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    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached
    Jan22

    Ukraine: army retreats, buffer zone deal reached

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Jan. 22 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops withdrew Thursday from Dontesk airport’s main terminal after fighting killed six soldiers and injured 16, the defense ministry said. …read more Source: United Press...

    First Victims Of Maidan Crackdown Remembered In Ukraine
    Jan22

    First Victims Of Maidan Crackdown Remembered In Ukraine

    A year after their deaths, Ukraine is paying tribute to the first victims of a government crackdown on the Euromaidan protests that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Opinion: Canada’s complacency towards Saudi Arabia should stop at Raif Badawi
    Jan22

    Opinion: Canada’s complacency towards Saudi Arabia should stop at Raif Badawi

    While Saudi dignitaries marched with a million people in Paris defending freedom of speech, Raif Badawi endured the first 50 of 1,000 lashes for daring to promote freedom of thought and religious tolerance in the repressive kingdom. Canada’s tepid denunciation, coming on the heels of a sustained campaign to free Badawi, didn’t...

    At least 7 killed in shelling of city bus in eastern Ukraine
    Jan22

    At least 7 killed in shelling of city bus in eastern Ukraine

    Local authorities in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine say at least seven people have been killed after a city bus was hit by an artillery shell. See also: Ukraine says it reclaimed Donetsk airport after ‘massive military operation’ The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing numerous passengers...

    At least 7 die after artillery shell hits bus in Ukraine
    Jan22

    At least 7 die after artillery shell hits bus in Ukraine

    The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing passengers and blowing out the windows of a nearby building. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Donetsk airport falls into the hands of pro-Russia separatists
    Jan22

    Donetsk airport falls into the hands of pro-Russia separatists

    The heroic defense that lasted for 242 days is over as Ukraine military officials conceded Thursday that the main bastion of Donetsk airport defense fell into the hands of pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine PM says Russia should bear responsibility for deadly Donetsk attack
    Jan22

    Ukraine PM says Russia should bear responsibility for deadly Donetsk attack

    A Reuters cameraman said he saw six bodies on the ground near, and inside, a trolleybus in a southern district of the city …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine crisis: Several killed after Donetsk bus hit by artillery
    Jan22

    Ukraine crisis: Several killed after Donetsk bus hit by artillery

    Local authorities in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine say at least seven people have been killed after a city bus was hit by an artillery shell. …read more Source:...

    At least seven killed in shelling attack in Donetsk
    Jan22

    At least seven killed in shelling attack in Donetsk

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Local authorities in the separatist stronghold in east Ukraine say at least seven people have been killed after a city bus was hit by an artillery shell. The shell struck the vehicle Thursday morning in Donetsk, instantly killing numerous passengers and blowing out the windows of a nearby building. A rebel official at the site...

    Ukrainian Forces Abandon Donetsk Airport Terminals, Battle Continues
    Jan22

    Ukrainian Forces Abandon Donetsk Airport Terminals, Battle Continues

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says government forces have withdrawn from terminal buildings at Donetsk airport, positions that they fiercely defended for months against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...