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    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire
    Feb03

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire

    International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages have continued to pummel residential areas. …read more Source: CTV...

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    An on-the-ground look at the deadly surge of violence in eastern Ukraine

    The town of Avdiivka has been hit hard this week as pro-Russian rebels battle government forces. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews
    Feb03

    Russian chief rabbi, Reform dissident in London for event for ex-Soviet Jews

    LONDON (JTA) — Hundreds of Russian-speaking Jews from across Western Europe convened in the British capital for a conference on learning whose organizers at the Limmud FSU group said was the largest of its kind. The weekend event — the first entry into Western Europe by the Limmud FSU group for Russian-speaking Jews in the former Soviet Union and...

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire
    Feb03

    Civilians caught in eastern Ukraine cross-fire

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to silence their guns as heavy… …read more Source:...

    Rouble to feel extra pressure as central bank returns to market
    Feb03

    Rouble to feel extra pressure as central bank returns to market

    Russia will resume buying dollars next week for the first time since a brief burst in 2015, but sources told Reuters the purchases will go ahead only after a reluctant central bank won assurances it could distance itself from the operations. People involved in discussions of the planned purchases said the bank had feared investors would regard...

    Global calls for constraint amid new flare-ups in eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    Global calls for constraint amid new flare-ups in eastern Ukraine

    The call comes from the UN, the OSCE and aid groups, as concern mounts about a humanitarian crisis …read more Source:...

    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb03

    OSCE Calls On Both Sides To Pull Back In Eastern Ukraine

    The group monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine has made an urgent appeal to both sides to stop shelling and honor the ceasefire agreed in 2015, after this week’s sharp escalation in the conflict. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump Urged to Provide Defensive Weapons to Ukraine

    President Donald Trump is being pressed by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) to send defensive weapons to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, following a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east. McCain wrote a letter to Trump on Wednesday, urging the new president to provide lethal defensive aid to Ukraine and asserting that Russia...

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks
    Feb03

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday that a flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine may nullify two-year long efforts to pacify warring sides, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday. … …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks
    Feb03

    Russia’s Lavrov tells France that Ukraine flare-up endangers peace talks

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Friday that a flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine may nullify two-year long efforts to pacify warring sides, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday. … …read more Source:...