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    Rebels Celebrate Victory Over Ukrainian Forces at Debaltseve
    Feb24

    Rebels Celebrate Victory Over Ukrainian Forces at Debaltseve

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine celebrated their victory over Ukrainian forces at Debaltseve Monday with parades and a huge rally in the nearby city of Donetsk. The festivities in the Russian-speaking city came as the Kyiv government asked the United Nations Security Council to deploy peacekeepers to the war-torn region. The Donetsk rally...

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons
    Feb23

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions. A truce to end fighting that has killed more than 5,600 people appeared stillborn last week...

    Putin says war between Russia and Ukraine unlikely
    Feb23

    Putin says war between Russia and Ukraine unlikely

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russian defence spending likely to decrease due to sanctions
    Feb23

    Russian defence spending likely to decrease due to sanctions

    Monday, Feb 23, 2015 Abu Dhabi Russian defence budget is likely to shrink by about 10 per cent due to sanctions related to Ukraine issue and falling oil prices, a top executive from the Russian government owned Rostec said on Monday. Sergey Chemezov,… …read more Source:...

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist
    Feb23

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

    By Pavel Polityuk and Anton Zverev Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal. The Ukrainian military said it could not pull weapons from the front as required under the tenuous truce, as long as its troops...

    German Doctors Assess Jailed Ukraine Pilot on Hunger Strike
    Feb23

    German Doctors Assess Jailed Ukraine Pilot on Hunger Strike

    BERLIN—German doctors have been allowed to visit Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for more than two months in a Russian jail, a German Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday. Savchenko, 33, was captured by pro-Russian forces and handed over eight months ago to Russia, where she was imprisoned on charges...

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist
    Feb23

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

    Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine … …read more Source: Gulf...

    Poroshenko vows to regain Crimea by ‘any means’
    Feb23

    Poroshenko vows to regain Crimea by ‘any means’

    Poroshenko said that Ukraine will regain control over this temporarily occupied territory. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Savings of Ukrainian Jewish refugees from Donetsk stolen in Kiev
    Feb23

    Savings of Ukrainian Jewish refugees from Donetsk stolen in Kiev

    Donetsk’s rabbi accuses the Ukrainian Security Service of stealing the funds. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    German doctors visited detained Ukrainian pilot in Russia
    Feb23

    German doctors visited detained Ukrainian pilot in Russia

    Savchenko, 33, was captured by pro-Russian forces and handed over eight months ago to Russia, where she was imprisoned on charges of aiding the killing of two Russian journalists in east Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

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