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The Russian state must have been involved in the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with a radioactive isotope, which amounted to "a nuclear attack on the streets" of London, an inquiry into the death was told on July 30
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russian prosecutors on July 28 declared the US Congress-funded National Endowment for Democracy the first "undesirable" foreign group under a controversial new law to ban overseas organisations deemed a threat.
KIEV, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine lost eight soldiers July 15 in a dramatic spike in fighting with pro-Russian gunmen that further imperilled a truce Washington's top European envoy is desperately trying to salvage in Kiev.
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Ukraine's truce monitors reported July 28 coming under "targeted" fire in the past few days in incidents that have forced them to review future operations in the war-torn state
Two pilots were killed when a strategic bomber with seven people on board crashed in far eastern Russia on July 14, the defence ministry said, the latest in a string of military aircraft accidents.
Yavoriv, UKRAINE - Agence France-Presse
Ukrainian and U.S. troops launched fresh drills July 20 near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly resurgent Kremlin
Twenty-three Russian soldiers were crushed to death by rubble after their military barracks collapsed in Siberia, the Russian defence ministry said on July 13.
A Russian court on July 17 authorised the arrest in absentia of the only lawmaker who voted against Russia's annexation of Crimea, in what his supporters say is a politically motivated case.
A dismissed Ukrainian official has accused former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of defending the interests of a Turkish firm
President Petro Poroshenko called it a “moral duty” July 17 to punish the “murderers” who killed 298 people by downing Flight MH17 over rebel-held eastern Ukraine one year ago.
KYIV – Agence France-Presse
Kiev said July 7 that Russia had cut off electricity to Ukraine’s rebel-run regions in what appears to be another sign that Moscow is losing interest in plans to splinter its neighbor
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