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    Bus shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 13
    Jan22

    Bus shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 13

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Shelling hit a trolleybus in war-torn east Ukraine’s Donetsk on Thursday and killed at least 13 people, an official said, hours after peace talks in Berlin called for a ceasefire.”Twelve people were killed in the trolleybus and another who was in a car that was passing nearby,” said an official...

    Poroshenko: Russia Sending 9,000 Troops to Back Separatist Rebels in the East of Ukraine
    Jan22

    Poroshenko: Russia Sending 9,000 Troops to Back Separatist Rebels in the East of Ukraine

    Moscow challenged Poroshenko to present facts to prove his allegations. However, he won support from NATO, which said the amount of heavy military equipment used by Russian troops in eastern Ukraine had increased, and the alliance repeated its call for… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    John Kerry Slams Moscow as Fighting in Ukraine Spirals Further Out of Control
    Jan22

    John Kerry Slams Moscow as Fighting in Ukraine Spirals Further Out of Control

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned pro-Russian rebels battling the Ukrainian military for participating in a “land grab” after occupying new territory in clear violation of a September peace accord. After a brief lull in hostilities, fighting between forces loyal to Kiev and pro-Kremlin rebels spiked drastically this week along...

    Aid for Ukraine and sanctions, not appeasement, the right answers to Russian aggression
    Jan22

    Aid for Ukraine and sanctions, not appeasement, the right answers to Russian aggression

    Recently, we have begun to hear voices in Australia who believe that appeasing the Russian bear is in the interests of Australia, Europe, the US and the West more generally. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukrainian Forces, Rebels Continue Fighting At Remote Border Post Near Luhansk Amid Ceasefire Call
    Jan22

    Ukrainian Forces, Rebels Continue Fighting At Remote Border Post Near Luhansk Amid Ceasefire Call

    Battle between Ukrainian military and the pro-Russian separatists continued on Wednesday at a remote border checkpoint near Luhansk, which Ukraine claimed was confiscated by Russian forces on Monday, according to a spokesperson for Kiev. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    BERLIN — Diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed Wednesday on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons, just hours after separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine’s divide: Two sides of a river
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s divide: Two sides of a river

    Photographer Justyna Mielnikiewicz documents the political divide between Ukraine’s east and west. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons
    Jan22

    Russia and Ukraine agree on procedure for pulling back heavy weapons

    Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Russia Agree Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms
    Jan22

    Ukraine, Russia Agree Withdrawal Of Heavy Arms

    Germany’s foreign minister says Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a mechanism for pulling back heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree pullback line for heavy arms

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shows a piece of a bus that was attacked recently during the panel “The Future of Ukraine” in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The meeting run… …read more Source: The Bismarck...