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    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Mariupol Rocket Attack
    Feb02

    Ukrainians Remember Victims Of Mariupol Rocket Attack

    Events were held in Ukraine on February 1 to honor the victims of a rocket attack which killed 30 civilians in the southern port of Mariupol, held by government forces, on January 24. In Kyiv, crosses with the names of the victims were placed outside the Russian embassy. In the evening, in Mariupol itself, candles were lit on the central Theater...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. Defense Ministry Spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told The Associated Press Monday that fighting remains most intense around Ukraine-held Debaltseve, which is now almost...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    Defense Ministry Spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov told The Associated Press Monday that fighting remains most intense around Ukraine-held Debaltseve, which is now almost entirely encircled by Russia-backed rebels. Municipal authorities in Donetsk, the main rebel stronghold in the region some 60 kilometers (37 miles) southwest of Debaltseve, said in...

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as fighting continues for key eastern railway hub
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as fighting continues for key eastern railway hub

    Officials say five Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and 29 wounded in the past day in eastern Ukraine as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. …read more Source: FOX...

    Report: US Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Feb02

    Report: US Taking ‘Fresh Look’ at Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    A leading U.S. newspaper says Washington is reconsidering its stance on providing defensive weapons and equipment to Kyiv. The New York Times reported Sunday that while President Barack Obama has not made a decision about supplying lethal aid to Ukraine’s security forces, his administration is taking a “fresh look” at the...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Feb02

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Monday. 1. An Australian journalist for Al Jazeera English who had been serving a 7-year jail sentence in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation was released and deported on Sunday after spending 400 days in prison. 2. At least 8,000 pro-democracy protesters marched through the...

    Grim scenes as civilians flee eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Grim scenes as civilians flee eastern Ukraine

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine — It took nearly five months but Elena Koshikova finally convinced her ailing husband, Petr, to flee as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels intensified. See also: Why war has exploded again in Ukraine “I’m very worried — he is all that I have now,” Koshikova said of her husband, who has...

    Ukraine Crisis: US Considers Supplying More Weapons To Kiev As Rebels Press Attacks: Report
    Feb02

    Ukraine Crisis: US Considers Supplying More Weapons To Kiev As Rebels Press Attacks: Report

    The U.S. government is considering providing more weapons and military equipment to the Ukrainian forces in the wake of fresh attacks on Kiev troops by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, according to the New York Times. …read more Source: International Business...

    Clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail
    Feb02

    Clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian separatists used artillery fire to try to dislodge government forces. …read more Source:...

    US considers supplying arms to Ukraine: officials
    Feb02

    US considers supplying arms to Ukraine: officials

    NATO’ s military commander, Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, now supports providing defensive weapons and equipment to Kiev’ s beleaguered forces. …read more Source:...