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    Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advance
    Jan26

    Ukraine rebels move to encircle government troops in new advance

    Ukrainian servicemen prepare their ammunition at a position on the front-line near the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on January 26, 2015. (AFP PHOTO/ ANATOLII BOIKO)Kiev and St. Petersburg, Reuters—Russian-backed rebels advanced to encircle a Ukrainian army garrison town on Monday in a new offensive that has again unleashed all-out war...

    Putin accuses Ukraine army of being ‘NATO foreign legion’
    Jan26

    Putin accuses Ukraine army of being ‘NATO foreign legion’

    President Vladimir Putin sharply ramped up his anti-Western rhetoric on Jan. 26, accusing the Ukrainian army of being “NATO’s foreign legion” whose main purpose was to contain Russia …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine
    Jan26

    Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine

    Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine’s war-torn east were briefly trapped underground on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine
    Jan26

    Russia warns West not to blackmail it over Ukraine

    Russia blamed Kiev on Monday for a surge in fighting in Ukraine and warned the West that any attempt to increase economic pressure on Moscow would be “absolutely destructive” blackmail. Pro-Moscow separatists, backed by what NATO says are Russian troops, have launched an offensive in southeastern Ukraine and President Barack Obama...

    Raid On Crimean Tatar TV Channel
    Jan26

    Raid On Crimean Tatar TV Channel

    Dozens of armed, masked men in unmarked military clothing surrounded the headquarters of the ATR channel. …read more Source: World...

    U.S. has “more tools” to put pressure on Russia
    Jan26

    U.S. has “more tools” to put pressure on Russia

    Barack Obama blamed Russia for renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, and said Washington would consider additional options to ratchet up pressure on Moscow. …read more Source: World...

    Turkey condemns pro-Russian separatist offensive in Mariupol
    Jan26

    Turkey condemns pro-Russian separatist offensive in Mariupol

    Turkey has condemned the intensified attacks against civilians by pro-Russian separatist forces in the eastern Ukrainian town of Mariupol, as NATO and Ukraine met in an urgent meeting Jan. 25. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    NATO, Ukraine to meet in response to renewed fighting
    Jan26

    NATO, Ukraine to meet in response to renewed fighting

    Ukraine invoked a clause of a NATO-Ukraine agreement. …read more Source: World...

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in intensified rebel attacks
    Jan26

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in intensified rebel attacks

    Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in intensified clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern conflict zone in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Monday, reporting fierce fighting at the strategic small town of Debaltseve. Violence in eastern Ukraine is at its worst level since a ceasefire was agreed last September and...

    Nearly 500 miners trapped in east Ukraine: ministry
    Jan26

    Nearly 500 miners trapped in east Ukraine: ministry

    Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine’s war-torn east were trapped on Jan. 26 after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

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