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Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Ukrainian Jewish Philanthropist Shot Dead

Garik Zylberbord was killed in Donetsk while trying to stop pro-Russian rebels from robbing his neighbor’s home.Arutz Sheva staff, 04/09/2014 19:18
Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

Mixed Messages in Kiev as President Takes Office

President Petro Poroshenko sworn in Sunday amid mixed messages; promises amnesty as families begin to flee Slaviansk.Tova Dvorin, 08/06/2014 15:03
Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport Battles

Jews Make Aliyah Amid Ukraine Airport Battles

Jewish Agency rescues six Jewish immigrants to Israel, despite Ukrainian and pro-Russian clashes at Donetsk airport.Ari Yashar, 27/05/2014 18:29
Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Tense Standoff in Battle for Donetsk Airport

Both sides claim victory prematurely in battle for eastern Ukrainian airport. But are Russian troops waiting in the wings?Tova Dvorin, 27/05/2014 08:58
Rebels in East Ukraine Shut Down Airport

Rebels in East Ukraine Shut Down Airport

Armed separatists shut down Donetsk airport, one day after preventing locals from voting in presidential elections.Ari Yashar, 26/05/2014 11:32
Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum Victory

Pro-Russians Declare Ukraine Referendum Victory

Separatists in eastern Ukraine claim 89% voted for 'self-rule,' in what Ukraine and the West denounced as a 'criminal farce' by Russia.Ari Yashar, 12/05/2014 08:51
Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Referendum Vote Commences in Ukraine

Eastern Ukraine goes to the polls over the possibility of secession. But does it even matter?Tova Dvorin, 11/05/2014 19:00
Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

Pro-Russian Militants Push Ahead with Referendum

'Civil war has already begun,' a separatist leader explained. 'We just voice what the people want.'Tova Dvorin, 09/05/2014 12:22
Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Ukraine 'Helpless' Against Pro-Russian Gunmen

Acting president Alexander Turchinov insists eastern Ukraine being taken over by 'terrorist organizations,' says police 'helpless.'Tova Dvorin, 30/04/2014 16:04
Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian Militias Attack Jewish-Owned Bank

Pro-Russian militants attack bank owned by Jewish-Ukrainian oligarch; follows shooting of Jewish mayor of Kharkiv.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/04/2014 16:17
Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Escalation in Ukraine After Tortured Bodies Found

Ukraine vows more 'counter-terrorism' operations in Donetsk after mutilated bodies found; US pledges support, warns Russia.Tova Dvorin, 23/04/2014 13:15
Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Neo-Nazism Raging in Ukraine?

Amidst reports that pamphlets calling for Jews to 'register' are a hoax, Ukrainian PM vows to 'bring perpetrators to justice.'Uzi Baruch, 20/04/2014 07:09
Ukraine: Obama Condemns Anti-Semitic Pamphlets

Ukraine: Obama Condemns Anti-Semitic Pamphlets

US President says leaflets calling on all Jews to register in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk 'have no place in 21st century'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2014 20:56
Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Protestors Remain in Eastern Ukraine Despite Deal

Pro-Russian separatists insist that deal reached between Russia, West 'does not apply' to them.Tova Dvorin, 18/04/2014 15:07
Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

Ukraine 'On the Brink of Civil War'?

Armored Ukrainian vehicles have been seized by pro-Russian protestors, raising concerns of an all-out war over regional tensions.Tova Dvorin, 16/04/2014 19:20
Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' Operation

Ukraine Launches Deadly 'Anti-Terrorism' Operation

After armed men storm government buildings, encourage uprising in Donetsk, Ukraine fights back; clashes kill one, injure 5.Tova Dvorin, 13/04/2014 12:50
Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Kiev Threatens Force in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian Interior Minister insists that standoffs in three provinces over secession will end in 48 hours - by any means necessary.Tova Dvorin, 09/04/2014 19:11
Ukraine Retakes Building from Demonstrators

Ukraine Retakes Building from Demonstrators

Ukrainian special forces move against pro-Russian demonstrators occupying a government building in Donetsk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2014 01:45