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    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    SARTANA, Ukraine – Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. The intense fighting, which the U.N. says has killed more than 5,300 people since April, comes ahead of a...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At the Trudovskoi bus station in Donetsk, the gossip these days focuses on whose house has been hit by shelling and where you can get food handouts. …read more Source: U.S....

    Obama Awaits Outcome Of Ukraine Peace Talks in Minsk
    Feb10

    Obama Awaits Outcome Of Ukraine Peace Talks in Minsk

    President Obama said that he would wait for the outcome of peace talks before deciding whether to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Kerry Tells Lawmakers He’s For Arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Kerry Tells Lawmakers He’s For Arming Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers during a private reception in Germany that he personally supports sending lethal aid to the Ukrainian military, even though President Barack Obama has yet to make a decision on whether to say yes… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fighting intensifies in Ukraine ahead of peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in Ukraine ahead of peace talks

    The intense fighting comes ahead of a crucial summit involving Western leaders on Wednesday, as well as peace talks later Tuesday. …read more Source: USA...

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine; both sides prepare for peace talks
    Feb10

    Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine; both sides prepare for peace talks

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified on Tuesday ahead of much-anticipated peace talks, with both sides claiming significant advances and the government accusing the rebels of shelling a town far behind the front lines. …read more Source: CTV...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    Day and night, mortars and rockets rain down on the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine — mainly in the city’s outlying districts, where the poorest people live. Able-bodied people have no work and retirees have no pensions, since the government in Kiev has stopped paying pensions in rebel-held areas. There is nothing to do, said Banina,...

    Kiev, rebels both claim gains on eve of Ukraine peace talks
    Feb10

    Kiev, rebels both claim gains on eve of Ukraine peace talks

    Russia-backed rebels say they have surrounded a key transportation hub, while government forces have opened a new front near the port of Mariupol. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive
    Feb10

    Life under shelling in eastern Ukraine: a battle to survive

    Day and night, mortars and rockets rain down on the rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine – mainly in the city’s outlying districts, where the poorest people live.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Rebels Make New Push In Ukraine On The Eve Of Peace Talks
    Feb10

    Rebels Make New Push In Ukraine On The Eve Of Peace Talks

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Gleb Garanich VUHLEHIRSK/KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, Feb 10 (Reuters) – Rebel fighters made a push on Tuesday to cut off a government-held road and rail junction in east Ukraine, vowing on the eve of peace talks that they would not cease fire until they had achieved their aim of taking more territory. Some 30 miles (50...