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    More than nine months of bloodshed in Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan25

    More than nine months of bloodshed in Ukraine (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Tension is again mounting in Ukraine after a weekend rocket assault on the strategic government-held port city of Mariupol that left 30 dead and 95 injured, as separatists threatened a new offensive. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian pleads for weapons
    Jan25

    Ukrainian pleads for weapons

    Vadim Ozirny is hoping for reinforcements. The 46-year-old Ukrainian tank commander says politicians might yet stop the conflict that grips the east of his country, but supplies of arms from the West would bring a quicker result.”Can… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Lavrov blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops (AFP)
    Jan25

    Lavrov blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking to his US counterpart John Kerry on Sunday, blamed the upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on government forces he said were “constantly” shelling towns. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops
    Jan25

    Russia blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops

    Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov blames the latest upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on Kiev’s government forces who he says are “constantly” shelling towns. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine scrambles after new rebel attacks (AFP)
    Jan25

    Ukraine scrambles after new rebel attacks (AFP)

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko was chairing an emergency security meeting Sunday to forge a response to a new offensive by pro-Russian rebels after rocket strikes on a vital government-held port killed 30 people. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Rockets kills dozens in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Rockets kills dozens in Ukraine

    WORLD leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a new offensive in Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people. …read more Source: THE...

    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking
    Jan25

    Pope’s plea to Ukraine fighters: Stop warfare, start talking

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis has decried the mounting civilian casualties in eastern Ukraine and is appealing for fresh attempts at dialogue to end the warfare.In off-the-cuff remarks Sunday, Francis told pilgrims and tourists… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

    NEW DELHI (AP) ” President Barack Obama says his administration is “deeply concerned” about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won’t change how he’s handling the situation.Obama says he’ll keep trying… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive (AFP)
    Jan25

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive (AFP)

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – World leaders on Sunday ramped up pressure on Moscow to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from pursuing a major new Ukrainian offensive after rockets killed 30 people in a strategic government-held port. …read more Source: The West...

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