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    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country.Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France says EU to move to further sanctions on Russia
    Jan29

    France says EU to move to further sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” France says European Union sanctions against separatists in eastern Ukraine and their Russian backers will be reinforced in an attempt to force all sides back to the negotiating table.French European Affairs Minister… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine and US pressure Putin
    Jan29

    Ukraine and US pressure Putin

    UKRAINIAN President Petro Poroshenko appealed to Vladimir Putin while Washington threatened tougher measures. …read more Source: THE...

    Analysts Frayed US-Russia Relations Predate Ukraine Crisis
    Jan29

    Analysts Frayed US-Russia Relations Predate Ukraine Crisis

    STATE DEPARTMENT – There are signs of increased strains in U.S. relations with Russia. On Monday, the U.S. accused three Russian citizens in the United States of having ties to a Russian spy ring. … …read more Source: Big News...

    The Rundown — January 29
    Jan29

    The Rundown — January 29

    RFE/RL in the Media Guardian uses RFE/RL photos of Uzbek buzkashi Washington Times cites RFE/RL report about EU considering “terrorist” designation for Ukraine separatists Institute for War and … …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. Calls For Savchenkos Release
    Jan29

    U.S. Calls For Savchenkos Release

    The United States has voiced deep concern over the health of a Ukrainian pilot detained in Russia after her capture by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. Nadia Savchenko has been on a hunger … …read more Source: Big News...

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW (AFP)
    Jan29

    Rights abuses fuelled rise of Islamic militants: HRW (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – Governments increasingly view human rights as “a luxury” they can ill afford, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, warning that abuses fuel crises in world trouble spots like Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Gorbachev warns of military conflict between Russia, West
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of military conflict between Russia, West

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ex-Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the confrontation between Russia and the West could spill into all-out war.More than 5,100 people have been killed in a bloody conflict in eastern Ukraine between government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk
    Jan29

    UN seeking $3.1 billion to help children at risk

    BERLIN (AP) ” The United Nations is appealing for $3.1 billion to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide, including those living in Ukraine, Syria and other conflict zones and in areas affected by the Ebola… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Biden More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course
    Jan29

    Biden More costs for Russia unless Moscow changes course

    Biden spoke by phone with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN'-koh) on Wednesday, just as advances by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine were threatening to torpedo the … …read more Source: Big News...

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