"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
Residents of a neighbourhood close to the Donetsk international airport attempt to salvage what they can from their local church, damaged during an
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Pro-Russian separatists and war prisoners sorted through rubble in the Donetsk airport on Thursday (February 26) looking for the bodies of Ukrainian soldiers killed in months of battles over the once state-of-the-art building.
Pro-Russian rebels, speaking as they were taking journalists on a tour of what is left of Donetsk airport, accused Ukrainian forces of violating the
Ukraine government forces remain dug-in, encircled by pro-Russian rebels, leaving a European brokered peace plan on the verge of collapse. Fighting
As the ceasefire was announced in Minsk members of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic held a rally in front of the rebel administration
As war unfolds on its streets, the opera house in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk remains open against all odds with performers giving their services for free and audience members expressing app
Donetsk is a city that is weary, tired of the conflict and losing hope for the future. People in the rebel held stronghold in the east of Ukraine
Fighting between Ukrainian soldiers and Russian-backed separatists is continuing to rage in and around Donetsk. Government troops are holding despite
War in the east of Ukraine jumped to a deadlier level with the shelling of Mariupol on Saturday 24 January. Rockets hit a market, schools, homes and
Forces of the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ took control of about 15 settlements in the suburbs of Debaltsevo. Some 8,000 Ukrainian
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Rebel rockets were seen streaking across the eastern Ukrainian sky on Monday, as the pro-Russian separatists continued to pound the strategic town of
At least one person was killed on Sunday when shells hit a street in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, a day after peace talks
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The Ukrainian government has announced an evacuation programme for civilians living in and around the town of Debaltseve. The important railway
Ukraine’s ministry of defence says 15 soldiers have been killed in the last 24 hours as government forces attempt to hold onto a key railway junction
Separatists in the rebel held Ukrainian city of Donetsk say government shells have hit a cultural centre where civilians were receiving humanitarian
Kramatorsk lies 70 miles from the front line of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It was taken by pro-Russian forces in April last year, before being