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    Donetsk trolleybus explosion blows Ukraine peace negotiations apart
    Jan22

    Donetsk trolleybus explosion blows Ukraine peace negotiations apart

    Russia and Ukraine’s superficial attempts to reconcile in Berlin earlier this week have rapidly come to nothingBarely had the ink dried on another diplomatic attempt to bring peace to eastern Ukraine, when a bloody explosion ripped through a trolleybus in Donetsk, killing 13 people.Foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine had signed a...

    Donetsk violence shatters Ukraine ceasefire efforts
    Jan22

    Donetsk violence shatters Ukraine ceasefire efforts

    Fighting in the Donetsk region, with drastic consequences, has shattered the latest hopes of securing a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. In a symbolic… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: why is there such a fierce battle for Donetsk airport?
    Jan22

    Ukraine crisis: why is there such a fierce battle for Donetsk airport?

    Big Question: the outcome of the battle for the control of Donetsk airport acts as a bellwether for the eventual battle for control of the city, and that again, as an indicator of the eventual control of the Donbass region …read more Source: The...

    13 killed after Donetsk bus stop hit by mortar – video report
    Jan22

    13 killed after Donetsk bus stop hit by mortar – video report

    Civilians and Ukrainian security services inspect a bus stop in Donetsk that saw up-to 13 civilians killed after it was hit by mortar shells. The attack also caused significant damage to nearby buildings. The Ukrainian prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, blamed pro-Russia separatists for as well as Russia itself for the violence …...

    PM Ponta: I see worsened relations of Romania with Russia on short- and medium-term
    Jan22

    PM Ponta: I see worsened relations of Romania with Russia on short- and medium-term

    Prime Minister Victor Ponta voiced opinion on Thursday that Romania’s relations with the Russian Federation will worsen on the short- and medium-term, both because of the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the irreconcilable interests of the two countries with respect to the Republic of Moldova. …read more Source:...

    War in Ukraine: Airport saga
    Jan22

    War in Ukraine: Airport saga

    No passengers for a while yet “AT THE beginning of the 1930s, the creators of this airport had no idea what a high-tech facility it would become,” said President Viktor Yanukovych at the opening in 2012 of Donetsk’s new international airport, named after the composer Sergei Prokofiev. He had no idea what a wreck it would become. After eight...

    Ukraine’s membership in EU not on agenda
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s membership in EU not on agenda

    Ukraine’s membership of the EU is not on the current agenda and no discussions of the issue are underway, EU ambassador to …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Thirteen dead from shell explosion
    Jan22

    Ukraine: Thirteen dead from shell explosion

    Thirteen people were killed in Donetsk, Ukraine, when an explosive shell hit a city bus stop. “Twelve people in the bus were killed, plus one in a car, driving past. There are also ten injured”, stated a city First Aid official. It should be reminded that Donetsk is a base of operations of many pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine and Russia blame each other for Donetsk bus shelling
    Jan22

    Ukraine and Russia blame each other for Donetsk bus shelling

    Ukraine and Russia are pointing the finger at each other for Thursday morning’s fatal shelling of a bus stop in Donetsk, which many sources say… …read more Source:...

    Despite sanctions, Exxon, Rosneft tap Russian Arctic field
    Jan22

    Despite sanctions, Exxon, Rosneft tap Russian Arctic field

    Author(s): Kostis Geropoulos sakhalin_web.jpg Despite US and the EU sanctions targeting Russia’s big Arctic and Siberia shale oil ambitions, US major Exxon Mobil and Russian state oil company Rosneft have begun producing from the third and final field of the Sakhalin-1 offshore project in Russia’s Far East. …read more Source:...

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