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    Russia blocks U.N. statement on Ukraine as fighting escalates
    Jan25

    Russia blocks U.N. statement on Ukraine as fighting escalates

    Russia prevented the U.N. Security Council on Saturday from criticizing statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in Ukraine, council diplomats said …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia Blocks U.N. Statement On Ukraine As Fighting Escalates
    Jan25

    Russia Blocks U.N. Statement On Ukraine As Fighting Escalates

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russia prevented the U.N. Security Council on Saturday from criticizing statements by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels and condemning an upsurge in violence that has claimed dozens of lives in Ukraine, council diplomats said. Pro-Russian rebels have launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in...

    Russia Blocks UN Statement Condemning Mariupol Attack
    Jan25

    Russia Blocks UN Statement Condemning Mariupol Attack

    Russia has blocked a UN Security Council statement that would have criticized a pro-Russian Ukrainian separatist leader and condemned a recent increase in violence in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Map shows eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, where rebels fired rockets.; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rocket Fire Kills 30 Civilians In Ukrainian City Of Mariupol
    Jan25

    Rocket Fire Kills 30 Civilians In Ukrainian City Of Mariupol

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S. demanded that Russia stop supporting the rebels. Ukrainian...

    ​Rockets kill at least 30 in Ukraine as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    ​Rockets kill at least 30 in Ukraine as rebels launch offensive

    Rockets hit southeastern city of Mariupol in what Ukraine’s president calls a terrorist attack by Russia-backed seperatists …read more Source:...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol

    KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine announced a major new offensive Saturday after heavy rocket fire killed at least 30 people in the government-held port of Mariupol, sparking international calls for Moscow to stop backing the separatists.The local mayor’s office said 97 people were also wounded in the...

    At least 30 killed as rebels launch rocket offensive in Ukraine
    Jan25

    At least 30 killed as rebels launch rocket offensive in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The attacks came a day after rebels rejected a peace deal and announced they were going on an offensive against the government in Kiev to vastly increase their...

    Why Obama Is Going to India
    Jan25

    Why Obama Is Going to India

    NEW DELHI — When Barack Obama and Narendra Modi meet in New Delhi on Sunday for their second round of talks in less than four months, the biggest challenge they will face is to produce an outcome that is commensurate with the amount of quality time the two leaders are putting into the bilateral relationship. India and the United States were...