WW4 File: UKRAINE-RUSSIA WAR: International condemnation, including from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, EU foreign policy coordinator Federica Mogherini, follows rebel missile attack against Mariupol; estimates of dead, injured revised up to 30, 83 respectively, OSCE monitors rush to strategic port city to assess casualties, damage; Moscow-backed DPR “prime minister” Zakharchenko denies responsibility, but admits: “Today [Jan. 24] an offensive was launched on Mariupol. This will be the best possible monument to all our dead”; Kiev, NATO fear Russia secretly supports rebel seizure of Mariupol to create “invasion corridor” between Rostov Oblast, occupied Crimea; Mariupol subject to sporadic artillery, missile attacks since Aug. 2014; 3 Ukrainian fighter jets bomb “Russian army base” near rebel-held town of Novoazovsk, presumably part of invasion force on Ukrainian side of border, but details from intercepted Russian army communication sketchy; targets apparently included Russian servicemen of 17th brigade, 200th artillery brigade, 45th paratroopers’ brigade; Ukrainian troops say 3 Russian fighter jets violated airspace over Lugansk Oblast on Jan. 24, flying from town of Milove to regional capital

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