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    Ukrainian troops withdraw from rail junction in Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian troops withdraw from rail junction in Debaltseve

    Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the president confirmed Wednesday. Dozens of troops were seen retreating and Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive as they continued their onslaught on the strategic railroad junction in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Plan: More Military Spending Will ‘Encourage Peace’
    Feb18

    Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy Plan: More Military Spending Will ‘Encourage Peace’

    WASHINGTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will lay out a vision of American foreign policy on Wednesday aimed at pushing his nascent 2016 presidential campaign out of the shadow of his father and brother, two former presidents who waged overseas wars. “I love my father and my brother … But I am my own man –- and my views are shaped by...

    Ukrainian President: Troops Are Withdrawing From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian President: Troops Are Withdrawing From Debaltseve

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine—Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the president confirmed Wednesday. Dozens of troops were seen retreating and Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive as they continued their onslaught on the strategic railroad junction in eastern Ukraine. The army has withdrawn out 80...

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State victory in Libya is no sure thing; What can get done at Obama’s terror summit?; Syrian rebels call in U.S. airstrikes; and much more from around the world.
    Feb18

    FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State victory in Libya is no sure thing; What can get done at Obama’s terror summit?; Syrian rebels call in U.S. airstrikes; and much more from around the world.

    By David Francis with Sabine Muscat An Islamic State victory in Libya is far from certain. The terror group moved across Iraq and Syria with ease. But after drawing heat for beheading Egyptians, the path to take Libya is much more difficult. FP’s Kate Brannen and Keith Johnson: “The Islamic State’s success in Iraq and Syria was fueled...

    Crimea’s Former Deputy Prime Minister Suspected of Theft
    Feb18

    Crimea’s Former Deputy Prime Minister Suspected of Theft

    A former deputy prime minister of Crimea’s Russia-backed government is suspected of theft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine troops withdrawing from embattled Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops withdrawing from embattled Debaltseve

    Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the epicenter of recent fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine, the president confirmed Wednesday. The Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve

    BERLIN (AP) — The German government has condemned pro-Russian rebels’ advance on the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve and denounced it as “a massive violation” of a cease-fire that came into effect at the weekend. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian troops retreating from strategic, embattled town of Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian troops retreating from strategic, embattled town of Debaltseve

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 18 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the country’s military is retreating from the town of Debaltseve, which is surrounded by rebel forces. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Crisis: Government Forces Withdraw From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine Crisis: Government Forces Withdraw From Debaltseve

    Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the town of Debaltseve early on Wednesday, according to media reports. The announcement was reportedly made by Semen Semenchenko, a Ukrainian parliamentary deputy who heads the Donbass paramilitary unit, on his Facebook page. …read more Source: International Business...

    Ukrainian Forces Begin Retreating From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian Forces Begin Retreating From Debaltseve

    Some Ukrainian forces left the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, which is under siege by pro-Russian separatists, on February 18, arriving in the city of Artemivsk to the northwest. Hostilities have continued around Debaltseve despite a cease-fire that was supposed to have taken effect on February 15. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio...