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Debaltseve in hands of rebels
Feb20

Debaltseve in hands of rebels

A man rides in a car by a statue of Lenin, painted in the colors of Ukraine’s national flag, in Velyka Novosilka, Ukraine, Thursday. AP PHOTO/VADIM GHIRDA Ukraine troops return to government-held towns BY PETER LEONARD AND DALTON BENNETT The Associated Press DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed the streets of...

Russia Starts Sending Gas to Independentists in Ukraine
Feb19

Russia Starts Sending Gas to Independentists in Ukraine

19 de febrero de 2015, 16:36Moscow, 19 Feb (Prensa Latina) The leader of the independentist republick of Lugansk,Igor Plotnitski, said the rRussian gas was being received without problems in the entire southeasten territory of Ukraine, according to Russia TV. …read more Source: Prensa...

Ukraine troops fall to separatists
Feb19

Ukraine troops fall to separatists

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks to press at Borispol airport outside Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday. AP PHOTO/MIKHAIL PALINCHAK Russian rebels hoist up their flag in Debaltseve BY BALINT SZLANKO AND NATALIYA VASILYEVA The Associated Press ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve...

New defense chief vows to protect troops’ safety
Feb18

New defense chief vows to protect troops’ safety

Ash Carter smiles after being sworn in as the new Defense Secretary by Vice President Joe Biden, Tuesday. AP Photo/Evan Vucci BY NEDRA PICKLER The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Ash Carter, sworn in Tuesday as President Barack Obama’s fourth secretary of defense, pledged to offer his most candid strategic advice and carefully consider...

Militia Initiates Withdrawal of Heavy Weaponry in Ukraine
Feb18

Militia Initiates Withdrawal of Heavy Weaponry in Ukraine

18 de febrero de 2015, 12:39Kiev, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) The militia of the insurgent Donetsk People””s Republic (DPR) confirmed today the beginning of the withdrawal of artillery from the demarcation line established by the memorandum approved in Minsk on September 19, 2014. …read more Source: Prensa...

Russia Demands West Take Responsibility for Situation in Ukraine
Feb18

Russia Demands West Take Responsibility for Situation in Ukraine

18 de febrero de 2015, 12:03Moscow, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned on Wednesday about the West''s responsibility for the worsening of the situation in Ukraine and for not preventing the supply of weapons to that country. …read more Source: Prensa...

Putin tells Kiev to allow defeat
Feb18

Putin tells Kiev to allow defeat

Ukrainian government soldiers sit on top of their armored vehicle driving in Artemivsk, Ukraine. AP PHOTO/PETR DAVID JOSEK Rebels say cease-fire doesn’t apply to Debaltseve BY ANTON ZVEREV AND VLADIMIR SOLDATKIN The Associated Press LUHANSKE, Ukraine – Russian President Vladimir Putin told Kiev to let its soldiers surrender to pro-Russian...

Battle persists inside Ukraine
Feb18

Battle persists inside Ukraine

Fighting threatens EU-brokered cease-fire An Ukrainian soldier rests on his vehicle near the road between the towns of Debaltseve and Artemivsk. AP PHOTO/PETR DAVID JOSEK BY PETR JOSEK The Associated Press LUHANSKE, Ukraine – Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a...

Un Concern About Combats in Southeastern Ukraine
Feb17

Un Concern About Combats in Southeastern Ukraine

17 de febrero de 2015, 13:30United Nations, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) United Nations showed its concern today for the intensification of fighting and bombing in Debaltsevo, southeastern Ukraine, despite the beginning this Sunday of a cease-fire between the government and rebels. …read more Source: Prensa...

Putin still has friends in EU
Feb17

Putin still has friends in EU

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. AP PHOTO/RIA-NOVOSTI, SERGEI GUNEYEV, PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE BY PABLO GORONDI The Associated Press BUDAPEST, Hungary – Russian President Vladimir Putin travels to Budapest on Tuesday to meet the leader some Hungarians cast as his alter ego — “Little Putin.”...

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