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    Missile hits civilian bus in Ukraine; 10 reported dead
    Jan13

    Missile hits civilian bus in Ukraine; 10 reported dead

    A missile struck a passenger bus near a town in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, leaving 10 civilians dead and 13 wounded, officials said. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Rocket strikes civilian bus at eastern Ukraine checkpoint, killing 11
    Jan13

    Rocket strikes civilian bus at eastern Ukraine checkpoint, killing 11

    Eleven people were killed and 13 others injured after a shell struck a bus at a roadblock in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Tuesday, highlighting the continuing dangers to civilians as fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels intensifies. See also: The war came to me: From U.S. Peace Corps to Ukraine conflict reporter The bus was...

    US promises up to $2 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine if reforms continue
    Jan13

    US promises up to $2 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine if reforms continue

    The United States has reinforced Western assistance for Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev. …read more Source: FOX...

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue
    Jan13

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue

    The commitment to help stave off a financial crisis comes a week after the European Union pledged 1.8 billion euros ($2.1 billion) to strengthen the struggling nation’s resilience as it faces war in the east. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue
    Jan13

    US, EU promise more aid for Ukraine if reforms continue

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States has reinforced Western assistance for Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia Is Reinforcing 3 Crucial Geopolitical Frontlines
    Jan13

    Russia Is Reinforcing 3 Crucial Geopolitical Frontlines

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed off on a new military doctrine for the country on Dec. 26 last year. The new doctrine, beyond explicitly stating that NATO’s expansion was the main external threat facing Moscow, calls for reinforcing three geopolitical fronts that Russia sees as part of its existential security. In the coming years...

    Ukraine Passenger Bus Hit in Shelling, 10 Killed
    Jan13

    Ukraine Passenger Bus Hit in Shelling, 10 Killed

    Ten civilians were killed Tuesday when a shell or missile hit a bus south of the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk, Ukrainian authorities reported. The press center for the Ukrainian government’s military operation against Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine reported that 10 people were killed and 13 injured when Russia-backed...

    Pro-Russian Forces About To Take Donetsk Airport As Ukraine Peace Talks Called Off
    Jan13

    Pro-Russian Forces About To Take Donetsk Airport As Ukraine Peace Talks Called Off

    The air traffic control tower at Donetsk Airport has been destroyed by pro-Russian forces surging from two sides against a depleted Ukrainian military. Separatist forces had offered a 5 p.m., local time, deadline (10 a.m. …read more Source: International Business...

    US to back $2B in loan guarantees for Ukraine
    Jan13

    US to back $2B in loan guarantees for Ukraine

    The U.S. plans to provide up to $2 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine this year to help stave off bankruptcy. …read more Source:...

    U.S. to guarantee $2 billion in Ukraine loans
    Jan13

    U.S. to guarantee $2 billion in Ukraine loans

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) — The United States’ $2 billion loan guarantee for Ukraine, announced Tuesday, is meant to keep Ukraine out of insolvency brought on by its separatist conflict. …read more Source: United Press...