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    Why NATO must watch its back door
    Feb20

    Why NATO must watch its back door

    Story highlights The current crisis in Ukraine is part of a continuum that has been evolving in recent years. The apparent belief in the Kremlin that ethnic Russians, wherever they live, are to be protected by an external forceis utterly incompatible with international law. Russia has used the Ukrainian conflict to test new weapon systems on the...

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests
    Feb20

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests

    WASHINGTON—Ukrainians are marking the first anniversary of Kyiv protests that led to the ouster of a pro-Russian president and subsequent fighting in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east. After more than 5,600 deaths and much destruction, the country continues to suffer from a political and economic crisis, and the number of displaced Ukrainians...

    Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb20

    Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire

    Pro-Russian insurgents claim to have captured as many as 300 government soldiers in Debaltseve …read more Source:...

    Key eastern Ukrainian city is clear of gov’t troops
    Feb19

    Key eastern Ukrainian city is clear of gov’t troops

    A Ukrainian army unit commander informed President Poroshenko he was the last to leave the country’s eastern city of Debaltseve …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Fighting on despite bid to revive truce
    Feb19

    Fighting on despite bid to revive truce

    ARTEMIVSK: Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European efforts to resurrect a still-born ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists who spurned the truce forced thousands of government troops out of a strategic town. Western nations have refused to give up on a peace deal negotiated last week even though rebels disavowed it...

    NATO’s endgame in the Baltics
    Feb19

    NATO’s endgame in the Baltics

    The drunk Russian had me in a neck-lock. ‘Rossia, davai Rossia!!’ he was shouting. Go, Russia. And please get off me. It’s this image of an aggressive, out of control Russian nationalism that is being pushed by western leaders as being so dangerous at the moment: a nationalism which they say is being stoked by President Vladimir...

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States
    Feb19

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States

    LONDON—Senior Western officials accused Russia on Thursday of redrawing the map of Europe by force and posing a threat to the Baltic states. Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “real and present danger” to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and NATO is getting ready to repel any aggression, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said....

    Debaltseve under Ukraine rebel control
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under Ukraine rebel control

    DEBALTSEVE: Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed the streets of Debaltseve yesterday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. The mood was celebratory, with fighters laughing, hugging each other and posing for photos. Associated Press journalists drove around half of the town that has been a focal point for...

    Ukraine fighting rages despite efforts to revive truce
    Feb19

    Ukraine fighting rages despite efforts to revive truce

    Clashes erupt across country’s east a day after rebels force thousands of troops to withdraw from strategic town. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukraine fighting rages despite efforts to revive truce
    Feb19

    Ukraine fighting rages despite efforts to revive truce

    Renewed fighting has occured in eastern Ukraine despite European efforts to revive a fresh … …read more Source:...

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