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    Summit on Ukraine might happen late January – Akorda
    Jan16

    Summit on Ukraine might happen late January – Akorda

    Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko discussed current situation in Ukraine and efforts aimed at settlement of the conflict in the eastern part of the country. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    EU lawmakers call Russia ‘potential threat’
    Jan16

    EU lawmakers call Russia ‘potential threat’

    The EU parliament on Thursday condemned Russia as a “potential threat to the European Union itself” even as the EU foreign policy chief sought to resume dialogue with Moscow to help end the conflict in Ukraine. The legislature backed a resolution with a show of hands that called for a continuation of the sanctions against […] The post EU...

    Barack Obama, Angela Merkel Express Concern About Ukraine in Call
    Jan16

    Barack Obama, Angela Merkel Express Concern About Ukraine in Call

    President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed concerns over an increase in violence in Ukraine during a call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Merkel express concern about Ukraine in call
    Jan15

    Obama, Merkel express concern about Ukraine in call

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed concerns over an increase in violence in Ukraine during a call on Thursday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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