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    World › As ravaged Ukraine town regains peace, fear of war remains
    Feb21

    World › As ravaged Ukraine town regains peace, fear of war remains

    Almost every building was gravely damaged, nearly every window smashed in this Ukrainian town left unrecognizable by months of relentless shelling. Children played in the rubble where their homes once stood, while neighbors boiled water in open fires as temperatures dipped below freezing. Two days after government forces fled Debaltseve…...

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia
    Feb20

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON: (AP) – A bipartisan group of senators Friday called on Secretary of State John Kerry to tighten economic sanctions on Russia and provide defensive weapons to Ukraine after Russian-backed rebels breached this months cease- fire agreement and seized the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve.The senators, including No. 2 Senate Democrat...

    US says Russian action in Ukraine endangers ‘global order’
    Feb20

    US says Russian action in Ukraine endangers ‘global order’

    The United States warned Russia on Friday (Feb 20) that its continued support of separatists fighting in Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement was a direct threat to the “modern global order” and could bring additional costs. …read more Source: Channel...

    International Team Inspects MH17 Wreckage at Dutch Air Base
    Feb20

    International Team Inspects MH17 Wreckage at Dutch Air Base

    International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last July met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on t… …read more Source:...

    Russia risks more 'costs' for Ukraine operations – White House
    Feb20

    Russia risks more 'costs' for Ukraine operations – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Continued military operations in Ukraine by Russian-backed separatists despite a ceasefire deal risks “increasing costs” being imposed on Russia by the United States and its European allies, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany, France Demand Crumbling Ukraine Ceasefire be ‘Fully Respected’
    Feb20

    Germany, France Demand Crumbling Ukraine Ceasefire be ‘Fully Respected’

    Germany and France demanded on Friday that a crumbling Ukraine truce be “fully respected” even as pro-Russian rebels celebrated a battlefield victory in a strategic town and exchanged artillery fire e… …read more Source:...

    U.S. lawmakers urge tighter sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Feb20

    U.S. lawmakers urge tighter sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior U.S. senators, including Democrat Richard Durbin and Republican John McCain, sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urging that international sanctions on Russia be tightened immediately over its support for separatists fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    International team inspects MH17 wreckage at Dutch air base
    Feb20

    International team inspects MH17 wreckage at Dutch air base

    International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last July met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet’s fuselage, Dutch officials said on Friday (Feb 20). …read more Source: Channel...

    International team inspects MH17 wreckage at Dutch air base
    Feb20

    International team inspects MH17 wreckage at Dutch air base

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last July met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet’s fuselage, Dutch officials said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia undermining diplomatic efforts over Ukraine, U.S. says
    Feb20

    Russia undermining diplomatic efforts over Ukraine, U.S. says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia’s ongoing support for separatists in Ukraine is “undermining international diplomacy,” the U.S. State Department said on Friday, adding that there will be additional costs if the two parties to not honour the current ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The...

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