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    Deadly shell hits hospital in Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Feb05

    Deadly shell hits hospital in Ukraine’s Donetsk

    A shell has hit a hospital in the eastern Ukrainian rebel-controlled city of Donetsk, killing or injuring several people, the city administration has said. “There was an artillery shell at 12pm (0900 GMT) … The shell hit a hospital, there are dead and wounded,” a statement on the administration’s website said on...

    Shelling forces residents to flee eastern Ukraine city
    Feb05

    Shelling forces residents to flee eastern Ukraine city

    More to this story In eastern Ukraine, fighting is intensifying between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russia separatists. Both sides are battling for control of strategic positions …read more Source:...

    Shelling forces residents to flee eastern Ukraine city
    Feb05

    Shelling forces residents to flee eastern Ukraine city

    Debaltseve becomes flashpoint between army and pro-Russia separatists as they vie for control of strategic positions. …read more Source: AL...

    Hungary PM: Strong Diplomatic Ties with Russia, Germany a Priority
    Feb05

    Hungary PM: Strong Diplomatic Ties with Russia, Germany a Priority

    BUDAPEST—Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday that his main foreign policy goal was maintaining good ties with Russia and Germany, adding that the United States was an important partner but not the central focus of foreign policy. A maverick leader whose warm relations with Moscow have irked European and American partners at a...

    Obama Defense Nominee Favors Lethal Military Aid for Ukraine
    Feb05

    Obama Defense Nominee Favors Lethal Military Aid for Ukraine

    Michael Bowman Published February 04, 2015 President Barack Obama’s pick to be America’s next secretary of defense says he favors sending U.S. military aid to Ukraine and speeding arms sales to Jordan — and lists Iran and the Islamic State as major threats in the Middle East. Ashton Carter testified at his confirmation hearing...

    Arms for Ukraine?
    Feb04

    Arms for Ukraine?

    One hot topic in Washington this week is whether the Barack Obama administration will start supplying weapons to the Ukrainian military for its fight against Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. Until now the aid from the US has been of the “non-lethal” variety: body armor, first aid kits, night vision goggles....

    Arms for Ukraine?
    Feb04

    Arms for Ukraine?

    US Secretary of Defence nominee Ashton Carter supports sending lethal aid to Ukraine. …read more Source: AL...

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine
    Feb04

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine

    KIEV: Shelling at a hospital in east Ukraine killed four people on Wednesday ahead of a visit to Kiev by US Secretary of State John Kerry that will see possible arms supplies high on the agenda. The latest deaths came as international pressure grew for an immediate halt to surging violence which has seen hundreds of civilians killed in recent...

    Ukraine: 35 killed in eastern region clashes
    Feb04

    Ukraine: 35 killed in eastern region clashes

    In the past 24 hours, 13 civilians, 18 pro-Russian separatists, and four Ukrainian soldiers were killed. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    UPDATE 1-Biden heads to Europe amid intensive diplomacy on Ukraine
    Feb04

    UPDATE 1-Biden heads to Europe amid intensive diplomacy on Ukraine

    (Adds other Ukrainian diplomacy under way, quotes) By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet top European leaders in Brussels and Munich this week to discuss boosting security and financial aid to Ukraine… …read more Source:...

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