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Death toll in east Ukraine mine blast reaches 32

March 05, 2015 3:24 pm

The blast occurred before dawn Wednesday more than 1,000 meters (3,200 feet) underground at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk.

Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport

January 23, 2015 4:42 pm

Separatists have warned, however, that they intend to continue their advances and take more territory.

Rebels claim to control Donetsk airport after intense fight

January 19, 2015 2:20 pm

Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said at a press conference early Monday in Donetsk that the rebels had taken control of the airport.

12 killed in worst east Ukraine shelling in a week

September 29, 2014 5:06 pm

Violence has continued despite a cease-fire declared on September 5.

Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

September 10, 2014 5:16 pm

President Petro Poroshenko said the regions would remain part of Ukraine and rejected the idea of federalisation.

Blasts roar near Donetsk airport in Ukraine; ceasefire on the verge of collapse

September 07, 2014 2:50 pm

Blasts powerful enough to be heard in downtown Donetsk came from the area near the airport.

Russian convoy rolls on towards Ukraine, fighting intensifies

August 14, 2014 7:47 pm

It was not immediately clear when the trucks would arrive at the border or whether Ukrainian officials would allow them to pass.

Rebel-held Donetsk surrounded, under heavy shelling by Ukraine

August 11, 2014 1:01 am

Talk of ceasefire evaporates, army tightens noose around separatists.

UNSC demands "unrestricted" access, Intl probe into MH17 crash

July 22, 2014 9:17 am

The 15-nation Council condemned "in the strongest terms" the downing of MH17 on July 17 in Donetsk.

MH17 tragedy: Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site

July 20, 2014 10:06 am

Many see the hand of Russia, either for its suspected support of the insurgents or perhaps for firing the missile itself.