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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said “no miracles” were achieved on the Ukraine crisis on Oct. 20, but talks with the country’s leader and his Russian and French counterparts did lead to some progress on ending a deadlock in the peace process.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Pro-Russian rebels shot down a Ukrainian helicopter Thursday, killing 12 soldiers including a general in one of the biggest setbacks in Kiev's seven-week campaign against insurgents in the separatist east.
KYIV - Reuters
Ukrainian polling stations opened on Sunday in a presidential election overshadowed by violence
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
The leader of pro-Moscow insurgents in the city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine confirmed Thursday that his forces had detained four observers from the European security body OSCE but would release them.
SLAVYANSK, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
The body of an Italian photographer was being flown to Kiev on Sunday after he became the first journalist to die covering the violent pro-Russian insurgency gripping the east of Ukraine.
DONETSK, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
More than 50 pro-Russian rebels were killed in an unprecedented assault by Ukrainian government forces
TEHRAN - The Associated Pres
Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, convicted in a $2.6 billion fraud case, has ben executed, Iranian state television reports
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Moscow was willing to talk with Ukraine's newly elected president Petro Poroshenko.
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia opened a fraud case into funding of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's campaign for Moscow mayor last year
Billionaire oligarch Petro Poroshenko said Monday he would not let rebel-held east Ukraine become another Somalia
VOLNOVAKHA, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
Separatist rebels killed at least nine Ukrainian soldiers in the restive east on Thursday, dealing a heavy blow to the beleaguered government just three days before a crunch presidential poll.