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    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive
    Jan25

    Pro-Russian rebels reject peace deal, launch new offensive

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multi-pronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill at least 30 in Mariupol
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill at least 30 in Mariupol

    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. …read more Source:...

    Dozens Killed As Rockets Hit Mariupol In Southeast Ukraine
    Jan24

    Dozens Killed As Rockets Hit Mariupol In Southeast Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Interior Ministry says at least 30 civilians were killed on January 24 when the government-held port city of Mariupol in the southeast of the country was targeted by heavy barrages of Grad rockets as part of a Russian-backed separatist offensive. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    (Video) Indiscriminate Rocket Fire Slammed into a Market, Schools, Homes and Shops in the Eastern Ukrainian City of Mariupol
    Jan24

    (Video) Indiscriminate Rocket Fire Slammed into a Market, Schools, Homes and Shops in the Eastern Ukrainian City of Mariupol

    Ukrainian officials rushed to defend the strategically important port city as the separatists’ top leader declared that an offensive against it had begun. He later toned down his threats as the scale of civilian casualties became evident. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Deaths Top 5,050 After Week Of Violence
    Jan24

    Ukraine Deaths Top 5,050 After Week Of Violence

    The death toll from nine months of violence in Ukraine has exceeded 5,050, the United Nations said Friday, and there are fears that the number could be “considerably higher.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    War Is Exploding Anew In Ukraine; Rebels Vow More
    Jan24

    War Is Exploding Anew In Ukraine; Rebels Vow More

    Unexpectedly, at the height of the Ukrainian winter, war has exploded anew on a half-dozen battered fronts across eastern Ukraine, accompanied by increasing evidence that Russian troops and Russian equipment have been pouring into the region again. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    At least 29 dead in shelling of Ukrainian port city
    Jan24

    At least 29 dead in shelling of Ukrainian port city

    OSCE condemns ‘disgraceful’ attack on Mariupol from separatist-held territory. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine crisis: Rockets ‘kill at least 30’ in Mariupol
    Jan24

    Ukraine crisis: Rockets ‘kill at least 30’ in Mariupol

    KIEV – Pro-Russian rebels launched an offensive against the strategic port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine on Saturday, prompting the European Union’s foreign policy chief to warn of a further “grave deterioration” in EU-Russian relations. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Mariupol: A Strategic And Symbolic Target For Pro-Russian Rebels
    Jan24

    Mariupol: A Strategic And Symbolic Target For Pro-Russian Rebels

    In launching an offensive against the Ukrainian coastal city of Mariupol, pro-Russian separatists have selected a target of both strategic and symbolic importance in their bloody conflict with the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels blamed in shelling of Ukrainian port city; 20 dead
    Jan24

    Rebels blamed in shelling of Ukrainian port city; 20 dead

    OSCE condemns ‘disgraceful’ attack on Mariupol from separatist-held territory. …read more Source: USA...