NATO calls on Russia to stop violence in Ukraine - Aljazeera.com

NATO chief says Russia must end the violence as both sides move heavy artillery close to front line. 02 Feb 2017 08:41 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. The death toll from the latest escalation in fighting in Ukraine rose to ...

Fighting flares in eastern Ukraine amid continued NATO buildup against Russia - World Socialist Web Site

Renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine has killed and wounded dozens on both sides as the Ukrainian armed forces and allied militias have clashed with pro-Russian separatist forces in Donetsk province. The fighting, while not as bloody as the battles that ...

US flirts with softer stance on Russia's conduct in Ukraine - Military Times

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Wednesday maintained a low-key approach to the latest flare-up of violence in eastern Ukraine, where the government accuses Russian-backed forces of stepping up attacks. The restrained tone may reflect the ...

The Ukraine-Russia Conflict: A Way Forward - The National Interest Online

On November 14, 2016, the International Criminal Court issued a preliminary finding endorsing Ukraine's claims that Russia had committed acts of aggression against its territory, citizens and infrastructure. Ukrainians, who for more than two years have ...

Ukrainian Plane Hit by Gunfire from Russian Rig - The Maritime Executive

On Wednesday, a Ukrainian Navy transport plane came under fire from personnel on a Russian Black Sea oil rig, according to Ukrainian defense minister Stepan Poltorak. Poltorak said in a statement that the aircraft was on a training flight over ...

'Humanitarian Disaster': Thousands of Civilians Caught in the Crossfire as the War in Ukraine Escalates - Daily Signal

About 16,000 civilians still live in Avdiivka—2,000 of whom are children. (Photo: Nolan Peterson/The Daily Signal). KYIV, Ukraine—Artillery and rockets have been raining down on the front-line town of Avdiivka in eastern Ukraine since Sunday, leaving ...

Dozens flee new clashes in Ukraine ceasefire zone - The Times (subscription)

Residents queued for food after homes were levelled. Thousands have no heating in sub-zero temperaturesALEKSEY FILIPPOV/AFP/Getty Images. Scores of children and elderly people fled from a town in eastern Ukraine yesterday after they were caught in ...

Violence Restarts in Ukraine - Voice of America

A Ukrainian soldier receives treatment in Avdiivka on January 31. Fighting between government forces and separatists supported by Russia has restarted although a ceasefire is in place. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте ...

Heavy fighting in Ukraine leaves thousands of children cold, thirsty and out of school – UNICEF - UNICEF (press release)

KYIV/GENEVA, 1 February 2017 – Following intense fighting over the last two days around the town of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, more than 17,000 people – including 2,500 children – are facing freezing weather without any heating, electricity or water.

Avdiivka evacuations begin amid a flare up in fighting in east Ukraine - euronews

With temperatures plunging below minus 17 degrees Celsius, thousands of residents of Avdiivka have decided to leave their homes. The youngest residents were among the first to join the voluntary evacuation. #Ukraine: à cause des violents combats à ...

NATO issues dire Ukraine warning as death toll hits 19 - PRI

Men walk near a damaged house, which according to locals was caused by recent shelling, in Makeyevka (Makiivka), Ukraine, a town controlled by the forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Feb. 1, 2017. Credit: Alexander Ermochenko/ ...

Ukraine Says Military Plane Shot at From Russian-Occupied Oil Rig - Washington Free Beacon

A Ukrainian official said Wednesday that a military cargo plane belonging to Kiev was shot at from a Russian-occupied oil rig in the Black Sea, an accusation that was denied by Moscow. Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak wrote on Facebook that ...

At least 12 Ukrainian soldiers killed in disputed east - USA TODAY

At least 12 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and more than two dozen wounded in an outburst of fighting with Russian-backed rebels since the weekend that is playing out against a backdrop of still uncertain relations between Moscow and Washington.

Ukraine's An-26 plane makes dangerously close passes near Russian oil rigs in Black Sea - TASS

SEVASTOPOL, February 1. /TASS/. A Ukrainian Antonov An-26 plane has made two provocative passes at an extremely low altitude near Russian drilling towers in the Black Sea, a spokesman for the Russian Black Sea Fleet headquarters told journalists on ...

NATO head Stoltenberg calls on Russia to help staunch violence in Ukraine - Deutsche Welle

Germany and NATO have both expressed concern over the weekend's surge in fighting in Ukraine and called on warring parties to respect a ceasefire. NATO asked Russia to also push for an end to the spike in violence.

What's behind the escalation in fighting in eastern Ukraine? - BBC News

The UN has warned of a "dangerous deterioration" in eastern Ukraine and called for both sides to halt the violence. Svitlana Zalishchuk is a Ukrainian MP with a record of criticising Moscow. She says that the Kremlin is taking advantage of major ...

All eyes on Trump amid "serious spike" in Ukraine war - CBS News

AVDIIVKA, Ukraine -- Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up.

Deaths mount as renewed fighting hits Ukraine - News24

A Ukrainian soldier shows pieces of shrapnel in a crater left by an explosion in Avdiivka as fighting continues between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels. (Inna.Varenytsia, AP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us ...

Ninth soldier killed in fighting as situation in town in eastern Ukraine detoriates - UPI.com

Residents of the town of Avdiivka are evacuating, and water and electricity to the town have been cut off. By Ed Adamczyk Contact the Author | Feb. 1, 2017 at 10:52 AM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook · share with twitter. An injured soldier ...

Nato head urges Russian action on spike in Ukraine violence - eNCA

People kneel during a mourning ceremony on Independence Square in Kiev on February 1, 2017 as servicemen carry the coffins with the bodies of seven Ukrainian servicemen who died during fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka. Photo: Sergei ...