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Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

Moscow - Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine's offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare.

Deadly gunbattles in east Ukraine despite autonomy offer

Donetsk - Fierce gunbattles erupted around the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, with two civilians killed just a day after lawmakers in Kiev held out an offer of self-rule to the pro-Russian separatists.

How far is Putin prepared to go in Ukraine?

Brussels - Russia could go even further in Ukraine with the "frozen conflict" strategy it has tried and tested in other countries, and may even end up annexing around half of Ukrainian territory, analysts say.

Ukraine's self-rule offer slows rebel independence drive

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's push for peace with pro-Russian insurgents appeared to pass its first test Tuesday when most agreed to study his limited self-rule offer while defending their demands for full independence.

Russia to deploy reinforcements to Crimea area

Moscow - Russia is to reinforce its troop deployments in annexed Crimea and southern Russia because of the worsening crisis in Ukraine and the buildup of foreign forces nearby, the country's defence minister said on Tuesday.

Ukraine to ratify EU pact, offer rebels self-rule

Kiev - Ukraine is set to ratify a disputed EU agreement and offer limited self-rule to parts of the separatist east as it moves to turn the page on the bloodiest chapter of its post-Soviet history.

Traders in shelled Donetsk market left to 'eat ash'

Donetsk - Oleksandr picks up a handful of rusty screws and nails, all that is left of his market stall that was ripped apart in a volley of mortar fire in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.

Ukraine outrage over delay on EU trade deal

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing a backlash from his staunchest supporters for bowing to Russian pressure and postponing the implementation of an EU trade deal the two sides plan to ratify Tuesday.

Ukraine rivals trade blame after bloodiest day since truce

Donetsk - Ukraine's shaky truce was rattled further on Monday as warring rivals traded blame over the bloodiest day in the restive east since a ceasefire was signed on September 5.

Aid reaches the hardy and hungry of Ukraine's Lugansk

Lugansk - After months of bombardments that left them short of water, power and basic supplies, many residents of the eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk breathed a sigh of relief at the arrival of desperately needed aid.

Ukraine truce under threat as heavy fighting erupts

Donetsk - Heavy fighting erupted around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, piling further pressure on a precarious nine-day-old truce between the government and separatist fighters.

Some flee, others head home at Ukraine-Russia border crossing

Kiev - Thousands of Ukrainians congregate every day at the border post of Izvaryne, one of the main crossing points between Russia and the breakaway eastern region of Lugansk, shellshocked by months of fighting.

Russia, Ukraine trade blame as fighting tests truce

Kiev - Tensions over Ukraine festered after Kiev accused the Kremlin of seeking to "eliminate" the pro-Western former Soviet nation while Moscow charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis.

Russia, Ukraine trade blame as fighting tests truce

Kiev - Tensions over Ukraine festered on Saturday after Kiev accused the Kremlin of seeking to "eliminate" the pro-Western former Soviet nation while Moscow charged Washington with orchestrating the entire crisis.

Explosions, shattered nerves mark Ukraine truce

Makeevka - Sleeping in cellars, listening nervously for the next artillery attack, and too poor even to flee: welcome to the reality of Ukraine's ceasefire for residents of rebel-held Makiivka.

Ukraine accuses Putin of seeking to 'eliminate' country

Donetsk - Kiev accused Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday of seeking to "eliminate" Ukraine as an independent state, despite signing up to a fragile peace pact to end months of bloody conflict.

Ukraine army says repelled rebel assault on Donetsk airport

Kiev - The Ukrainian military said Saturday its forces had repelled an insurgent attack on the airport in the eastern separatist stronghold of Donetsk, despite an eight-day truce.

Battles leave Lugansk airport, busy tourist hub, in ruins

Lugansk - Lugansk International Airport used to offer flights to Turkey, Egypt and other sunny tourist spots as well cities in Ukraine and Russia, handling as many as 10,000 passengers a day.

Ukraine warns of painful winter due to Russian gas cut

Kiev - Ukraine warned on Friday that it will have to adopt deeply unpopular energy savings measures this winter should Russia fail to lift its suspension of natural gas sales to the West-leaning ex-Soviet neighbour.

West imposes new Russia sanctions, Putin defiant

Kiev - The United States and European Union hit Russia with tough new sanctions Friday in a coordinated riposte to Moscow's "unacceptable behaviour" in Ukraine despite a fragile truce.

Putin dismisses new sanctions even as Russian ruble sinks

Moscow - Fresh EU and US sanctions on Friday dragged the ruble to a new low, even as Russian President Vladimir Putin brushed them off and accused the West of using Ukraine as a political pawn.

Dutch say need to know MH17 missile launch site to prosecute

Rotterdam - Dutch prosecutors said Friday they need to know where a missile that may have shot down flight MH17 was fired from in eastern Ukraine before criminal charges could be laid.

Ukraine to ratify EU pact next week: Poroshenko

Kiev - President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday that the Ukrainian and European parliaments would meet on September 16 to jointly ratify an historic agreement pulling his country further out of Russia's reach.

EU hits Russia with new sanctions as Ukraine looks West

Kiev - Tough new EU sanctions took effect against Russia on Friday in a coordinated action with the United States, triggering a furious response from Moscow that the West was trying to derail the peace push in Ukraine.

MH17 crash site still unsafe for investigators: Dutch

Den Haag - The site in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed two months ago is still too unsafe for investigators to resume the recovery of victims' remains, Dutch Defence Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said Thursday.

Ukraine's displaced just want to go home

Mariupol - For the Ukrainians who have fled the war zones of the east, life has become a grim daily grind of battling red tape and trying to find food, jobs and shelter.

Ukraine rebels watch Scotland vote with envy

Kiev - "Why isn't England bombing the Scottish separatists," demands one supporter of the pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine in a Twitter post under a picture of the Scottish flag.

West hits Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine

Kiev - The West hit Russia with new sanctions over its role in the Ukraine conflict on Thursday after Kiev admitted losing more ground to the rebels, but Moscow angrily accused its foes of trying to wreck the push for peace.

Malaysia calls for new MH17 search for victims' remains

Moscow - Malaysia's defence minister on Wednesday called for experts to carry out a final search at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in east Ukraine to recover any remains left behind before winter hits.

At airport checkpoint, Donetsk rebels dismiss truce

Donetsk - At the last checkpoint before the airport in Ukraine's main insurgent bastion of Donetsk, separatist fighters manning the barricades are dismissive of suggestions that the ceasefire is holding.
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