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    Russia And Ukraine Are At War
    Jan23

    Russia And Ukraine Are At War

    Moscow won’t admit it, but Russia is at war with Ukraine. It’s hard to draw any other conclusion from reports that Russian regular forces have moved into eastern Ukraine and are attacking Ukrainian military units amid a flare-up of violence… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Politicians Do Not Usually Brandish Big Chunks of Metal When Giving Speeches
    Jan23

    Politicians Do Not Usually Brandish Big Chunks of Metal When Giving Speeches

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president, did just that at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. He had brought with him a bit of a bus destroyed in shelling that killed 13 civilians last week in the east of the country. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: Rebels Reject Ceasefire, Go On Offensive
    Jan23

    Ukraine Crisis Update: Rebels Reject Ceasefire, Go On Offensive

    Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine have rebuffed a ceasefire plan proposed by Ukrainian and Russian negotiators and will press forward with an offensive, a rebel leader said Friday. Rebel fighters just one day earlier pushed Ukrainian forces back from Donetsk’s airport, which was the scene of brutal combat between both sides this week....

    Major Ukraine rebel offensive looming as death toll surpasses 5,000
    Jan23

    Major Ukraine rebel offensive looming as death toll surpasses 5,000

    Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pro-Moscow rebel faction snubs further cease-fire talks in tense eastern Ukraine
    Jan23

    Pro-Moscow rebel faction snubs further cease-fire talks in tense eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW—Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk will not initiate further cease-fire talks with Ukraine and plan to expand battles for new territory, their leader was quoted as saying Friday in warnings that all but ensure fresh confrontations in eastern Ukraine.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    UN: Ukraine Conflict Death Toll Exceeds 5,000
    Jan23

    UN: Ukraine Conflict Death Toll Exceeds 5,000

    The United Nations human rights agency says the death toll from the conflict in eastern Ukraine has passed 5,000. Spokesman Rupert Colville told reporters Friday that the death toll could be far higher than the official estimate of 5,086 deaths, based on data collected by U.N. human rights monitors since the beginning of hostilities in April....

    U.S. Can’t Confirm Pakistani Ban on JuD, Haqqani Network; Abdullah in Talks Over Dual Citizen Nominees; New Details on Obama India Visit
    Jan23

    U.S. Can’t Confirm Pakistani Ban on JuD, Haqqani Network; Abdullah in Talks Over Dual Citizen Nominees; New Details on Obama India Visit

    Pakistan U.S. can’t confirm ban on JuD and Haqqani Network On Friday India’s NDTV reported that U.S. State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said that the United States could not confirm that Pakistan had banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa, designated by the United States as a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba, and the Haqqani Network (NDTV, ET, Dawn)....

    Ukraine Rebels Reject Peace Talks As Conflict Escalates
    Jan23

    Ukraine Rebels Reject Peace Talks As Conflict Escalates

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A rebel leader said they will continue to fight and won’t join further peace talks — but left unclear whether they would respect this week’s agreement to pull back heavy weapons...

    What Greece’s Election Means For The Rest Of The World
    Jan23

    What Greece’s Election Means For The Rest Of The World

    Greece will vote in parliamentary elections on Sunday, nearly one month after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras was forced to call a snap vote after parliament failed to agree on a new president. Polls indicate that radical left-wing party Syriza is set to take the most votes. Whether Syriza gains an outright majority or forms a ruling coalition,...

    Ukraine Separatists Vow to Take More Territory
    Jan23

    Ukraine Separatists Vow to Take More Territory

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president vowed Sunday to reassert government control over eastern regions as the army unleashed a counter-offensive against Russian-backed separatist fighters vying for command over the airport in the city of Donetsk. The separatist stronghold was shaken by intense outgoing and incoming artillery fire over the...