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    Russia, Ukraine exchange blame for fresh civilian casualties
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine exchange blame for fresh civilian casualties

    At least eight civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or mortar hit a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, regional officials and eyewitnesses say. …read more Source:...

    Eight Civilians Killed in Shelling of Ukraine Trolleybus
    Jan22

    Eight Civilians Killed in Shelling of Ukraine Trolleybus

    By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – An artillery shell or mortar struck a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing at least eight civilians in an incident which both sides blamed on the other. The missile strike, which wrecked a trolleybus and blew out windows nearby,...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on pullback line for heavy weapons
    Jan22

    Russia, Ukraine agree on pullback line for heavy weapons

    Diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed Wednesday on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons, just hours after separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Davos World Economic Forum draws big names
    Jan22

    Davos World Economic Forum draws big names

    Al Gore and Pharrell shared the stage Wednesday at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Other notable speakers include the heads of Germany, Italy and Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine bus stop attack kills at least six
    Jan22

    Ukraine bus stop attack kills at least six

    At least six civilians were killed in an attack at a trolleybus stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Wells running dry at Crimea safari Park
    Jan22

    Wells running dry at Crimea safari Park

    Low water levels in a Crimean reservoir signal hardship for animals at a safari park caught in the political crossfire. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine shelling: Seven civilians killed
    Jan22

    Ukraine shelling: Seven civilians killed

    Seven civilians were killed when shells hit a trolley bus station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the City Council there said Thursday, as the months-long conflict in the country’s east showed little sign of easing. …read more Source:...

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian Forces Almost Defeated at Donetsk Airport
    Jan22

    Ukrainian Forces Almost Defeated at Donetsk Airport

    DONETSK, Ukraine— 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...

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine
    Jan22

    13 killed in shelling of city bus in east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine – A mortar shell hit a bus Thursday in the Ukrainian rebel stronghold of Donetsk, killing at least 13 people, the city’s leader said. It was not immediately clear which side was responsible for the attack, but angry residents punched and kicked a captured soldier dragged to the scene by the rebels. The mortar killed...