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    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is “deeply concerned” with the spike in violence in eastern Ukraine, which has caused dozens of Ukrainian military and civilian casualties, the State Department said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 
    Jan31

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 

    ArmInfo. The case on extradition of Russian-Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan cannot become a precedent, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian stated at the press conference in Yerevan. He thinks that Baku’s such a nervous reaction will not have negative impact on the flow of visitors and tourists to Artsakh, however...

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations in eastern region
| Reuters
    Jan31

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations in eastern region | Reuters

    MOSCOW The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Kiev on Tuesday to halt “armed provocations” in the rebel-held regions of eastern Ukraine, which it said was “on the verge of humanitarian and ecological catastrophe”.The comments were issued amid a flare up between government forces and rebels in eastern Ukraine where clashes led...

    Fighting surging in Ukraine despite truce
    Jan31

    Fighting surging in Ukraine despite truce

    …read more Source: Taipei Times

    China, Russia, Trump administration statements on EU chief?s ?threats? list
    Jan31

    China, Russia, Trump administration statements on EU chief?s ?threats? list

    EU chief Donald Tusk hit out Tuesday at “worrying” statements by the administration of Donald Trump, saying Washington´s new stance was among a series of “threats,” along with China, Russia and radicalism. Tusk said in a letter to EU leaders ahead of a summit in Malta that the bloc must take “spectacular steps”...

    Results of the semi-final allocation draw for Eurovision announced
    Jan31

    Results of the semi-final allocation draw for Eurovision announced

    Earlier today the Semi-Final Allocation Draw, to determine which country will participate in which Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest took place in host city Kyiv. During the ceremony, Mrs Eva-Louise Erlandsson Slorach, President of the City Council in …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day
    Jan31

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine: Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels clashed heavily for a third straight day at a flashpoint town Tuesday, as thousands of locals remained without power after a deadly surge in fighting. The industrial hub of Avdiivka came under attack on Sunday from insurgents seeking to wrest back territory controlled by Kiev during...

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day
    Jan31

    Clashes in Ukraine flashpoint town rage for third day

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine: Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels clashed heavily for a third straight day at a flashpoint town Tuesday, as thousands of locals remained without power after a deadly surge in fighting. The industrial hub of Avdiivka came under attack on Sunday from insurgents seeking to wrest back territory controlled by Kiev during...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of undermining Minsk deals
    Jan31

    Russia accuses Ukraine of undermining Minsk deals

    Ukraine’s attacks against insurgents in the eastern region of Donbass have torpedoed the Minsk agreements, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-01/31/c_136023223.htm target=_blank title="Russia accuses Ukraine of undermining Minsk deals”...

    8 people killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    8 people killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA: Fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine escalated on Tuesday, killing at least eight people overnight, injuring dozens and briefly trapping more than 200 coalminers underground, the warring sides reported. Rebels in Donetsk said an electricity sub-station was damaged in shelling, cutting...

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