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World 20 Feb 2015 | 2:40 AM

Fighting rages in east Ukraine despite bid to revive truce

ARTEMIVSK/VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European efforts to resurrect a stillborn ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists spurned the truce by forcing thousands of government troops out of a strategic town.

Nation 22 Jul 2014 | 6:58 PM

MH17: Black boxes in good condition, says Najib

PETALING JAYA: The black boxes recovered from the Ukraine crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 are in good shape and now in Malaysian hands, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Nation 22 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Face to face with Ukraine conflict

DONETSK: We landed in this town fearing the worst. We had been told of the incessant fighting, the unrest and the fierce battles that rage here.

Nation 18 Jul 2014 | 6:20 PM

MH17 crash: Reports black boxes sent to Moscow are unverified, says Liow

SEPANG: Reports that black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 have been recovered by pro-Russia separatists and are being sent to Moscow have yet to be officially confirmed, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Nation 18 Jul 2014 | 2:00 PM

MH17 crash: Separatists planning to move MH17 black box to Moscow, says report

PETALING JAYA: Pro-Russia separatists who claim to have recovered the black box of the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 have announced that they are planning to have it moved to Moscow for examination, a news report alleges.

World 15 Jun 2014 | 7:15 AM

Ukraine separatists shoot down military plane, 49 killed

KIEV/NOVOHANNIVKA, Ukraine, June 14 (Reuters) - Ukraine's president promised a tough response on Saturday to pro-Russian separatists who shot down an army transport plane, killing 49 servicemen and dealing a blow to a military campaign to crush their uprising.

World 26 May 2014 | 4:25 PM

Pro-Russia rebels force closure of Ukraine's Donetsk airport

DONESTSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed pro-Russian separatists forced a shutdown on Monday of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, an airport representative said, a day after they prevented a majority of the region's voters from taking part in presidential elections.

World 18 Mar 2014 | 2:51 AM

Ukraine digs defensive trench in eastern region

DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine's easterly Donetsk region, dominated by Russian-speakers and buffeted by rallies by pro-Russian activists, has built a defensive trench complete with concrete barriers along its long border with Russia, its governor said on Monday.

World 04 Mar 2014 | 2:16 AM

Pro-Russia protesters occupy regional government in Ukraine's Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian demonstrators occupied the regional government building in east Ukraine's city of Donetsk on Monday, besieging lawmakers as they voted to support the protesters but stopped short of meeting their demands for a split from Kiev.

World 03 Mar 2014 | 11:40 PM

Pro-Russia protesters occupy regional government in Ukraine's Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian demonstrators occupied the regional government building in east Ukraine's city of Donetsk on Monday, where they presided as besieged lawmakers voted to hold a referendum, without saying what the public would be asked to decide upon.