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    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...

    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...

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