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    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 killed in shelling in rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. This follows artillery strikes on the rebel stronghold on Wednesday which hit a hospital, leaving five people dead. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government forces picked up in January after a month of...

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine
    Feb05

    3 people killed in overnight shelling in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine

    The City Hall in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine says at least 3 people have been killed in shelling overnight. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%
    Feb05

    Ukraine raises key interest rate to 19.5%

    Ukraine’s central bank will raise its key interest rate to 19.5 percent from February 6 from 14 percent to fight inflation. …read more Source:...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force
    Feb05

    NATO official: alliance to beef up response force

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief says the alliance is set to more than double the size of its Response Force in response to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the challenge of Islamic extremism. NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday’s meeting of defense ministers in Brussels is expected to boost the size of the force from...

    Ukraine: Rocket Fire Kills At Least 5 Near Hospital in Donetsk
    Feb05

    Ukraine: Rocket Fire Kills At Least 5 Near Hospital in Donetsk

    (DONETSK, Ukraine) — Rocket barrages hit a previously safe section of Ukraine’s rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday, killing at least five people and damaging a hospital, six schools and five kindergartens, rebels said. The fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine escalated sharply in January,...

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours, military says
    Feb05

    Five more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east in past 24 hours, military says

    The fresh casualties were announced as separatists continued attacks on a key rail hub northeast of the big city of Donetsk …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
    Feb05

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world’s best ski jumpers — including women, for the first time — competed for gold. Two key investors have unloaded...

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment
    Feb05

    Oligarchs unload Sochi Olympics assets to recoup investment

    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The ski jump sits shrouded in mist, its coat of snow undisturbed by any athletes hurtling down the ramp to take off into the air. A year ago, the jump bustled with activity at the Sochi Olympics as the world’s best ski jumpers — including women, for the first time — competed for gold. But it made some unwanted history...