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Local news for Kiev, Ukraine continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Ukraine's parliament rejects prime minister's resignation

Though Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk offered his resignation last week, the parliament voted overwhelmingly Thursday to keep him in office.

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6 hrs ago | Art Daily

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On 21 November 2013, the protests began on the Maidan, Independence Square, in Kiev.

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10 hrs ago | Commonweal

Russian Spring

Vast open fields stretch for miles toward the southern horizon, dark brown, waiting to be sown with wheat or rye.

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15 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Ukraine declares 1-day cease-fire

Ukraine's military announced a one-day cease-fire on Thursday to allow international experts full access to the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed two weeks ago.

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15 hrs ago | WXII 12 Winston-Salem

OSCE team reaches MH17 crash site area

International monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday for the first time in almost a week, the OSCE mission said.

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15 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Civilians talk with Ukrainian troops at a checkpoint near Slovyansk on May 2.

The horrible thing about the Two Minutes Hate was not that one was obliged to act a part, but that it was impossible to avoid joining it ... A hideous ecstasy of fear and vindictiveness, a desire to kill, to torture, to smash faces in with a sledgehammer, seemed to flow through the whole group of people like an electric current, turning one even ... (more)

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19 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Rebel chief in east Ukraine bans swearing

A top rebel chief in east Ukraine has banned fighters from swearing, saying it "spiritually demeans us and will lead our army to defeat", according to a document published on a Twitter account used by insurgents.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Japan Times

After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around

When Ukraine's military offensive to oust pro-Russian rebels from the restive east began in mid-April with humiliated soldiers meekly surrendering their armored vehicles, it looked doomed to failure.

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Dear Kitty

Dutch nazis praise foreign mercenaries in Kiev's army

On that page, the NVU praises foreign mercenaries, fighting the war in eastern Ukraine in the armed forces of the Kiev government.

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Counterpunch

The Media Ignores the CIA in Ukraine

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Russia Taday

a Ukraine's economy contracts 4 times faster in Q2 losing 4.7%

Ukraine's GDP in the second quarter of 2014 has declined 4.7 percent compared to the same period in 2013, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service said on Wednesday.

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Pravda

Two parallel massacres: Palestine and East Ukraine

The Transnational Elite, with the fascist Junta they installed in Kiev, and the Israeli Zionists, are fully engaged at the moment in carrying out new massacres in East Ukraine and Palestine respectively.

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Scoop

Michael Hammerschlag: The Battle For Lysychansk; Ukr On The Move

Kiev: I reached my friend Andre Samobarona at the front Sunday- where I didn't know he was till last call 5-6 days ago, "I'm in a battle- can't talk".

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Pravda

Justice: A Time for Revenge

Would you sit still if you saw women and children murdered every day? Murdered by a government that calls you a terrorist and blames another country for the murders they themselves commit.

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Russia Taday

a Crime

Pepe Escobar is the roving correspondent for Asia Times/Hong Kong, an analyst for RT and TomDispatch, and a frequent contributor to websites and radio shows ranging from the US to East Asia.

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Counterpunch

The Cultivation of Hate

If there were any doubts that Western "leaders" live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispelled the doubts.

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Russia Taday

Kiev 'good guys' fire ballistic missiles into E. Ukraine - CNN

In the past two days Kiev's forces have launched several short-range ballistic missiles into areas in east Ukraine controlled by self-defense forces, CNN reports, citing US government sources.

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Free Republic

Ukraine Reports Heavy Fighting Around Malaysia Airlines Crash Site

For weeks, residents of the three villages where the debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed have heard the fighting around them, and hoped the violence would pass them by.

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KDWN

22 civilians reported killed in east Ukraine

At least 22 civilians were killed Tuesday by shelling in two conflict-stricken cities in eastern Ukraine, local authorities said.

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OpEdNews

Flight MH17: Europeans Play Pig in the Middle

As the 28-nation Europe Union moves to impose new sanctions on Russia over the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Eastern Ukraine, many countries on this side of the Atlantic find themselves caught in the growing crossfire between Washington and Moscow.

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