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    Russian ruble tumbles after violent weekend in east Ukraine
    Jan26

    Russian ruble tumbles after violent weekend in east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian currency has fallen by more than 3 percent after escalated fighting in eastern Ukraine over the weekend.The ruble tumbled to 65.8 to the dollar early Monday from 63.7 on opening, after Western leaders announced… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes (AFP)
    Jan26

    UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed rebels killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war. …read more Source: The West...

    UN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetings
    Jan26

    UN Security Council faces Ukraine, Yemen emergency meetings

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Diplomats say the U.N. Security Council will hold emergency meetings Monday on the crises in Yemen and Ukraine.Council member Lithuania said Sunday that it had requested the open meeting on Ukraine. Both countries… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama concerned about Ukraine attacks
    Jan26

    Obama concerned about Ukraine attacks

    US President Barack Obama has expressed deep concern about ceasefire violations in Ukraine after recent rocket attacks. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebel offensive marks dangerous new stage in conflict (AFP)
    Jan25

    Ukraine rebel offensive marks dangerous new stage in conflict (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels allegedly backed by Russia has marked a dangerous new stage in the nine-month conflict and dashed hopes for a truce, pressuring Western nations to act. …read more Source: The West...

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol
    Jan25

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol

    U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders are threatening new sanctions on Russia after pro-Russian rebels launched a deadly rocket attack on the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol. On a state … …read more Source: Big News...

    McCully slates Russia, but shies away from attacking Putin
    Jan25

    McCully slates Russia, but shies away from attacking Putin

    New Zealand has joined international condemnation of?the killing of up to 30 civilians in the latest violence in Ukraine.? …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian port city divided after deadly rocket attack (AFP)
    Jan25

    Ukrainian port city divided after deadly rocket attack (AFP)

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Outside the church a day after a barrage of rocket fire killed 30 people in this Ukrainian port city, the war-torn region’s divisions were on full display. …read more Source: The West...

    Pro-Moscow rebels continue renewed Ukraine offensive
    Jan25

    Pro-Moscow rebels continue renewed Ukraine offensive

    Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago. …read more Source:...

    Obama Will consider additional steps to rein in Russia over Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama Will consider additional steps to rein in Russia over Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that Russian support was behind the latest ceasefire breakdown in Ukraine and said the United States would consider all additional options short of military … …read more Source: Big News...

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