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    US secretary of state condemns pro-Russia rebels’ missile attacks in Ukraine
    Jan24

    US secretary of state condemns pro-Russia rebels’ missile attacks in Ukraine

    John Kerry calls on Russia to end support of separatistsAt least 30 people died and 97 wounded in Mariupol, a residential areaSecretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday he joined his European counterparts in condemning an assault by pro-Russia rebels on Mariupol, Ukraine, and called on Russia to end its support for the rebels. At least 30...

    Shelling kills at least 15 in Mariupol, Ukraine – video
    Jan24

    Shelling kills at least 15 in Mariupol, Ukraine – video

    Overnight shelling killed at least 15 people and wounded over 70 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. Buildings had their windows blown out in the attack and many were set alight after the bombardment. Bodies lie in the street while OSCE observers try to document the damage … …read more Source: The...

    The 20 photographs of the week
    Jan24

    The 20 photographs of the week

    The crisis in Kiev produces more poignant images, sportsmen and women excel in Australia, the World Economic Forum attracts attention in Davos and turnips fly in a centuries-old tradition in Spain – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week … …read more Source: The...

    Missile attack by pro-Russian rebels kills at least 10 in Ukraine
    Jan24

    Missile attack by pro-Russian rebels kills at least 10 in Ukraine

    Mariupol market hit by long-range weapons, says Donetsk police chiefA missile attack by pro-Russian rebels has killed at least 10 people in Mariupol, the Ukraine port city controlled by government forces.Vyacheslav Abroskin, the police chief of the Donetsk region, said in a Facebook post on Saturday that long-range missiles had hit a market in an...

    Pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk keep on the attack as war of words intensifies
    Jan23

    Pro-Russian rebels in Donetsk keep on the attack as war of words intensifies

    Vladimir Putin blames ‘criminals’ from Ukrainian government for increased violence in east of the countryThe battle for Donetsk airport – in picturesPro-Russian rebels in Donetsk have said they plan to stay on the attack against Kiev’s forces, as the Russian president Vladimir Putin blamed “criminal orders” from the Ukrainian...

    The battle for Ukraine’s Donetsk airport – in pictures
    Jan23

    The battle for Ukraine’s Donetsk airport – in pictures

    New images taken by a drone show the extent of the damage at Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, which has become a battlefield for pro-Kiev forces and Russia-backed separatists. This week, Ukrainian troops lost control of what remains of the shattered structure, and both sides sustained casualties on the story here… …read more...

    Crimea could set up Uefa-approved league, says Russian minister
    Jan23

    Crimea could set up Uefa-approved league, says Russian minister

    • ‘It is likely that a Crimean football league will be set up’• ‘Uefa is ready to give it the necessary help,’ says Vitaly Mutko• Crimea football fans shiver at prospect of playing in SiberiaCrimea could set up its own league which would be legally compatible with Uefa, the Russian minister for sport, Vitaly Mutko, said on...

    ‘We’re nothing more than bargaining chips’ – what it means to be Ukrainian in wartime
    Jan23

    ‘We’re nothing more than bargaining chips’ – what it means to be Ukrainian in wartime

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine is often framed as a battle between pro-Russian and pro-Kiev forces, but the country’s political, social and ethnic makeup is far more complicated. Ukrainians in six cities told RFE/RL their views on the crisisI think a lot of Ukrainians are thinking about their personal history these days. We’re all...

    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 …...

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