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    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...

    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...

    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...

    Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine
    Jan26

    Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine

    The incident occurred in rebel-controlled Donetsk city’s Zasyadko coal mine – one of eastern Europe’s largest and scene of a similar incident on January 11. …read more Source: Channel...

    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...

    Shelling traps 500 miners in east Ukraine coal shaft
    Jan26

    Shelling traps 500 miners in east Ukraine coal shaft

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine’s war-torn east were trapped on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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