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    Intercepted phone calls show separatists attacked Ukraine city
    Jan26

    Intercepted phone calls show separatists attacked Ukraine city

    The Ukranian president said the attack on the southeastern city of Mariupol killed at least 30 people …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Rebels Promise To Push Kiev Forces Back
    Jan25

    Rebels Promise To Push Kiev Forces Back

    If Mariupol falls to Russian-backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine, the road to Russia’s dream of empire opens as well. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Duma Speaker Says Russian Court Must Decide Ukrainian Pilot’s Guilt
    Jan25

    Duma Speaker Says Russian Court Must Decide Ukrainian Pilot’s Guilt

    Russian Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin told reporters in Strasbourg that the decision whether to free detained Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko would be made by a Russian court …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol
    Jan25

    New Sanctions on Russia Threatened After Rebels Attack Mariupol

    U.S. President Barack Obama has blamed Russia for an attack by Ukrainian separatists that left dozens dead in the port of Mariupol and cast further doubt on the viability of last year’s cease-fire with the Kyiv government. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports from Washington. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine’s President Hopes To Revive Shattered Peace Process
    Jan25

    Ukraine’s President Hopes To Revive Shattered Peace Process

    Petro Poroshenko says that the only way forward in ending the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east is to revive a cease-fire agreement forged in September in Minsk.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Obama Promises Steps Against Russian-Backed ‘Aggression’ As Rebels Press Ukraine Offensive
    Jan25

    Obama Promises Steps Against Russian-Backed ‘Aggression’ As Rebels Press Ukraine Offensive

    (Reuters) – Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago. U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington was considering all options short of military...

    Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    OTTAWA – International Trade Minister Ed Fast arrived in Kyiv on Sunday for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country. Fast, who has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras Abromaviius, but also...

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz
    Jan25

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz

    Kiev (AFP) – US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 and threatened to open new front in the war.Saturday’s assault on Mariupol — the main city standing between separatist territory near the Russian border and the Black Sea...

    Ukraine: Phone Calls Prove Rebels Attacked City, Killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone Calls Prove Rebels Attacked City, Killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on Mariupol, a strategically situated port city that had been relatively quiet...