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    Security Forces Raid Crimean Tatar TV Station
    Jan26

    Security Forces Raid Crimean Tatar TV Station

    In Crimea, armed, masked security forces raided the headquarters of the only TV station on the Russian-controlled peninsula broadcasting in the Tatar language. ATR television said that Russia’s Investigative Committee, along with counter-terrorism officials, were looking for materials relating to a Tatar protest last year. Human rights...

    Kremlin Cries Blackmail As West Presses Russia To Rein In Rebels
    Jan26

    Kremlin Cries Blackmail As West Presses Russia To Rein In Rebels

    Western governments stepped up pressure on Moscow to rein in Russian-backed separatists as the casualty toll mounted on January 26 after the rebels announced a new offensive in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armed Men Surround Crimean Tatar Television Channel
    Jan26

    Armed Men Surround Crimean Tatar Television Channel

    Armed, masked men in unmarked military clothing have surrounded the headquarters of the only television channel broadcasting in the Crimean Tatar language on the annexed Black Sea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Seeks To Increase Pressure On Russia After Ukraine Offensive
    Jan26

    Obama Seeks To Increase Pressure On Russia After Ukraine Offensive

    U.S. President Barack Obama says the United States is considering all options short of military action to turn up the pressure on Russia after Moscow-backed separatists launched a new offensive in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Duma Speaker Says Russian Court Must Decide Ukrainian Pilot’s Guilt
    Jan25

    Duma Speaker Says Russian Court Must Decide Ukrainian Pilot’s Guilt

    Russian Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin told reporters in Strasbourg that the decision whether to free detained Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko would be made by a Russian court …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting At A Ukrainian Army Checkpoint In Eastern Ukraine
    Jan25

    Fighting At A Ukrainian Army Checkpoint In Eastern Ukraine

    Firefights broke out at a Ukrainian army checkpoint between the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk. On January 24, the 40th Battalion’s 17th Tank Brigade came under attack at Debaltseve from the direction of Luhansk. (RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondent Levko Stek). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Holds Day Of Mourning After Mariupol Attack
    Jan25

    Ukraine Holds Day Of Mourning After Mariupol Attack

    Ukraine is holding a day of national mourning on January 25, following a series of rocket attacks in the southeastern city of Mariupol that killed 30 people and injured more than 90 others. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Blocks UN Statement Condemning Mariupol Attack
    Jan25

    Russia Blocks UN Statement Condemning Mariupol Attack

    Russia has blocked a UN Security Council statement that would have criticized a pro-Russian Ukrainian separatist leader and condemned a recent increase in violence in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dozens Killed As Rockets Hit Mariupol In Southeast Ukraine
    Jan24

    Dozens Killed As Rockets Hit Mariupol In Southeast Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Interior Ministry says at least 30 civilians were killed on January 24 when the government-held port city of Mariupol in the southeast of the country was targeted by heavy barrages of Grad rockets as part of a Russian-backed separatist offensive. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mariupol: A Strategic And Symbolic Target For Pro-Russian Rebels
    Jan24

    Mariupol: A Strategic And Symbolic Target For Pro-Russian Rebels

    In launching an offensive against the Ukrainian coastal city of Mariupol, pro-Russian separatists have selected a target of both strategic and symbolic importance in their bloody conflict with the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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