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    American soldiers will deploy to Ukraine this spring to begin training four companies of the Ukrainian National Guard
    Jan24

    American soldiers will deploy to Ukraine this spring to begin training four companies of the Ukrainian National Guard

    The number of troops heading to the Yavoriv Training Area near the city of L’viv — which is about 40 miles from the Polish border — is still being determined, however. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    See the Incredible Devastation of the Iconic Donetsk Airport
    Jan24

    See the Incredible Devastation of the Iconic Donetsk Airport

    New photographs show the extent of destruction to eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk. The site has become a point on contention between Russia-backed separatists and pro-Kiev forces. On Jan. 21, Ukrainian troops said they had lost control of the airport and had sustained casualties in the latest round of fighting. These images show what is left of...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian port city of Mariupol; rebels plan major offensive
    Jan24

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian port city of Mariupol; rebels plan major offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan24

    Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said.Ukrainian officials rushed to defend the strategically important port city as the separatists’ top leader declared that an offensive against it had begun....

    Pro-Russian rebels launch offensive on Mariupol, Ukriane
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian rebels launch offensive on Mariupol, Ukriane

    Fred LambertMARIUPOL, Ukraine, Jan. 24 (UPI) — Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have begun attacking Mariupol, a strategic port city between Donetsk and Crimea, the latest in a series of assaults. …read more Source: United Press...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Key Port, Ukraine Says At Least 30 Dead
    Jan24

    Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Key Port, Ukraine Says At Least 30 Dead

    (Reuters) – 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. Mariupol’s city administration said the rebels had killed at least 30...

    Missile attacks kill 26 civilians and wound 80 in Ukraine
    Jan24

    Missile attacks kill 26 civilians and wound 80 in Ukraine

    Twenty-six civilians were killed and another 80 wounded in missile attacks Saturday on Mariupol, an industrial center and seaport in the southeast of Ukraine, officials said. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    In War-Torn East Ukraine, Donetsk Faces Starvation As City Is Isolated
    Jan24

    In War-Torn East Ukraine, Donetsk Faces Starvation As City Is Isolated

    DONETSK, Ukraine — In a small kitchen in an apartment in this war-torn city, Tamara Bilan placed some bread next to a plate of cookies. That was all she had to offer a visitor, and all she had to eat herself. The 67-year old pensioner had made both the bread and cookies with ingredients she got through food-aid distribution in the city....

    Rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive
    Jan24

    Rockets kill 29 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said. Ukraine’s top rebel…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Bank of Japan’s Kuroda praises ‘big decision’ by ECB
    Jan24

    Bank of Japan’s Kuroda praises ‘big decision’ by ECB

    Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Saturday urged a Davos panel not to succumb to pessimism over the state of the world economy, as he welcomed the “big decision” by the ECB to embark on a huge bond-buying spree.Kuroda was addressing the closing event at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the...