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    Ukrainian parliament labels Russia as “aggressor state”
    Jan28

    Ukrainian parliament labels Russia as “aggressor state”

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday has passed a resolution, envisaging that Russia should be called an “aggressor state” over its alleged involvement in conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    More than 1,000 children living rough in Donetsk
    Jan28

    More than 1,000 children living rough in Donetsk

    About 1,100 children are living rough in underground shelters in Ukraine’s rebel-held eastern city of Donetsk, the U.N. children’s agency said Tuesday. “We were able to assess 12 bomb shelters where there are adults and parents with the children,” UNICEF’s representative in Ukraine Giovanna Barberis said. “They are not going...

    EU backed by US warning of new Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Jan28

    EU backed by US warning of new Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    [NEW YORK] The European Union and the US are considering additional sanctions against Russia in technology, energy, defense and banking over its support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Business...

    Russia scorns 'politically motivated' downgrade to junk rating
    Jan28

    Russia scorns 'politically motivated' downgrade to junk rating

    [MOSCOW] Moscow on Tuesday slammed Standard and Poor’s for downgrading Russia’s credit rating to “junk”, saying the move was motivated by the West’s current standoff with Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Business...

    European Union Threatens New Russia Sanctions over Ukraine Violence
    Jan28

    European Union Threatens New Russia Sanctions over Ukraine Violence

    European Union leaders on Tuesday threatened new sanctions against Russia over a bloody offensive by pro-Kremlin Ukrainian rebels, backing, the latest bid to pressure a defiant Russian President Vladi… …read more Source:...

    World › Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks
    Jan28

    World › Ukraine moves to shut Russia-backed rebels out of talks

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace talks with their representatives, as fighting escalated. The move came after Russian President Vladimir Putin pushed the Ukrainian government to speak directly to the...

    Three Russians charged with spying in US allegedly sought economic secrets
    Jan28

    Three Russians charged with spying in US allegedly sought economic secrets

    Three Russians charged by the US with espionage allegedly sought secrets tied to the New York Stock Exchange and US economic sanctions on Russia, even while one bemoaned his tedious job’s lack of a James Bond flair. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk
    Jan27

    Ukraine rebels say government forces pushed back near Donetsk

    KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist forces said on Tuesday they had pushed Ukrainian government troops out of two districts on the outskirts of their main stronghold Donetsk, and their aim was to expand their control to the entire region. …read more Source: The...

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine
    Jan27

    EU leaders threaten more anti-Russian sanctions over Ukraine

    Brussels: European Union leaders are threatening fresh sanctions against Russia because of what it sees as “growing support” of Moscow for separatists in eastern Ukraine during intensified fighting over the past days.In Tuesday’s rare joint declaration outside the.. …read more Source: India...

    Survivors return to Auschwitz as leaders warn of anti-Semitism
    Jan27

    Survivors return to Auschwitz as leaders warn of anti-Semitism

    OSWIECIM (AFP) – Elderly Holocaust survivors returned to the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp Tuesday, 70 years after it was liberated, to bear witness to one of historys worst atrocities for what may be their last time – and urge the world never to forget.Around 300 survivors, some of them wearing scarves in the blue-and-white...

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