Tag Archives: Ukraine

Pro-Russia separatists in control the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk

  NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia. Associated Press reporters saw at … read more

USA warns of a “significant escalation” in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine

US warns of ‘significant’ Ukraine escalation ahead of key meeting  The United States has warned of a “significant escalation” in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, after Kiev announced the capture of 10 Russian paratroopers ahead of a key meeting … read more

Germany`s Merkel says wants to find “path to peace” for Ukraine crisis

The German leader landed in Kiev and was scheduled to meet Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk. KIEV, (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel flew in to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and said she wanted to … read more

MH17: Netherlands wrestles with huge criminal case

A month after the MH17 air disaster in eastern Ukraine the investigation still has a very long way to go, the BBC’s Anna Holligan reports from The Hague. “If you told me a month ago that I’d be happy my … read more

Rebels getting tanks and reinforcements :Ukraine separatist leader

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian rebels are receiving new armoured vehicles and fighters trained in Russia, with which they plan to launch a major counter-offensive against government forces, a separatist leader said in a video released on Saturday. The four-month … read more

Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything”

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything” and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be “pretty firm” with China as Beijing pushes to expand its … read more