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How the Donbass is moving away from Ukraine. Economic ties have been severed between Ukraine and the separatist forces of the self-proclaimed republics of ...
Grey Violet, a Russian LGBT activist who is transgender, disappeared near the city of Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine in late January.
Relations between the two countries have soured badly following Russia's 2014 annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and its support for separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Video footage following the exchange of gunfire showed the three men ...
Brussels (AP) - The European Union is prolonging its satellite imagery support to help observers monitor the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement Friday that satellite imagery "allows for more in ...
The fire erupted at the munitions depot in the town of Balakliya in the Kiev-controlled part of Eastern Ukraine, setting off several blasts that injured one and forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
Human Rights Watch welcomes the new periodic report and update by the High Commissioner for human rights. Several concerns described in the report have been areas of extensive Human rights Watch research.
A whole host of experts on Eastern Europe have lined up to warn that the conflict in the Eastern Ukraine could spark a widespread chemical disaster if industrial storage units of chlorine gas are damaged and the contents released into the environment.
Three Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in action and eight had been wounded in action in Eastern Ukraine as of 6:00 p.m. Kyiv time on March 20, Kyiv has reported.
On March 16, 2017, popular Ukrainian twitter user @GirkinGirkin published a tweet sharing imagery of armored vehicles, including tanks.
Russia has denied that it is preparing to annex breakaway regions of Eastern Ukraine, as it marks three years since it seized the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.
The German government on March 14 said it is very concerned about recent developments in Eastern Ukraine and called on both Moscow and Kyiv to work against what it called "increasing partitionist tendencies" in the embattled region.
Being uprooted from your home by war is unimaginably tough for anyone, but for Roma families displaced by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, a new life in a strange city is especially difficult because of the marginalisation and discrimination they face ...
Despite warring parties battling for control of Eastern Ukraine, both sides had unusually agreed that the blockade disrupted trade and threatened to cause power cuts.
With the help of the "Pope for Ukraine" charity fund, Dorcas Ukraine will provide financial support to 2.500 people who are heavily impacted by the war in Eastern Ukraine. "Pope for Ukraine" awarded a grant to Dorcas to provide cash grants to the most ...
They include companies active in Crimea and military battalions formed by Russia-backed separatists in Eastern Ukraine. The EU's economic sanctions against Russia's energy, military, and financial sectors are up for renewal in June.
I recall an incredulous taxi driver telling me that a recent client from Moscow had insisted that the MH17 flight, which was downed over Eastern Ukraine in July 2014, had been "stuffed with dead bodies." He refused to pay the fare until the driver ...
A steady uptick in shelling along front lines in Eastern Ukraine is threatening numerous industrial facilities that, if damaged, could trigger severe environmental and humanitarian consequences, according to a new report by an environmental nonprofit ...
But that performance was overshadowed by the Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, which was followed by its support for pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine. The simmering conflict there has claimed 10,000 lives and kept tensions ...
In February 2017 the observers of Foundation.101 conducted 19 monitoring visits to control points in the Donetsk region within the "Fronline Inspection" initiative.
The United States and other Western powers have imposed economic sanctions on Russia after its illegal annexation of Ukraine's Crimea Peninsula and for its support of separatists in Eastern Ukraine. Trump has expressed desires for better relations with ...
Shortly thereafter, Moscow occupied and annexed the Ukrainian region of Crimea and allegedly began providing active military and political support to separatist movements in Eastern Ukraine. Moscow also launched an aggressive informational campaign ...
At the hearing, Ukraine's Deputy Foreign Minister Olena Zerkal requested an immediate court order to stop Russian transfers of money, weapons, equipment, training and personnel to Russian separatists fighting Ukrainian forces in Eastern Ukraine. (The ...
According to UN figures, at least 10,000 people have been killed, including 2,000 civilians, and another 23,000 injured in the fighting between the Ukrainian military and the combined Russian-separatist forces in Eastern Ukraine. Another estimated two ...
