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    Ukraine peace talks end without agreement: Kiev envoy
    Jan31

    Ukraine peace talks end without agreement: Kiev envoy

    Kiev (AFP) – Peace talks to thrash out a truce agreement between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine ended without a deal Saturday, Kiev’s representatives at the talks in Minsk said.Former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma told Interfax Ukraine news agency that the summit had “broken up in failure” after top rebel leaders...

    U.S.: Russian Military Has A Significant Presence In Ukraine
    Jan31

    U.S.: Russian Military Has A Significant Presence In Ukraine

    In fact, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt’s declared on April 29, 2014, that “Russian troops crossing Ukraine’s borders would be a major escalation, and would draw an inevitable, sharp reaction from the United States,” implying that, President Obama’s… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada...

    Ukraine, Rebels Hold Fresh Peace Talks as Fighting Rages in East
    Jan31

    Ukraine, Rebels Hold Fresh Peace Talks as Fighting Rages in East

    Ukrainian and Russian representatives and separatist envoys met in a new round of peace talks on Saturday as fighting between Kiev’s forces and the Russian-backed rebels raged on in Ukraine’s east, claiming more civilian and military lives. The main members of the so-called contact group – Ukrainian former president Leonid...

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies
    Jan31

    Civilians flee east Ukraine town as fighting intensifies

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – Outgoing heavy-calibre fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated with as many belongings as they could carry. The government-held town...

    Snizhne Journal: A Silver Lining Coated in Coal Dust in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    Snizhne Journal: A Silver Lining Coated in Coal Dust in Eastern Ukraine

    The rebel government has lifted a ban on private coal mining, a widespread practice in the financially struggling region. …read more Source: The New York...

    Do-It-Yourself Mining in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan31

    Do-It-Yourself Mining in Eastern Ukraine

    The rebel government has lifted a ban on private coal mining, a widespread practice in the financially struggling region. …read more Source: The New York...

    Lining Up To Receive Aid In Ukraine, Crowd Is Devastated By A Mortar Attack
    Jan31

    Lining Up To Receive Aid In Ukraine, Crowd Is Devastated By A Mortar Attack

    Seven people were killed and at least three wounded in a pair of mortar attacks on the city’s west side Friday, including one that hit a crowd of people waiting in line to receive humanitarian aid as fighting raged outside… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Pro-Russia separatists say they’ve trapped thousands of Ukraine troops
    Jan31

    Pro-Russia separatists say they’ve trapped thousands of Ukraine troops

    Pro-Russia separatists claimed Saturday that they had trapped thousands of Ukrainian government troops in the course of fierce fighting in Ukraine’s troubled east. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine Talks Convene as Heavy Fighting Continues
    Jan31

    Ukraine Talks Convene as Heavy Fighting Continues

    Ukrainian government and separatist negotiators convened talks in Belarus on Saturday with mediators from Russia and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The talks, aimed at restoring a cease-fire, came as heavy fighting continued at the crossroads town of Debaltseve, on the border between Donetsk and Luhansk, the two regions...

    Ukraine Violence Escalates as Truce Sought
    Jan31

    Ukraine Violence Escalates as Truce Sought

    Ukraine’s nine-month conflict plunged further into deadly violence, as Russia-backed rebels pressed their offensive to take the city of Debaltseve and officials held a new round of cease-fire talks. …read more Source: The Wall Street...