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    Battle for Debaltseve threatens fragile cease-fire in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Battle for Debaltseve threatens fragile cease-fire in Ukraine

    An internationally brokered cease-fire took effect Sunday. But fighting between Army forces and rebels raged in the strategic rail hub, with both sides refusing to withdraw heavy weaponry. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Rebels Claim to Capture Key Ukraine Rail Hub of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels Claim to Capture Key Ukraine Rail Hub of Debaltseve

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine— Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebel’s so-called defense ministry as saying Tuesday that their forces have pushed government troops out of Debaltseve and are now controlling a large part of it. Fierce...

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine

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    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they will begin withdrawing heavy weaponry from the sections of the frontline where the cease-fire holds. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Belarusian Security Forces Prevent Attempted Illegal Border Crossing
    Feb17

    Belarusian Security Forces Prevent Attempted Illegal Border Crossing

    Authorities in Minsk say about 20 unknown individuals have tried to illegally enter Belarusian territory from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire: Russia-backed rebels claim victory as fighting rages on
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire: Russia-backed rebels claim victory as fighting rages on

    Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claim to have taken the key transportation hub of Debaltseve, as both parties face a deadline to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line. …read more Source:...

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they will begin withdrawing heavy weaponry from the sections of the… …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end. …read more Source: U.S....

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end. The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine held marathon talks that resulted in a cease-fire deal for eastern...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there… …read more Source:...