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    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 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...

    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...

    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...

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

    Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as US mulls arming Kiev

    KIEV (AFP) – 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.At least 16 civilians and five government troops were killed over the past 24 hours in fierce clashes across the conflict zone, government and pro-Russian rebel...

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

    Death toll mounts in east Ukraine as US mulls arming 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 mobilization. At least 16 civilians and five government troops were killed over the past 24 hours in fierce clashes across the conflict zone, government and pro-Russian rebel officials said....

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country
    Feb03

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraines government on Tuesday announced tough new rules limiting the documents Russians can use to enter the country in a move likely to stoke further tensions between Moscow and Kiev.From March 1 Russians will no longer be able to enter Ukraine on their internal identity documents and will instead require a passport for...

    Thousands Petition Vladimir Putin to Free Mother of 7 Accused of Treason
    Feb03

    Thousands Petition Vladimir Putin to Free Mother of 7 Accused of Treason

    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:...

    Merkel says won't arm Ukraine, prefers threat of sanctions
    Feb03

    Merkel says won't arm Ukraine, prefers threat of sanctions

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated on Tuesday her government’s position that Germany would not arm Ukraine to fight pro-Russian separatists but favoured diplomatic solutions such as the threat of tougher economic sanctions if the situation gets worse. …read more Source: The...

    16 civilians killed in latest Ukraine fighting: officials
    Feb03

    16 civilians killed in latest Ukraine fighting: officials

    Kiev: At least 16 civilians have been killed in fierce fighting across east Ukraine over the past 24 hours, govern …read more Source: Geo...

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