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    East Ukraine town of Debaltseve emptying as artillery duels intensify, services fail
    Jan31

    East Ukraine town of Debaltseve emptying as artillery duels intensify, services fail

    Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. …read more Source: FOX...

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Jan31

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated with as many belongings as they could carry. The government-held...

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Jan31

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    A month of relative quiet in eastern Ukraine was shattered in early January by full-blown fighting as the separatists attempted to claw back additional territory from government hands. “City police officers cannot go out to the scenes of destruction because of the ceaseless artillery strikes,” Vyacheslav Abroskin, head of police for...

    Officials From Ukraine, Russia, OSCE, And Rebels Arrive In Minsk
    Jan31

    Officials From Ukraine, Russia, OSCE, And Rebels Arrive In Minsk

    Representatives from Ukraine, Russia, the OSCE, and pro-Russian separatists gathered in Minsk on January 31 in a fresh attempt to reopen talks on the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east
    Jan31

    Ukraine, rebels gather for peace talks as fighting rages in east

    Ukrainian officials say more civilians, soldiers killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Drags On Into WInter
    Jan31

    Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Drags On Into WInter

    Government troops are locked in a fierce battle with Russian-backed separatists, while civilians suffer freezing cold. Correspondent Corey Flintoff shares the latest with NPR’s Scott Simon.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    At least 3 civilians killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    At least 3 civilians killed in overnight fighting in eastern Ukraine

    A top Ukrainian official says at least three civilians were killed overnight in intense fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian soldiers, pro-Russian rebels in intense fighting overnight
    Jan31

    Ukrainian soldiers, pro-Russian rebels in intense fighting overnight

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in fighting against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Saturday. …read more Source:...

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in latest fighting
    Jan31

    Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in latest fighting

    Kiev (AFP) – Fighting between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces in the east of the country has left 15 government soldiers dead and 30 wounded over the past 24 hours, Ukraine’s defence minister said Saturday. “In the last day, 15 soldiers died and 30 more were wounded. That is the figure for the whole frontline,”...

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow
    Jan31

    Kiev hopes for stalled truce talks despite separatist vow

    Kiev (AFP) – Kiev’s pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels’ vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail.The urgent new round of negotiations in Minsk that had been agreed for Friday under pressure from European envoys was...