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    Debaltseve residents caught in the crossfire as Ukrainian crisis worsens
    Feb04

    Debaltseve residents caught in the crossfire as Ukrainian crisis worsens

    Civilians in the Ukrainian city of Debaltseve are struggling to survive, caught in the centre of the crossfire between government forces and… …read more Source:...

    Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe
    Feb04

    Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe

    While the conflict with Russia heats up in the east, life for most Ukrainians is marred by corruption so endemic that even hospitals appear to be infected. Can anyone clean the country up?Ukraine’s National Cancer Institute occupies three smoke-grey, six‑storey blocks in a residential district on the edge of Kiev. The external walls are...

    Hungary supplying less gas to Ukraine
    Feb04

    Hungary supplying less gas to Ukraine

    Benjamin NovakHungary supplying less gas to Ukraine The “reverse-flow” of natural gas to Ukraine is one way in which the European Union has helped Ukraine stay afloat during its open military conflict with Russian-back separatists. During her recent visit to Budapest German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised Hungary’s for its “continued gas...

    Ukraine conflict: Evacuees in survival struggle
    Feb04

    Ukraine conflict: Evacuees in survival struggle

    Ukraine evacuees run gauntlet of shellfire and shortages …read more Source:...

    ‘No doubt’ America will give us weapons, says Ukraine, amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ escalation
    Feb04

    ‘No doubt’ America will give us weapons, says Ukraine, amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ escalation

    Some 224 killed in past three weeks, as Ukraine’s president says he is in “no doubt” the US will provide weapons for fight against Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: The...

    In Eastern Ukraine killing of civilians worse
    Feb03

    In Eastern Ukraine killing of civilians worse

    War in the east of Ukraine jumped to a deadlier level with the shelling of Mariupol on Saturday 24 January. Rockets hit a market, schools, homes and… …read more Source:...

    Hundreds of civilians caught up in fighting in Ukraine being evacuated
    Feb03

    Hundreds of civilians caught up in fighting in Ukraine being evacuated

    Russian-backed rebels in the Ukrainian town of Vuhlehirsk have opened up what they call a humanitarian corridor for civilians fleeing fighting… …read more Source:...

    Russian Foreign Ministry complains about checks on aid
    Feb03

    Russian Foreign Ministry complains about checks on aid

    The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday condemned checks by the Latvian security services on Latvian citizens engaged in a collection of claimed ‘humanitarian’ aid in Latvia for people in war-torn eastern Ukraine – the region in which the Russian government says it is not involved. …read more Source:...

    Netherlands rebuffs Russia proposal to delay ICAO conflict zone risk plan
    Feb03

    Netherlands rebuffs Russia proposal to delay ICAO conflict zone risk plan

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – The Netherlands, which lost 196 citizens when a Malaysian jet was downed over Ukraine last year, said on Tuesday there was no need to wait for a legal assessment of a United Nations plan to share information about conflict zone risks. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Won’t Allow to Be Destabilized, President Plevneliev Says
    Feb03

    Bulgaria Won’t Allow to Be Destabilized, President Plevneliev Says

    Bulgaria will not allow to be unnerved and destabilized by Russia, President Rosen Plevneliev has said. In an interview with Czech daily newspaper Lidove Noviny published last week Plevneliev said that Bulgaria is worried to see elements of “unconventional and asymmetric conflicts” being demonstrated not far away from its borders. While...

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