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    Russia-Backed Rebels Blamed for Deadly Rocket Attack
    Feb11

    Russia-Backed Rebels Blamed for Deadly Rocket Attack

    Daniel Schearf Published February 10, 2015 Rockets have rained down on Kramatorsk, Ukraine’s military headquarters for fighting pro-Russia rebels in the east, killing at least 12 people and wounding more than 60, mainly civilians. VOA’s Daniel Schearf witnessed the aftermath and has this report from Kramatorsk. …read more...

    Tourism minister seeks NIS 600m. a year to fund French, Ukrainian aliya
    Feb11

    Tourism minister seeks NIS 600m. a year to fund French, Ukrainian aliya

    ‘Post’ obtains details of proposal, whose details have yet to be announced by Sofa Landver. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    ON THE SCENE: VOA Correspondent Sees Carnage in Ukrainian City
    Feb11

    ON THE SCENE: VOA Correspondent Sees Carnage in Ukrainian City

    KRAMATORSK, UKRAINE—Editor’s note: On the eve of planned peace talks in Minsk, at least 15 people died amid battles in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk Tuesday. Most of the victims were hit by rockets that apparently were fired by separatist rebels trying to dislodge Ukrainian government forces. The rockets were aimed at Kramatorsk’s...

    Liberman leave for Ukraine visit Wednesday
    Feb11

    Liberman leave for Ukraine visit Wednesday

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    ON THE SCENE: VOA Correspondent Sees Carnage, Frightened Residents in Ukrainian City
    Feb11

    ON THE SCENE: VOA Correspondent Sees Carnage, Frightened Residents in Ukrainian City

    KRAMATORSK, UKRAINE—Editor’s note: On the eve of planned peace talks in Minsk, at least 15 people died amid battles in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk Tuesday. Most of the victims were hit by … …read more Source:...

    Obama phones Putin, Poroshenko ahead of Minsk summit
    Feb10

    Obama phones Putin, Poroshenko ahead of Minsk summit

    Leaders from France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine will meet Wednesday to seek an end to bitter fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine peace talks down to wire as fighting rages
    Feb10

    Ukraine peace talks down to wire as fighting rages

        KIEV —  Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to finalize a peace deal for war-torn Ukraine ahead of a crunch summit in Minsk, with the warring sides pushing to gain ground ahead of any truce. Fighting in the east killed at least 12 people, including seven Ukrainian troops, as pro-Russia rebels sought to encircle railway hub Deblat...

    Ukraine peace talks down to wire as fighting rages
    Feb10

    Ukraine peace talks down to wire as fighting rages

        KIEV —  Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to finalize a peace deal for war-torn Ukraine ahead of a crunch summit in Minsk, with the warring sides pushing to gain ground ahead of any truce. Fighting in the east killed at least 12 people, including seven Ukrainian troops, as pro-Russia rebels sought to encircle railway hub Deblat...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    SARTANA: Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. The intense fighting, which the UN says has killed more than 5,300 people since April, comes ahead of a crucial...

    On Ukraine Battle Fringes, Civilians Struggle for Normalcy
    Feb10

    On Ukraine Battle Fringes, Civilians Struggle for Normalcy

    Published February 10, 2015 While battles rage daily in some parts of eastern Ukraine, not far away — in areas the government took back from the Russian-backed rebels last summer — people are doing their best to live normal lives, while keeping a wary eye on the shifting front lines. VOA’s Al Pessin reports from the temporary...

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