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  • Ukraine says Russian armored vehicles pouring across border

    Ukraine says Russian armored vehicles pouring across border
    Russian armored vehicles thundered into southern Ukraine and unleashed an offensive against the strategic town of Novoazovsk as the 5-month-old separatist battle opened a new front, officials in Kiev said Wednesday.
  • Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin

    Ukraine says captured Russians' confessions point to Kremlin
    Ukrainian officials said Tuesday that 10 Russian paratroopers were captured in battle-torn eastern Ukraine and posted videotaped confessions of some soldiers in the strongest evidence to date of a Kremlin hand in the separatist battle. The capture of...

    Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election

    Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election
    Ukraine's newly inaugurated president dissolved the contentious parliament  Monday and set early elections for Oct. 26 in a move that will probably put further pressure on the country's east-west divide. President Petro Poroshenko had promised during...

    Putin, Poroshenko shake hands at Minsk talks

    MINSK (Reuters) - Russia's Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko greeted each other with a handshake at the start of talks in Belarus on Tuesday on the Ukraine crisis, the first time the two presidents have met since June. Tensions between the...

    Minsk talks next week are step to defusing Ukraine crisis: Russian lawmaker

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A meeting between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and the European Union in Minsk next week is a step towards defusing the conflict in Ukraine, the speaker of the Russian parliament was quoted as saying on Thursday. "The Minsk...