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  • Russia backing separatists' rival elections in eastern Ukraine

    Russia backing separatists' rival elections in eastern Ukraine
    Russian officials are throwing their support behind Ukrainian separatist rebels' planned elections for their own parliaments after warnings from Ukrainian leaders in Kiev that no power in the world will recognize the proclaimed independence of the Donetsk...
  • Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on

    Passenger on downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had oxygen mask on
    One of the Australian passengers aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine in July appears to have donned an oxygen mask before the fatal crash, suggesting some on board might have been aware of their impending deaths, a Dutch...
  • Ukraine 'frozen conflict' could hurt Europe: Foreign Minister Klimkin

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine warned the European Union on Wednesday not to accept pro-Russian rebels carving out a de facto state and said that unlike other "frozen conflicts" in the former Soviet Union it could destabilize all of Europe. Foreign...
  • No sanctions relief for Russia until forces leave Ukraine: U.S. diplomat

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A senior U.S. diplomat said on Thursday there should be no sanctions relief for Russia until all foreign forces and equipment have left Ukraine, Kiev's sovereignty over its border has been restored and all hostages have been released....
  • Back to school in rebel east Ukraine - to the sound of bombs and Soviet songs

    MAKIYIVKA Ukraine (Reuters) - On the first day of school outside the east Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, 11th-grade teacher Yelena Sepik tells her class to get out of their seats to clap and sing along to the Soviet military music playing over the...
  • Death rate 10 a day in east Ukraine despite ceasefire: U.N.

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The conflict in eastern Ukraine is still claiming about 10 lives a day among government troops, pro-Russian separatists and civilians despite a ceasefire agreed in early September, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Over 3,660 people...
  • U.N. reports hundreds more deaths during eastern Ukraine cease-fire

    At least 331 people have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine since a Sept. 5 cease-fire was supposed to quell the armed conflict, the United Nations said Wednesday. The U.N. human rights office said 3,660 deaths had been confirmed in the...
  • Women take up arms on both sides of conflict in east Ukraine

    DONETSK/DNIPROPETROVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Before fighting broke out in eastern Ukraine, Irina was a croupier in a casino who never dreamt of taking up arms. Now she is gambling with her life. Using the nom de guerre "Gaika", a cartoon character that...
  • Japan, Russia leaders to meet on APEC sidelines in November

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Russian President Vladmir Putin on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Beijing in November, the two leaders decided on Tuesday, a Japanese government official said....
  • Floods of Ukrainian refugees seek new life in Russia

    BELGOROD Russia (Reuters) - After three days trapped in a cellar by shelling, Svetlana and Sergei Divenko left their home in eastern Ukraine and fled to Russia with their two children and a single bag. The two-day, 250-km (150-mile) car journey from...
  • Ukraine acts to push through anti-corruption laws before election

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's pro-Western government pressed ahead to secure new laws to tackle top-level government corruption on Tuesday, hoping to ease public discontent before an election from which it wants backing for its plan to end a separatist...