Ukraine claims victory in rebel stronghold

Jul 5, 2014

Ukraine claims victory in rebel stronghold

Ukraine’s forces claimed a significant success against pro-Russian insurgents on Saturday, chasing them from one of their strongholds in the embattled east of the country. Rebels fleeing from the city of Slovyansk vowed to regroup elsewhere and fight on. President Petro Poroshenko said in ...

Jul 5, 2014

Russia forces data move to domestic web servers

Russia’s parliament on Friday passed a law to force Internet sites that store the personal data of Russian citizens to do so inside the country, a move that the Kremlin says is for data protection but which critics see as an attack on social ...

Ukraine claims winning ground in rebellious east

Jul 5, 2014

Ukraine claims winning ground in rebellious east

Fighting in eastern Ukraine left at least nine Ukrainian soldiers dead Friday as government troops pressed their offensive against pro-Russian insurgents using heavy artillery and combat jets and prospects of a truce appeared dim. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine was ready to conduct ...

Ukraine pounds pro-Russia rebels after failed truce

Jul 2, 2014

Ukraine pounds pro-Russia rebels after failed truce

Ukrainian tanks and fighter bombers resumed their assault on pro-Russian insurgents Tuesday after Kiev’s Western-backed leader brushed off a last-gasp European effort to save a tenuous 10-day truce. The return of all-out fighting in Europe’s worst security crisis in nearly two decades drew the ...

Ukraine leader vows to attack rebels as cease-fire is dropped

Jul 1, 2014

Ukraine leader vows to attack rebels as cease-fire is dropped

Ukraine’s Western-backed President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Kiev’s forces will resume a military offensive against pro-Russian rebels in east Ukraine after he opted not to prolong a shaky cease-fire. “After examining the situation I have decided, as commander-in-chief of the armed forces, not ...