Ukraine Rebels Launch ‘Offensives Everywhere,’ Renew Push to Sea

January 24, 2015 3:02 PM

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Ukraine said rebels and regular Russian troops pushed north and south from their strongholds in eastern Ukraine with an unprecedented shelling campaign that included the deadliest yet on the strategic port city of Mariupol.

At least 20 civilians died and 87 more were wounded in rocket attacks this morning on residential districts in the eastern outskirts of the Black Sea city, Ukrainian officials said during an emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Kiev. Overnight shelling in Luhansk, which bo...

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