Four killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Four killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting 

KIEV, Jan. 12 — At least four people have been killed as fierce battles between government troops and pro-independence insurgents continued to rage in eastern Ukraine in the past day, officials said on Sunday.

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Ukrainian minister threatens TV channel with closure for airing Russian entertainers

January 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ukrainian minister threatens TV channel with closure for airing Russian entertainers 

KIEV, Jan. 2 — Ukrainian Culture Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko plans to file a request with the government to suspend the programming of Inter television channel, which put spots by Russian entertainers on its New Year night show.

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Seven killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on Seven killed in E.Ukraine amid fierce fighting 

KIEV, Nov. 26 — Intense fighting between government troops and independence-seeking insurgents in eastern Ukraine killed seven people over the past 24 hours, authorities said Tuesday.

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Clashes leave at least 9 dead in eastern Ukraine

October 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Clashes leave at least 9 dead in eastern Ukraine 

KIEV, Oct. 31 — At least nine people have been killed and 16 wounded during battles in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours, the bloodiest single day in the restive areas since a "regime of silence" was enforced, official reports showed Thursday.

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