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    Shelling Kills At Least Six At Donetsk Cultural Center
    Jan30

    Shelling Kills At Least Six At Donetsk Cultural Center

    At least six people were killed in shelling which hit a cultural center and a bus in the separatist-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on January 30. Separately, the Ukrainian government said five of its troops were killed in the previous 24 hours. The casualties came at the end of one of the bloodiest weeks in Ukraine for several months....

    New Casualties In Ukraine, Plans For Talks Uncertain
    Jan30

    New Casualties In Ukraine, Plans For Talks Uncertain

    Kyiv and pro-Russian rebels traded accusations over deadly attacks in eastern Ukraine as uncertainty clouded plans for new peace talks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Civilians In Separatist-Held Areas ‘Under Fire Daily’
    Jan30

    Civilians In Separatist-Held Areas ‘Under Fire Daily’

    In recent days, Russian-backed separatists have been advancing in eastern Ukraine. As Ukrainian forces strike back, there are reports that their shells have fallen in civilian areas, damaging homes and other property. On January 27, RFE/RL’s Shahida Yakub visited two areas – Hvardiyskiy, a district of Donetsk, and the village of Olenivka,...

    Meet Yevgeny Fyodorov, The Russian Lawmaker Who Wants More Western Sanctions
    Jan30

    Meet Yevgeny Fyodorov, The Russian Lawmaker Who Wants More Western Sanctions

    More Western sanctions? Bring ’em on, says a four-term lawmaker from the ruling United Russia party. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded
    Jan30

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Government Forces Surrounded

    Russian state news agency RIA Novosti has quoted pro-Russian rebel leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko as saying his forces have surrounded Ukrainian units near Debaltseve, a flashpoint in the recent escalation of a conflict that has killed more than 5,100 people in eastern Ukraine since April. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing
    Jan30

    Russia Charges Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko With Illegal Border Crossing

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on a hunger strike in a Russian jail since mid-December, says new a charge has been filed against his client. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Suspected Troop Deployment
    Jan30

    Russian Woman Accused Of Treason Over Suspected Troop Deployment

    Svetlana Davydova’s husband said his wife phoned the Ukrainian Embassy in Moscow in April and said that a military base near their home had emptied out, suggesting the soldiers may have been deployed to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Ukraine Activist Climbs Onto NYC Opera Stage, Likens Putin To Hitler
    Jan30

    Pro-Ukraine Activist Climbs Onto NYC Opera Stage, Likens Putin To Hitler

    A protester climbed onto the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City after a performance by Russian classical music titans Anna Netrebko and Valery Gergiev and held up a sign criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgian FM Says South Ossetia Could Be Annexed Like Crimea
    Jan29

    Georgian FM Says South Ossetia Could Be Annexed Like Crimea

    Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili has warned that Russia could annex the breakaway Georgian region of South Ossetia as it did Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Agrees To Extend Russian Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Jan29

    EU Agrees To Extend Russian Sanctions Over Ukraine

    The European Union has decided to extend until September an initial group of sanctions against Russian and pro-Russia separatist officials due to the continued fighting in eastern Ukraine and has plans for further action. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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