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Five Ukrainian serviceman killed in past 24 hours in east: Ukraine military

 Five Ukrainian servicemen were killed and twelve wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Wednesday.

May 06, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

Three Ukrainian soldiers killed in past 24 hours: Ukraine military source

Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine were wounded in the last 24 hours in the country`s east where government troops are fighting with pro-Russian rebels, a Ukrainian military source told Reuters on Tuesday.

Mar 03, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine`s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol.

Feb 21, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

Ukraine military `unsuited` to current conflict: Study

 Ukraine`s military is "unsuited" to the current conflict against pro-Russian separatists and needs more armoured vehicles and artillery rockets, a British defence think tank said on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

70 rebel attacks in east Ukraine: Military

 The Ukraine military reported Thursday more than 70 rebel attacks on its positions in the past 24 hours.

Dec 04, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels violating latest truce

Ukraine`s military on Wednesday accused pro-Russian fighters of violating a truce at a key airport battlefield in rebel-held Donetsk just hours after it was agreed.

Dec 03, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Ukraine rearming in case of rebel offensive: Poroshenko

Kiev: Ukraine is rearming and deploying new units to the east of the country to counter any attempt by pro-Russian rebels to take over more territory, President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday.

Nov 05, 2014, 02:49 AM IST

Ukraine border guards clash with rebels near Russian border: Military

Ukrainian government forces engaged with a separatist armoured column near the southeastern town of Novoazovsk, about 10 km (6 miles) from the Russian border, Ukraine`s military said on Monday. 

Aug 25, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

Ukraine crisis: Petro Poroshenko threatens to call off ceasefire after rebels attack military plane

The recent ceasefire called by the Ukrainian government and the pro-Russian rebels is already under threat with Ukrainian leader threatening to revoke the truce after militants shot down a Ukraine military helicopter killing nine people on board.

Jun 25, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

US weighs Ukraine sanctions, warns against military force

The United States is considering a range of options to respond to Ukraine`s crackdown on opposition protests, including possible sanctions, the State Department said .

Dec 12, 2013, 11:11 AM IST