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    Ukraine, rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport
    Jan19

    Ukraine, rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

    Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops fought pitched battles Monday for control of Donetsk airport, while residential areas nearby were caught in intensive crossfire. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Deadly fighting in Donetsk: Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim airport control
    Jan19

    Deadly fighting in Donetsk: Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels both claim airport control

    ABOVE: At least two people were killed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk when shells hit a market and residential area. DONETSK, Ukraine – After days of intense fighting, Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday they had seized control of Donetsk airport once again. The Ukrainian military denied this but acknowledged that...

    EU Not Ready to Lift Sanctions Against Russia
    Jan19

    EU Not Ready to Lift Sanctions Against Russia

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign ministers said on Monday there were no grounds to lift economic sanctions against Russia despite conciliatory proposals from the EU’s foreign policy chief, as violence intensified in Ukraine. Federica Mogherini had suggested in a confidential memo seen by Reuters that member states could...

    Eric Morse: Russia recruits wherever it can
    Jan19

    Eric Morse: Russia recruits wherever it can

    About a day before the Hebdo Charlie terrorism incident monopolized international attention, an odd report appeared on the BBC that Russian President Vladimir Putin had signed a decree legalizing the employment of non-Russian citizens as “contract” (i.e, professional, not conscript) troops in the Russian armed forces. Apparently about 300 such...

    Three Killed as Pro-Russians Renew Attack on Airport
    Jan19

    Three Killed as Pro-Russians Renew Attack on Airport

    Pro-Russian separatists renewed attacks on Ukrainian forces at an airport complex in the east on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Report: Georgian MPs Support New Law To Punish Those Fighting Abroad
    Jan19

    Report: Georgian MPs Support New Law To Punish Those Fighting Abroad

    Georgian lawmakers from both the ruling coalition and the opposition have expressed their support for proposed new legislation that will make fighting in, or calling on others to fight in, illegal armed groups abroad punishable by a prison term. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Warring Sides in E. Ukraine Each Claim Control of Donetsk Airport
    Jan19

    Warring Sides in E. Ukraine Each Claim Control of Donetsk Airport

    Intense fighting between government and pro-Russian separatist forces continued Monday in eastern Ukraine, as Ukraine’s military claimed hundreds of Russian troops crossed the border to help the rebels. The general staff of Ukraine’s armed forces claimed they had established control over the disputed Donetsk airport after driving out...

    Pro-Russian Rebels, Ukraine Battle for Donetsk Airport
    Jan19

    Pro-Russian Rebels, Ukraine Battle for Donetsk Airport

    Intense fighting between government and pro-Russian separatist forces continued Monday in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Apple Ends Its Relationship With Developers In Crimea (AAPL)
    Jan19

    Apple Ends Its Relationship With Developers In Crimea (AAPL)

    Apple has sent out emails to app developers in Crimea telling them that they can no longer develop iPhone apps, TechCrunch reports. The move is based on new US sanctions against Crimea, the Russian-annexed area of Ukraine, which stop US companies from importing goods or services from the region. The US sanctions mean that it’s illegal for...

    Ukraine and rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport
    Jan19

    Ukraine and rebels both claim to control Donetsk airport

    After days of intense fighting, Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Monday they had seized control of Donetsk airport once again. The Ukrainian military denied this but acknowledged that the fighting for the… …read more Source: WAVE 3...