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    Battle rages for key Ukraine town
    Jan30

    Battle rages for key Ukraine town

    Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Mariupol attack a test for international community, including EU reaction
    Jan30

    Mariupol attack a test for international community, including EU reaction

    Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu qualified the attack of Mariupol as a test for the international community, also probing the response of the European Union, which should come up with a ‘firm, clear and proportional’ response to the actual situation in the conflict area of eastern Ukraine; any hesitation could affect ‘the...

    [Ticker] Germany funds new Russia study centre
    Jan30

    [Ticker] Germany funds new Russia study centre

    The German foreign ministry is putting €2.5 million a year into a research institute on Russia and the former Soviet republics, reviving a Cold War outfit that is now needed again given the Ukraine crisis, WirtschaftsWoche reports. Berlin also boosted funding for existing foreign policy think tanks. …read more Source:...

    Militants seize Uglegorsk with tank attacks on Ukrainian forces
    Jan30

    Militants seize Uglegorsk with tank attacks on Ukrainian forces

    Uglegorsk is already under the control of Russian-backed militants, but Ukrainian forces still hold some strong positions in the town. …read more Source:...

    Defence cuts: should we fight our wars at home or away?
    Jan30

    Defence cuts: should we fight our wars at home or away?

    French army soldiers patrol on the Paris metro in the wake of this month’s attacks. © Orban Thierry/ABACA/Press Association Images For those unaware that the Ministry of Defence owns 15 golf courses, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon’s speech this week would have made interesting reading. For those looking for clues to the themes of...

    Turchynov: Militants use Tornado, Smerch and Buratino rockets against Ukrainian army
    Jan30

    Turchynov: Militants use Tornado, Smerch and Buratino rockets against Ukrainian army

    Russian-backed militants are using powerful modern multiple rocket launchers against the Ukrainian armed forces in the Donbas conflict zone. …read more Source:...

    Adviser to president criticizes public perception of Ukraine crisis in Finland
    Jan30

    Adviser to president criticizes public perception of Ukraine crisis in Finland

    Iivi Anna Masso, one of President Toomas Hendrik Ilves’ advisers, said to Finnish broadcasting company YLE that the public perception about the Ukraine crisis in Finland is often wrong. …read more Source:...

    International experts to explore restoration of E-40 Waterway between the Baltic and the Black Seas
    Jan30

    International experts to explore restoration of E-40 Waterway between the Baltic and the Black Seas

    The restored water route will enable to transport up to 4 million tonnes of cargo annually. This will certainly intensify trade between Belarus, Poland and Ukraine. The E40 connection will also facilitate the development of modern logistics infrastructure in border regions of the three neighboring countries …read more Source:...

    Euro 2012 left little mark on Ukraine, still haunted by its history | Richard Williams
    Jan30

    Euro 2012 left little mark on Ukraine, still haunted by its history | Richard Williams

    Few major tournaments can have felt so irrelevant to their time and place as the last European Championship and the potential fault lines in Ukraine were apparent to those who cared to lookThe Donbass Arena, built with several hundred million of an oligarch’s dollars, was as striking a modern setting for a football match as could be...

    Ukraine rebels say shells hit cultural center and bus in Donetsk, seven killed
    Jan30

    Ukraine rebels say shells hit cultural center and bus in Donetsk, seven killed

    KIEV (Reuters) – Shells hit a cultural center and a trolleybus in separate attacks in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday, killing at least seven people, the rebel-controlled administration in the city said. …read more Source:...

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