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    Pro-Russia rebels cement hold on disputed Ukraine airport (AFP)
    Jan23

    Pro-Russia rebels cement hold on disputed Ukraine airport (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels cemented their hold Friday on a long-disputed airport ceded by Ukrainian troops during an upsurge in clashes that killed nearly 50 people and punctured Europe’s latest push for peace in the nine-month war. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists
    Jan23

    Ukraine troops retreat after losing Donetsk airport to separatists

    Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source:...

    Deadly Ukraine attack condemned by UN
    Jan23

    Deadly Ukraine attack condemned by UN

    The UN Security Council, including Russia, has strongly condemned the “reprehensible” shelling of a trolleybus in east Ukraine and said those responsible should be brought to justice. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels
    Jan23

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine's military on Thursday said days of unceasing artillery strikes by pro-Russian insurgents had forced its soldiers to abandon a shattered airport that had become the symbolic … …read more Source: Big News...

    US to back new system warning airlines in conflict zones
    Jan23

    US to back new system warning airlines in conflict zones

    The United States will throw its support behind a proposal by the UN’s aviation agency to share information about risks to commercial aircraft over conflict zones after the downing of a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last year, according to a senior US official. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels (AFP)
    Jan22

    Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s military on Thursday said days of unceasing artillery strikes by pro-Russian insurgents had forced its soldiers to abandon a shattered airport that had become the symbolic prize of the nine-month war. …read more Source: The West...

    Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city (AFP)
    Jan22

    Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the rebel-held city of Donetsk on Thursday and forced to kneel before angry locals who spat and pelted them with snowballs and shards of glass. …read more Source: The West...

    13 killed in Donetsk bus attack
    Jan22

    13 killed in Donetsk bus attack

    Thirteen civilians have died after shells hit a trolleybus in Ukraine’s rebel bastion Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus
    Jan22

    Eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukraine trolleybus

    An artillery shell or mortar struck a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, killing at least eight civilians in an incident both sides blamed on the other. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Pro-Russian rebels parade Ukraine troops
    Jan22

    Pro-Russian rebels parade Ukraine troops

    Captured Ukrainian soldiers have been paraded through the rebel-held city of Donetsk and forced to kneel before angry locals. …read more Source:...

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