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    Russia’s response to SOTU: ‘U.S. intends to dominate the world’
    Jan21

    Russia’s response to SOTU: ‘U.S. intends to dominate the world’

    MOSCOW — President Obama briefly, but pointedly, addressed a year of tense relations with Russia over Ukraine during his State of the Union address Tuesday night, saying the United States was “upholding the principle that bigger nations can’t bully the small.” Today Russia replied: Who are you calling a bully? Russian Foreign Minister...

    The President Of Ukraine Is Carrying A Jagged Piece Of Yellow Metal Around Davos To Demonstrate Russian ‘Terrorism’
    Jan21

    The President Of Ukraine Is Carrying A Jagged Piece Of Yellow Metal Around Davos To Demonstrate Russian ‘Terrorism’

    President Poroschenko of Ukraine held up a jagged piece of yellow metal riddled with shrapnel holes at the World Economic Forum in Davos today and said it was a piece of a civilian bus that had been hit by a Russian missile earlier this month, killing 14 people. He alleged that the attack demonstrated Russian intervention in Ukraine was akin to...

    Moscow backs withdrawing heavy weaponry from Ukraine front line
    Jan21

    Moscow backs withdrawing heavy weaponry from Ukraine front line

    Moscow proposed Wednesday that both Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels pull heavy weapons back to a previously agreed-upon division line to help reduce hostilities, but said nothing about the rebels surrendering any territory they gained by violating the peace deal. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian FM says Ukraine talks should focus on frontline
    Jan21

    Russian FM says Ukraine talks should focus on frontline

    MOSCOW — Moscow proposed Wednesday that both Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels pull heavy weapons back to a previously agreed-upon division line to help reduce hostilities, but said nothing about the rebels surrendering any territory they gained by violating the peace deal.On the ground, fighting between Ukraine and the rebels appeared to be...

    Ukraine President: This ‘terrorism’ needs to stop
    Jan21

    Ukraine President: This ‘terrorism’ needs to stop

    Ukraine’s President has likened the violence by pro-Russian separatists against its citizens to “terrorism.” …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is Back
    Jan21

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is Back

    The fighting in Ukraine has returned to an intensity not seen since last summer, and the government claims Russian weapons are once again streaming across the border to support the rebels. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Poroshenko in Zurich, Switzerland: ‘Sanctions Are Working’ On Russia
    Jan21

    Poroshenko in Zurich, Switzerland: ‘Sanctions Are Working’ On Russia

    In an interview with a small group of reporters, he said that Western sanctions are succeeding in keeping Russia at the negotiating table, even as he accused the Kremlin of sending more than 1,000 troops across the border in recent… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian Troops Join Separatists In New Assaults
    Jan21

    Russian Troops Join Separatists In New Assaults

    Rebels and Russian troops in Ukraine’s east are carrying out new offensives, the government in Kiev said, a day after it accused Russia of sending about 800 soldiers across its border. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    As Fighting Deepens In Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises
    Jan21

    As Fighting Deepens In Eastern Ukraine, Death Toll Rises

    Intensifying battles, mounting death tolls and dire new warnings from Russia have dragged eastern Ukraine’s long-running conflict into some of the worst fighting since last summer, rendering a months-old cease-fire agreement effectively defunct. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    UKRAINE OFFICIAL: Putin Is Escalating, Is Emotional, And Hasn’t Spoken To President Poroshenko For 11 Days
    Jan21

    UKRAINE OFFICIAL: Putin Is Escalating, Is Emotional, And Hasn’t Spoken To President Poroshenko For 11 Days

    In a closed session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a high-ranking Ukrainian official just shared the Ukrainian government’s current view of the conflict with Russia: Fighting has resumed after a three-week ceasefire. The administration sees signs that Putin is escalating his forces, albeit in a limited way. The...