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    Ukraine fears of war spread after city blast
    Feb23

    Ukraine fears of war spread after city blast

    Ukraine said it feared unrest could spread beyond territory held by pro-Russian separatists, after an explosion killed two people. …read more Source:...

    Kerry: Russia actions are ‘simply unacceptable’
    Feb23

    Kerry: Russia actions are ‘simply unacceptable’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had strong words for Russia on Saturday over what he called its unacceptable actions in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Maidan Protests Anniversary Met with Bombs, Fresh Fighting
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Maidan Protests Anniversary Met with Bombs, Fresh Fighting

    Violence erupted in eastern Ukraine’s largest city on Sunday, as thousands across the country commemorated the anniversary of the popular uprising that toppled the pro-Kremlin administration, sparking a separatist revolt that so far has claimed more than 5,000 lives. In Kharkiv, a northeastern city of some 1.5 million people, a bomb...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb23

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    HSBC’s Stuart Gulliver is embroiled in scandal. HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver, who vowed to reform the scandal-hit bank, kept millions of dollars in a Swiss account, the Guardian newspaper reported on Sunday. It is the latest in a stream of so-called “Swissleaks” allegations that have hit the reputation of the British...

    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict
    Feb23

    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict

    Kate StantonWASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) — Sen. John McCain says he’s “ashamed” that the U.S. government has not armed the Ukrainian military, which has been battling pro-Russian separatists since last February. …read more Source: United Press...

    Rebels in Ukraine say they’ve started pulling back weaponry from front lines
    Feb23

    Rebels in Ukraine say they’ve started pulling back weaponry from front lines

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The main Russian-backed rebel organization in eastern Ukraine said it would begin moving heavy weaponry away from the front lines Sunday, but the government said the group mounted a tank assault on a village near the Sea of Azov. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire
    Feb23

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire

    Minsk II Could Freeze the Conflict in Ukraine February 22, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Kharkiv Protesters Rush to Aid Wounded Following Explosion at Ukraine Rally
    Feb23

    Kharkiv Protesters Rush to Aid Wounded Following Explosion at Ukraine Rally

    Kharkiv residents and emergency workers on Sunday (February 22) rushed to the aid of protesters at a pro-Ukrainian rally when a deadly blast struck the crowd. The bomb in Kharkiv, the biggest city in the east, struck one of numerous events across Ukraine on Sunday marking the deaths of 100 protesters a year ago in an uprising that toppled a...

    Aftermath of Deadly Blast at Ukraine ‘Peace’ Rally Captured on Video
    Feb23

    Aftermath of Deadly Blast at Ukraine ‘Peace’ Rally Captured on Video

    A deadly explosion at a rally to mark Ukraine’s uprising one year ago. Residents of the northeastern city of Kharkiv scramble for safety. But some move towards the bomb blast, dropping their flags, lowering their cameras, to provide first aid to the gravely wounded. At least two people were killed and initial reports said up to 15 others...

    Ahead of Lent, a ‘Pagan’ Festival in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb23

    Ahead of Lent, a ‘Pagan’ Festival in Eastern Ukraine

    The fighting in parts of east Ukraine goes on, but in the rebel-held town of Donetsk, there is still time and spirit for an annual celebration just before Lent. Ukrainians are marking the last day of Maslenitsa — a week-long carnival-like festival that began as a pagan ritual but has been absorbed into the Russian Orthodox tradition....