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    “New victims are inevitable, I’m afraid.”
    Jan30

    “New victims are inevitable, I’m afraid.”

    As fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia rebels intensifies, people waiting for humanitarian aid among new victims of crossfire …read more Source:...

    Bosnian arms exporter makes criminal complaint against ministers for blocking Ukraine deal
    Jan30

    Bosnian arms exporter makes criminal complaint against ministers for blocking Ukraine deal

    A Bosnian arms exporter has made a criminal complaint against the country’s current and former ministers of trade for blocking a 5 million-euro deal with Ukraine because of objections from Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian bank boss: sanctions are economic war against Russia
    Jan30

    Russian bank boss: sanctions are economic war against Russia

    The head of one of Russia’s largest banks likened the EU’s decision to extend the sanctions imposed on Russia to an act of economic war. “We have quite a strong opinion on sanctions. Sanctions, in other words, are economic war against Russia,” Andrey Kostin, the CEO of VTB bank, told CNBC in Moscow on Thursday....

    Shelling Kills At Least Six At Donetsk Cultural Center
    Jan30

    Shelling Kills At Least Six At Donetsk Cultural Center

    At least six people were killed in shelling which hit a cultural center and a bus in the separatist-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on January 30. Separately, the Ukrainian government said five of its troops were killed in the previous 24 hours. The casualties came at the end of one of the bloodiest weeks in Ukraine for several months....

    NATO to deploy small units in 6 Eastern European nations
    Jan30

    NATO to deploy small units in 6 Eastern European nations

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO will deploy small units in six Eastern European nations to help coordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, the alliance’s secretary-general said Friday. Jens Stoltenberg said the units in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Bulgaria and Romania will be the first of their kind...

    Time to Put Up or Shut Up?
    Jan30

    Time to Put Up or Shut Up?

    Talk is not cheap for the new Greek government. But it’s unclear when new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will dispense with market-rattling rhetoric and get down to negotiating the promises he made during his campaign. While Tsipras has been shaking his fist at the painful austerity measures imposed by the European Union, depositors have...

    Red Tape Traps Civilians in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine
    Jan30

    Red Tape Traps Civilians in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

    Red tape is preventing war-weary civilians from fleeing relentless shelling in this rebel stronghold. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis overlooked amid Mideast turmoil: ‘Onus is on Russia’
    Jan30

    Ukraine crisis overlooked amid Mideast turmoil: ‘Onus is on Russia’

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — While America seems transfixed on a spate of six separate Middle East crises, there’s been far less attention paid on the brewing storm in Europe. Thus as politico/military efforts are […] The post Ukraine crisis overlooked amid Mideast turmoil: ‘Onus is on Russia’...

    France pledges tanks, armored vehicles to NATO force
    Jan30

    France pledges tanks, armored vehicles to NATO force

    PARIS (AP) — France is pledging tanks and armored vehicles to bolster NATO forces in Poland, where leaders are increasingly uneasy about Russia. In a joint statement Friday after a meeting between French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Eva Kopacz, the two governments also called for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, where...

    Artillery Fire Kills At Least 12 Civilians in Ukraine
    Jan30

    Artillery Fire Kills At Least 12 Civilians in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Artillery fire in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk has killed at least 12 civilians as the fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops intensifies. Donetsk city hall says five people were killed early Friday afternoon as they were waiting for humanitarian aid outside a community center and two people were killed...