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    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country. Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said the separatist forces, backed by tanks, attacked the town of Vuhlehirsk on Thursday and government troops...

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country. Military spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said the separatist forces, backed by tanks, attacked the town of Vuhlehirsk on Thursday and government troops...

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east in onslaught against army troops
    Jan29

    Ukraine: Russia-backed rebels overrun another town in east in onslaught against army troops

    Ukraine’s military has acknowledged that Russia-backed separatists have overrun another town in their onslaught against government troops in the east of the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Belarus’s Lukashenka Defiant At Marathon Press Conference
    Jan29

    Belarus’s Lukashenka Defiant At Marathon Press Conference

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has displayed defiance toward Russia and the West, warning them in a marathon news conference that he would bow to nobody’s will. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have An Air Force Made From Old Soviet Aircraft, Say Ukraine Officials
    Jan29

    Pro-Russian Rebels Have An Air Force Made From Old Soviet Aircraft, Say Ukraine Officials

    As pro-Russian rebels attack towns and cities across the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in an offensive this week, they may be counting on something the east Ukraine separatist forces never officially had in almost one year of conflict: an air force. The Ukrainian defense ministry reported earlier this week that it has shot down several aircraft...

    Two Russian Bombers Intercepted by RAF Off Bournemouth
    Jan29

    Two Russian Bombers Intercepted by RAF Off Bournemouth

    Two Russian military bombers were intercepted over the English channel by the UK Royal Air Force on Wednesday afternoon.. The Russian aircrafts, identified as Tupolev Tu-95s which have the ability to carry nuclear bombs, were spotted flying low near the coastal towns of Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch, according to local newspaper the...

    Polish defense minister: hopes fading for Ukraine peace
    Jan29

    Polish defense minister: hopes fading for Ukraine peace

    Ed AdamczykWARSAW, Poland, Jan. 29 (UPI) — Hopes for a peaceful solution in Ukraine are fading, Poland’s defense minister said Thursday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Gorbachev warns of “hot war” over Ukraine
    Jan29

    Gorbachev warns of “hot war” over Ukraine

    Ex-Soviet leader says Russia has been “dragged” into a new Cold War as tensions with the West spiral downward …read more Source:...

    Syria talks in Moscow end without visible results
    Jan29

    Syria talks in Moscow end without visible results

    MOSCOW (AP) — Representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition have wrapped up four days of consultations in Russia with a general statement avoiding any sharp issues. Vitaly Naumkin, the head of the Moscow-based Institute for Eastern Studies who moderated the discussions, said Thursday they focused on a platform for future talks and...

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday
    Jan29

    New Ukraine peace talks to take place Friday

    Minsk (AFP) – Belarus said that a new round of Ukrainian peace negotiations involving the warring sides and overseen by European and Russian envoys would be held on Friday in Minsk.”The Contact Group on Ukraine has informed the Belarussian side of its intention to hold its next meeting in Minsk on January 30,” the Belarussian...