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    Ukraine says lost five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours
    Feb03

    Ukraine says lost five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours

    By Richard Balmforth Five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 27 wounded in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said on Tuesday. Ukrainian military say fighting has been particularly intense around the town of Debaltseve, a major rail and road...

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country: government
    Feb03

    Ukraine tightens rules for Russians entering country: government

    Ukraine’s government on Feb. 3 announced tough new rules limiting the documents Russians can use to enter the country in a move likely to stoke further tensions between Moscow and Kyiv. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail
    Feb03

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail

    Kiev’s military said five more Ukrainian soldiers had been killed in clashes, while municipal authorities in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk said 15 civilians had been killed by shelling at the weekend …read more Source: World...

    Fresh Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Kills 5
    Feb03

    Fresh Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Kills 5

    Fresh fighting between Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatists killed at least five people in the region of Donetsk, officials said Tuesday. Officials at the rebel-run Donetsk city hall also said at least 13 people were wounded in the fierce outbreak of shelling over the previous 24 hours. Fighting has raged in the self-declared...

    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces
    Feb03

    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces

    Obama administration is mulling possibility of supplying arms to Ukrainian forces battling pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: AL...

    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces
    Feb03

    US ponders sending weapons to Ukraine forces

    The United States is reconsidering whether to provide weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, a senior US administration official has said. “It’s getting a fresh look,” the official said on… …read more Source:...

    US taking ‘fresh look’ at weapons for Ukraine
    Feb03

    US taking ‘fresh look’ at weapons for Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Fearful Ukrainian Refugees Try to Get on With Life
    Feb03

    Fearful Ukrainian Refugees Try to Get on With Life

    ARTEMIVSK, DONETSK REGION, UKRAINE—The Russian-backed revolt in eastern Ukraine has forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, taking an emotional toll. Most of them are … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels vow to escalate conflict
    Feb02

    Ukraine rebels vow to escalate conflict

    Donetsk: Pro-Russian separatists vowed on Monday to mobilise up to 100,000 fighters for their latest east Ukraine offensive as the United States mulled sending weapons to Kiev’s outgunned forces after the latest truce bid collapsed. The pledge to dramatically escalate a nine-month conflict that has already left at least 5,100 people dead...

    NATO: West Must be Ready for Long Russia Standoff
    Feb02

    NATO: West Must be Ready for Long Russia Standoff

    OSLO—The West must be ready for a long standoff with Russia over Ukraine and not quickly resume normal ties as it did after the 2008 Georgian war, a top NATO official said on Monday. “Our strategy has to be one of patience and consistency. Russia expects us to give up the sanctions and go back to business as usual, without changing its own...

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