The Ukrainian government says its forces are now fighting Russian troops, not Russian-backed separatists
A Congolese curse has caused death, injury and an encounter with a rare snake, says right-wing senator accused of racism
Analysts say Russia may be trying to establish a land corridor through Ukraine to Crimea
Putin and Poroshenko agree to work together, but Russia says it's up to Kiev to end the fighting
French president hits reset button as France argues about best way to handle economic stagnation
As he prepares to meet Vladimir Putin, the Ukrainian president has called elections for October
After the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles
Analysts believe the Russian president may be looking for a way to save face by withdrawing support for pro-Russian separatists
Ukraine forces and pro-Russian rebels blame each other for attack outside eastern city of Luhansk
But Strasbourg upholds previous ruling that blanket ban on prisoners voting is unlawful
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