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Ukraine President Ends Ceasefire

BBC – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has ended a unilateral ceasefire with separatists in the east, saying: “We will attack, we will free our land.”

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Ukraine Using Crowdfunding to Purchase People’s Drone

THE GUARDIAN – It has been used to raise money for films, rock bands and aspiring performance artists. Now Ukrainians have taken the concept of online crowdfunding to a new and giddy level, raising enough money to buy the country’s first “people’s drone”.

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Ukraine Army Helicopter Shot Down

BBC – The Ukrainian military says one of its helicopters has been shot down by pro-Russian rebels in the east, killing all nine people on board.

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Ukraine Separatists Join Ceasefire

BBC – Pro-Russia separatists rebels in eastern Ukraine say they will observe a ceasefire until Friday morning, responding to the Ukrainian forces’ unilateral ceasefire.

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Putin Supports Ukraine Peace Plan

BBC – Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he supports a peace plan tabled by Ukraine – as long as it includes “practical action” to start talks.

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Ukraine Declares Ceasefire

BBC – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has declared a week-long unilateral ceasefire in fighting with pro-Russian militants in the east of the country.

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Ukrainian Military Plane Shot Down Killing All On Board

CNN – European leaders Saturday held telephone talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart after a Ukrainian military plane was shot down by separatists, killing all 49 people on board, officials said.

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Ukraine: Russia Condemns Attack on Embassy in Kiev

BBC – Russia has reacted angrily to a violent protest outside its embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, which saw windows smashed, the Russian flag torn down and cars overturned.

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Ukraine: EU invites Moscow to talks on Kiev pact

BBC – The EU has said it is willing to include Russia in discussions with Kiev about a planned trade agreement that sparked the crisis in Ukraine.

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Petro Poroshenko Vows to Defend Ukraine’s Territory

CNN – In suspense, a nation listened to the Ukrainian President’s Petro Poroshenko, inaugural speech Saturday, hoping for answers to the question: Will there be peace?

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