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    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...

    France urges Ukraine ceasefire as fighting intensifies
    Jan22

    France urges Ukraine ceasefire as fighting intensifies

    DAVOS (AFP) – France on Friday called for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraines war-torn east, calling the upsurge in fighting barely hours after peace talks in Berlin dreadful.I renew a call in the firmest manner for a ceasefire… and to return to what we had agreed on yesterday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told AFP on the...

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus – officials
    Jan22

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus – officials

    KIEV (Reuters) – An artillery shell or mortar 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. …read more Source: The...

    Russian Orthodox leader warns against Western ‘pseudo values’
    Jan22

    Russian Orthodox leader warns against Western ‘pseudo values’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – The head of the Russian Orthodox Church on Thursday delivered a historic first address to parliament in which he urged lawmakers to guard against Western pseudo values.Speaking to the lower house of parliament, the State Duma, Patriarch Kirill also warned Russians against interfering with Gods plan by having abortions or...

    Merkel says "not there yet" on lifting of Russia sanctions
    Jan22

    Merkel says "not there yet" on lifting of Russia sanctions

    [DAVOS] German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russia on Thursday of violating Europe’s peaceful post-war order with its interventions in Ukraine and said Europe could not consider lifting economic sanctions against Moscow until it changed course. …read more Source: The Business...

    Thirteen people were killed in a trolley bus shelling in Donetsk.
    Jan22

    Thirteen people were killed in a trolley bus shelling in Donetsk.

    In Ukraine, at least 41 soldiers and civilians were killed in fighting between Kiev and pro-Russian rebel. Thirteen people were killed in a trolley bus shelling in Donetsk while ten soldiers died across the war zone. In another incident, ten civilians were killed in the eastern town of Gorlivka. One woman was killed in Lugansk region. Eight...

    Bloody bus attack in Ukraine as troops abandon airport
    Jan22

    Bloody bus attack in Ukraine as troops abandon airport

    The violence came only hours after peace talks in Berlin called for a ceasefire and as the toll from the conflict surpassed 5,000 dead, with a million people also forced from their homes. …read more Source: Channel...

    Bloody bus attack in Ukraine as troops abandon airport
    Jan22

    Bloody bus attack in Ukraine as troops abandon airport

    At least 41 people were killed in Ukraine’s east Thursday, one of the deadliest days in the separatist war, with a bloody bus shelling in Donetsk as government forces abandoned their defense of the city’s strategic airport. In a graphic illustration of the degenerating nine-month conflict, pro-Russian rebels also paraded some 20...

    Bus shelling, clashes kill 34 in one of Ukraine’s war
    Jan22

    Bus shelling, clashes kill 34 in one of Ukraine’s war

    The shelling of a bus and clashes in Ukraine’s separatist east left 34 people dead on Thursday as Kiev was forced to abandon its defence of Donetsk’s airport in one of the deadliest days of the nine-month war. …read more Source: The Times of...

    EU-Russia ties likely return to normal if Ukraine situation stabilized: EU diplomat
    Jan22

    EU-Russia ties likely return to normal if Ukraine situation stabilized: EU diplomat

    The European Union (EU) could restore its normal relations with Russia, provided the situation in Ukraine is stabilized and peace agreements are fully implemented, EU envoy to Russia Vygaudas Usackas said Thursday. …read more Source:...

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