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    Ukraine says fighting continues around key rail hub
    Feb18

    Ukraine says fighting continues around key rail hub

    The defense ministry said in a statement that the fighting around Debaltseve was continuing. …read more Source: USA...

    Canada Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
    Feb18

    Canada Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

    Canada has imposed additional sanctions against Moscow and its sympathizers over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine conflict: Government forces retreat from contested railroad town
    Feb18

    Ukraine conflict: Government forces retreat from contested railroad town

    Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve, the epicentre of fighting between the separatist and government troops in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: National...

    Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal
    Feb18

    Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal

    The US has accused Russia of violating the Minsk agreement on Ukraine, as the UN Security Council voted unanimously to approve the ceasefire deal. Vice-President Joe Biden said “the costs to Russia will rise” if it continued to violate the accord. Fighting is continuing around the strategic town of Debaltseve, with pro-Russian rebels saying they...

    Ukraine Ceasefire In Dispute As Pro-Government Forces Pull Out Of Besieged Town
    Feb18

    Ukraine Ceasefire In Dispute As Pro-Government Forces Pull Out Of Besieged Town

    (Reuters) – Some pro-government forces began on Wednesday to pull out of the east Ukrainian town of Debaltseve which is under siege from Russian-backed separatists, commanders of pro-government paramilitary units said. “The withdrawal of forces from Debaltseve is taking place in a planned and organized way,” said Semen...

    Ukraine facing final concession under cease-fire?
    Feb18

    Ukraine facing final concession under cease-fire?

    Unclear who’s in control of key town as fierce fighting continues, but Ukrainian troops appear to be on the retreat …read more Source:...

    Here’s the Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks
    Feb18

    Here’s the Anti-Bank Activist Could Be the Next European Leader to Stand Up to the Banks

    If the Podemos party wins Spain’s national elections, Pablo Iglesias could become the next prime minister. While the anti-austerity Syriza coalition has taken power in Greece, the grassroots party Podemos is also quickly gaining popularity in Spain, Europe’s fifth largest economy. Last May, Podemos surprised many when it received 1.2...

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict: Canada issues new sanctions
    Feb18

    Ukraine conflict: Canada issues new sanctions

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new round of sanctions in response to what he calls the “escalated acts of aggression” by Russian-backed fighters in eastern Ukraine. Harper’s office issued travel bans Tuesday against 37 Russian and Ukrainian individuals and economic sanctions against 17 Russian and Ukrainian entities....

    Fierce fighting in east Ukraine rages on despite cease-fire
    Feb18

    Fierce fighting in east Ukraine rages on despite cease-fire

    Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Global...