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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...

    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 …...

    Ukraine: Donetsk bus hit by mortar
    Jan22

    Ukraine: Donetsk bus hit by mortar

    At least eight killed as Ukrainian forces admit they have lost control while Kiev and Moscow agree dividing line for pulling back heavy weaponsA city bus in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine has been hit by mortar, leaving between eight and 13 dead, according to varying reports.The trolleybus in Donetsk had all its windows blown out, with...

    Ukraine and Russia agree dividing line for pulling back heavy weapons
    Jan22

    Ukraine and Russia agree dividing line for pulling back heavy weapons

    German foreign minister says meeting with counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and France reached deal for withdrawalDiplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on Wednesday a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons, just hours after separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower to an emerging flashpoint in eastern...

    Russia and Ukraine in war of words as heavy fighting continues in east
    Jan21

    Russia and Ukraine in war of words as heavy fighting continues in east

    Moscow denies having 9,000 troops on the ground as Ukrainian artillery attacks claim civilian livesMoscow and Kiev again traded mutual accusations of warmongering on Wednesday, as fighting and heavy shelling continued on the ground in east Ukraine and residential areas continued to come under fire.Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, told...

    Ukraine asks IMF for new bailout funds – Davos 2015 live
    Jan21

    Ukraine asks IMF for new bailout funds – Davos 2015 live

    Rolling coverage of the first day of the World Economic Forum, including appearances by former US vice-president Al Gore, Ukraine’s president Poroshenko and Chinese premier Li Keqiang. Watch live on the WEF website hereLatest: Ukraine asks for helpPresident: Russia must withdraw troopsBlair told to accept responsibility for current...

    Donetsk residents despair after days of heavy shelling in east Ukraine – video
    Jan21

    Donetsk residents despair after days of heavy shelling in east Ukraine – video

    Residents lament their damaged homes after heavy shelling in and around the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk over the past few days. A rebel spokesman says on Wednesday that in the previous 24 hours five people were killed and 30 were wounded. Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says he does not want to see the start of a new cold war and says...

    State of the Union: Russia condemns US attitude of ‘world domination’
    Jan21

    State of the Union: Russia condemns US attitude of ‘world domination’

    Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov accuses Obama of taking ‘course of confrontation’ over remarks in speech aimed at RussiaRussia has hit back at Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech, saying that it showed the United States believes it is “number one” and seeks world domination.The US president said his country was upholding “the...

    Ukrainian drug addicts dying due to treatment ban, says UN
    Jan21

    Ukrainian drug addicts dying due to treatment ban, says UN

    United Nations envoy says those on substitution therapy in annexed Crimea could face death after Russia made it illegalAs many as 100 drug users in Crimea may have died since the peninsula was annexed by Russia, according to a top UN official, due to fact that the “substitution therapy” they were receiving from Ukrainian authorities being illegal...

    Ukraine protests, 2014: Giorgio Bianchi’s prizewinning photography
    Jan20

    Ukraine protests, 2014: Giorgio Bianchi’s prizewinning photography

    When thousands of protesters battled police in Kiev’s Maidan last year, Giorgio Bianchi spent weeks capturing the clashes. What did he witness?• Beyond Kiev’s Barricades – in picturesMaidan Nezalezhnosti – or Independence Square – is the central square of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. The scene of mass popular protest since the birth...

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