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    Ukraine, Rebels Continue Fight for Debaltseve – Feb. 17, 2015
    Feb17

    Ukraine, Rebels Continue Fight for Debaltseve – Feb. 17, 2015

    Cannons of the Ukrainian armed forces are seen at their positions near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine, Feb. 17, 2015. Ukrainian artillery is at a position outside of the village of Luhanske, some 20 kilometers (14 miles) north of Debaltseve, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on a military vehicle near...

    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town
    Feb17

    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town

    Fierce fighting was raging in the streets of Debaltseve, a strategic railway hub between the main rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Lugansk …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine truce unravels as battle rages
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce unravels as battle rages

    Rebels say the ceasefire does not apply to the main battle front at the town of Debaltseve, where they have a Ukrainian military garrison surrounded. …read more Source: Gulf...

    E. Ukraine Cease-fire Breach Traps Thousands of Civilians
    Feb17

    E. Ukraine Cease-fire Breach Traps Thousands of Civilians

    GENEVA—The U.N. human rights office says it is very alarmed by reports thousands of civilians are trapped in the eastern Ukrainian city of Debaltseve. The agency says pitched battles between pro-Russian rebels and government forces continue despite the recently declared cease-fire. The U.N. human rights office says it has not managed to get...

    Rebels enter key eastern Ukraine town of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels enter key eastern Ukraine town of Debaltseve

    Street-to-street fighting has broke out inside Debaltseve, a key transport hub in eastern Ukraine, threatening the country’s already fragile three-day old ceasefire. Debaltseve has been largely encircled by heavily armed rebels who previously had been exchanging continous artillery fire with up to 8,000 government troops holed up inside....

    Rebels enter key eastern Ukraine town of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels enter key eastern Ukraine town of Debaltseve

    Street-to-street fighting underway but government denies rebel claims they have taken full control of transport hub. …read more Source: AL...

    Separatists claim control of crucial Ukrainian crossroads town
    Feb17

    Separatists claim control of crucial Ukrainian crossroads town

    Ukrainian government soldiers sit on top of their armored vehicle driving on a road stretching away from the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, towards Debaltseve, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. (AP)Kiev—Rebels in eastern Ukraine said Tuesday they took control of most of the strategic crossroad town Debaltseve in fighting that’s threatening to undermine...

    Ukraine: Separatists claim part capture of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine: Separatists claim part capture of Debaltseve

    Ukraine reports five soldiers killed as pro-Russian separatists claim seizure of part of the country’s eastern railway hub. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine truce ‘breached 40 times within 24 hours’
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce ‘breached 40 times within 24 hours’

    Fighting in Ukraine continues around Debaltseve despite cease-fire deal agreed in Minsk …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Separatists to battle on for east Ukraine town
    Feb17

    Separatists to battle on for east Ukraine town

    Pro-Russian separatists cannot “morally” stop fighting for control of a town in east Ukraine where they have encircled government troops despite a peace deal, a senior rebel representative said on Tuesday. Denis Pushilin also told Reuters before a scheduled conference call on implementation of the agreement that the rebels could not withdraw...

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