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    Attackers knowingly targeted civilians in Mariupol, Ukraine – U.N.
    Jan26

    Attackers knowingly targeted civilians in Mariupol, Ukraine – U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Whoever carried out last weekend’s deadly rocket attacks on the government-held port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine intentionally targeted civilians, which would constitute a war crime, a senior U.N. official said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Mariupol attack shows Russia wants to seize more of Ukraine – U.S.
    Jan26

    Mariupol attack shows Russia wants to seize more of Ukraine – U.S.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Last weekend’s attacks on the port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists show that Moscow’s objective is to increase the Ukrainian territory it controls, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    NATO criticises Russia, backs Ukraine at emergency meeting
    Jan26

    NATO criticises Russia, backs Ukraine at emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO blamed Russian-backed separatists on Monday for a sharp escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine and called on Moscow to stop destabilising Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian woman pilot could die in Russian detention, lawyer says
    Jan26

    Ukrainian woman pilot could die in Russian detention, lawyer says

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Ukrainian female army pilot may die in detention in Russia where she is on hunger-strike, her lawyer said on Monday, calling on President Vladimir Putin to release her. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advance
    Jan26

    Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advance

    KIEV/ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – Russian-backed rebels advanced to encircle a Ukrainian army garrison town on Monday in a new offensive that has again unleashed all-out war after a five-month ceasefire and brought threats of new Western sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    NATO chief – Putin comment on NATO legion in Ukraine is 'nonsense'
    Jan26

    NATO chief – Putin comment on NATO legion in Ukraine is 'nonsense'

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg dismissed as “nonsense” allegations made by Russian President Vladimir Putin that a NATO legion was fighting alongside Ukraine government troops in the east of the country. …read more Source: The...

    Russia raids Tatar TV in Crimea, drawing OSCE criticism
    Jan26

    Russia raids Tatar TV in Crimea, drawing OSCE criticism

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian law enforcement officials on Monday raided the premises of Tatar television station ATR in Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula Moscow annexed from Ukraine last March, triggering criticism from the OSCE, the European rights watchdog. …read more Source: The...

    Germany hints at fresh Russia sanctions over Mariupol
    Jan26

    Germany hints at fresh Russia sanctions over Mariupol

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister hinted at further sanctions on Russia on Monday, saying the European Union would have to react if pro-Russian separatists launched a broad offensive on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says Kiev refuses political solution to crisis in east
    Jan26

    Russia's Putin says Kiev refuses political solution to crisis in east

    ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that the Kiev government was refusing a political solution to violence in the eastern Ukraine where fighting has flared anew in recent days. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. has 'more tools' to put pressure on Russia – Lew
    Jan26

    U.S. has 'more tools' to put pressure on Russia – Lew

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The United States has “more tools” available to increase pressure on Russia over Ukraine, if required, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

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