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    Ukraine shelling: Seven civilians killed
    Jan22

    Ukraine shelling: Seven civilians killed

    Seven civilians were killed when shells hit a trolley bus station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the City Council there said Thursday, as the months-long conflict in the country’s east showed little sign of easing. …read more Source:...

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Forces Almost Defeated at Donetsk Airport
    Jan22

    Ukrainian Forces Almost Defeated at Donetsk Airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Ukrainian forces have all but abandoned Donetsk airport after months of bitter battle, although military officials continue to insist they hold part of the terminal. The Defense Ministry said Thursday that six soldiers had died over the previous day of fighting for the airport, which lies on the northern edge of the...

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. The mortar killed...

    At Least 7 Killed in Shelling of City Bus in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    At Least 7 Killed in Shelling of City Bus in Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Local authorities in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine say at least seven people have been killed after a city bus was hit by an artillery shell. The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing numerous passengers and blowing out the windows of a nearby building. A rebel official at the site...

    9 Civilians Dead in Bus Attack After Ukrainian Troops Withdraw from Donetsk Airport
    Jan22

    9 Civilians Dead in Bus Attack After Ukrainian Troops Withdraw from Donetsk Airport

    At least nine civilians were killed and several more injured on Thursday morning after a trolleybus was apparently hit by mortar fire in a rebel-held part of Donetsk, the BBC reports. The deaths came after Ukraine’s Defense Ministry announced late Wednesday that its army had withdrawn from the main terminal of the fiercely-contested Donetsk...

    Gazprom committed to Ukraine
    Jan22

    Gazprom committed to Ukraine

    Daniel J. GraeberMOSCOW, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Russian energy company Gazprom remains committed to its contractual obligations in Ukraine, company chairman Alexei Miller said. …read more Source: United Press...

    FP’s Situation Report: No good deed goes unpunished in Somalia; Bibi gets a Churchill moment; Republicans are tripping over Iran bills; and much more from around the world.
    Jan22

    FP’s Situation Report: No good deed goes unpunished in Somalia; Bibi gets a Churchill moment; Republicans are tripping over Iran bills; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat In Somalia, no good deed goes unpunished. Retired Delta Force soldier Brett Fredricks went to Somalia to train Ugandan soldiers to fight al-Shabab. On Christmas Day, he was gunned down when members of the terror group, some dressed as Somali soldiers, overran a base in Mogadishu. An exclusive report by...

    Ukraine bus hit by shell, killing at least 8 civilians
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus hit by shell, killing at least 8 civilians

    At least eight civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or mortar hit a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, regional officials and eyewitnesses say. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached
    Jan22

    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops withdrew Thursday from Dontesk airport’s main terminal after fighting killed six soldiers and injured 16, the defense ministry said. …read more Source: United Press...