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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin says Ukraine Escalated Conflict to Bolster US Support
    Feb02

    Putin says Ukraine Escalated Conflict to Bolster US Support

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine β€” Salvos of artillery shook a sector of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, the fifth day of escalated fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels. Two Ukrainian troops were killed overnight and 10 others wounded, the government said; rebels said one of their fighters was killed. Reporters heard Grad rocket...

    Ukraine Will Lose Its War by Winning It
    Feb02

    Ukraine Will Lose Its War by Winning It

    Kiev has always said it wants eastern Ukraine back. It might soon regret those words. …read more Source: Foreign...

    McCain says Russia testing U.S. in Ukraine, urges Trump to hit back
    Feb02

    McCain says Russia testing U.S. in Ukraine, urges Trump to hit back

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia is testing President Donald Trump with a surge of violence in eastern Ukraine and the U.S. president should give Ukraine the lethal aid it needs to defend against the attacks, Senator John McCain said in a letter to Trump on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    McCain Urges Trump to Give Ukraine Lethal Defensive Aid
    Feb02

    McCain Urges Trump to Give Ukraine Lethal Defensive Aid

    A top Republican senator is urging President Donald Trump to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive aid as the fight there against Russian-backed rebels has again intensified in recent days. β€œIn the first of what will be many tests for your new administration, Russia and its proxy forces launched attacks against Ukrainian forces this week, killing...

    GOP senator tries to reassure Australia after Trump call
    Feb02

    GOP senator tries to reassure Australia after Trump call

    WASHINGTON (AP) β€” A senior Republican senator on Thursday sought to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Arizona Sen. John McCain said in a statement that he spoke with Joe Hockey, Australia’s ambassador to...

    Putin blames Kiev for surge in E Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    Putin blames Kiev for surge in E Ukraine fighting

    Reasons for flare-up near steel town of Avdiivka remain a mystery …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares (AFP)
    Feb02

    Ukraine appeals for help against Russia as fighting flares (AFP)

    Avdiivka (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s president appealed for more global pressure against Russia on Thursday as Moscow-backed rebels and government forces clashed around a frontline town in a surge of fighting that has claimed a reported 23 lives. …read more Source: The West...

    Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of stoking violence to win support from Donald Trump
    Feb02

    Vladimir Putin accuses Ukraine of stoking violence to win support from Donald Trump

    …read more Source: The...

    GOP senator calls Australian ambassador after Trump call
    Feb02

    GOP senator calls Australian ambassador after Trump call

    WASHINGTON (AP) β€” A senior Republican senator on Thursday sought to assure Australia that the United States remains a staunch ally following a tense discussion between President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, urged Trump in a letter sent Wednesday to...

    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin
    Feb02

    The Flare-Up in Ukraine Is Not Just About Putin

    Kiev needs the conflict to boost Western support, but it’s playing a dangerous game. …read more Source:...