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NEWS WATCH: Ukraine foils Russian-backed terror plot

December 20, 2014
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By BosNewsLife News Center with reporting by BosNewsLife's Stefan J. Bos
KIEV/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine’s security service says it has foiled a Russian-backed terrorist plot aimed at causing mass casualties in the capital Kiev. The alleged plot added to tensions between the West and Russia, which on Saturday threatened to retaliate for new sanctions and warned it would never give up the Crimean Peninsula it annexed from Ukraine.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine Launches New Ceasefire; Peace Talks Uncertain

December 9, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent Bos NewsLife


KIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A ceasefire called by President Petro Poroshenko has begun in eastern Ukraine as part of efforts to revive a much-violated truce with pro-Russian separatists, but it remained unclear whether a peace meeting would go ahead as planned on Tuesday.

NEWS WATCH: Netherlands United In Grief Over Downed Passenger Plane

November 10, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

KINational memorialEV/AMSTERDAM (BosNewsLife)-- The Netherlands has commemorated the nearly 300 people who died on board a Malaysia Airlines plane which was shot down over eastern Ukraine earlier this year. Flags flew at half-mast at government buildings as the nation united to remember one of the worst disasters in modern Dutch history.

NEWS WATCH: Ukrainians Pray As Elections Begin Amid War

October 26, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife with additional reporting by Vatican Radio's Laura Ierbishopaci

KIEV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- The leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which suffered persecution under Communism, has urged voters to act against corruption and political candidates to stay away of populism.

Uzbekistan Prosecuting Pastor, Son For “Unregistered Activity”

September 24, 2014

By BosNewsLife News Center


TASHKENT/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Supporters of a pastor in Uzbekistan have urged prayers amid concerns the devoted church leader and his son will face heavy fines for unregistered religious activity.

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

August 27, 2014

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife


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

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.
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