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    Patriotism and fear as Ukraine draftees train for front (AFP)
    Feb17

    Patriotism and fear as Ukraine draftees train for front (AFP)

    Desna (Ukraine) (AFP) – Vitaliy Karpunets crawls under barbed wire before jumping over a smoking bonfire into a trench as he fires off his Kalashnikov at an imaginary enemy. …read more Source: The West...

    AP PHOTOS: Born without arms, woman draws with her feet
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Born without arms, woman draws with her feet

    LESNOVKA, Crimea (AP) ” Marina Khodiy, 21, learned to draw early in childhood like most children. The only difference was that she had to do it with her toes, since she was born without arms.She also learned to use her feet to work… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire
    Feb17

    The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) ” The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) ” Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year
    Feb17

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year

    BERLIN (AP) ” A survey shows that investor confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in a year though the increase was a little short of expectations amid concerns over Ukraine and Greece.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine peace deal close to collapse
    Feb17

    Ukraine peace deal close to collapse

    Government forces and pro-Russian separatists said they would not carry out an agreement to pull back heavy guns in east Ukraine, pushing a shaky peace deal closer to collapse. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels have failed to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so.Under a cease-fire agreement signed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ex-MI6 chief warns Ukraine conflict now part of much bigger crisis between Russia and West
    Feb17

    Ex-MI6 chief warns Ukraine conflict now part of much bigger crisis between Russia and West

    A former MI6 chief has reportedly described the Ukraine crisis as “part of a much bigger crisis between Russia and the West. Sir John Sawers cautioned that the crisis was no longer just about Ukraine … …read more Source: Big News...

    Question mark on new Ukraine ceasefire as fighting rages
    Feb17

    Question mark on new Ukraine ceasefire as fighting rages

    KIEV – Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, especially around the contested town of Debaltseve, a day after a ceasefire came into effect. Ukrainian military command said the pro-Russian … …read more Source: Big News...

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