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    13 Soldiers Killed in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    13 Soldiers Killed in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials say 13 soldiers have been killed in the past day during fighting against Russia-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country. A defense spokesman in Kyiv said Sunday another 20 soldiers were wounded. There is no immediate word on casualties to rebels, but the French news agency, AFP, reports that six civilians died. The...

    Protester Crashes Performances Of ‘Hypocritical’ Pro-Putin Musicians
    Feb01

    Protester Crashes Performances Of ‘Hypocritical’ Pro-Putin Musicians

    A lone protester recently jumped the stage at a Tchaikovsky opera in New York to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policies in Ukraine. A previous protest won him the support of Pussy Riot and got him banned from Harvard. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soldiers, Civilians Killed In Ukraine As Peace Talks End Without Progress
    Feb01

    Soldiers, Civilians Killed In Ukraine As Peace Talks End Without Progress

    Ukraine says 13 of its soldiers have been killed in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Death toll mounts in eastern Ukraine after peace talks fail
    Feb01

    Death toll mounts in eastern Ukraine after peace talks fail

    Widespread clashes take place with Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine talks end amid fighting
    Feb01

    Ukraine talks end amid fighting

    Talks aimed at finding a diplomatic resolution to the bitter conflict in eastern Ukraine began Saturday in Minsk, Belarus, despite this week’s escalation in fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance
    Feb01

    Cancer movie wins top prize at Sundance

    Los Angeles (AFP) – “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” a moving drama about a teenager who befriends a classmate with cancer, won the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday.Sundance winners regularly go on to critical and awards success at Hollywood’s main prize-giving ceremonies. Last year’s top winner,...

    Clashes intensify between Armenia, Azerbaijan
    Feb01

    Clashes intensify between Armenia, Azerbaijan

    AGDAM, Azerbaijan — Overshadowed by the fighting in Ukraine, another armed conflict in the former Soviet Union — between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh — has escalated with deadly ferocity in recent months, killing dozens of soldiers on each side and pushing the countries perilously close to open war. …read...

    Cease-fire talks resume on Ukraine
    Feb01

    Cease-fire talks resume on Ukraine

    ARTEMOVSK, Ukraine — Envoys representing Ukraine, Russia and a European monitoring group opened a new round of cease-fire talks Saturday aimed at ending a 2-week-old flare-up in violence in the Ukraine war. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev and Separatists Trade Blame
    Feb01

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse, Kiev and Separatists Trade Blame

    Envoys from both sides of the Ukraine peace talks leave negotiations just over four hours after they begin. The talks in the Belarus capitol, Minsk, have collapsed and there’s no tangible progress towards a new ceasefire. Instead, representatives from the Ukrainian government as well as the separatists envoys — like the two seen here...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse As Fighting Continues
    Feb01

    Ukraine Peace Talks Collapse As Fighting Continues

    Both sides blamed each other for the failure of the peace talks, aimed at ending a conflict that has claimed at least 5,000 lives. …read more Source:...