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  1. 19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours : February 01, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Daily Times

    At least 19 people, including 13 Ukrainian troops, have been killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country over the last 24 hours, officials and rebels said on Sunday. At least 20 Ukrainian troops were also wounded, said Ukrainian defence official Volodymyr Poliovyi, as separatists pushed their offensive around key transport hub Debaltseve the day after truce talks collapsed.


  2. Soldiers, Civilians Killed In Ukraine As Peace Talks End Without ProgressRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    A pro-Russian separatist stands in front of a tank at a checkpoint in Yenakieve, 25 kilometers from the eastern town of Debaltseve, on January 29. Military spokesman Volodymyr Polyovy said on February 1 that a further 20 soldiers were wounded in fighting against Russian-backed separatists. The latest casualties came as peace talks in Minsk aimed at ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine ended without progress on January 31. The more than four hours of talks included representative from Russia, Ukraine, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe , and the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics.


  3. Protester Crashes Performances Of 'Hypocritical' Pro-Putin MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    On January 29, Roman Torgovitsky took to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York during the curtain call of Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and unfurled a banner showing diva Anna Netrebko, conductor Valery Gergiyev, the Ukrainian flag, and a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a Hitler mustache. The banner read: "Active contributors to Putin's war against Ukraine."


  4. Ukraine death toll mounts after truce hopes dashedRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Peninsula

    At least 19 soldiers and civilians were killed in clashes across east Ukraine as fierce fighting raged Sunday between government forces and pro-Russian rebels following the collapse of ceasefire talks. Ukraine's military said that 13 soldiers had died and 20 were wounded over the past 24 hours, pushing the military death toll over the past two days to 28. Six civilians also died in fighting across the rebels' self-declared Donetsk People's Republic and in Kiev-controlled towns in Lugansk region, government officials and separatists said.


  5. Rebels, government say eight killed in east Ukraine fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    MAKIIVKA, Ukraine: At least six civilians and two government soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine over the past day, a government official and rebels said Sunday. Three civilians were killed and one was seriously wounded when shelling hit their homes in two government-held towns along the frontline in the war-ravaged Lugansk region, Kiev-loyal local governor Gennadiy Moskal said in a statement.


  6. Ukraine, rebels hold fresh peace talks as fighting rages in eastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... a new round of peace talks on Saturday as fighting between Kiev's forces and the Russian-backed rebels raged on in Ukraine's east, claiming more civilian and military lives. The main members of the so-called contact group - Ukrainian former ...


  7. Kiev must stop shelling Donbass, all meetings useless otherwiseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pravda

    ... and, most importantly, after the shelling of our settlements ends and heavy equipment is withdrawn," said Pushilin. Ukraine's second president, member of the tripartite contact group to resolve the situation in the Donbass, Leonid Kuchma, said that ...


  8. OSCE mission in Ukraine says bloodshed in Donbass intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pravda

    The head of the special observer mission of the OSCE in Ukraine, Ertugrul Apakan, condemned the shelling of residential areas of Donetsk by Ukrainian security forces and urged all sides to take efforts to cease the destruction of the city. "Initial reports indicate that a large number of civilians were killed and wounded yesterday with the shells that had been launched to destroy internal parts of the city of Donetsk," RIA Novosti reports with reference to the information published on the OSCE website.


  9. Ukraine rebels: Troops trappedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    KIEV, Ukraine -- Pro-Russia separatists said Saturday that they had trapped thousands of Ukrainian government troops in the course of fierce fighting in Ukraine's troubled east.


  10. Ukraine talks end without a dealRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    The latest round of talks on the Ukraine crisis ended Saturday without an agreement, in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, Xinhua reported. Former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma, representatives of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk republics in eastern Ukraine, Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Deinego; Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov, and the special delegate of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe Heidi Tagliavini were present at the negotiations of the "contact group".


  11. No Deal in Ukraine Peace TalksRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    (Bloomberg) -- Talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine ended without an accord, as fighting continued between government forces and Russia-backed rebels for control of a strategic town. Negotiations in Minsk broke up after three hours ...


  12. Civilians flee besieged east Ukraine townRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Debaltseve, Ukraine a Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall on Saturday to be evacuated with as many belongings as they could carry.


  13. Amid economic crisis, Ukraine keeps resolve to fight rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... But it is limited by money, competence, and popular support. "The only thing that's made me more optimistic is that Ukraine never had such a chance to build popular support in the country because of the threat from abroad," Chaly said in an ...


  14. Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine 15 soldiers killedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine yesterday as pro-Russian separatists sought to tighten the circle around government forces clinging on to a rail centre, with 15 Ukrainian soldiers killed in 24 hours. Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine yesterday as pro-Russian separatists sought to tighten the circle around government forces clinging on to a rail centre, with 15 Ukrainian soldiers killed in 24 hours.


  15. Ukraine crisis: Peace talks stall in Minsk as the people of Debaltseve flee rebel bombsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies As Ukraine's government finally sat down with pro-Russian separatists for peace talks in Minsk yesterday, the people of Debaltseve were ...


  16. Belarus and Armenia Re-Evaluate Relations with RussiaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Groong

    ... their positions depending on how the broader struggle between Moscow and the West plays out. Analysis The crisis in Ukraine has had far-reaching repercussions. Relations between Russia and the West are at their lowest point since the Cold War. ...


  17. Ukraine peace talks end without agreement: Kiev envoyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | UAport

    Whatsapp Comment Kiev: Peace talks to thrash out a truce agreement between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine ended without a deal Saturday, Kiev`s representative at the talks in Minsk said.


  18. Ukraine needs military aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    The rockets that killed dozens of civilians in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol last weekend also blew up the futile Western strategy for stopping Russian aggression in Ukraine. President Obama and his European allies desperately hoped that sanctions would squeeze Russian President Vladimir Putin into accepting a negotiated solution to the conflict.


  19. Hundreds gather at vigil for Charlie Hebdo victimsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | The Daily Herald

    ... MARIGOT--The ring leader M.B. of the self-proclaimed "Rich Gang," a group of five individuals, was... Read more... Ukraine peace talks aborted Friday, 30 January 2015 DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK--Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in ...


  20. Ukraine peace talks collapse as fighting...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Peace talks aimed at halting rising bloodshed in eastern Ukraine ended in failure Saturday, with Kiev's envoy saying pro-Russian separatists wrecked a deal by refusing to discuss an immediate ceasefire. Media wait on January 31, 2015 outside the presidential residence in Minsk during talks aimed at ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine The delayed talks in Minsk were "thwarted" after top rebel leaders stayed away and their negotiators also refused to discuss withdrawing heavy weapons, former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma told Interfax Ukraine news agency.