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    Govt Reports Artillery Attack on East Ukrainian Town
    Feb10

    Govt Reports Artillery Attack on East Ukrainian Town

    SARTANA, Ukraine— A Ukrainian official says Russian-backed rebels have conducted an artillery strike on an eastern Ukrainian town well behind the front lines. Donetsk regional police chief Vyacheslav Abroskin said in a statement on Tuesday that Kramatorsk, which is more than 50 kilometers (30 miles) away from the nearest fighting, has come under...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    SARTANA, Ukraine — Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines.The intense fighting, which the U.N. says has killed more than 5,300 people since April, comes ahead of a...

    Pro-Russia rebels launch artillery attack on Ukrainian town
    Feb10

    Pro-Russia rebels launch artillery attack on Ukrainian town

    Fighting in Ukraine intensified ahead of Tuesday peace talks: pro-Russia rebels launched an artillery strike on the town of Kramatorsk. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Forces Launch Offensive Near Mariupol
    Feb10

    Ukraine Forces Launch Offensive Near Mariupol

    Ukrainian forces opened a new front against separatist rebels near the city of Mariupol, as the intensity of fighting in east Ukraine increased a day before a round of planned peace talks. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Shelling Damage in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015
    Feb10

    Shelling Damage in Kramatorsk, Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015

    Heavy shelling or rocket fire was reported Tuesday in Kramatorsk, which is 50 kilometers from front-line fighting in Donetsk. Damage seen in residential area of Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 10, 2015. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Rockets Hit Soup Kitchen In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    Rockets Hit Soup Kitchen In Eastern Ukraine

    Rockets hit a soup kitchen in the separatist-held town of Pervomaisk in eastern Ukraine on February 10. People dived for cover underneath tables, before rushing to take shelter in the cellar. A number of attacks were reported by both sides a day before planned cease fire talks in Minsk. Note: Contains explicit language in Russian. (Reuters)...

    Govt Reports Artillery Attack on East Ukrainian Town
    Feb10

    Govt Reports Artillery Attack on East Ukrainian Town

    SARTANA, Ukraine—A Ukrainian official says Russian-backed rebels have conducted an artillery strike on an eastern Ukrainian town well behind the front lines. Donetsk regional police chief Vyacheslav Abroskin said in a statement on Tuesday that Kramatorsk, which is more than 50 kilometers (30 miles) away from the nearest fighting, has come under...

    Ukraine reports artillery attack on eastern town well behind the front line
    Feb10

    Ukraine reports artillery attack on eastern town well behind the front line

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    FP’s Situation Report: Intel hearings stay public; U.S. still putting peace before guns in Ukraine; Former Guantánamo Bay detainee killed in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.
    Feb10

    FP’s Situation Report: Intel hearings stay public; U.S. still putting peace before guns in Ukraine; Former Guantánamo Bay detainee killed in Afghanistan; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Intelligence hearings stay public. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) has long disliked public hearings on intelligence. He’s changed his tune with Republicans in control of the Senate and plans to hold his first open hearing next week. FP’s John Hudson: “It’s unclear...