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    Stoltenberg: Reinforcement of Allied Troops Is Defensive, Responds to Russia
    Feb06

    Stoltenberg: Reinforcement of Allied Troops Is Defensive, Responds to Russia

    North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that strengthening an effective military presence in Eastern Europe is a purely defensive action that responds to the behavior of Russia in the Ukraine crisis and is consistent with the “international obligations” of the Atlantic Alliance. …read more Source:...

    Kerry Visits Kiev Amid Upsurge of Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb06

    Kerry Visits Kiev Amid Upsurge of Fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived on Thursday in Ukraine for a visit marked by the debate on Washington supplying Kiev with arms and the upsurge of fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Marine Harvest Looks For More Consolidation Post AquaChile Acquisition
    Feb05

    Marine Harvest Looks For More Consolidation Post AquaChile Acquisition

    Marine Harvest, based in Norway, is looking for additional acquisitions to consolidate the industry, even after it completes its merger with Chile’s Empresas AquaChile SA. Global demand and a fragmented industry have Marine Harvest struggling to meet demand and see an opportunity to expand. NORWAY — In January Marine Harvest purchased 42.8...

    EU Calls for 3-Day Truce in Debaltseve to Evacuate Civilians
    Feb05

    EU Calls for 3-Day Truce in Debaltseve to Evacuate Civilians

    The European Union on Wednesday called for an end to violence in eastern Ukraine, joining the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in exhorting both parties in the armed conflict to agree on a three-day truce in the Debaltseve area, located in the eastern Ukrainian province of Donetsk. …read more Source: Latin...

    Pope Says Conflict Between Christians in Ukraine a “Scandal”
    Feb05

    Pope Says Conflict Between Christians in Ukraine a “Scandal”

    Pope Francis reiterated on Wednesday his call for an end to the conflict in Ukraine, charging that the “horrible fratricidal violence” among Christians that has been unleashed in that country is a “scandal.” …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    At Least 4 Die When Shell Strikes Eastern Ukraine Hospital
    Feb05

    At Least 4 Die When Shell Strikes Eastern Ukraine Hospital

    At least four people were killed Wednesday and several others were wounded when a shell struck a hospital in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the main stronghold of pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine, according to the Ministry for Emergencies in the region. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    UN: 224 Civilians Killed in Three Weeks in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb04

    UN: 224 Civilians Killed in Three Weeks in Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, said on Tuesday that the conflict in eastern Ukraine has caused the death of 224 civilians in less than three weeks. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Pro-Russian Separatists in Donetsk to Begin General Mobilization on Feb. 9
    Feb04

    Pro-Russian Separatists in Donetsk to Begin General Mobilization on Feb. 9

    Mobilization of troops in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) will get underway on Feb. 9, the leader of the breakaway eastern Ukrainian region, Alexander Zakharchenko, announced on Tuesday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Five Civilians Killed in Donetsk by Ukraine Artillery Fire
    Feb03

    Five Civilians Killed in Donetsk by Ukraine Artillery Fire

    At least five civilians have been killed and 13 others wounded by Ukrainian artillery fire in separatist-controlled Donetsk, city officials said Tuesday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail
    Feb03

    Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail

    YENAKIEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatist rockets streaked across hills in eastern Ukraine yesterday as rebels pounded the positions of Ukrainian government troops holding a strategic rail town, while both sides prepared to mobilise more forces for combat. US officials said Washington was taking a “fresh look” at providing Ukraine with lethal aid...

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