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Biden, in calls with Ukrainian leaders, condemns separatist offensive
Feb21

Biden, in calls with Ukrainian leaders, condemns separatist offensive

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in phone calls with Ukrainian leaders on Friday, strongly condemned an offensive by pro-Russian separatists on the town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

UN food agency facing worst challenge since World War II
Feb21

UN food agency facing worst challenge since World War II

The head of the World Food Program says the UN agency is confronting its worst challenge since World War II in trying to tackle five top-level humanitarian crises at the same time.Ertharin Cousin said in an interview Friday with The Associated Press that the five crises — in Syria, Iraq, Central African Republic, South Sudan, and the Ebola...

Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire
Feb21

Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the ceasefire deal in Ukraine must be “fully respected”. …read more Source:...

Kiev Accuses Russia of Sending More Tanks to East Ukraine
Feb21

Kiev Accuses Russia of Sending More Tanks to East Ukraine

Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence… …read more Source:...

Russia ‘undermining’ global world order: US
Feb21

Russia ‘undermining’ global world order: US

WASHINGTON: In some of its sharpest criticism to date, Washington accused Moscow on Friday of “undermining” the global order by supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine. Germany and France also demanded that a crumbling Ukraine truce be “fully respected,” but the words appeared hollow as pro-Russian rebels celebrated a battlefield victory in the...

Ukraine President Accuses Kremlin Over Maidan Killings
Feb21

Ukraine President Accuses Kremlin Over Maidan Killings

Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Friday accused Russia of direct involvement in the killing of protestors in Kiev as the country marked the anniversary of the shooting of scores of demonstrator… …read more Source:...

A year on: Thousands gather to remember fallen activists
Feb21

A year on: Thousands gather to remember fallen activists

More than 100 activists were killed during protests in Kiev last February. …read more Source: Television New...

Russia ‘undermining’ global world order: US
Feb21

Russia ‘undermining’ global world order: US

February 21, 2015 6:11 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – In some of its sharpest criticism to date, Washington accused Moscow on Friday of “undermining” the global order by supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

Rebels celebrate as civilians await food in Debaltseve (AFP)
Feb21

Rebels celebrate as civilians await food in Debaltseve (AFP)

Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Burnt-out armoured vehicles and crater-pocked plazas serve as grim reminders of the fierce battle for Debaltseve that ended with Ukrainian forces abandoning the strategic rail hub to pro-Russian troops this week. …read more Source: The West...

Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks
Feb21

Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden says Russia can’t keep hiding behind the “false claim” that separatists are solely responsible for recent military operations in eastern Ukraine.Biden spoke by phone Friday with Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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