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    Poroshenko: De-escalation is Priority in East Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is Priority in East Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday de-escalating the conflict with pro-Russian rebels was the priority for the Kyiv government, which stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk. Fighting between government troops and separatists in eastern Ukraine has intensified in recent days after the rebels ruled out more peace talks....

    Ukraine Holds Day Of Mourning After Mariupol Attack
    Jan25

    Ukraine Holds Day Of Mourning After Mariupol Attack

    Ukraine is holding a day of national mourning on January 25, following a series of rocket attacks in the southeastern city of Mariupol that killed 30 people and injured more than 90 others. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    Russia blocked a Western-backed UN Security Council statement Saturday that would have condemned indiscriminate shelling in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol that killed about 30 civilians and injured more than 90. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    President Petro Poroshenko held an emergency meeting of his military officials and cut short a trip to Saudi Arabia. …read more Source: USA...

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in east Ukraine
    Jan25

    Poroshenko: De-escalation is priority in east Ukraine

    Ukrainian President stands by a September peace deal signed in Minsk …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

    Obama says he’ll keep trying to isolate Russia and he will examine options short of military conflict with Russia. Authorities say indiscriminate rocket fire on Saturday killed at least 30 people in Mariupol (mah-ROO’-pahl), in the southeast. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is “deeply concerned” about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won’t change how he’s handling the situation. Obama says he’ll keep trying to isolate Russia and he will examine options short of military conflict with Russia. Economic...

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is “deeply concerned” about the latest deadly flare-up in eastern Ukraine, but he says he won’t change how he’s handling the situation…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Video Shows GRAD Rockets Fired By Rebels Hitting Cars In A Vital Ukrainian City
    Jan25

    Video Shows GRAD Rockets Fired By Rebels Hitting Cars In A Vital Ukrainian City

    Russian-supported rebels launched sophisticated missiles, rockets and drones against the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday, Reuters reports. The offensive that killed at least 30 people has been called an “utter disregard of the ceasefire,” by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Port city Mariupol, is approximately...

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive
    Jan25

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive

    Mariupol (Ukraine) (AFP) – World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port.The mayor of Mariupol’s office said 97 people were also wounded by dozens of long-distance...