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  • ukraine partially withdraws troops from donetsk airport

    Ukraine partially withdraws troops from Donetsk airport

    World | Jan 23, 2015, 06:57 AM IST

    Kiev: The Ukrainian government has partially withdrawn troops from Donetsk airport after months of bitter fighting with independence-seeking insurgents, a defence ministry statement said on Thursday."Yesterday, 20 troops of the Ukrainian armed forces left the

  • shelling in eastern ukraine kills at least 6 civilians

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills at least 6 civilians

    World | Jan 21, 2015, 07:15 AM IST

    Donestk, Ukraine: Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces.AP reporters saw the bodies of two people who were killed while

  • ukraine and rebels both claim to control donetsk airport

    Ukraine and rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

    World | Jan 20, 2015, 07:49 AM IST

    Donetsk, Ukraine: After days of intense fighting, Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday they had seized control of Donetsk airport once again. The Ukrainian military denied this but acknowledged that the fighting for the

  • un holds emergency meeting on ukraine for the 26th time

    UN holds emergency meeting on Ukraine for the 26th time

    World | Nov 13, 2014, 10:13 AM IST

    United Nations: The UN Security Council is holding its 26th emergency session on Ukraine amid worries about a renewal of full-scale conflict in the rebel-held east.Yesterday's meeting comes hours after NATO's top commander said new

  • 200 rebels killed in donetsk airport says ukraine

    200 rebels killed in Donetsk airport, says Ukraine

    World | Nov 07, 2014, 11:34 PM IST

    Kiev: Insurgents in eastern Ukraine Thursday suffered their bloodiest day since the ceasefire, losing "up to 200" of their fighters in clashes with government troops in the airport of Donetsk city, the press service of

  • us rejects illegitimate elections in eastern ukraine

    US rejects 'illegitimate' elections in eastern Ukraine

    World | Nov 04, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

    Washington: The  Monday condemned the "illegitimate" elections held in parts of eastern Ukraine and threatened to impose more costs on over its further "destabilising" actions.and , two independence-seeking regions in eastern Ukraine, held "presidential and

  • ukrainian troops claim control of donetsk airport

    Ukrainian troops claim control of Donetsk airport

    World | Oct 04, 2014, 07:41 AM IST

    Kiev: Government troops remained in control of two key terminals at the Donetsk airport in east Ukraine on Friday, despite attempts by pro-Russia insurgents to break through their defensive lines, Ukrainian officials said.Vladislav Seleznev, the

  • vladimir putin calls on ukraine to change its state model

    Vladimir Putin calls on Ukraine to change its state model

    World | Sep 01, 2014, 08:16 AM IST

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday urged Ukraine to open negotiations to change its state model, raising the stakes by calling for statehood for the Russian-speaking eastern part of the former Soviet region."We need

  • malaysian pm reaches deal with donetsk insurgent leader

    Malaysian PM reaches deal with Donetsk insurgent leader

    World | Jul 22, 2014, 07:13 AM IST

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday that he reached an agreement on three important points with Donetsk insurgent leader Alexander Borodai, commander of the region where MH17 plane crash occurred.Najib said

  • shakhtar donetsk beats nordsjaelland 2 0

    Shakhtar Donetsk beats Nordsjaelland 2-0

    Soccer | Sep 20, 2012, 05:21 PM IST

    Donetsk, Ukraine, Sep 20: Henrik Mkhitaryan's expert finish in each half Wednesday gave Shakhtar Donetsk a 2-0 victory over Nordsjealland in the group stage of the Champions League. In the 44th minute, the Armenian forward lashed

  • spain beats france 2 0 to reach semifinals

    Spain beats France 2-0 to reach semifinals

    Soccer | Jun 24, 2012, 09:21 AM IST

    Donetsk (Ukraine), Jun 24: Even if Spain failed to live up to expectations, Xabi Alonso exceeded them.The defending champions, who are trying to win a third straight major title, advanced to the European Championship semifinals

  • england looks to end ukraine s euro 2012 party

    England looks to end Ukraine's Euro 2012 party

    Soccer | Jun 18, 2012, 03:42 PM IST

    Poland, Jun 18: For tens of millions of Ukrainians, the destiny of the nation's football team will be forged in the industrial outpost of Donetsk on Tuesday night.Only a victory over England will keep Ukraine