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Dozen killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

KIEV, Ukraine — Eastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in over a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded 32, officials said. Col. Andriy Lysenko said in … Continue reading

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Russia Says Has Photos Of Ukraine Deploying BUK Missiles In East, Radar Proof Of Warplanes In MH17 Vicinity

What happens if Putin proves that the Ukrainian rebels shot done MH17? Obama has already blamed Putin for the attack and is rallying European countries to isolate Russia. If this is true, this will backfire on the pResident and Ukraine … Continue reading

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Kiev Reports Ukraine Warplane Was Shot Down By A Russian Fighter Jet

While most news coming out of Ukraine regarding the ongoing civil war are merely propaganda designed to make Russia look bad, and hence irrelevant and vice versa from Russia of course – the only news that matters re: Ukraine is: … Continue reading

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Ukraine-Russia Near “Serious Conflict” Following Explosion In Largest European Gas Transit Pipeline

With 2 Russian TV journalists killed in recent days and on the heels of Russia’s cutting off Ukraine’s gas supply for non-payment, Interfax is reporting that: *EXPLOSION ON UKRAINE GAS TRANSIT PIPELINE REPORTED: IFX *INTERFAX CITES UKRAINE INTERIOR MINISTRY ON … Continue reading

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Russia Rejects Ukraine’s Gas Deal; 2am Eastern Deadline Looms

As suspected given the huge distance between the bid and offer, the EU-brokered Ukraine-Russia gas deal has failed: GAZPROM CEO MILLER LEAVES SITE OF UKRAINE GAS TALKS GAZPROM SAYS TALKS ENDED, DEADLINE WON’T CHANGE (negotiate that!) RUSSIA REJECTED EU’S GAS … Continue reading

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Firefight Underway As Russian “Rebels” Cross Border Into Ukraine

What Avakov said (via InterpreterMag) “Last night, three T-72 tanks crossed the Ukrainian state border from the Russian side. One tank is in the village of Snezhnoye. Two other tanks have moved out of the town. These tanks were intercepted by … Continue reading

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Deadly Ukraine Fighter Jet Bombing Caught On Tape

Earlier today we reported that even as the western media blackout of events in Ukraine gets more black, the ongoing civil war is getting ever more uncivil, following a Ukraine fighter jet attack on the east Ukraine town of Lugansk, in which … Continue reading

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Ukraine Helicopter With 14 Troops On Board Is Shot Down

Events in Ukraine may have been moved to the backburner because not only are they not impacting US equities but have somehow managed to push Russian stocks to pre-sanction highs, but that does not mean that there is any de-escalation … Continue reading

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Russia Tells Kiev “It Is Ready To Provide Humanitarian Aid” To East Ukraine

Some were confused by the latest bout of radio silence emanating from the Kremlin in the aftermath of both the “Chocolate King” winning the Ukraine presidential election, and the most recent escalation of fighting in self-proclaimed as independent Republic of … Continue reading

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Deadly Raid on Ukraine Army Checkpoint

At least 13 Ukrainian soldiers (and reportedly at least 20 pro-Russian supporters) were killed today as WSJ reports fighting flared across breakaway regions in the east just days before a presidential election the rebels have vowed to block. Markets have forgotten that the … Continue reading

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Putin Speaks On Ukraine Independence Vote: “Respects” Result, Calls For “Civilized Implementation”

As previously reported, the key event of the weekend was the east Ukraine independence referendum which, as expected, passed by a landslide. Of course, the outcome of the referendum itself was largely irrelevant: all that mattered was that it happened, … Continue reading

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Is This How World War III Starts?

Rebels down Ukraine helicopters, Putin denounces city assault Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian helicopters on Friday, killing two crew, as troops tightened their siege of separatist-held Slaviansk in what Moscow called a “criminal” assault by Kiev that wrecked hopes … Continue reading

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Russian army ordered to advance toward Ukraine border

Thursday, April 24, saw a steep escalation of tensions between Moscow and Kiev after the Ukrainian army killed up to five pro-Russian militiamen in an attack on three checkpoints outside the eastern town of Slavyansk. President Vladimir Putin threatened “consequences.” … Continue reading

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Conditions in Ukraine Are Deteriorating

Russia May Halt Oil Supplies On Ukraine Theft 57.9k tons of oil products have been lost from theft in Ukraine and “Transneft expresses hope that the Ukrainian authorities can evaluate the risks of the current situation and not allow a negative … Continue reading

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Administration Urged to Lift Restrictions on Non-Lethal Military Aid to Ukraine

by Bill Gertz The Obama administration is withholding urgently needed non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine under restrictions that view body armor, night vision goggles, radios, and fuel as destabilizing “force multipliers,” according to a bipartisan assessment of Ukraine’s military needs. … Continue reading

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