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US envoy meets Poroshenko as concerns for Ukraine grow
US envoy meets Poroshenko as concerns for Ukraine grow

Washington's UN ambassador met with Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko at a time of renewed hostilities with pro-Russian fightersю

US envoy meets Poroshenko as concerns for Ukraine grow
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Public in NATO countries against arming Ukraine: poll

A majority of citizens from eight NATO countries are against sending arms to Ukraine to help battle pro-Russian separatists.

Public in NATO countries against arming Ukraine: poll
Deadly Kiev fuel blasts set off blaze near military unit
Deadly Kiev fuel blasts set off blaze near military unit

Hundreds of Ukrainian firefighters battled to keep a blaze sparked by a deadly string of fuel depot blasts from engulfing a strategic military unit outside Kiev.

Deadly Kiev fuel blasts set off blaze near military unit
G7 summit opens with tough line on Ukraine
G7 summit opens with tough line on Ukraine

The leaders of Germany and the United States hammered home a tough line on Russia as they kicked off a G7 summit dominated by crises in Ukraine and Greece.

G7 summit opens with tough line on Ukraine
Merkel, Obama: Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine truce implemented
Merkel, Obama: Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine truce implemented

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that Western sanctions must remain in place against Russia until it complies with a ceasefire deal with Ukraine.

Merkel, Obama: Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine truce implemented
Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests
Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests

At least 10 people were injured and 25 arrested in Kiev as scuffles broke out between members of a rare Ukrainian gay pride march and their nationalist foes.

Kiev gay rights march ends in injuries, arrests
Poroshenko warns of 'colossal threat' of new Ukraine fighting
Poroshenko warns of 'colossal threat' of new Ukraine fighting

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned of a "colossal threat" of renewed fighting with pro-Russian rebels after a surge in violence that left at least 26 people dead.

Poroshenko warns of 'colossal threat' of new Ukraine fighting
Yerlan Idrissov ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan Foreign Minister tags crisis in Ukraine anomaly

Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Idrissov said that the conflict in Ukraine was an anomaly.

Kazakhstan Foreign Minister tags crisis in Ukraine anomaly
Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. ©RIA Novosti
Kremlin accuses Ukrainian army of 'provocative actions'

The Kremlin accused Ukrainian forces of "provocative actions" as fresh clashes flared in east Ukraine after Kiev said pro-Moscow rebels had launched a new assault.

Kremlin accuses Ukrainian army of 'provocative actions'
Ex pro-Putin Internet troll seeks to expose Kremlin 'propaganda factory'
Ex pro-Putin Internet troll seeks to expose Kremlin 'propaganda factory'

A Russian freelance journalist who claims she went undercover as a pro-government Internet troll says she is suing her former employer in a bid to expose the workings of the Kremlin's online army.

Ex pro-Putin Internet troll seeks to expose Kremlin 'propaganda factory'
Russian FM dimisses 'absurdity' of EU anger over entry bans
Russian FM dimisses 'absurdity' of EU anger over entry bans

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov dismissed the "absurdity" of EU complaints over a travel ban imposed by Moscow on 89 Europeans over the Ukraine crisis.

Russian FM dimisses 'absurdity' of EU anger over entry bans
Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring
Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring

Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin has retained his place in the Pound for Pound (P4P) rating according to The Ring magazine.

Golovkin retains P4P ranking: The Ring
Germany's Steinmeier warns situation in Ukraine turning 'fragile'
Germany's Steinmeier warns situation in Ukraine turning 'fragile'

Germany's foreign minister warned that the situation in Ukraine's separatist east was turning more "fragile".

Germany's Steinmeier warns situation in Ukraine turning 'fragile'
Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a 'state secret'
Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a 'state secret'

Russian President Vladimir Putin banned the release of information about troop deaths in "special operations" during peacetime.

Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a 'state secret'
Biden castigates Putin, casts Ukraine crisis as a test
Biden castigates Putin, casts Ukraine crisis as a test

US Vice President Joe Biden denounced Vladimir Putin's "pure aggression" in Ukraine, warning that Western nations must be prepared to respond with further sanctions.

Biden castigates Putin, casts Ukraine crisis as a test
Russia's nuclear threats 'deeply troubling': NATO chief
Russia's nuclear threats 'deeply troubling': NATO chief

Russia's provocative rhetoric and its dramatic expansion of flights by nuclear bombers are deeply troubling and dangerous.

Russia's nuclear threats 'deeply troubling': NATO chief
Ukraine still facing 'continual attacks' on its territory: NATO
Ukraine still facing 'continual attacks' on its territory: NATO

A top NATO commander warned that "continual attacks" against Ukraine were hampering Kiev's efforts to modernise its army enough to one day join the Western military alliance.

Ukraine still facing 'continual attacks' on its territory: NATO
Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'
Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'

A Kiev court ordered two suspected Russian soldiers who were captured by Ukrainian troops in the separatist east to be placed in pre-trial detention until July 19.

Ukraine court orders arrest of two 'Russian soldiers'
Poroshenko says Ukraine waging 'real war' with Russia
Poroshenko says Ukraine waging 'real war' with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in an interview broadcast that his crisis-torn country was fighting a "real war" with Russia that could escalate at any time.

Poroshenko says Ukraine waging 'real war' with Russia
x-Soviet Georgia urges EU progress, despite Russian pressure
x-Soviet Georgia urges EU progress, despite Russian pressure

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has warned European Union leaders against letting Russian aggression in Ukraine undermine the bloc's project of building closer links with ex-Soviet nations.

x-Soviet Georgia urges EU progress, despite Russian pressure