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    Obama Promises Steps Against Russian-Backed ‘Aggression’ As Rebels Press Ukraine Offensive
    Jan25

    Obama Promises Steps Against Russian-Backed ‘Aggression’ As Rebels Press Ukraine Offensive

    (Reuters) – Pro-Moscow rebels, backed by what NATO says is the open participation of Russian troops, pressed on with their offensive on Sunday after restarting the war in eastern Ukraine with the first all-out assault since a truce five months ago. U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington was considering all options short of military...

    Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    OTTAWA – International Trade Minister Ed Fast arrived in Kyiv on Sunday for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country. Fast, who has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras Abromaviius, but also...

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz
    Jan25

    Obama ramps up pressure on Russia after deadly Ukraine blitz

    Kiev (AFP) – US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 and threatened to open new front in the war.Saturday’s assault on Mariupol — the main city standing between separatist territory near the Russian border and the Black Sea...

    Ukraine: Phone Calls Prove Rebels Attacked City, Killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone Calls Prove Rebels Attacked City, Killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on Mariupol, a strategically situated port city that had been relatively quiet...

    Six Months of Pain and a Passport: MH17 Dad’s Anguish
    Jan25

    Six Months of Pain and a Passport: MH17 Dad’s Anguish

    Hans de Borst’s daughter Elsemiek, her half-brother, mother, and stepfather were all on board Flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine on July 17. …read more Source:...

    Canada talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Canada talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

    Ed Fast is in Ukraine to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras Abromaviius, but also plans to announce four initiatives. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine

    Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fast arrives to talk free trade in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Kyiv for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country.Fast, who arrived Sunday and has been to Ukraine twice is the last six months, is there to talk free trade his counterpart, Aivaras...

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30
    Jan25

    Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    President Petro Poroshenko held an emergency meeting of his military officials and cut short a trip to Saudi Arabia. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says intercepted communications show Russian-backed rebels attacked city
    Jan25

    Ukraine says intercepted communications show Russian-backed rebels attacked city

    KIEV, Ukraine – Intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday during an emergency meeting of his Security Council. U.S. President Barack...