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    Russia blocks UN statement criticising violence in eastern Ukraine’s Mariupol
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN statement criticising violence in eastern Ukraine’s Mariupol

    January 25, 2015 10:50 AMUNITED NATIONS (REUTERS) – Russia blocked a UN Security Council statement on Saturday that would have criticised a pro-Russian Ukrainian rebel leader and condemned a recent upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in eastern Ukraine, council diplomats said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks
    Jan25

    Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

    DAVOS, Switzerland: Attacks on power plants, telecommunications and financial systems, even turning all of Los Angeles’ traffic lights green: Davos elites were warned on Saturday (Jan 24) of the terrifying possibilities of modern cyber terrorism. Eugene Kaspersky, who heads the Kaspersky Lab security group, said the possibilities of...

    Ukraine-Russia crisis
    Jan25

    Ukraine-Russia crisis

    People sing the Ukrainian national anthem next to candles set to form the name “Mariupol” on Independence Square in Kiev in memory of people who died during shelling in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S. demanded that Russia stop supporting the rebels.Ukrainian officials rushed to defend...

    Russian troops support rebel offensive in Ukraine, NATO says
    Jan25

    Russian troops support rebel offensive in Ukraine, NATO says

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO said on Saturday that Russian troops were supporting a rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine with sophisticated missiles, rockets and drones and demanded Moscow halt its support. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30

    MARIUPOL (UKRAINE) – Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine announced a major new offensive Saturday after heavy rocket fire killed at least 30 people in the government-held port of Mariupol, sparking international calls for Moscow to stop backing the separatists. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30

    Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine announced a major new offensive Saturday after heavy rocket fire killed at least 30 people in the government-held port of Mariupol, sparking international calls for Moscow to stop backing the separatists. The local mayor’s office said 97 people were also wounded in the strategic city by dozens of…...

    UN Secretary-General Condemns Ukraine Rebel Offensive
    Jan25

    UN Secretary-General Condemns Ukraine Rebel Offensive

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned a deadly rocket attack in Ukraine’s government-held port of Mariupol on Saturday and denounced “provocative statements” made by pro-Russian separ… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine announced a major new offensive Saturday after heavy rocket fire killed at least 30 people in the government-held port of Mariupol, sparking international calls for Moscow to stop backing the separatists. The local mayor’s office said 97 people were also wounded in the...

    Rocket fire kills 21 in Ukrainian city
    Jan25

    Rocket fire kills 21 in Ukrainian city

    Indiscriminate rocket fire that hit a market, schools and homes on Saturday in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol killed at least 21 people, authorities said. …read more Source: The Times of...

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