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Ukraine Re-Takes Ground From Putin-Backed Separatists Near MH17 Site

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko aims the weapon of an armoured vehicle during his visit to a demonstration of new weapons for the Ukrainian armed forces at a military base outside Kiev July 26, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

WASHINGTON - Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian...

Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down.

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The Age

MH17: Ukrainian troops and rebel forces fight for control of crash...

Donetsk, Ukraine: Ukranian and rebel forces are locked in a struggle for control of the MH17 crash site, driving Australian and Dutch investigators to opt for high-risk strategies that so far have failed to win them access to the debris field where the Malaysian aircraft went down.

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Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee

Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash.

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Russia Taday

a Ukraine's two-fingers to freedom of expression

Bryan MacDonald is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and teacher. He wrote for Irish Independent and Daily Mail.

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Free Republic

Ukraine: Russian Federation fired more than 250 shells on the...

Russia had attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky"/dpsu.gov.ua with the Rosjsko Federation was attacked the checkpoint "Dolzhansky" in Lugansk region, killing four guards, two injured.

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Reuters

In Ukraine's east, Soviet-style economy withers under onslaught

After pro-Russian rebels took 720 kg of explosives, 360 detonators and almost 1 km of wiring, the Skochinskiy coal mine, an ageing stalwart of the economy in Ukraine's Donbass region, was put out of action.

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Thanh Nein News

My captivity in Ukraine reveals when amateurs succumb to hatred

In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy. In my case, it was sent to my father.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Female Ukrainians Stage Sex Boycott against Russian Men

Pro-Russia protesters burn a Ukranian flag outside the district council building in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine May 4, 2014.

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Channelnewsasia.com

MH17 armed mission 'unrealistic' as Ukraine fighting kills 13: Dutch PM

Dutch authorities probing the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 said on Sunday it was "unrealistic" to send armed troops to secure the crash site, after 13 people including two children were killed in fierce fighting in insurgent-held east Ukraine.

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Whittier Daily News

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine >> Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder.

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News Times

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

This July 19, 2014, file photo shows pro-Russian fighter guarding the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine.

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The Wichita Eagle

Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia

A pro-Russian fighters' APC stands abandoned near the city of Lisichansk, Luhansk region, eastern Ukraine Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KFVS12

Deadly fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine

The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.

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Free Republic

Ukraine: Ato. Summary of the Day 07.26.14.-Burko

Accumulation of militants forces in the Snow, which we wrote about earlier, has escalated into a night attack on the town of terrorists Marinovka.

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Free Republic

Ukraine U. S. Special Ops willing to share data with Kiev: sight missile complexes

The Pentagon and American intelligence agencies are developing plans that would provide the Ukrainian authorities information on the specific location of missile complexes, which are available to the militias.

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Canada.com

Ukraine prepares offensive in hopes of retaking rebel stronghold of Donetsk

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.

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KOAT-TV

Donetsk residents flee Ukraine fighting

Long lines of cars jammed the roads leading south out of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine Saturday as residents attempted to flee the city center after a night of heavy shelling on the city's northern outskirts.

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The Baltimore Sun

Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead

The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk was shot dead on Saturday and the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West was hit by fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said.

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