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    Fierce battle for east Ukraine’s Donetsk airport breaks out, threatens to spread
    Jan15

    Fierce battle for east Ukraine’s Donetsk airport breaks out, threatens to spread

    Heavy artillery and shelling rocked Ukraine’s east on Thursday as the army and pro-Russian rebels waged a fierce battle for a key airport, forcing monitors to flee and threatening all-out conflict. The fighting came as Ukraine made renewed accusations of a Russian military buildup on its border, and approved fresh troop mobilizations in the...

    Fighting intensifies at Ukraine airport, two soldiers killed
    Jan15

    Fighting intensifies at Ukraine airport, two soldiers killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fighting intensified around the international airport in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Thursday as pro-Russian separatists stepped up efforts to dislodge government forces and Ukraine’s military said two of its soldiers had been killed. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as violence rocks east
    Jan15

    Ukraine warns of Russian military build-up as violence rocks east

    Ukraine on Thursday (Jan 15) renewed accusations of a Russian military build up on its border and approved fresh troop mobilisations as a wave of violence threatened all-out conflict in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fierce battle for airport breaks out in Ukraine’s east
    Jan15

    Fierce battle for airport breaks out in Ukraine’s east

    DONETSK (AFP) – Heavy artillery and shelling rocked Ukraines east on Thursday as the army and pro-Russian rebels waged a fierce battle for a key airport, forcing monitors to flee and threatening all-out conflict.The fighting came as Ukraine made renewed accusations of a Russian military build up on its border, and approved fresh troop...

    Ukrainians describe chance survival from rocket attack
    Jan15

    Ukrainians describe chance survival from rocket attack

    VOLNOVAKHA (AFP) – It was a simple gesture of politeness that saved her: a young man offered Olga Kukunyuk a seat on a bus transporting Ukrainians in search of pension payments in the war-torn east, but she remained standing.And today he is dead, Kukunyuk, 31, said at a hospital in Volnovakha, where she was being treated for wounds to her...

    EU may flirt with Moscow, not yet set to yield
    Jan15

    EU may flirt with Moscow, not yet set to yield

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has set out ways to tempt Russia into defusing the Ukraine crisis but the divided bloc is unlikely to ease sanctions or thaw chilly relations with Moscow any time soon. …read more Source: The...

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at the ‘end of January’
    Jan15

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at the ‘end of January’

    January 15, 2015 10:27 PMASTANA, Kazakhstan (AFP) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko agreed on Thursday that the delayed talks on the Ukraine conflict with leaders of Russia, France and Germany will take place at the end of the month. …read more Source: The Straits...

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts
    Jan15

    World Economic Forum warns over international conflicts

    LONDON: (AP) – Following a year marked by the conflict in Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State, geopolitical issues are considered to be the biggest threat to global stability over the coming decade, according to experts polled by the World Economic Forum.In its 2015 Global Risks Report, published Thursday, the WEF found interstate...

    Ukraine steps up mobilization, warns of renewed Russian ‘aggression’
    Jan15

    Ukraine steps up mobilization, warns of renewed Russian ‘aggression’

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on Thursday to refresh its front-line forces and resume partial conscription after a top security official warned that Russian forces backing separatist rebels had sharply increased military activity in the east.Heavy shelling near Donetsk airport kills oneNo Ukraine summit without progress on peace plan, Merkel...

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’
    Jan15

    Cancelled Ukraine summit to go ahead at ‘end of January’

    ASTANA (AFP) – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko agreed Thursday that the delayed talks on Ukraine conflict with leaders of Russia, France and Germany will take place at the end of the month, Kazakhstan said Thursday.In a telephone call, the two leaders noted that the meeting of leaders of...

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