) amid escalating rhetoric on...

Ukraine President calls for UN peacekeepers

Ukraine President calls for UN peacekeepers

KIEV — Ukraine’s acting President Oleksandr Turchinov yesterday called for the deployment of United Nations peacekeeping troops in the east of the country, where pro-Russian...

Another building seized in east Ukraine

Another building seized in east Ukraine

DONETSK (Ukraine) — A pro-Russian mob today (April 14) seized a police building in yet another city in Russian-leaning eastern Ukraine, defying government warnings that it was...

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