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    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatist rebels are accusing each other of continuing to mount attacks a week after a cease-fire was called.Ukrainian security spokesman Col. Andriy Lysenko said Saturday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine lost ‘179 troops’ in battle for Debaltseve: aide (AFP)
    Feb21

    Ukraine lost ‘179 troops’ in battle for Debaltseve: aide (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine lost 179 troops in the one-month battle with pro-Russian rebels that ended in defeat over the key eastern town of Debaltseve, Yuri Biryukov, an advisor to Ukraine’s president said on his Facebook page. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko accuses Russia of direct involvement in Maidan killings
    Feb21

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko accuses Russia of direct involvement in Maidan killings

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has accused Russia of its direct involvement in the sniper fire in Kiev’s central Independence Square, Maidan that killed dozens one year ago. According to BBC, … …read more Source: Big News...

    Former porn star Shasha Grey accuses Russia of using her photo for propaganda against Ukraine
    Feb21

    Former porn star Shasha Grey accuses Russia of using her photo for propaganda against Ukraine

    Former porn star Shasha Grey has slammed Russian propaganda against Ukraine after her photo was used to spread a false story about a nurse being kidnapped by Ukrainian soldiers who assaulted her and … …read more Source: Big News...

    International investigators begin examination of MH17 wreckage
    Feb21

    International investigators begin examination of MH17 wreckage

    Dutch officials say the international investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine last July have met for their first joint consultation, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet’s fuselage. …read more Source: ABC...

    U.S. Senators Urge Kerry To Tighten Sanctions On Russia
    Feb21

    U.S. Senators Urge Kerry To Tighten Sanctions On Russia

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has urged Secretary of State John Kerry to tighten sanctions against Russia and provide defensive military aid to Ukraine after rebels breached this month’s … …read more Source: Big News...

    Scholars Minsk Cease-Fire Agreements Are Inadequate
    Feb21

    Scholars Minsk Cease-Fire Agreements Are Inadequate

    Some scholars say that neither Minsk cease-fire agreements nor sanctions imposed on Russia are enough to end hostilities and stabilize Ukraine. Executive Director of the McCain Institute at Arizona … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine town of Debaltseve eases into life after deadly fighting
    Feb21

    Ukraine town of Debaltseve eases into life after deadly fighting

    While the Ukrainian government accused Russia of sending more tanks and troops, the few residents who remained in Debaltseve emerged to a scene of destruction and gloom. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Moody’s downgrades credit rating on Russia
    Feb21

    Moody’s downgrades credit rating on Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) ” Moody’s Investors Service says it has cut Russia’s credit rating to junk grade, citing the crisis in Ukraine and a slide in oil prices and the ruble.The credit rating agency said late Friday that it expects those… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb21

    Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the ceasefire deal in Ukraine must be “fully respected”. …read more Source:...

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