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    Ukraine: Military, separatists swap prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine: Military, separatists swap prisoners

    ZHOLOBOK, Ukraine — Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote front-line location Saturday night, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. A busload of Ukrainian soldiers in military fatigues was transported earlier in the day from the...

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed
    Feb22

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. …read more Source: CTV...

    News of the day from across the globe, Feb. 22
    Feb22

    News of the day from across the globe, Feb. 22

    White caskets draped with the Haitian flag were lined up in front of a stage where government officials including President Michel Martelly greeted the victims’ relatives. The accident occurred early Tuesday when a singer aboard one of the Carnival floats touched a power line and caused the crowd to panic, resulting in a stampede. Merkel...

    First Ukraine War Prisoner Exchange Completed
    Feb22

    First Ukraine War Prisoner Exchange Completed

    The swap of 139 Ukrainian troops for 52 rebels is part of a process intended to usher peace to the east. …read more Source:...

    Amid Massive Anti-Kiev Rally, Yanukovich Speaks of Return
    Feb22

    Amid Massive Anti-Kiev Rally, Yanukovich Speaks of Return

    Pro-Kremlin organizations rally in Moscow to condemn the 2014 Kiev uprising in Ukraine, known as Maidan. They’re also condemning the ouster of former Ukrainian president, Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russia a year ago, after vowing to form closer ties with Moscow. Now Yanukovich says he’s ready to go back and help Ukraine, if given...

    Kiev Shows Off Seized Weapons on Maidan Anniversary
    Feb22

    Kiev Shows Off Seized Weapons on Maidan Anniversary

    A song for the Ukrainian protesters killed one year ago — more than a hundred — During an uprising on Independence Square — known here as Maidan — that toppled Moscow-leaning President Victor Yanukovich… …and culminated in war. Elsewhere in Kiev… The Ukrainian military shows off weapons seized from battle...

    Kremlin Orchestrated 2014 Kiev Sniper Attacks
    Feb22

    Kremlin Orchestrated 2014 Kiev Sniper Attacks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused the Kremlin Friday of direct involvement in the sniper deaths of anti-Russian protesters last year in Kiev’s Maidan Square. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine: Debaltseve Eased Back Into Life After Deadly Week Of Fighting
    Feb22

    Ukraine: Debaltseve Eased Back Into Life After Deadly Week Of Fighting

    While the Ukrainian government accused Russia of sending more tanks and troops into the country despite a cease-fire agreement, the few residents who remained in the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve emerged from basements and other refuges on Friday to… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US Army Talks Tanks As Russia’s Hit Ukraine
    Feb21

    US Army Talks Tanks As Russia’s Hit Ukraine

    In a force that strives to be lighter, more flexible and expeditionary, one might assume heavy armor had fallen out of vogue for the US Army, but not so, according to one of the Army’s top modernization officials. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    The Ukraine Humiliation
    Feb21

    The Ukraine Humiliation

    In the sorry annals of “cease-fires,” this week’s fiasco in southern Ukraine will have to rank among the most instantly humiliating. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...