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    3 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    3 Ukrainian troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated, killing at least three people overnight, injuring many more and trapping 200 coalminers… …read more Source:...

    Kiev to host 2017 Eurovision allocation draw today
    Jan31

    Kiev to host 2017 Eurovision allocation draw today

    Today’s 2017 Eurovision allocation draw in Kiev will determine which countries will take part in the first and second semi-finals. …read more Source:...

    Watchdog Cites Global ‘Dual Threat’ From Authoritarian Powers, Populist Movements
    Jan31

    Watchdog Cites Global ‘Dual Threat’ From Authoritarian Powers, Populist Movements

    U.S.-based liberty-and-democracy watchdog Freedom House says threats to political rights and civil liberties are increasing as authoritarian governments gain strength and populist and nationalist forces rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine conflict: Russia-backed rebels kill 12 despite truce as Kiev urges Berlin for strong sanctions against Moscow
    Jan31

    Ukraine conflict: Russia-backed rebels kill 12 despite truce as Kiev urges Berlin for strong sanctions against Moscow

    A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least seven people on Monday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine’s war-scarred east. The post Ukraine conflict: Russia-backed rebels kill 12 despite truce as Kiev urges Berlin for strong sanctions against Moscow appeared first on Firstpost. …read...

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity
    Jan31

    Russia Charges Crimean Tatar Official With Undermining Territorial Integrity

    Russias Federal Security Service (FSB) has filed extremism charges against a leading Crimean Tatar official in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. Officials announced on January 30 that Ilma Ume …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine’s Donetsk Soccer Team To Play Future Home Games In Kharkiv
    Jan31

    Ukraine’s Donetsk Soccer Team To Play Future Home Games In Kharkiv

    The Ukrainian soccer club Shakhtar Donetsk will play their future home games in the city of Kharkiv throughout the year, the club announced on January 30. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels kill 12 despite truce as fear of losing US support grow
    Jan31

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels kill 12 despite truce as fear of losing US support grow

    Avdiivka: A sudden surge in clashes between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed rebels killed at least seven people on Monday despite a tattered truce in Ukraine’s war-scarred east. The overall death toll reported for the past two days rose to 12 after the bloodiest outburst of violence since the former Soviet republic and its foes last […]...

    Democratic backsliding threatens international order: report
    Jan31

    Democratic backsliding threatens international order: report

    Nearly a quarter of countries registering setbacks in political rights and civil liberties in 2016 were in Europe, according to a Freedom House report published Tuesday. The U.S.-based research organization found backward moves on democracy in the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Hungary, Poland, Serbia and Spain, as well as the United States....

    Almaty Man Travels World with Little Money, Lots of Enthusiasm
    Jan31

    Almaty Man Travels World with Little Money, Lots of Enthusiasm

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Forty-five-year old Umarzhan Urakhunov returned to Kazakhstan Jan. 24 after an epic round-the-world tour lasting five months. The Almaty resident set a goal to set foot on all seven continents and visit African tribes, having only three visas and knowing...

    Ukraine Reports Surge in Deadly Fighting with Russian Separatists
    Jan31

    Ukraine Reports Surge in Deadly Fighting with Russian Separatists

    Ukraine says at least seven people have been killed in a two-day outbreak of fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government troops in war weary eastern Ukraine. Both sides blame the other for the latest violence, which the government said erupted Sunday on several fronts in the Russian-speaking east, including the rebel controlled...