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    Ukraine fighting has intensified to pre-truce levels: NATO
    Jan23

    Ukraine fighting has intensified to pre-truce levels: NATO

    The fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine has intensified to levels that preceded the September ceasefire deal, NATO’s top military commander General Philip Breedlove said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    World › U.S. to back new system warning airlines in conflict zones
    Jan23

    World › U.S. to back new system warning airlines in conflict zones

    The United States will throw its support behind a proposal by the U.N.’s aviation agency to share information about risks to commercial aircraft over conflict zones after the downing of a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last year, according to a senior U.S. official. The U.N. agency’s plan falls short of… …read more Source: Japan...

    Eight civilians reported killed in shelling of Donetsk trolley stop; foes blame each other
    Jan22

    Eight civilians reported killed in shelling of Donetsk trolley stop; foes blame each other

    An artillery shell or mortar round struck a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least eight civilians in an incident both sides blamed on the other. The attack, which wrecked a trolleybus and blew out windows nearby, followed a night of intense fighting at the […] The post Eight...

    Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city of Donetsk
    Jan22

    Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city of Donetsk

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the rebel-held city of Donetsk on Thursday and forced to kneel before angry locals who spat and pelted them with snowballs and shards of glass. Adding insult to injury for the troops forced to abandon Donetsk airport after months of bloody combat, the pro-Russian authorities marched their prisoners...

    Ukraine Leader Says Pro-Russia Rebels Paid ‘High Price’ for Attacks
    Jan22

    Ukraine Leader Says Pro-Russia Rebels Paid ‘High Price’ for Attacks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had paid a “high price” for their escalating attacks on government forces across the separatist east. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict
    Jan22

    Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

    Ukrainian forces on Thursday (Jan 22) abandoned their defence of a long-disputed airport in the country’s separatist east and vowed a response to Russia’s escalating “aggression” in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels
    Jan22

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraines military on Thursday said days of unceasing artillery strikes by pro-Russian insurgents had forced its soldiers to abandon a shattered airport that had become the symbolic prize of the nine-month war.Defence officials said fighting around the ruins of the Donetsk air hub — once one of eastern Europes busiest and...

    Ukraine leader says pro-Russia rebels paid ‘high price’ for attacks
    Jan22

    Ukraine leader says pro-Russia rebels paid ‘high price’ for attacks

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had paid a “high price” for their escalating attacks on government forces across the separatist east. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine leader says pro-Russia rebels paid ‘high price’ for attacks
    Jan22

    Ukraine leader says pro-Russia rebels paid ‘high price’ for attacks

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko gestures as he speaks during a session of the World Economic Forum on January 21, 2015 in Davos -© AFP/File KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had paid a “high price” for their escalating attacks on government forces across the separatist east. “Our enemy paid a...

    Ukraine sees imports of European gas overtaking Russian gas this year
    Jan22

    Ukraine sees imports of European gas overtaking Russian gas this year

    DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to cover up to 60 percent of this year’s gas import needs with supplies from Europe, leaving its once-dominant supplier Russia delivering the rest, the head of the state energy firm told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

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