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    Russia to free woman accused of treason over Ukraine – lawyer
    Feb03

    Russia to free woman accused of treason over Ukraine – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities have agreed to the conditional release of a local activist accused of high treason in phoning the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow to warn that Russian soldiers might be heading to eastern Ukraine, her lawyer said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as US mulls arming Kiev
    Feb03

    Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as US mulls arming Kiev

    KIEV – Fears grew Tuesday of an escalation in the mounting bloodshed in east Ukraine as the United States mulled arming Kiev and pro-Russian rebels ordered a mass mobilisation. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Bravado, resentment and fear as Ukraine calls men to war
    Feb03

    Bravado, resentment and fear as Ukraine calls men to war

    KIEV (Reuters) – Marina’s brother and a close family friend have both been killed on the frontline in Ukraine’s east. Now she has had to say goodbye to her husband, Ruslan, called up to fight pro-Russian separatists in Kiev’s latest conscription drive. …read more Source: The...

    Russia to let woman accused of treason over Ukraine out of detention – lawyer
    Feb03

    Russia to let woman accused of treason over Ukraine out of detention – lawyer

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian investigators have agreed to free from detention a woman accused of high treason after calling Kiev’s embassy in Moscow to say Russian troops might be heading to east Ukraine, one of her lawyers said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Thousands petition Russia’s Vladmir Putin to free mother of seven accused of treason
    Feb03

    Thousands petition Russia’s Vladmir Putin to free mother of seven accused of treason

    February 03, 2015 11:12 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Tens of thousands of people petitioned President Vladimir Putin today to release a mother of seven accused of treason for having called the Ukrainian embassy about Russian troop movements. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Putin is asked to free woman accused over Ukraine embassy call
    Feb03

    Putin is asked to free woman accused over Ukraine embassy call

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Supporters of a Russian mother of seven, accused of phoning the Ukrainian embassy to warn that Russian soldiers might be heading to east Ukraine, petitioned President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to let her go home while awaiting trial for high treason. …read more Source: The...

    UN slams civilian death toll in eastern Ukraine as violence escalates
    Feb03

    UN slams civilian death toll in eastern Ukraine as violence escalates

    The United Nations on Tuesday sharply criticised both the Ukrainian government and the pro-Russian rebels for turning bus stops, schools, markets and hospitals into battlegrounds where civilians are getting killed. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country
    Feb03

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country

    From March 1 Russians will no longer be able to enter Ukraine on their internal identity documents and will instead require a passport for overseas travel, a government decree says. …read more Source: Channel...

    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358
    Feb03

    UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5,358

    ARTEMIVSK (AP) – The United Nations on Tuesday sharply criticized both the Ukrainian government and the pro-Russian rebels for turning bus stops, schools, markets and hospitals into battlegrounds where civilians are getting killed.Indiscriminate shelling and an escalation in the fighting in eastern Ukraine have killed at least 224 civilians...

    Russia denies blame over Ukraine, says Kiev must talk to rebels – RIA
    Feb03

    Russia denies blame over Ukraine, says Kiev must talk to rebels – RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called on Kiev on Tuesday to talk directly to separatists in eastern Ukraine and not to point the finger of blame at Moscow over the conflict, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

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