With most of Ukraine's industrial facilities located in the eastern part of the country, which is wracked by fighting, experts says there is an increased risk of a ...
If the United States, for example, were to lift sanctions on Moscow relating to its actions since 2014 in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, Kiev sources have informally told her that Ukraine's only choice may be to escalate its war against rebels. These are ...
Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel about Germany's NATO commitment, dealing with Russian president Vladimir Putin and how the United States can help resolve the conflict in Eastern Ukraine when they meet next week in Washington, Trump ...
"I wish my children, Milena, 10, and Maria, 4, and all the kids in Eastern Ukraine to forgive and forget the horrors they have seen," Oleseya tells The Daily Signal.
GENEVA, March 10. /TASS/. UN special rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, Bascut Tuncak has issued a warning about the threat of a chemical disaster in Eastern Ukraine in the wake of the ongoing armed civil conflict there.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel yesterday (9 March) warned about the danger of a new arms race spiral with Russia and called on all sides to work to end the violence in Eastern Ukraine as a first step towards broader disarmament efforts. Gabriel ...
Ukraine accuses Russia of violating UN conventions against terrorism and discrimination by supporting groups in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. Russia has repeatedly denied sending troops or military equipment to Eastern Ukraine and is expected to ...
Abrams began corresponding with Sessions in the 1990s when Sessions, then Attorney General of Alabama, began his campaign for a Senate seat.
While battling that as well as heavily armed, Russian-backed forces in Eastern Ukraine, the fledgling democracy is trying to boost its moribund economy.
GENEVA (10 March 2017) - A United Nations human rights expert is warning against the threat of catastrophic chemical disaster due to the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. "Large chemical and industrial facilities are in areas where fighting is ongoing ...
NGO "Foundation.101" has been implementing the initiative "Frontline Inspection" since September 2015. The aim of the initiative is to monitor the observance of human rights at the entry-exit control points on the line of contact in Eastern Ukraine ...
When Western defence ministers and heads of state had gathered in Munich last month for their annual security conference, the situation in Eastern Ukraine was among the topics of discussion, with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland holding ...
... against Russia in mid-January over Moscow's alleged violation of the international conventions for the fight against the financing of terrorism and elimination of racial discrimination via funding militia in Eastern Ukraine, which Kiev perceives to ...
... tax agency chief Nasirov is suspect in corruption case 80 Russia claims UN court has no jurisdiction in case on Crimea, Donbas 52.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has warned Russia about the danger of a new arms race triggered by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, and called for reducing the number of conventional weapons. Speaking on March 9 in Moscow after talks with ...
The young Ukrainian soldier was nearly killed when the vehicle he was in drove over an anti-tank mine in Eastern Ukraine. The blast left Redka with excruciating scarring on his face and body, but with help from a specialized team of Canadian medical ...
Hearings this week are focused on Ukraine's request for the court to issue "provisional measures," including an order for Moscow to halt financing to rebels in Eastern Ukraine and to stop discriminating against non-Russians in Crimea, which Russia ...
"With more than 8.5 million crossings of the contact line reported in 2016, freedom of movement in Eastern Ukraine remains one of the key concerns for UNHCR.
A border blockade cutting coal supplies shuts power plants and factories - and sends reverberations from Kyiv to Moscow.
The event put pressure on Donald Trump to keep in place the sanctions the US imposed against the Kremlin after the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and Russia's involvement in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. The new president's repeated praise for Russian ...
7 March 2017 - To meet the emergency needs of 180,000 people in Eastern Ukraine, the United Nations migration agency today announced plans to provide aid ranging from blankets to money to cover electricity costs and psychological support at a cost of ...
Air Liquide, a French company the world's leader in the market of industrial gases, announced the termination of its operation in the Donbas, namely, on the territories that are not controlled by the Ukrainian authorities, Interfax reports on Monday.
Three years ago last month, violent protests were climaxing in Ukraine as a clarion for regime change and soci.


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