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NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Russia Open For Peace Plan Amid New Fighting’

August 27, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KIEV , UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A town in eastern Ukraine has came under heavy shelling by pro-Russian seperatists,  a day after the Russian and Ukrainian leaders met in Belarus, to discuss the escalating crisis in east Ukraine.

Ukraine Christians Mourn Killed Church Workers Amid Crackdown

August 24, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Christians in eastern Ukraine are mourning the death of four local church workers and a pastor who were killed in separate attacks by pro-Russian separatists as part of a wider crackdown on evangelicals in the war torn region, BosNewsLife learned.

NEWS WATCH: Battles Rage In Eastern Ukraine As Government Rejects Ceasefire

August 11, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KYIV,EPA1462750_Articolo UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Fighting raged Sunday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk despite a request from the pro-Russian separatists for a cease-fire to prevent what they called a "humanitarian catastrophe." At least one person was killed and 10 injured in the latest shelling that started early Sunday and continued throughout the day, officials said.

Ukraine Soldiers Flee War Zone

August 6, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Officials say heavy AP2518613_Articolofighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has forced hundreds of Ukrainian army soldiers to cross into Russia. Kiev says it will pressure Moscow to get them back.

NEWS WATCH: Russia Responds to NATO Action With Force

August 4, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

AFP3443296_Articolo (1)KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Russia says it is carrying out massive new military exercises close to the border with Ukraine in response to what Moscow views as "provocative actions" by the NATO military alliance in neighbouring states.

NEWS WATCH: NATO Pressured as 230,000 Flee Battles in Eastern Ukraine

August 2, 2014

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The NATO military alliance has come under pressure to increase security as hundreds of thousands of people flee battles between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine.

Rebels Release Polish Priest Amid Fighting In East Ukraine

July 29, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent

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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- An ethnic Polish priest who was abducted by armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has been freed, but his release did little to ease tensions as Ukrainian government forces advanced to the rebel-held stronghold of Donetsk.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Rebels Heard Shooting Down Malaysia Plane; 298 Killed’

July 18, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent
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KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine has released what it says are intercepted phone calls in which pro-Russian separatists admit to shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 went down in eastern Ukraine while on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims, 293 according to Dutch officials, came from the Netherlands.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels “Shot Down” Malaysian Plane; 298 Killed (Breaking)

July 17, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

PHOTOKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine's government has accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian passenger airplane in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, many of them children and Dutch tourists.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine’s Orthodox Church Leader Dies While Rebels Regroup

July 6, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

metropolitanKYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Metropolitan Volodymyr, who led Ukraine's Moscow-linked Orthodox Church for more than two, often turbulent, decades has died, leaving behind members struggling to overcome hardship in the war-torn east. News of his passing prompted Russian President Vladimir Putin to express his condolences to the church.
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