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    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport

    DONETSK (AFP) – Ukraine rushed tanks to the front lines and claimed Sunday to have cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting, with heavy shelling shaking the key eastern city.As fighting wracked the countrys war-torn east, thousands of people held a common prayer and peace march in the capital...

    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport
    Jan18

    Ukraine says tank offensive pushing rebels from airport

    Ukraine rushed tanks to the front lines and claimed on Sunday (Jan 18) to have cleared pro-Russian rebels from most of Donetsk airport after days of intense fighting, with heavy shelling shaking the key eastern city. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan18

    Ukrainian troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops recaptured almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine they had lost to separatists in recent weeks, even as thousands gathered in Kiev for a state-sponsored peace march on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east
    Jan18

    Ukraine leader vows to retake separatist-held east

    KIEV, Ukraine: (AP) – Ukraines president vowed Sunday to reassert control over his countrys conflict-shattered eastern regions as fighting there reached a new peak of intensity.Petro Poroshenko told a crowd of several thousand gathered in central Kiev that Ukraine wouldnt give up an inch of its land to Russian-backed separatists.The...

    Russia says concerned over escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine
    Jan18

    Russia says concerned over escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Sunday the Kremlin was concerned over “the escalation of hostilities” in pro-Russian rebel-held eastern Ukraine and said the situation was not conducive to resolving a simmering conflict there. …read more Source: The...

    Shelling kills two children in eastern Ukraine – defence ministry
    Jan18

    Shelling kills two children in eastern Ukraine – defence ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – A seven-year-old child and a sixteen-year-old teenager were killed when a missile struck a house in the town of Vuhlehirsk in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian defence ministry said in a statement on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine sends tanks to fight rebels in airport battle
    Jan18

    Ukraine sends tanks to fight rebels in airport battle

    Ukraine rushed tanks to the front lines in a counter-offensive against pro-Russian rebels fighting for control of Donetsk airport, with heavy shelling shaking the key eastern city on Sunday (Jan 18). …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian military spokesman says operation has not violated Minsk 12-point peace plan.
    Jan18

    Ukrainian military spokesman says operation has not violated Minsk 12-point peace plan.

    In Ukraine, government troops launched a mass operation and retook almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in east of the country. According to the Ukrainian military spokesman troops succeeded in almost completely clearing the airport. The spokesman said the operation had not violated the Minsk 12-point peace plan agreed with Russia and...

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels
    Jan18

    Ukraine's military says troops retake most of Donetsk airport from rebels

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian troops launched a “mass operation” overnight and have retaken almost all the territory of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine lost to separatists in recent weeks, military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices
    Jan18

    Russians keep calm and shop on in face of rising prices

    MOSCOW (AFP) – For shoppers like pensioner Tatiana Ivanovna buying their weekly groceries in a Moscow supermarket, these are increasingly tough times.Fuelled by a double whammy of a plummeting ruble and the embargoes Russia slapped on many Western products in retaliation for sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, inflation is soaring.Prices on...

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