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    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    A Ukrainian military spokesman says government forces have withdrawn from terminal buildings at Donetsk airport, positions that they fiercely defended for months against pro-Russian separatists.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...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Jan22

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. The European Central Bank is expected to announce a major stimulus program to buy more than €500 billion in bonds. 2. Microsoft showed off the next version of Windows, Windows 10, expected to come out later this year. 3.The latest polls show that Greece’s anti-austerity radical...

    Shelling Hits City Bus in Ukraine’s Donetsk, 7 Dead
    Jan22

    Shelling Hits City Bus in Ukraine’s Donetsk, 7 Dead

    Ukrainian authorities say at least seven people were killed in the eastern city of Donetsk after an artillery shell hit a city bus. Emergency officials said a shell struck a trolley bus early Thursday, killing the passengers instantly. Meanwhile, Ukrainian military authorities say troops have withdrawn from the Donetsk airport, which has been the...

    Deadly Shelling At Donetsk Bus Stop
    Jan22

    Deadly Shelling At Donetsk Bus Stop

    Shelling has hit a bus stop in a separatist-held area of Donetsk. Pro-Russian and Russian sources said at least five people had been killed, other reports put the death toll higher. Passengers on a bus were among the victims. A car was also destroyed, and buildings badly damaged. Warning: This video contains disturbing images. (Reuters)...

    Germany Says ‘Progress’ At Ukraine Talks
    Jan22

    Germany Says ‘Progress’ At Ukraine Talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said progress was made at late night talks with Ukraine and Russia on Wednesday 21. The talks, also attended by France, were aimed at deescalating after recent intense fighting and reaffirming a peace plan signed in Minsk, Belarus, in September last year. That agreement proposed a cease-fire which...

    Ukraine losing the battle at airport in Donetsk
    Jan22

    Ukraine losing the battle at airport in Donetsk

    Ukrainian forces have all but abandoned Donetsk airport after months of bitter battle, although military officials continue to insist they hold part of the terminal. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian forces almost defeated at Donetsk airport
    Jan22

    Ukrainian forces almost defeated at Donetsk airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces have all but abandoned Donetsk airport after months of bitter battle, although military officials continue to insist they hold part of the terminal. The Defense Ministry said Thursday that six soldiers had died over the previous day of fighting for the airport, which lies on the northern edge of the...

    Bus shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 13
    Jan22

    Bus shelling in Ukraine’s Donetsk kills 13

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Shelling hit a trolleybus in war-torn east Ukraine’s Donetsk on Thursday and killed at least 13 people, an official said, hours after peace talks in Berlin called for a ceasefire.”Twelve people were killed in the trolleybus and another who was in a car that was passing nearby,” said an official...