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    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians
    Feb03

    Russia says Ukraine violating Geneva convention, shelling civilians

    The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday accused Ukrainian armed forces of violating the Geneva Convention by shelling civilian areas in eastern Ukraine and of using weapons systems banned under the terms of the Minsk peace deal. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares
    Feb03

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares

    Ukraine’s president appealed for more global pressure against Russia on Thursday as Moscow-backed rebels and government forces clashed around a front-line town in an upsurge of fighting that has claimed a reported 25 lives. The sworn foes have been exchanging mortar and rocket fire near the flashpoint, the eastern town of Avdiivka, which...

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine ready to allow the entry of people who “pose no threat”
    Feb03

    Eurovision 2017: Ukraine ready to allow the entry of people who “pose no threat”

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    Putin says Ukraine escalated conflict to bolster US support
    Feb03

    Putin says Ukraine escalated conflict to bolster US support

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused Ukraine of starting the latest escalation to rally support from the new US administration and other Western powers. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    US Ambassador to UN announces condition on eliminating anti-Russian sanctions
    Feb03

    US Ambassador to UN announces condition on eliminating anti-Russian sanctions

    The sanctions against Russia will remain in place until it withdraws from Crimea, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said at the UN Security Council. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine — US Diplomat
    Feb03

    Sanctions to remain until Crimea returns to Ukraine — US Diplomat

    UN, February 3. /TASS/. The United States should keep its anti-Russian sanctions in place as long as Crimea remains a part of Russia, Washington’s UN Ambassador Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council. “Crimea is a part of Ukraine,” she said. “Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control...

    Hungary’s Orban denounces ‘anti-Russian atmosphere’ as he  cements closer ties with Putin
    Feb03

    Hungary’s Orban denounces ‘anti-Russian atmosphere’ as he cements closer ties with Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban have cemented closer ties at talks, amid growing EU rifts over sanctions against Moscow because of its meddling in Ukraine. The Budapest meeting on Thursday with the right-wing Orban – who wants the European Union to lift its punitive measures – was...

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues
    Feb03

    US condemns ‘aggressive’ Russia as Ukraine fighting continues

    Ukrainian servicemen in the town of Avdiivka on Feb 1, 2017. AFP Photo U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and warned Moscow that U.S. sanctions imposed after its annexation of Crimea will remain until the peninsula is returned to Ukraine. But the new American envoy tempered her...

    Fugitive Kazakh banker Ablyazov faces new charge in Kazakhstan
    Feb03

    Fugitive Kazakh banker Ablyazov faces new charge in Kazakhstan

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan’s Anticorruption Bureau on February 2 said that fugitive Kazakh tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov has been charged with the creation of an international criminal community and summoned to the bureau’s headquarters in Astana by February 10, RFE/RL’s Kazakh Service reported. The 53-year-old former head of...

    US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    US condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday condemned Russia’s “aggressive actions” in Ukraine and pledged strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia. “We do want to better our relations with Russia. However the dire situation in eastern Ukraine is one that...

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