: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: The Guardian (The United Kingdom)

    Ukraine at war: ‘People feel abandoned’ | Emilie Rouvroy
    Jan26

    Ukraine at war: ‘People feel abandoned’ | Emilie Rouvroy

    Food and medicine are getting scarce, and those in the conflict zone wonder why the world has forgotten themThe fighting has intensified dramatically since last week and the situation here is deteriorating rapidly. In the past five days, there has been heavy fighting. We hear the constant boom of shelling and crackle of shooting. More than 70...

    Kiev ‘punishes’ civilians in Donetsk with travel permits and drugs blockade
    Jan26

    Kiev ‘punishes’ civilians in Donetsk with travel permits and drugs blockade

    Ukrainians in areas disputed with Russia suffering as Kiev restricts access to food, electricity and medicinesAs the conflict in East Ukraine enters another hot phase, residents of the rebel-controlled territories say they are now stranded due to a new travel permit system introduced by Kiev, while aid organisations have warned that a medical...

    Ukraine miners rescued after shelling left them trapped
    Jan26

    Ukraine miners rescued after shelling left them trapped

    Donetsk power station was hit by artillery fire leaving nearly 500 workers deep underground, who have since been evacuatedAlmost 500 coal miners were trapped for a while in separatist-controlled Donetsk in Ukraine, after shelling knocked out a power station.But a Donetsk city official told the Donetsk News Agency later in the afternoon that all...

    Inside Transnistria – in pictures
    Jan26

    Inside Transnistria – in pictures

    Transnistrian-born photographer Anton Polyakov captures daily life in the pro-Russian territory that declared independence from Moldova in 1990, but remains unrecognised by most of the world … …read more Source: The...

    Russia blames Kiev for Ukraine violence after Mariupol attack
    Jan25

    Russia blames Kiev for Ukraine violence after Mariupol attack

    Foreign ministry makes no direct mention of missile attack but says government forces constantly shelling residential areasRussia has blamed Kiev authorities for the escalating violence in eastern Ukraine that has left dozens dead in recent days, despite mounting evidence that a missile attack on a residential suburb of Mariupol on Saturday in...

    Bill Browder: the Kremlin threatened to kill me
    Jan25

    Bill Browder: the Kremlin threatened to kill me

    The former banker claims Vladimir Putin runs Russia like a crime syndicate. He should know: corrupt officials seized his assets and stole $230m. His lawyer was beaten to death in jail. And now sinister text messages warn he might be nextI’m due to meet Bill Browder at Mari Vanna, a favourite hangout for rich Russians in Knightsbridge. But...

    Dashcam: shelling of residential street in Ukraine’s Mariupol – video
    Jan25

    Dashcam: shelling of residential street in Ukraine’s Mariupol – video

    A dashboard camera purports to show the shelling of a residential area in Ukraine’s strategic port of Mariupol on Saturday. The video, posted to social media by Mariupol resident Viktor Zubritsky, shows cars driving along a street when large explosions occur in the road ahead. The footage comes as pro-Russian rebels launch an offensive...

    Ukraine crisis: Russia blocks UN attempt to condemn rebel rocket attack
    Jan25

    Ukraine crisis: Russia blocks UN attempt to condemn rebel rocket attack

    UK-proposed statement called for inquiry into assault on MariupolDiplomatic tensions escalate along with fighting in eastern UkraineDozens die as rebels shell MariupolJohn Kerry condemns missile attack Russia prevented the UN security council on Saturday from criticising statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in...

    Ukraine crisis: dozens die as rebels shell Mariupol
    Jan24

    Ukraine crisis: dozens die as rebels shell Mariupol

    Alexander Zakharchenko admits responsibility for attack speaking at memorial for those killed in bus attack in DonetskGrad rockets rained down on residential areas of the Ukrainian city of Mariupolon Saturday, killing at least 27 and wounding more than 90, according to local authorities.The rockets, apparently fired by pro-Russia rebels, came on...

    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...

    Pin It on Pinterest