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70% Of Southeast Ukraine Opposes What Could Happen Next With Russia

The most important fact to remember today in Ukraine: About 70% of the southeast Ukraine is against coming under Russian control.<p>A mid-April poll conducted in each of the eight regions of the south and east of Ukraine by Kiev's Institute for International Sociology found that the majority of …

Ukraine crisis: 'It's war, civil war'

Fatima Popura and her husband Vadim watched the violence in Odessa escalate on their television screens, but as night fell they went out to see what was happening at the city's trade union building, which had been at the centre of fighting between pro-Russia and pro-Ukraine groups.<p>When they …

At least 4 dead as Ukraine mounts offensive in Slovyansk, Odessa

Ukrainian forces were entrenched in deadly gun battles Monday against pro-Russian fighters in the eastern town of Slovyansk, and the government sent an elite national guard unit to the southern port city of Odessa, in the latest attempt to restore Kiev's control over the increasingly unstable …

Heavy clashes reported as Ukrainian forces tackle pro-Russian separatists

Ukrainian security forces battled pro-Russian militants in the eastern flashpoint city of Slovyansk on Monday as Kiev tackled the gunmen who have overrun the region.<p>Military gains were evident on the main highway into Slovyansk, a rebel stronghold, as government forces moved in.<p>A CNN team on the …

Condemning Kiev 'neo-Nazis' and West, Russia details abuses

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government published an 80-page report on Monday detailing “widespread and gross human rights violations” in Ukraine over the past six months for which it blamed the new government and its Western allies.<p>With Kiev and the West accusing Moscow of sowing unrest in order …

Civilians in Slovyansk, Ukraine, Allegedly Used as Human Shields

Pro-Russian separatists allegedly used unarmed civilians as human shields as they shot dead four Ukrainian soldiers during a firefight Monday, according to a government statement.<p>The separatists were using "heavy armament and shooting from heavy guns and mortars," injuring 30 more state troops in …

Ukraine releases protesters; Prime Minister visits Odessa after blaze

Ukraine released 67 people Sunday who were detained for participating in violent clashes after pro-Russian protesters stormed the police headquarters in Odessa, demanding they be let go.<p>"Based on the decision taken by Odessa's regional prosecutor's office and due to the demands of the protesters, …

Ukraine soldiers killed in renewed Sloviansk fighting

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1074000/1074308_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524739971_5472abde9b8edf27a6b2a201712c4ad2<p><b>Four Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and an army helicopter shot down by pro-Russian militants near the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says.</b><p>It …

As violence escalates in Ukraine, so do fears of civil war

Unrest intensified over the weekend in Ukraine, further raising fears of a civil war or invasion by Russia. On Friday, 46 people died in clashes in the port city of Odessa. On Sunday, pro-Russian forces stormed the city's police station and secured the freedom of protesters who had been arrested as …

Ukrainian troops clash with pro-Russia militia in gun battles around Slavyansk

Ukrainian troops have fought pitched gun battles with a pro-Russia militia occupying an eastern city – an apparent escalation of their efforts to bring the region back under government control.<p>Associated Press reporters heard gunfire and multiple explosions in and around Slavyansk, a city of …