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    In east Ukraine, life was impossibly hard even before the horrors of war
    Feb06

    In east Ukraine, life was impossibly hard even before the horrors of war

    With food and medicine scarce, grim situation in Kommunar, near Donetsk, seems likely to play into hands of Russian rebelsLife in Kommunar was never easy; the last thing the depressed mining settlement needed was a war. The conflict that ripped through the Kommunar in recent months, as elsewhere in eastern Ukraine, has added to existing social...

    Merkel plays down expectations ahead of Moscow peace talks
    Feb06

    Merkel plays down expectations ahead of Moscow peace talks

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has played down expectations ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed at ending the fighting in Ukraine. She also described her efforts as being “about European peace.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Former NATO chief warns of Russian intent in Baltics
    Feb06

    Former NATO chief warns of Russian intent in Baltics

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, who until last September was NATO Secretary General, warned Thursday that Russia was likely to attempt a Ukraine-style provocation in the Baltic states. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians
    Feb06

    Bulgaria Simplifies Tourist Visa Procedures for Russians, Ukrainians

    Tourism Minister Nikolina Angelkova and Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov agreed to simplify tourist visa procedures for citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, and Georgia. The measure is aimed at boosting visitor numbers from traditional markets such as Russia and Ukraine, according to the press office of Bulgaria’s Tourism...

    US senators call on Obama to supply weapons to Ukraine
    Feb06

    US senators call on Obama to supply weapons to Ukraine

    A group of senators, headed by Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee U.S. Senator John McCain, will draw up a bill authorizing the U.S. to begin deliveries of weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Another unexplained explosion hits Odesa
    Feb06

    Another unexplained explosion hits Odesa

    Another explosion hit Odesa early on Friday morning, the latest in a series of unexplained blasts in the southern Ukrainian port city in recent months. …read more Source:...

    Putin offers Merkel and Hollande to ‘create new Transnistria in Ukraine’
    Feb06

    Putin offers Merkel and Hollande to ‘create new Transnistria in Ukraine’

    The solution to the conflict in Ukraine proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin is an extremely cynical one. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian ATO zone warrior: My heart aches for Ukraine (Video)
    Feb06

    Belarusian ATO zone warrior: My heart aches for Ukraine (Video)

    Belarusian “Siabro” is fighting on the frontline near Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Debaltseve takes its toll
    Feb06

    Fighting in Debaltseve takes its toll

    Locals evacuate as pro-Russian rebels target the eastern Ukraine town …read more Source: Financial...

    Crimean IT Industry Wilts Under Western Sanctions
    Feb06

    Crimean IT Industry Wilts Under Western Sanctions

    Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. For the last few months, Russia has been the target of Western economic sanctions over its involvement in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Crimea, a region Russia annexed from Ukraine in March of last year, has borne the brunt of the punishment. The banking industry came under fire first, with Visa and MasterCard...

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