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    UN refugee agency says ?over a million? may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence
    Feb06

    UN refugee agency says ?over a million? may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence

    GENEVA, 6th February 2015 (WAM) — Nearly one million people may have now been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the recent upsurge in violence causing massive destruction of buildings and infrastructure, the collapse of basic services… …read more Source:...

    UN refugee agency says ‘over a million’ may already be displaced 
by eastern Ukraine violence
    Feb06

    UN refugee agency says ‘over a million’ may already be displaced by eastern Ukraine violence

    GENEVA, 6th February 2015 (WAM) — Nearly one million people may have now been displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine, with the recent upsurge in violence causing massive destruction of buildings and infrastructure, the collapse of basic services and a spike in the numbers fleeing fighting, the United Nations refugee agency reported...

    Merkel, Hollande seek Ukraine peace deal during Russia visit
    Feb06

    Merkel, Hollande seek Ukraine peace deal during Russia visit

    German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande arrive in Moscow Friday for talks with Russian President Putin on halting eastern Ukraine violence …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU leaders meet Putin to end violence in Ukraine
    Feb06

    EU leaders meet Putin to end violence in Ukraine

    It comes as terrified civilians piled onto a convoy of buses yesterday in a bid to escape the battleground in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve during a brief truce …read more Source: The...

    Turkish Foreign Minister pulls out of Munich conference due to Israel
    Feb06

    Turkish Foreign Minister pulls out of Munich conference due to Israel

    Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has decided not to attend the 51st Munich Security Conference because of Israeli participation at a session on the Middle East. Cavusoglu made the announcement at a press conference in Berlin Friday after participating in Turkey’s West Europe Consul-Generals’ meeting. The foreign minister...

    Merkel, Hollande take Ukraine plan to Putin – Brief truce allows civilians to leave
    Feb06

    Merkel, Hollande take Ukraine plan to Putin – Brief truce allows civilians to leave

    MOSCOW: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande arrived in Moscow yesterday to secure President Vladimir Putin’s support for a peace plan to end surging separatist violence in the east. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said talks with Merkel and Hollande late Thursday raised “hope for a...

    UN: Close to one million internally displaced people in Ukraine
    Feb06

    UN: Close to one million internally displaced people in Ukraine

    Number of registered IDPs countrywide stands at 980,000 and figure is expected to rise, UN says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town
    Feb06

    As Ukraine Talks Open, Civilians Evacuate from Embattled Strategic Town

    KYIV, UKRAINE—Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels began… …read more Source:...

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande start Ukraine talks in Kremlin
    Feb06

    Putin, Merkel and Hollande start Ukraine talks in Kremlin

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Reporter’s Notebook: E. Ukraine Remains an Open Wound
    Feb06

    Reporter’s Notebook: E. Ukraine Remains an Open Wound

    ARTEMIVSK, UKRAINE—Editor’s note: VOA’s London-based senior foreign correspondent, Al Pessin, spent six days in eastern Ukraine last week reporting on the Ukrainian … …read more Source:...

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