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    Ukrainians flee frontline town under daily crossfire
    Jan29

    Ukrainians flee frontline town under daily crossfire

    Svitlodarsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Wheeling suitcases and hauling bags, residents of Svitlodarsk peered into a bus departing from this heavily shelled east Ukrainian town. “Is there still room?” one woman asked, anxious to send her teenage son to safety.The town, controlled by Ukrainian government authorities, has been under rocket...

    russia ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko
    Jan29

    russia ukraine Nadezhda Savchenko

    A Ukrainian army officer held by Russian authorities was transferred from a prison to a hospital Thursday after losing more than 60 pounds during a hunger strike to challenge her arrest, her lawyer said. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russian woman arrested on treason charges after giving Ukraine information about troops’ moves
    Jan29

    Russian woman arrested on treason charges after giving Ukraine information about troops’ moves

    A Russian court has arrested a mother of seven on treason charges for providing Ukraine with information on Russian troop movements. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s National Guard during sweep of village
    Jan29

    Ukraine’s National Guard during sweep of village

    Reuters accompanies Ukrainian government forces as they sweep an empty village they believe is being used by rebels to transfer supplies. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russian woman arrested after giving information to Ukraine
    Jan29

    Russian woman arrested after giving information to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has arrested a mother of seven on treason charges for providing Ukraine with information on Russian troop movements. Moscow’s Lefortovsky court put Svetlana Davydova in custody last week on the charges, which carry a prison sentence of up to 20 years. The court didn’t provide details of the case, but...

    There’s One Huge Reason Mexico Is Becoming ‘Less Free’
    Jan29

    There’s One Huge Reason Mexico Is Becoming ‘Less Free’

    Freedom House’s annual Freedom in the World survey was released yesterday, and found that 18 countries were on a downward trend compared to last year in terms of upholding political and civil liberties. One of them is a crucial US ally responsible for about $1.3 billion in daily trade and a recipient of $194 million in security assistance:...

    Russia’s economy, Ukraine put Putin in uncertain position
    Jan29

    Russia’s economy, Ukraine put Putin in uncertain position

    The stalemate in Ukraine and downturn in the Russian economy has experts debating the impact on President Vladimir Putin’s grip on power. …read more Source: FOX...

    Photos Jan 29: Top images from around the world
    Jan29

    Photos Jan 29: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. An injured Ukrainian soldier arrives at a hospital in the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Israeli soldiers cry during the funeral of Major Yochai Kalangel...

    Andrei Kelin, Russian envoy: ‘Big catastrophe’ may ensue if West’s Ukraine support continues
    Jan29

    Andrei Kelin, Russian envoy: ‘Big catastrophe’ may ensue if West’s Ukraine support continues

    Russia warned the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe on Thursday that the West’s continued support of Kiev may lead to a “big catastrophe” in the region. Russia’s envoy to the European security watchdog called Ukraine’s leadership the “party of war” that is sending the world on a...

    Death Toll Mounts in Intense Clashes in East Ukraine
    Jan29

    Death Toll Mounts in Intense Clashes in East Ukraine

    Five Ukrainian soldiers and three civilians have been killed as a result of fighting in Ukraine’s separatist eastern regions in the past 24 hours, Kiev authorities said on Thursday, reporting no let-up in violent clashes with pro-Russian rebels. A separatist advance launched last week appears to have buried the frequently violated truce,...