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    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east (AFP)
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Russian rebels on Friday vowed to conquer more territory in eastern Ukraine and ruled out peace talks after Kiev retreated from a long-disputed airport, casting aside Europe’s latest push for a truce. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine says ‘Russian terrorists’ launch new offensive (AFP)
    Jan23

    Ukraine says ‘Russian terrorists’ launch new offensive (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday said “Russian terrorist groups” have launched a mass new offensive across the frontline dividing the war-torn country’s industrial east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport
    Jan23

    Ukraine rebels say 24 fighters killed by rockets at airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) ” Russian-backed separatists in east Ukraine say 24 of their fighters have been killed in a rocket attack on the recently captured airport outside their main stronghold city of Donetsk.Rebel defense spokesman… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    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...

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