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  • Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine town, residents flee

    June 4, 2014 | 2:06 pm

    Ukrainian government forces battled separatists with artillery and automatic weapons on Wednesday in a second day of fighting in and around Slaviansk, forcing many residents to flee.

    The Kiev government, trying to break rebellions by pro-Russia militias, said over 300 rebels had...

  • Ukraine president demands action in east after politician killed

    April 22, 2014 | 10:01 am

    Ukraine's acting president called for the relaunch of an anti-terrorist operation in the east of the country on Tuesday after the body of a local politician from his own party was found showing signs of torture.

    Oleksander Turchinov said in a statement that "brutally tortured"...