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    Top official: Russians will ‘eat less’ for Putin
    Jan23

    Top official: Russians will ‘eat less’ for Putin

    Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, on Friday warned the West against trying to topple President Vladimir Putin and said that Russians are ready to sacrifice their wealth in Putin’s support. Russia has for the past year been sliding into recession amid a slump in its energy export...

    U.N. publishes death toll in Ukraine conflict
    Jan23

    U.N. publishes death toll in Ukraine conflict

    GENEVA- The death toll in Ukraine conflict that began last April now exceeds 5,000 and may be far more, the United Nations human rights office today. “The significant escalation in hostilities has taken the toll to 5,086 individuals and we fear the real figure may be considerably higher,” U.N. human rights spokesman Rupert Colville...

    Over 5,000 killed in Ukraine since April, toll may be far higher: UN
    Jan23

    Over 5,000 killed in Ukraine since April, toll may be far higher: UN

    The death toll in the conflict in Ukraine that began last April now exceeds 5,000 and may be far more, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Pro-Russian rebels on Friday vowed to conquer more territory in eastern Ukraine and ruled out peace talks after Kiev retreated from a long-disputed airport, casting aside Europe’s latest push for a truce. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels on Friday vowed to conquer more territory in eastern Ukraine and ruled out peace talks after Kiev retreated from a long-disputed airport, casting aside Europes latest push for a truce.The defiant comments from Donetsk rebel chief Alexander Zakharchenko came as Ukraine renewed allegations of...

    Putin blamed Kiev for fighting, deaths of civilians in Ukraine
    Jan23

    Putin blamed Kiev for fighting, deaths of civilians in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed on Friday what he said were Kiev’s “criminal orders” for a surge in fighting in east Ukraine in which civilians have been killed. …read more Source: The...

    Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 5,000 as peace talks rejected
    Jan23

    Death toll in Ukraine conflict tops 5,000 as peace talks rejected

    The death toll in the Ukraine conflict now exceeds 5,000, the United Nations said on Friday, as a Ukrainian separatist leader said he would not push for new peace talks …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport

    Russian backed separatist rebels advance, while looking for shelter, in the direction of the airport in the Kievsky district in Donetsk, Ukraine, (Source: AP) Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine say 24 of their fighters have been killed in a rocket attack on the recently captured airport outside their main stronghold city of Donetsk. Rebel...

    Pro-Russian rebel announces new Ukraine offensive, no talks
    Jan23

    Pro-Russian rebel announces new Ukraine offensive, no talks

    A top Ukrainian separatist leader said Friday he would not push for new peace talks with Kiev and warned that his forces were launching a new offensive to expand their control. “Our side will no longer push for any more truce talks,” Donetsk rebel chief Alexander Zakharchenko said in comments published on a Ukrainian separatist...

    EU chair Latvia says EU might up pressure on Russia over Ukraine
    Jan23

    EU chair Latvia says EU might up pressure on Russia over Ukraine

    RIGA (Reuters) – Latvia’s foreign minister, who has a lead role in EU diplomacy, said on Friday new violence in eastern Ukraine was jeopardising a ceasefire deal with Russia and warned the EU may look at new measures to penalise Moscow. …read more Source: The...

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