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    Shelling Kills Ten People in Donetsk
    Oct01

    Shelling Kills Ten People in Donetsk

    At least 10 people were killed by shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which is controlled by pro-Russian separatists, on October 1. The shells hit a mini-van and a school playground on the first day of the school year, but no children were killed. A shaky ceasefire has been in place since September 5. CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT....

    New Polish PM Dashes Ukraine’s EU Hopes
    Oct01

    New Polish PM Dashes Ukraine’s EU Hopes

    Poland’s new Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said on Wednesday she would largely stick to the policies of her predecessor Donald Tusk, including a cautious approach to the question of when eastern Europe’s biggest economy will join the euro. In her first major policy speech as prime minister, Kopacz tried to appeal to voters before a...

    Developments in Ukraine – Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    Oct01

    Developments in Ukraine – Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine appear to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport of Donetsk, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region. At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini van in a nearby street in Donetsk in...

    At Least 10 People Killed In Shelling On And Near School In East Ukraine
    Oct01

    At Least 10 People Killed In Shelling On And Near School In East Ukraine

    (Reuters) – At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, city authorities and Reuters witnesses said. There were no children among those killed in the shelling at School No. 57 on the first day of the new school year, though witnesses said...

    The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You’ve Ever Seen
    Oct01

    The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You’ve Ever Seen

    Sinkholes are scarily common, and although some are small and harmless, others open gaping holes in the ground that could swallow entire buildings — or passing cars. Recently, a sinkhole that formed in the middle of a highway in Crimea killed six people traveling in a car that fell into the hole. Sinkholes occur when bedrock made of limestone or...

    New Polish premier wants more US military presence
    Oct01

    New Polish premier wants more US military presence

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s new prime minister says she will seek a greater U.S. military presence in Poland because the conflict in neighboring Ukraine has made Poland’s security and the U… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    10 killed when shells hit Ukrainian school, bus, officials say
    Oct01

    10 killed when shells hit Ukrainian school, bus, officials say

    A school and a bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country’s Donetsk region said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport
    Oct01

    Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport

    Smoke rises over a residential neighborhood near the airport after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Rebels in eastern Ukraine appear to be successfull… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine rebels close in on strategic Donetsk airport
    Oct01

    Ukraine rebels close in on strategic Donetsk airport

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine appeared to be successfully closing in on the government-held airport in Donetsk Wednesday, a strategic victory for the pro-Russian separatists that further undermines a shaky cease-fire in the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport
    Oct01

    Ukraine rebels close in on Donetsk airport

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists in Kiev that the airport was still under control of government troops who were “brilliantly carrying out their duty” and holding ground there. […] rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying that...