UN agency signs pact with Russia as West deplores new Ukraine aggression

January 28, 2015 11:26 AM

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UN agency signs pact with Russia as West deplores new Ukraine aggression

Jan. 27, 2015: Municipal workers clear away debris at the site of Saturday's shelling in Mariupol, Ukraine. Separatist leaders initially announced over the weekend that they had begun an offensive on Mariupol, but quickly backtracked and blamed Ukraine for the carnage after the extent of civilian casualties became known. (AP)

Even as the West is considering tighter economic sanctions on Vladimir Putin’s Russian Federation for its sharply increased military aggression in Ukraine, the United Nations’ flagship anti-poverty agency has signed a new development partnership with Moscow “focused on cooperation at the regional an...

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