News Headlines : Rebel Controlled Luhansk Region

REBELS PUSH TO TAKE DONETSK AIRPORT


Russia seized the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in March and separatists later declared independence in the two eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk... READ MORE

2nd October, 2014 1746

RUSSIA BACKS UKRAINIANS SEPARATISTS' ELECTION


12 COMMENTEMAILMORE MOSCOW AP Russia has backed a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West... READ MORE

3rd November, 2014 122

UKRAINE SAYS TANKS CROSS FROM RUSSIA


'Cancerous tumour' After crossing the border in the rebel-controlled Luhansk region on Thursday, the Russian column headed for the town of Krasny Luch, said Ukraine's military... READ MORE

7th November, 2014 1774

Recent News Headlines : Rebel Controlled Luhansk Region

INDIAN FORCES FIRE ON KASHMIR PROTESTERS, KILLING AT LEAST FIVE AFTER BATTLE WITH SUSPECTED REBELS


Government forces opened fire on protesters Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing five people and wounding dozens more who had been trying to reach... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 0

UKRAINE'S PRESIDENT SIGNS BILL ON RUSSIA-BACKED REGIONS


KIEV, Ukraine AP -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill aimed at reintegrating the territory in the country's east controlled by Russia-backed separatists... READ MORE

20th February, 2018 0

BIGGEST PRISONER SWAP IN CONFLICT TAKES PLACE


It is the biggest exchange of prisoners since the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in 2014... READ MORE

27th December, 2017 453

RUSSIA STEPS IN AFTER UKRAINE CUTS OFF POWER TO LUHANSK


Russia has pledged to supply electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Kiev-based Ukrainian government cut off power due to unpaid bills... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 645

LAND MINE BLAST KILLS OSCE OBSERVER IN UKRAINE


OSCE chairman calls for 'thorough investigation' after monitors' patrol hits roadside bomb in rebel-held Luhansk... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 1252

UKRAINE ACCUSES PRO-RUSSIA REBELS OF BREAKING TRUCE


But Eduard Basurin, the spokesman for the rebels' self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, said the truce had largely held since it started at midnight... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 1435

UKRAINE CONFLICT: SHELLING RAGES ON AFTER NIGHTFALL


The conflict in eastern Ukraine erupted after Russia annexed Ukraine's southern Crimea peninsula in March 2014... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 661

INDIAN ARMY KILLS TWO GUNMEN, ENDING KASHMIR STANDOFF


Heavily armed attackers who seized government building in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed after days-long firefight... READ MORE

12th October, 2016 3014

MH17: MISSILE FIRED FROM RUSSIA-BACKED REBEL AREA


Prosecutors say evidence shows Malaysian jet brought down from area controlled by Ukraine rebels supported by Moscow... READ MORE

28th September, 2016 1674

UKRAINE SAYS REBELS SHOT DOWN FIGHTER JET


Ukraine's military blamed pro-Russian separatists of shooting down the MiG-29 jet on Sunday morning, close to the Russian border... READ MORE

28th September, 2016 698

SYRIAN ARMY AND REBELS AGREE TO END DARAYA SIEGE


Thousands of rebels and residents to exit Daraya in deal that cedes control of besieged suburb to government forces... READ MORE

26th August, 2016 3

AIDED BY RUSSIAN AIR POWER, SYRIA REGIME TAKES LAST REBEL BASTION IN LATAKIA AHEAD OF PEACE TALKS


Pro-government forces overran the last major rebel-held town in Syria's coastal Latakia province Sunday, as the United Nations prepares to host talks this... READ MORE

25th January, 2016 3

TEN CHILDREN AMONG 45 CIVILIANS KILLED BY SYRIAN REGIME STRIKES


At least 45 civilians have been killed during heavy bombardment of a besieged Syrian rebel stronghold east of Damascus that also struck a school... READ MORE

14th December, 2015 201

SYRIA AIR STRIKES HIT SCHOOL AND KILL 45 PEOPLE IN DAMASCUS


Smoke billows after air strikes by regime forces on the town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region, a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus... READ MORE

13th December, 2015 750

ASSAD GIVES BACKING TO RUSSIAN AIRSTRIKES ON SYRIAN MILITANT GROUPS


Russian airstrikes on territories controlled by rebels fighting against the Syrian government have been given the public backing of the country's president Bashar al-Assad... READ MORE

4th October, 2015 296

UKRAINIANS ARE FIGHTING IN THE STREETS OVER A NEW CONSTITUTION


Smoke rises from the parliament building in Kiev as activists from radical Ukrainian parties, including the nationalist Svoboda, clash with police... READ MORE

31st August, 2015 109

DEADLY PROTESTS OUTSIDE UKRAINE PARLIAMENT AFTER VOTE


Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk also blamed Svoboda, which has its main power-bases in western Ukraine, while Poroshenko said pseudo-patriots had been behind the violence... READ MORE

31st August, 2015 18

UKRAINE GUARDSMAN KILLED IN NATIONALIST PROTEST OUTSIDE PARLIAMENT


Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk also blamed Svoboda, which has its main power-bases in western Ukraine, while Poroshenko said pseudo-patriots had been behind the violence... READ MORE

31st August, 2015 833

POLICE OFFICER IS KILLED DURING UKRAINE PROTESTS


The chamber approved the constitutional amendment in a first reading, with 265 lawmakers in the 450-member Parliament voting in favor of the so-called decentralization bill during a raucous session... READ MORE

31st August, 2015 831

REBEL-HELD UKRAINE OVERHAULS EDUCATION SYSTEM AS IT ALIGNS ITSELF WITH RUSSIA


Russia's five-point grading system now also takes precedence over Ukraine's 12-point scheme... READ MORE

17th August, 2015 408

DUTCH SAY JET CRASH INQUIRY IS BEING BLOCKED IN UKRAINE


This month, the Dutch foreign minister, Bert Koenders, visited Moscow, where he discussed the inquiries with his Russian counterpart, Sergey V... READ MORE

28th June, 2015 771

UKRAINE TRUCE ROCKED BY KHARKIV BLAST


At least 139 Ukrainian soldiers were freed in a prisoner swap with pro-Russia forces outside of rebel-controlled Luhansk late on Saturday... READ MORE

22nd February, 2015 342

BATTLES RAGE AHEAD OF MINSK TALKS


Pro-Russian rebels: Separation from rest of Ukraine and recognition of "people's republics" of Donetsk and Luhansk; no disarmament of separatist forces; amnesty for separatist leaders... READ MORE

10th February, 2015 1807

RUSSIAN-BACKED REBELS MASSING TO ATTACK KEY UKRAINIAN TOWNS KIEV


In the summer, Ukraine cut off pension and other social service payments to the rebel regions around Donetsk and Luhansk... READ MORE

7th February, 2015 785


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