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    Ukraine military says Russian tanks, missile systems cross border
    Feb20

    Ukraine military says Russian tanks, missile systems cross border

    Ukraine’s military said on Friday more than 20 Russian tanks, 10 missile systems and bus-loads of fighters had crossed Ukraine’s border and headed towards Novoazovsk, a rebel-held town east of the strategic southeastern port city of Mariupol. “In recent days, despite the Minsk (ceasefire) agreement, military equipment and...

    EU, Britain ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis: UK lawmakers
    Feb20

    EU, Britain ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis: UK lawmakers

    The European Union and Britain “sleepwalked” into the Ukraine crisis, failing to grasp its exceptional nature and lacking the ability to read political shifts in Russia, British lawmakers said on Friday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Report: EU, Britain ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis
    Feb20

    Report: EU, Britain ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis

    The European Union and Britain “sleepwalked” into the Ukraine crisis, failing to grasp its exceptional nature and lacking the ability to read political shifts in Russia, British lawmakers said in… …read more Source: The...

    Rebels pledge prisoner exchange as Ukraine ceasefire teeters
    Feb20

    Rebels pledge prisoner exchange as Ukraine ceasefire teeters

    KIEV – Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine promised Friday to start exchanging prisoners, in a possible boost to a ceasefire that the US accuses separatists of repeatedly violating. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EU and Britain 'sleepwalked' into Ukraine crisis
    Feb20

    EU and Britain 'sleepwalked' into Ukraine crisis

    LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union and Britain “sleepwalked” into the Ukraine crisis, failing to grasp its exceptional nature and lacking the ability to read political shifts in Russia, British lawmakers said in a report on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    2014 – A year of crisis in Ukraine
    Feb20

    2014 – A year of crisis in Ukraine

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraines worst political crisis since its independence in 1991 has witnessed a full year of bloody turmoil.Here are key dates of a conflict that has already seen Russia seize a chunk of its western neighbours territory and sparked the worst standoff in East-West relations since the Cold War:2013November 21: Ukraines...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite ceasefire

    A Ukrainian military spokesman has said that separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a ceasefire that was called into effect five days ago. Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh said on Friday that the village of Kurakhovo, west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, was hit by fire from Grad rockets and that...

    Fighting persists in east Ukraine despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    Fighting persists in east Ukraine despite ceasefire

    KIEV/VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting persisted in east Ukraine on Friday despite new European efforts to ensure a ceasefire takes hold. …read more Source: The...

    Alexei Navalny in 2 weeks custody for propagating opposition rally
    Feb20

    Alexei Navalny in 2 weeks custody for propagating opposition rally

    Russia’s leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the subway. A district court in Moscow ruled Thursday that Navalny, an anti-corruption crusader who spearheaded protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule, violated the law when he campaigned on the subway...

    Navalny arrested for propagating opposition rallies, sentence lasts 2 weeks
    Feb20

    Navalny arrested for propagating opposition rallies, sentence lasts 2 weeks

    Russia’s leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the subway. A district court in Moscow ruled Thursday that Navalny, an anti-corruption crusader who spearheaded protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule, violated the law when he campaigned on the subway...

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