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    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...

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. 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. The blocked statement, obtained by The Associated Press, called for “an immediate de-escalation...

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city
    Jan25

    Russia blocks UN condemnation of shelling of Ukraine city

    Russia blocked a Western-backed U.N. 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: FOX...

    UN Security Council condemnation of indiscriminate shelling of Ukraine city of Mauripol
    Jan25

    UN Security Council condemnation of indiscriminate shelling of Ukraine city of Mauripol

    Russia has blocked a Western-backed U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Seventy years on, a ‘Soviet’ liberator of Auschwitz remembers
    Jan25

    Seventy years on, a ‘Soviet’ liberator of Auschwitz remembers

    Moscow (AFP) – It was the silence, the smell of ashes and the boundless surrounding expanse that struck Soviet soldier Ivan Martynushkin when his unit arrived in January 1945 to liberate the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.As they entered the camp for the first time, the full horror of the Nazis’ crimes there were yet to...

    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...