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Video VOA Exclusive: Poroshenko Wants Russia's UN Veto Stripped

Ukrainian president tells VOA's Myroslava Gongadze that global community would be safer if Russia's ability to play spoiler were ended
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Right-Wing Party Members Charged with Ukraine Clashes

Two senior members of nationalist party charged with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kyiv in connection with Monday's clashes outside parliament
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NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania Amid Ukraine Crisis

Vilnius office one of six small headquarters that opened this month in Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Poland and Romania
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Ukraine Doctrine Calls Russia Military Foe

Move also calls for pursuit of NATO membership; no immediate reaction from Russia, which annexed Crimea and is seen as having major role in conflict in Ukraine's east
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Russia Vows to Counter New US Sanctions

Foreign ministry says 'US should have no illusions that it can continue this course without negative consequences'
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Ukraine Protest Death Toll Rises to 3

Two more National Guard officers died from injuries suffered in grenade blast in worst outbreak of violence since new government took power in 2014
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Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Violent Kyiv Protest ‘Stab in the Back’

Nationalist rally against legislation granting broader autonomy to country’s eastern regions kills one person, injures 122, according to officials
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Ukraine Cancels Upcoming Local Polls Near Combat Zone

Election Commission says cancellations of October 25 voting come after it's determined officials could not guarantee voter or polling place safety in Donetsk, Luhansk regions
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Ukraine Asks Russia for Lower Gas Prices

Gas disputes between Russia and Ukraine have led to cut-offs of supply
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Ukraine, Pro-Russia Rebels Exchange Prisoners

Swap comes as Ukraine accuses separatists of multiple cease-fire violations
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Report: Poland to Store US Military Equipment From Mid-2016

Move part of Washington's efforts to reassure allies made uneasy by Russian actions in Ukraine, Polish defense chief says
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Ukraine Reaches 'Win-Win' Deal with Creditors

As part of deal, investors who own Ukraine's bonds will write off 20 percent of their holdings, shrinking $19 billion in sovereign debt to $15.5 billion
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Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire

Trilateral Contact Group, seeking to end conflict that has killed more than 6,400 people, includes reps from Ukraine, Russia, Russia-backed eastern Ukraine separatists
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PM: Ukraine Storing Natural Gas at Slower Rate

Country has 14.1 billion cubic meters, 1 billion less than year ago; Kyiv seeks Western financial help to pump more gas
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Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker to 20 Years

Oleh Sentsov, co-defendant Oleksandr Kolchenko found guilty of leading terrorist group, plotting attacks on pro-Russia organizations in Crimea
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Air Force Secretary: US to Deploy F-22 Fighter Jets to Europe

Deployment to occur very soon as part of broader effort to support eastern European members of NATO alliance unnerved by Russia's intervention in Ukraine, Deborah James said
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Video Poroshenko: Ukraine Independence Imperiled

Marking day in Kyiv, President Poroshenko warns that in ongoing tensions with Russia 'smallest careless step could be fatal'
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Pentagon Chief: Russia Poses ‘Existential Threat’ to US

In language rarely heard since end of Cold War, Defense Secretary Carter says Russia under President Putin in many ways behaves like an antagonist
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Video Russian Prosecutors Seek 23-year Sentence for Crimean Filmmaker

Oleg Sentsov faces charges of leading terrorist group and acts of terrorism, yet critics have dismissed his case as revenge for his pro-Ukrainian position
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Ukraine Fighting Eases as Putin Blames Kyiv for Hostilities

Meanwhile, Kyiv and many Western governments fear Russia-backed separatist rebels may launch major offensive before winter
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Ukraine Clashes Prompt Stern Call From Kerry to Lavrov

In call to Russian FM, US secretary of state expresses concern about separatist attacks, urges 'full implementation' of cease-fire accord
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Truce Faltering as E. Ukraine Fighting Spikes

Intense clashes this week between Kyiv forces and pro-Russia rebels jeopardize fragile peace deal, renew concerns of possible summer offensive
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MH17 Probe Yields Possible Parts of Russian Missile

Investigators say they will enlist help of forensic specialists and weapon-experts to determine origin of parts
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Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Intensifies

Ukrainian presidential website reports some 200 separatist fighters use tanks to launch attack around village of Novolaspa
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Ukraine Official: Russia Readying Deadly Attacks in East

Moscow purportedly aims to accuse Kyiv’s forces of crimes against humanity to shift attention from its suspected role in downing of passenger jet last year
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OSCE Vehicles Torched in Eastern Ukraine

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe observers say attack early Sunday was apparent arson
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