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EU threatens new Russia sanctions over Ukraine violence

Brussels - European Union leaders on Tuesday threatened new sanctions against Russia over a bloody offensive by pro-Kremlin Ukrainian rebels, the latest bid to pressure a defiant President Vladimir Putin.

Attack on Ukraine's Mariupol targeted civilians: UN

New York - A rocket attack on the Ukrainian city of Mariupol that killed 30 people at the weekend deliberately targeted civilians and the perpetrators must be brought to justice, a senior UN official said Monday.

Russian riot police raid Crimean Tatar TV channel

Moscow - Masked Russian riot police on Monday raided the office of a television channel serving Crimean Tatars, a minority ethnic group in Crimea that opposed Moscow's seizure of the peninsula from Ukraine last year.

Putin brands Ukraine army a NATO proxy as fighting flares

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin on Monday ridiculed the Ukrainian army as NATO's "foreign legion", ignoring Western pressure on the Kremlin to rein in a pro-Russian insurgency that has gone on the offensive across eastern Ukraine.

Shelling briefly traps 500 miners in east Ukraine

Donetsk - Nearly 500 coal miners in Ukraine's war-torn east were briefly trapped underground on Monday after their pit lost power when a shell hit an electricity substation.

Ukraine rebel offensive marks dangerous new stage in conflict

Kiev - A major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels allegedly backed by Russia has marked a dangerous new stage in the nine-month conflict and dashed hopes for a truce, pressuring Western nations to act.

Ukrainian port city divided after deadly rocket attack

Mariupol - Outside the church a day after a barrage of rocket fire killed 30 people in this Ukrainian port city, the war-torn region's divisions were on full display.

More than nine months of bloodshed in Ukraine

Kiev - Tension is again mounting in Ukraine after a weekend rocket assault on the strategic government-held port city of Mariupol that left 30 dead and 95 injured, as separatists threatened a new offensive.

Lavrov blames upsurge in Ukraine fighting on Kiev troops

Moscow - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking to his US counterpart John Kerry on Sunday, blamed the upsurge in fighting in eastern Ukraine on government forces he said were "constantly" shelling towns.

Not by bread alone: Russians urged to go without for Putin

Moscow - Eat less, use beetroot instead of lipstick, swap French lingerie for Russian-made cotton panties and remember that hardships are a test from God.

UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes

Kiev - The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed rebels killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war.

Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch bloody offensive

Mariupol - World leaders on Sunday ramped up pressure on Moscow to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from pursuing a major new Ukrainian offensive after rockets killed 30 people in a strategic government-held port.

Ukraine rebels vow new offensive as rockets kill 30

Mariupol - Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine announced a major new offensive after heavy rocket fire killed at least 30 people in the government-held port of Mariupol, sparking international calls for Moscow to stop backing the separatists.

EU, NATO call on Russia to end support of Ukraine rebels

Brussels - The EU and NATO called on Russia to end its support for rebels in Ukraine, with Brussels mulling an emergency meeting after at least 30 people were killed in the port of Mariupol in a major escalation of the fighting.

Rockets fired on Ukraine's Mariupol from rebel territory: OSCE

Kiev - Heavy rockets that killed at least 30 people on Saturday in Ukraine's government-held port of Mariupol were fired from territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels, international monitors said.

Rebel leader announces launch of assault on Ukraine's Mariupol

Kiev - A top pro-Russian rebel on Saturday announced the launch of a major offensive on Ukraine's government-held port of Mariupol, confirming responsibility for rocket fire that killed at least 20 people.

Ukraine rebels announce new offensive as rockets kill 30

Mariupol - Pro-Kremlin rebels announced a major new offensive on Saturday after Grad rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held Ukrainian port linking separatist territory with Russian-occupied Crimea.

EU tells Moscow to 'assume its responsibility' in Ukraine war

Brussels - The European Union called Friday on Moscow to "assume its responsibility" in ending the separatist war in Ukraine.

Ukraine rebels vow to conquer more territory in war-torn east

Donetsk - Pro-Russian rebels on Friday vowed to conquer more territory in eastern Ukraine and ruled out peace talks after Kiev retreated from a long-disputed airport, casting aside Europe's latest push for a truce.

Ukraine troops cede prized airport to pro-Russia rebels

Kiev - Ukraine's military on Thursday said days of unceasing artillery strikes by pro-Russian insurgents had forced its soldiers to abandon a shattered airport that had become the symbolic prize of the nine-month war.

Rebels parade Ukrainian POWs through shelled city

Donetsk - Captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the rebel-held city of Donetsk on Thursday and forced to kneel before angry locals who spat and pelted them with snowballs and shards of glass.

Ukraine leader says pro-Russia rebels paid 'high price' for attacks

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had paid a "high price" for their escalating attacks on government forces across the separatist east.

Ukraine cedes airport on one of bloodiest days of war

Donetsk - Ukrainian forces on Thursday ceded a long-disputed airport to Russian-backed rebels as an upsurge in clashes killed nearly 50 people and punctured Europe's latest push for peace in the nine-month war.

Foreign ministers in Ukraine talks call for ceasefire

Berlin - The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France ended their latest Berlin crisis meeting Wednesday with a joint call to cease hostilities in Ukraine but no breakthrough agreement to stop the bloodshed.

West trying to throttle Russia's economy, overthrow Putin: Kremlin

Moscow - Western countries are trying to use the Ukraine conflict to topple President Vladimir Putin and wreck Russia's economy, the president's spokesman said in an interview published on Wednesday.

Five civilians dead as fresh battles rock east Ukraine's Donetsk

Kiev - Fresh clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels rocked Donetsk in the country's war-torn east Wednesday, killing at least five civilians and wounding 29 others ahead of high-stakes peace talks, officials said.

AIDS crisis brewing in Crimea and east Ukraine says UN

Paris - A lethal health crisis is brewing in Russian-annexed Crimea and war-torn eastern Ukraine, where injecting drug users have lost access to therapy to wean them off heroin, the UN's AIDS envoy said Wednesday.

World has duty to ensure Ukraine's 'success': EU

Washington - The European Union has not forgotten Crimea, the bloc's foreign policy chief insisted Tuesday, stressing the world's "first duty" to Ukraine was to ensure it becomes a success.

Ukrainian leader cuts short Davos visit as situation 'worsens'

Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will cut short his visit to an economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, to head home in view of the "worsening situation" in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, his spokesman said Tuesday.

'Russian forces' attack Ukraine troops in separatist east

Kiev - Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian forces of attacking its soldiers fighting pro-Kremlin insurgents in the ex-Soviet republic's separatist east.
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