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    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight.This follows artillery strikes on the rebel stronghold on Wednesday which hit a hospital, leaving five… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism.NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line
    Feb04

    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) ” The morning silence is an uneasy prelude to the artillery fire that inevitably follows. Sealed off from the world by war, some inhabitants hesitantly approach visitors for news. There’s no time for anything… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
    Feb04

    Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

    Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:___Feb. 2Los Angeles Times on U.S. giving Ukraine a defensive military boost:Fearful of provoking a new Cold War with Russia, the Obama administration… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US tilts toward arming Ukraine as officials head to Europe
    Feb04

    US tilts toward arming Ukraine as officials head to Europe

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Obama administration is tilting toward sending arms to Ukraine to help it fight Russian-backed rebels as three Cabinet-level officials head to Europe for consultations with Ukrainian officials and NATO allies.As… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US: Ukrainian lawmaker’s life at risk in Russian prison
    Feb04

    US: Ukrainian lawmaker’s life at risk in Russian prison

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The United States says the life of a Ukrainian air force officer and elected lawmaker “hangs in the balance” after more than seven weeks of a hunger strike in a Russian prison.State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland defends its right to consulate building in Russia
    Feb04

    Poland defends its right to consulate building in Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland opposes as unlawful a Russian court’s order to vacate the country’s consulate building in St. Petersburg.Tension is growing between Poland and Russia over Moscow’s role in the conflict in Ukraine. The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pope decries ‘scandal’ of Ukraine Christians at war
    Feb04

    Pope decries ‘scandal’ of Ukraine Christians at war

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis has denounced the surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, saying it was a “scandal” that Christians were fighting among themselves.During his weekly general audience Wednesday, Francis called for greater… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons
    Feb04

    Ukraine president confident of getting US weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he “doesn’t have a slightest doubt” that the United States will send weapons to his country to help it fight pro-Russian rebels.Government forces have been fighting… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland says it’s ready to sell weapons to neighboring Ukraine, as the U.S. weighs whether to offer Kiev armaments in support of its struggle against pro-Russia rebels.Foreign Ministry spokesman Marcin Wojciechowski… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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