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    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout
    Jan24

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout

    DAVOS, Switzerland — Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday.Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the presidential administration, asked for patience, noting that big reforms take time if they are to be made...

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout
    Jan24

    Ukraine: cutting graft top priority to reach new bailout

    DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Fifteen Killed in Shelling in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan24

    Fifteen Killed in Shelling in Eastern Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fifteen people were killed in shelling in the east Ukrainian port city of Mariupol on Saturday, Ukraine’s interior ministry said, an attack Kiev blamed on separatist rebels and the Russian military. A witness described the shelling to Reuters as enough to knock the paint off his house. The deaths follow the...

    Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, police say 10 killed
    Jan24

    Rocket fire hits east Ukraine port city of Mariupol, police say 10 killed

    KIEV, Ukraine – A crowded open-air market in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 10 people, regional police said. Mariupol lies on the Azov Sea and is the major city between mainland Russia and the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. Heavy fighting in the region...

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine
    Jan24

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine

    A crowded open-air market and nearby homes in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 16 people, city authorities said. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine
    Jan24

    16 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — A crowded open-air market and nearby homes in Ukraine’s strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 16 people, city authorities said.Mariupol lies on the Azov Sea and is the major city between mainland Russia and the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. Heavy...

    ‘The Walls Were Shaking’: 15 Die in Ukraine Shelling
    Jan24

    ‘The Walls Were Shaking’: 15 Die in Ukraine Shelling

    Fifteen people were killed in shelling in the east Ukrainian city of Mariupol on Saturday, Ukraine’s interior ministry said as violence escalated. …read more Source:...

    Rocket Attacks In Ukraine’s Mariupol Kills At Least 10, Pro-Russian Rebels Deny Responsibility
    Jan24

    Rocket Attacks In Ukraine’s Mariupol Kills At Least 10, Pro-Russian Rebels Deny Responsibility

    A rocket attack Saturday in the coastal Ukrainian city of Mariupol killed at least 10 people, reports said, citing local police officials. However, the administration at Mariupol, which is controlled by Kiev forces fighting the pro-Russian rebels, said that only three people died though many were injured. …read more Source: International...

    Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 10 Dead
    Jan24

    Shelling in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 10 Dead

    Police in eastern Ukraine say rocket fire has killed at least 10 people in the port city of Mariupol, just hours after the top rebel leader in the Donetsk region said there will be no further peace talks with Kyiv. Reuters (new agency) quotes the police chief as saying rebels shelled a residential sector of the city. On Friday, Russian-backed...

    Fifteen killed by rebel shelling in east Ukraine’s Mariupol
    Jan24

    Fifteen killed by rebel shelling in east Ukraine’s Mariupol

    Deaths follow the separatists’ rejection of more peace talks and as fighting surged to its most intense in months …read more Source: The Globe and...