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    Fighting continues in Ukraine despite looming cease-fire
    Feb13

    Fighting continues in Ukraine despite looming cease-fire

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Moscow rebel forces clashed Friday ahead of a cease-fire hammered out by European leaders desperate to halt the conflict in eastern Ukraine but also openly questioning whether the peace deal will stick.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Islamic State Militants Seize Parts of Strategic Iraqi Town of al-Baghdadi
    Feb13

    Islamic State Militants Seize Parts of Strategic Iraqi Town of al-Baghdadi

    Islamic State militants have seized control of large parts of the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, in Anbar province. The town, northwest of Ramadi, is three miles from the Ain al-Asad air base, where an estimated 320 U.S. Marines are stationed training Iraqi troops. Islamic State militants launched an attack early Thursday sparking heavy...

    Just Why Is Putin Smiling About Ukraine?
    Feb13

    Just Why Is Putin Smiling About Ukraine?

    The latest Minsk ceasefire goes into effect a minute past midnight on February 15. Here’s why it’s not going to work. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Rebels Battle To Capture Town Ahead Of Cease-Fire Deadline
    Feb13

    Ukraine Rebels Battle To Capture Town Ahead Of Cease-Fire Deadline

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting surged in east Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major and sustained new push Friday to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline.Clashes appeared only to have increased in the day since a peace agreement was sealed in the Belarusian capital of Minsk by the...

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner
    Feb13

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine’s president that she would soon be freed.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    As Cease-Fire Nears, Europe Warily Watches Fighting In Ukraine
    Feb13

    As Cease-Fire Nears, Europe Warily Watches Fighting In Ukraine

    Despite Thursday’s breakthrough, “The enemy shelled positions of the ‘anti-terrorist operation’ forces with the same intensity as before,” a Ukrainian military official said Friday.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ukraine battles persist ahead of cease-fire deadline
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persist ahead of cease-fire deadline

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    No freedom for jailed Ukraine pilot, says Russia
    Feb13

    No freedom for jailed Ukraine pilot, says Russia

    Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release Nadezhda Savchenko despite claims by Ukraine’s president …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia’s Investigative Committee says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner
    Feb13

    Russia’s Investigative Committee says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine’s president that she would soon be freed. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner
    Feb13

    Russia says it will not release key Ukrainian prisoner

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say there are no grounds to release a key Ukrainian prisoner despite claims by Ukraine’s president that she would soon be freed. In a statement posted online Friday, Russia’s Investigative Committee said that only a court could free Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who has been on...