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    UN official urges arrest of culprits behind rocket attack on Mariupol
    Jan26

    UN official urges arrest of culprits behind rocket attack on Mariupol

    UNITED NATIONS, United States (AFP) – A rocket attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol that killed 30 people at the weekend targeted civilians and the perpetrators must be brought to justice, a senior UN official said Monday.UN Under Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman told an emergency Security Council meeting that a crater analysis by...

    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...

    Russian riot police raid Crimean Tatar TV channel
    Jan26

    Russian riot police raid Crimean Tatar TV channel

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Masked Russian riot police on Monday raided the office of a television channel serving Crimean Tatars, a minority ethnic group in Crimea that opposed Moscows seizure of the peninsula from Ukraine last year.In a move the Organization for Security and Cooperation slammed as intrusion against the freedom of the media, dozens of...

    Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares
    Jan26

    Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday (Jan 26) ridiculed the Ukrainian army as NATO’s “foreign legion”, ignoring Western pressure on the Kremlin to rein in a pro-Russian insurgency that has gone on the offensive across eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    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...

    Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares
    Jan26

    Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares

    MOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Monday ridiculed the Ukrainian army as NATOs foreign legion, ignoring Western pressure on the Kremlin to rein in a pro-Russian insurgency that has gone on the offensive across eastern Ukraine.Putins comments came as an emergency meeting of the Western alliances NATO-Ukraine Commission was called to...

    Malaysia Airline website hacked by group claiming support for IS
    Jan26

    Malaysia Airline website hacked by group claiming support for IS

    The website of embattled Malaysia Airlines has been hacked by a group proclaiming support for Islamic State group. The airline’s site was changed on Monday, at first with a message saying “404 – Plane Not Found” and that it was “Hacked by Cyber Caliphate”. The browser tab for the website said “ISIS will prevail”. Malaysian Airlines is...

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