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Ukraine News - June 25, 2014

By bartolo - Posted on 24 June 2014

Putin asks parliament to cancel Russian authorization to use force, wants to extend cease-fire in Ukraine - AP

Ukraine's Poroshenko welcomes Putin's step towards military de-escalation - Yahoo News

US welcomes Putin call to revoke authorization to use force in Ukraine - AFP

EU hopes for implementation of Putin’s offer to revoke right to use army in Ukraine - ITAR-TASS

VIDEO: Ukraine crisis: Putin & Fischer press conference in Austria (recorded live feed) - YouTube

OSCE chair says some solutions to Ukrainian crisis must be found in next few days - ITAR-TASS

Contacts on resolving conflict in Ukraine should continue until certain results reached: Russian Deputy FM - The Voice of Russia

Ukraine rebels down helicopter, killing nine despite truce - GlobalPost

Ukraine president says may revoke ceasefire after helicopter downing - Khaleej Times

Donetsk separatist leader: Kiev sabotages ceasefire agreements - ITAR-TASS

Miners call on all sides to the military conflict in Donbas to lay down their weapons, cease fire, and stop killing people and destroying enterprises - Interfax

Coal mines in Ukraine could close amid conflict -

VIDEO: Ceasefire holds in Ukraine's flashpoint city of Slavyansk - YouTube


UN Estimates 423 Killed in Ukraine's East - ABC News

UN: Numbers of Displaced Ukrainians Rising - VOA

Despite recent positive steps, Ukraine situation remains deeply worrying, Security Council told - United Nations News Centre

VIDEO: Ukraine situation remains deeply worrying, Security Council told -

VIDEO: Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power at UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine Situation -

TRANSCRIPT: Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power at a Security Council Meeting on the Situation in Ukraine -


Austria defies US, EU over South Stream during Putin visit (VIDEO) - DW.DE

VIDEO: Austria and Russia sign South Stream gas pipeline treaty - RT Business

Putin: US unhappy with South Stream because it wants to deliver gas to Europe - RT Business

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers to Break With Obama Over Russia Sanctions -

Russia to set own barriers in response to Ukraine's EU trade pact - Reuters

Russia to Substitute 95% of Ukrainian Defense Imports - RIA Novosti

Putin's Renunciation of Force in Ukraine Sends Ruble and Stocks Skyrocketing - The Moscow Times

Ukraine Supreme Court Clears Tymoshenko Of All Charges In Gas Case - Eurasia Review

Shale gas won't be extracted in Donetsk, says separatist leader - Ukrainian Journal


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