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    Shelling of Donetsk Hospital Kills Civilians
    Feb04

    Shelling of Donetsk Hospital Kills Civilians

    An artillery shell hit a hospital in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday, killing and wounding civilians. The city administration said on its website the shell hit at 1200 local time and several school buildings had also suffered in the explosion. According to some media reports, at least three people had been...

    OSCE calls for truce in Debaltsevo area, continued talks on Ukraine in Minsk
    Feb04

    OSCE calls for truce in Debaltsevo area, continued talks on Ukraine in Minsk

    In particular, the statement reads: “On humanitarian grounds, the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office calls on all actors in and around the Debaltsevo area to establish a local temporary truce for a minimum of three days”. The truce is believed to be able to allow a prompt evacuation of civilians from the conflict zone. …read more Source:...

    France says it won’t supply Ukraine with arms
    Feb04

    France says it won’t supply Ukraine with arms

    France insisted on Wednesday it had no plans to supply weapons to Ukraine to help the country tackle the pro-Russian insurgency in the east of the country. …read more Source: The Local...

    Estonian and Slovenian PM: the EU must be unified in dealing with Russia
    Feb04

    Estonian and Slovenian PM: the EU must be unified in dealing with Russia

    At today’s meeting with Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas stated that the European Union must maintain its unified approach and carry on resolutely in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and it must not be confined to expressing concern alone, reports BC government’s press service....

    Ukraine: Deadly Shelling Hits Donetsk Hospital
    Feb04

    Ukraine: Deadly Shelling Hits Donetsk Hospital

    A children’s playground and a school were also struck as the US considers sending weapons to the Ukrainian military. …read more Source: Sky...

    Tymchuk: Militants preparing new offensive on Debaltseve
    Feb04

    Tymchuk: Militants preparing new offensive on Debaltseve

    Russian-backed militants are regrouping their forces and equipment near Debaltseve, trying to turn the tide of battle after a failed attack on Vuhlehirsk. …read more Source:...

    Arming Ukraine? NATO’s dilemma
    Feb04

    Arming Ukraine? NATO’s dilemma

    Author(s): Dan Alexe h_51686095.jpg To arm or not to arm Ukraine? The 28 NATO defence ministers will have to take a decision this Thursday, when they gather in Brussels. NATO defence ministers are also expected to agree to set up command units, staffed with national and NATO soldiers, in six eastern European allies as part of a new strategy in...

    Rada deprives Yanukovych of president of Ukraine title
    Feb04

    Rada deprives Yanukovych of president of Ukraine title

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has passed legislation depriving Viktor Yanukovych of his title of the president of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Hospital comes under fire in Donetsk
    Feb04

    Hospital comes under fire in Donetsk

    A hospital in the town of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine has come under artillery fire, with at least 15 people feared killed in the attack.This information came from the local authorities in the pro-Russian forces stronghold that has been under fire from Ukrainian government forces. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU blames ‘separatist offensive’ for Ukraine violence
    Feb04

    [Ticker] EU blames ‘separatist offensive’ for Ukraine violence

    EU foreign relations chief Mogherini has said the upsurge in violence in east Ukraine, where a shell hit a hospital in Donetsk on Wednesday claiming more civilian lives, was “provoked by the continued separatist offensive”. She called for a three-day truce to help civilians leave the town of Debaltseve. …read more Source:...

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