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    German Doctors Visit Savchenko
    Feb24

    German Doctors Visit Savchenko

    German doctors have been allowed to visited a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on hunger strike for more than two months in a Russian jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S., Russia Clash Over Ukraine At UN
    Feb24

    U.S., Russia Clash Over Ukraine At UN

    The United States and Russia traded accusations mainly over the conflict in Ukraine at the UN Security Council on February 23. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fears for truce as attacking rebels mass near Ukraine port city
    Feb24

    Fears for truce as attacking rebels mass near Ukraine port city

    Kiev (AFP) – Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine’s port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev said, fuelling concerns for the fate of a UN-backed ceasefire.Continued hostilities meant a pull-back of heavy weapons could not go ahead as agreed, Ukrainian officials said.”As Ukrainian...

    Less gunfire between Ukrainians, rebels after cease-fire
    Feb24

    Less gunfire between Ukrainians, rebels after cease-fire

    Since the agreement began Feb. 15, there has been less gunfire between Ukranian and rebel troops, although some violations persist …read more Source:...

    Rebels Celebrate Victory Over Ukrainian Forces at Debaltseve
    Feb24

    Rebels Celebrate Victory Over Ukrainian Forces at Debaltseve

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine celebrated their victory over Ukrainian forces at Debaltseve Monday with parades and a huge rally in the nearby city of Donetsk. The festivities in the Russian-speaking city came as the Kyiv government asked the United Nations Security Council to deploy peacekeepers to the war-torn region. The Donetsk rally...

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks
    Feb24

    Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

    Ukraine says weapons pullback not yet possible because rebel attacks are continuing …read more Source:...

    Ukraine wants Canada to persuade U.S. to send weapons
    Feb24

    Ukraine wants Canada to persuade U.S. to send weapons

    Kiev official says Ottawa has the ‘authoritative voice’ to persuade other Western countries to provide lethal arms in fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Defiant Mood as Donetsk Marks Holiday
    Feb24

    Defiant Mood as Donetsk Marks Holiday

    Ukraine has delayed the promised withdrawal of heavy weapons, blaming rebels for continued violations of the ceasefire reached in Minsk. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy
    Feb24

    Kiev Says Rebels Attack Villages in Southeast, Citizens Burn Putin Effigy

    In the northern Ukrainian city of Sumy, activists burn an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin — ‘ to protest his annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea last year. The protest coincides with an Orthodox tradition — just before Lent – that celebrates the passage of winter and the renewal of spring’. …read...

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place. Lamberto Zannier told a group of reporters Monday that there have been a number...