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    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...

    An outburst of violence in Ukraine may be Trump’s first test with Putin
    Jan31

    An outburst of violence in Ukraine may be Trump’s first test with Putin

    Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists blame each other for the use of heavy artillery near a vital industrial city. …read more Source: The Washington...

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate U.S. ties
    Jan31

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate U.S. ties

    Donald Trump has joined Russia, China and radical Islam as a threat to the European Union, EU leaders were told on Tuesday by the man chairing a summit where they will debate relations with the United States. European Council President Donald Tusk, a conservative former premier of Poland, wrote to EU national leaders to lay out themes for...

    State Department: Russia trying to take another Ukrainian city
    Jan31

    State Department: Russia trying to take another Ukrainian city

    Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine have launched an offensive to recapture a city on the border of the territory currently controlled by… …read more Source:...

    U.S. says deeply concerned by spike in violence in eastern Ukraine
| Reuters
    Jan31

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

    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 crisis, we call for an immediate, sustained ceasefire and full and unfettered access...