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    ‘Sense of duty’: Litvinenko’s widow hopes for answers
    Jan26

    ‘Sense of duty’: Litvinenko’s widow hopes for answers

    LONDON (AFP) – The memories still bring tears to Marina Litvinenkos eyes, over eight years after the horrific killing of her former secret agent husband by radiation poisoning under the glare of the worlds media.As a public inquiry into Alexander Litvinenkos death is to begin in London on Tuesday, his widow said her campaign for answers...

    Phone calls prove rebels attacked city
    Jan26

    Phone calls prove rebels attacked city

    KIEV (AP) ― Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed …read more Source: The Korea...

    Poland calls on EU to tighten sanctions against Russia
    Jan26

    Poland calls on EU to tighten sanctions against Russia

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski called on the European Union on Monday to consider imposing tougher sanctions on Russia over an escalation of hostilities in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling traps 500 coal miners in war-torn east Ukraine
    Jan26

    Shelling traps 500 coal miners in war-torn east Ukraine

    A pro-rebel regional news site quoted a ministry official as saying that the lives of the miners are not in danger and that the first evacuation had already begun. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO holds ‘extraordinary’ Ukraine commission meeting
    Jan26

    NATO holds ‘extraordinary’ Ukraine commission meeting

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – NATO said it will hold an extraordinary meeting of the alliances Ukraine Commission later Monday, after an upsurge in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Kiev left dozens of people dead.Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will separately meet with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Monday as the deepening crisis...

    Shelling traps 500 miners in east Ukraine coal shaft
    Jan26

    Shelling traps 500 miners in east Ukraine coal shaft

    DONETSK (AFP) – Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraines war-torn east were trapped on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation.The accident occurred in rebel-controlled Donetsk citys Zasyadko coal mine — one of eastern Europes largest, where the same type of incident briefly trapped 300 miners on January...

    Moscow strives for Ukrainian peace process
    Jan26

    Moscow strives for Ukrainian peace process

    Moscow is taking efforts to revive the peaceful process in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Moscow hosts Syria talks, little hope of breakthrough
    Jan26

    Moscow hosts Syria talks, little hope of breakthrough

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Syrian opposition figures met in Moscow on Monday as part of a new Russia-coordinated bid to wind down the war in Syria, but few held out any hope of a breakthrough.Several prominent opposition figures have refused to join the four-day talks and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has also cast doubt on the Moscow initiative...

    German Foreign minister – nobody desperate to impose more sanctions on Moscow
    Jan26

    German Foreign minister – nobody desperate to impose more sanctions on Moscow

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday nobody was blindly set on imposing further sanctions on Moscow over its stance in eastern Ukraine, ahead of a meeting of European foreign ministers in Brussels on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany urges pro-Russian separatists to halt offensive on Mariupol
    Jan26

    Germany urges pro-Russian separatists to halt offensive on Mariupol

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday the German chancellor had urged pro-Russian separatists to halt their offensive on the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, and asked Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a call on Sunday to use his influence over them. …read more Source: The...

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