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One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

World Sep 1, 2018

One by one, rebel chiefs in east Ukraine are slain

Eastern Ukrainian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has become the latest rebel official to die in a series of apparent murders, slain Friday in an explosion in a cafe in the city of Donetsk. Since the start of the conflict between the Moscow-backed separatists in the ...

Former Georgian leader Saakashvili's train halted near Ukraine border

World / Politics Sep 10, 2017

Former Georgian leader Saakashvili's train halted near Ukraine border

A train carrying former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and his supporters was prevented from leaving a railway station in Poland for Ukraine on Sunday, deepening a standoff between Saakashvili and Ukrainian authorities. Saakashvili intended to return to Ukraine despite being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by ...

World / Politics Feb 2, 2017

Ukraine reportedly plans referendum on NATO membership

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans a referendum on whether Ukraine should join the NATO alliance, with polls showing 54 percent of Ukrainians now favor such a move, Germany's Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain reported Thursday. Ukraine and NATO accuse Russia of providing troops and weapons to ...