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    Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day
    Feb01

    Fighting rages in east Ukraine for third day

    Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels were on Tuesday locked in fighting for a third straight day at a flashpoint town that left thousands shivering without power and sparked renewed EU concern about security in its backyard. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine erupts with new violence between troops and pro-Russia rebels
    Feb01

    Ukraine erupts with new violence between troops and pro-Russia rebels

    The rebels’ news agency is reporting that four fighters died and seven were injured overnight along with three civilians. Fighting has cut water and power supplies for most of the town of Avdiivka. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine: Avdiivka, the frontline of Europe’s ‘forgotten war’
    Feb01

    Ukraine: Avdiivka, the frontline of Europe’s ‘forgotten war’

    Tom Burridge reports from the city of Avdiivka in Eastern Ukraine, on the frontline between government troops and Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source:...

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine leaving at least eight Ukrainian soldiers dead
    Feb01

    Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine leaving at least eight Ukrainian soldiers dead

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine between the government and Russia-backed rebels has escalated over the last three days, with skirmishes leading to deaths of at least 10 soldiers and civilians and over two dozen more injured. Ukrainian officials are planning to evacuate at least 8,000 people from Avdiivka, a front-line town, which lost it’s...

    Eastern Ukraine Rocked by Fighting Between Government Troops and Russia-Backed Rebels
    Feb01

    Eastern Ukraine Rocked by Fighting Between Government Troops and Russia-Backed Rebels

    (AVDIIVKA, Ukraine) — Heavy artillery and rockets hit residential areas in eastern Ukraine Tuesday amid a new outburst of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels, leaving at least eight people dead and dozens injured. Salvos of heavy-caliber artillery were heard throughout the night and late morning in Avdiivka, a...

    Ukraine clashes rage for third day
    Feb01

    Ukraine clashes rage for third day

    Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels are locked in fighting for a third straight day at a flashpoint town, leaving thousands shivering without power and sparking renewed EU concern about security in its backyard. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    US Sounds Warning Over New Ukraine Clashes, Casualties
    Feb01

    US Sounds Warning Over New Ukraine Clashes, Casualties

    The U.S. State Department is voicing “deep concern” about renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government troops, saying the fighting near the Russian border has caused dozens of military and civilian casualties. A statement Tuesday said the fighting, which erupted Sunday near the rebel stronghold city of...

    Battle rages amid east Ukraine’s bloodiest fighting in weeks
    Feb01

    Battle rages amid east Ukraine’s bloodiest fighting in weeks

    The deadliest flare-up in fighting in eastern Ukraine since December stretched into a third day as President Petro Poroshenko broke off a visit to Germany.The military’s press service said that Russian-backed insurgents pounded… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The United States is “deeply concerned” with the spike in violence in eastern Ukraine, which has caused dozens of Ukrainian military and civilian casualties, the State Department said on Tuesday. “To avert a larger humanitarian… …read more Source:...

    Deaths Mount Daily as Renewed Fighting Hits Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Deaths Mount Daily as Renewed Fighting Hits Eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine – Heavy artillery and rockets hit residential areas in eastern Ukraine Tuesday amid a new outburst of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels, leaving at least eight people dead and dozens injured. Salvos of heavy-caliber artillery were heard throughout the night and late morning in Avdiivka, a...