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    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Jan31

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine: (AP) – Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated with as many belongings as they could carry.The...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande discussed Ukraine by phone
    Jan31

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande discussed Ukraine by phone

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande discussed increased violence in southeastern Ukraine in a phone call on Saturday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin
    Jan31

    Putin, Merkel, Hollande urge Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    February 01, 2015 12:51 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a three-way phone call Saturday, urging warring Ukrainian factions to agree a ceasefire at peace talks, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine peace talks begin in Minsk: AFP
    Jan31

    Ukraine peace talks begin in Minsk: AFP

    MINSK (AFP) – Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia and Europe on Saturday began peace talks in Minsk aimed at establishing a ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and Kiev as fighting spreads along the frontline.Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma, the OSCEs Heidi Tagliavini, and separatist representatives Denis Pushilin and Vladislav...

    Mediators seek Ukraine truce as 15 soldiers killed
    Jan31

    Mediators seek Ukraine truce as 15 soldiers killed

    Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces in the east of the country has left 15 government soldiers dead and 30 wounded over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s defence minister said Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east
    Jan31

    Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east

    A new round of peace talks were about to start on the Ukraine crisis on Saturday, even as fighting between Kiev government forces and pro-Russian separatists raged in the east, claiming civilian and military lives. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Scramble to treat wounded at last Ukraine frontline hospital
    Jan31

    Scramble to treat wounded at last Ukraine frontline hospital

    ARTMOVSK (AFP) – A constant stream of ambulances, lorries and civilian cars screeches to a halt outside the last working hospital in this area of the Ukrainian frontline, delivering a growing number of those wounded in intense clashes.The injured arriving at the hospital in the Ukrainian-controlled town of Artemivsk come from villages and...

    Mediators seek Ukraine truce as 15 troops killed
    Jan31

    Mediators seek Ukraine truce as 15 troops killed

    Kiev’s pro-Western leaders and mediators hoped to reach a “binding” truce with pro-Russian separatists today despite Ukraine suffering one of its bloodiest days yet in the nine-month conflict with 15 troops killed. “In the last day, 15 soldiers died and 30 more were wounded. That is the figure for the whole frontline,” Defence Minister...

    Officials from Ukraine, Russia, OSCE and rebels arrive in Minsk for Ukraine peace talks
    Jan31

    Officials from Ukraine, Russia, OSCE and rebels arrive in Minsk for Ukraine peace talks

    MINSK (Reuters) – Representatives from Ukraine, Russia, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and pro-Russian separatists gathered in Minsk, Belarus, on Saturday in a fresh attempt to reopen peace talks on the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    15 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Past 24 Hours: Ukraine’s Defence Minister
    Jan31

    15 Ukrainian Soldiers Killed in Past 24 Hours: Ukraine’s Defence Minister

    Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces in the east of the country has left 15 government soldiers dead and 30 wounded over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s Defence Minister Stepan Poltor… …read more Source:...

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