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Ukraine girds for more violence on Independence Day, war's six month mark

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Ukraine marks both its independence from Soviet rule in 1991 and six months since the Russian invasion on February 24. President Volodymyr Zelensky has vowed a tough response to Russian attacks on the country’s holiday. Follow our liveblog for all the latest developments.
3 months ago·Kyiv, Ukraine

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Ukraine war: Shock and defiance on Independence Day

It's six months since Russia invaded Ukraine, and 31 years since Ukraine became independent.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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Ukrainians revelled in a surreal display of burnt-out Russian tanks and armour laid out this week as war trophies in central Kyiv to mark the 31st anniversary of independence, but fears of fresh Russian attacks lurked behind their show of defiance.

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Zelenskiy says crisis averted as Russian-held Ukraine nuclear plant regains power

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Ukrainian flag raised in Halifax to mark Independence Day

Members and supporters of Nova Scotia's Ukrainian community gathered in front of city hall in downtown Halifax Wednesday to celebrate 31 years of independence.

3 months ago·Canada
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Ukraine girds for heavy attacks as it marks Independence Day

Ukraine nervously braced for what President Volodymr Zelenskyy warned could be especially brutal Russian attacks Wednesday as the country observed its Independence Day -- and marked the war's six-month point -- under conditions considered too dangerous to allow any major public celebrations in the capital.

3 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Thousands of Ukrainians mark their independence day in Dublin

O’Connell Street was awash with the blue and yellow of the Ukrainian flag.

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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