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    Conflict and cold take heavy toll on Mariupol
    Jan26

    Conflict and cold take heavy toll on Mariupol

    The crippling cold and ongoing violence mean residents of Ukrainian city are struggling to cope. …read more Source: AL...

    Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia – World leaders pay respects on day of mourning
    Jan25

    Germany halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia – World leaders pay respects on day of mourning

    Jordan’s King Abdullah (left) and French President Francois Hollande (right) pay their country’s condolences to the newly enthroned King Salman (center) late Saturday BERLIN/RIYADH: Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of “instability in the region,” German daily Bild reported yesterday. Weapons...

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after Ukraine blitz
    Jan25

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after Ukraine blitz

      A girl wrapped in the Ukrainian flag stands next to a woman holding a placard that reads “Stop Russian aggression” in Independence Square in Kiev during a rally to remember those who died during shelling in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Sunday. — AFP     KIEV —  US President Bara...

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol
    Jan25

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol

    Published January 25, 2015 U.S. President Barack Obama has blamed Russia for an attack by Ukrainian separatists that left dozens dead in the port of Mariupol and cast further doubt on the viability of last year’s cease-fire with the Kyiv government. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington. …read more Source:...

    Rebels attack Ukraine troops
    Jan25

    Rebels attack Ukraine troops

    KIEV: Pro-Russian rebels launched new attacks against Ukrainian government positions on Sunday, the Kiev army said, as Western countries threatened more sanctions against Moscow for backing a new separatist offensive. Recent days have seen the worst fighting in eastern Ukraine since a September ceasefire, restarting a war that has already killed...

    Mariupol attack perpetrators killed, says Ukraine
    Jan25

    Mariupol attack perpetrators killed, says Ukraine

    Ukraine government forces have killed around 600 armed separatists in the last three days, says President Poroshenko. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Rebels launch “intense” attacks on Ukraine troops
    Jan25

    Rebels launch “intense” attacks on Ukraine troops

    Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko said on Saturday the separatists planned to encircle Debaltseve, which has a population of around 26,000. …read more Source: World...

    Russian ex-rebel admits lawmakers ‘corralled’ for Crimea vote
    Jan25

    Russian ex-rebel admits lawmakers ‘corralled’ for Crimea vote

    Claims from former pro-Russian separatist Igor Strelkov contradict an official Kremlin narrative …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukrainian Jews look to evacuate city as Jewish woman reportedly killed by shelling
    Jan25

    Ukrainian Jews look to evacuate city as Jewish woman reportedly killed by shelling

    Number of casualties mounting amidst shelling by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is Priority in East Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is Priority in East Ukraine

    KYIV—Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kyiv government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk. Fighting between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine has intensified in recent days after the rebels ruled out more peace...

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