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    Britain to Help Train Ukrainian Army to Counter Russian Threat
    Feb24

    Britain to Help Train Ukrainian Army to Counter Russian Threat

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would deploy military personnel to Ukraine in the next month to help train the Ukrainian army, warning thatMoscow would move to destabilize other countries if left unchallenged. “Over the course of the next month we’re going to be deploying British service personnel to provide...

    With Ukraine cease-fire at stake, eyes turn to Mariupol
    Feb24

    With Ukraine cease-fire at stake, eyes turn to Mariupol

    Kiev claims the Ukrainian port is next on the list of targets for Russia-backed rebels, who argue they have no plans to attack the city. Mariupol’s fate could determine whether the country’s tenuous cease-fire holds. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    In Payment Dispute, Russia Warns Ukraine Gas Will Run Out in 2 Days
    Feb24

    In Payment Dispute, Russia Warns Ukraine Gas Will Run Out in 2 Days

    The head of Gazprom said that Ukraine would use up its prepaid allotment in days and would not be able to pay in time to keep the supply going. …read more Source: The New York...

    Sec. Kerry: Russia has lied repeatedly about Ukraine
    Feb24

    Sec. Kerry: Russia has lied repeatedly about Ukraine

    Russia’s “extensive propaganda exercise” over the Ukraine is “remarkable,” secretary of state tells Congress, as peace talks falter …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Are Winning The East Ukraine War, But When Will They Stop?
    Feb24

    Pro-Russian Rebels Are Winning The East Ukraine War, But When Will They Stop?

    Despite a ceasefire that came into force on Feb. 15, fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces in the Donbas region of Ukraine has continued and rebels have actually gained ground. The withdrawal of ill-equipped Ukrainian forces from the strategic city of Debaltseve on Feb. …read more Source: International Business...

    Putin’s Ukrainian Power Play
    Feb24

    Putin’s Ukrainian Power Play

    Russia is unsheathing its energy weapon once again, threatening to cut off its natural gas shipments to Ukraine and warning of potentially dire impacts on Europeans reliant on energy deliveries that come through the war-torn state. The move marks the second time Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has thumbed his nose at the West in recent days. On...

    Ukraine Rebels Say Weapons Pullback Under Way
    Feb24

    Ukraine Rebels Say Weapons Pullback Under Way

    Rebels in war-torn eastern Ukraine said they have begun pulling back heavy weapons from the frontlines, as required by an internationally brokered cease-fire. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Britain will deploy a small number of military personnel to Ukraine
    Feb24

    Britain will deploy a small number of military personnel to Ukraine

    Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would deploy military personnel to Ukraine in the next month to help train the Ukrainian army, warning that Moscow would move to destabilize other countries if left unchallenged, according to Reuters. “Over the course of the next month we’re going to be deploying British service...

    Kerry: Russia Has Lied About Its Activities In Ukraine
    Feb24

    Kerry: Russia Has Lied About Its Activities In Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that Russia has repeatedly lied to him about its activities in Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are… …read more Source:...

    Four Russian Drones Violate Ukrainian Airspace in One Day
    Feb24

    Four Russian Drones Violate Ukrainian Airspace in One Day

    Four Russian drones have crossed into Ukraine’s airspace over the last day, while a total of 13 were detected near Ukrainian territory by the country’s defense forces, according to a military spokesperson. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s armed forces currently stationed in separatist-occupied areas in eastern Donetsk...