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    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter
    Feb20

    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter

    Some residents of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine have spent more than a week in a cellar, hiding from shells and bullets as Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed separatists battled over the town. On February 19, they described their desperate situation. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath
    Feb20

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — This past Monday, around forty protesters bearing Communist flags gathered in the graying, barren central square of Ukraine’s second-largest city. They said they were there to commemorate the anniversary of the Red Army’s first liberation of Kharkiv in 1943. (The current administration in Kiev doesn’t...

    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. …read more Source: U.S....

    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...

    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...

    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...

    What Cease-Fire? Ukrainian Troops Retreat As Rebels Press Fight
    Feb20

    What Cease-Fire? Ukrainian Troops Retreat As Rebels Press Fight

    Battles rage nearly a week after a cease-fire deal. Meanwhile, a British parliamentary committee accuses the EU of a “catastrophic misreading” of Russia’s designs on Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    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… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine fighting rages despite ceasefire deal
    Feb20

    Ukraine fighting rages despite ceasefire deal

    The Ukrainian government and the separatist rebels blamed each other Friday for violating a fragile ceasefire dozens of times, sparking fears of wider hostilities in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    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...