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    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine

    In the frozen landscapes of Eastern Ukraine, where government forces and pro-Russia fighters are fighting a bitter war of attrition, the specter of another vicious and unforgiving war looms. “Shortly before the ceasefire, the scene was reminiscent of a World War I battleground,” says photographer Ross McDonnell, who has spent the last two weeks...

    Podcast: A Year That Changed Two Countries
    Feb20

    Podcast: A Year That Changed Two Countries

    One year ago, Ukraine’s president fled to Russia. And neither Ukraine, nor Russia, will ever be the same again. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern Ukraine and Russia to stick to last week’s peace agreements. EU President Donald Tusk said Friday there had been “more than 300 violations” of the ceasefire which was supposed to kick in last...

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures
    Feb20

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures as ceasefire has little effect …read more Source: ABC...

    Poland: Europe seeks to counter Russian media propaganda
    Feb20

    Poland: Europe seeks to counter Russian media propaganda

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign minister says European nations are discussing how to counter the Russian propaganda they say is seeping into Europe through Kremlin-backed media. Observers say Russia’s foreign-language broadcasters like Russia Today television or online media are disseminating Kremlin’s views in order to...

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia
    Feb20

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia

    Concerns have risen that the rebels are still gunning to take Mariupol, a city on the Sea of Azov that could allow rebels to create a land bridge between Russia and Crimea …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia
    Feb20

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia

    KYIV, Ukraine — Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a ceasefire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. The report, which came a day after the Russian-backed rebels captured the key rail hub of...

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: USA...

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – Feb. 20
    Feb20

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – Feb. 20

    Pro-Russian, separatists consolidate their positions in eastern Ukraine, Armenian workers demand unpaid back wages, and Tajikistan destroys seized narcotics, plus news from Pakistan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...