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    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ about Uptick in Violence in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    US ‘Deeply Concerned’ about Uptick in Violence in Eastern Ukraine

    The United States said Tuesday it was “deeply concerned” with a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine, where rebels and Ukrainian forces have clashed for three days, and called for a ceasefire. The Ukrainian industrial hub of Avdiivka came under an unexpected assault Sunday from insurgents seeking to wrest back territory controlled by Kiev during...

    Fighting between Ukraine and Russia is heating up again
    Jan31

    Fighting between Ukraine and Russia is heating up again

    “The current escalation in Donbass is a clear indication of Russia’s continued blatant disregard of its commitments under the Minsk agreements.” …read more Source: Business...

    Trump Presidency Thus Far? Russia, for One, Is Pleased
    Jan31

    Trump Presidency Thus Far? Russia, for One, Is Pleased

    Russians have largely greeted Donald Trump’s ascendancy to the White House with high hopes for a new era of improved relations with the United States. And judging by this week’s reaction, the first telephone call between Presidents Trump and Putin has done nothing to diminish those expectations. In his influential weekly news program...

    EU’s Tusk warns of Trump govt ‘threat’
    Jan31

    EU’s Tusk warns of Trump govt ‘threat’

    EU chief Donald Tusk warned yesterday that US President Donald Trump’s administration was a “threat” facing the bloc, along with China, Russia, and radical Islam.In a strongly-worded letter to EU leaders ahead of a summit in Malta, Tusk said the bloc must take “spectacular steps” to stay together and should take advantage of Trump’s...

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Russia trade blame over surge in fighting

    Ukraine and Russia blamed each other yesterday for a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine in recent days that has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line.The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accuse each other of launching offensives in the government-held...

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting
    Jan31

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting
    Jan31

    Eastern Ukraine hit by outburst of fighting

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Suddeutsche Zeitung: Berlin blames Kiev for deteriorating situation in Donbass
    Jan31

    Suddeutsche Zeitung: Berlin blames Kiev for deteriorating situation in Donbass

    BELGRADE – Kiev could be deliberately increasing tensions in Donbass, Germany’s Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper wrote citing its sources in the German government. “Berlin believes that Poroshenko is determined to do almost everything to prevent the lifting of sanctions against Russia,” the newspaper said. Suddeutsche Zeitung added that after...

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 
    Jan31

    Edward Nalbandian: Alexander Lapshin`s case cannot become a precedent 

    ArmInfo. The case on extradition of Russian-Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan cannot become a precedent, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian stated at the press conference in Yerevan. He thinks that Baku’s such a nervous reaction will not have negative impact on the flow of visitors and tourists to Artsakh, however...

    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    ‘Humanitarian Emergency’ After Fighting Escalates In Eastern Ukraine

    The OSCE said renewed fighting around the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiyivka between government troops and Russia-backed separatists has sparked a humanitarian emergency. The group said that 17,000 civilians were left without power and heat due to heavy shelling. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...