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    Ukrainian Protesters Burn Effigy Of Putin
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Protesters Burn Effigy Of Putin

    Protesters gathered in the northeastern Ukrainian city of Sumy on February 22 to burn an effigy of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The protest took place as demonstrations were under way in other Ukrainian cities to mark the first anniversary of the overthrow of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    The Daily Vertical: South Caucasus Sideshow
    Feb23

    The Daily Vertical: South Caucasus Sideshow

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Margvelashvili Invites Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Georgia
    Feb23

    Margvelashvili Invites Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Georgia

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has invited his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, to Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk Says Cease Fire Non-Existent, Putin On A Larger Mission
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk Says Cease Fire Non-Existent, Putin On A Larger Mission

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Saturday that his country is not on the verge of collapse and that Russian-backed separatists continue to attack Ukrainian soldiers despite a recent cease fire agreement. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine says it cannot start heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb23

    Ukraine says it cannot start heavy weapons withdrawal

    The Ukrainian military has said it cannot start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east until the rebels stop shelling its positions. Military spokesman Lt Col Anatoliy Stelmakh told reporters the rebels had not stopped firing. Both sides agreed at the weekend to begin withdrawing heavy weapons shortly, under this month’s...

    Ukraine’s Military: Rebel Attacks Preventing Weapons Pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Military: Rebel Attacks Preventing Weapons Pullback

    Ukraine’s military says it cannot begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontlines in the country’s east in accordance with a cease-fire deal, because pro-Russian rebels are still carrying out attacks. Officials said Monday there can be no talk of withdrawing weapons as long as the attacks continue. On Sunday, both sides agreed to...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    Russia-backed separatists walk after inspecting destroyed Ukrainian army tanks for functional weapons and ammunition near the village of Lohvynove, outside Debaltseve, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 22… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rebel attacks delaying Ukrainian weapons pullback: official
    Feb23

    Rebel attacks delaying Ukrainian weapons pullback: official

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine says weapons pullback delayed by attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine says weapons pullback delayed by attacks

    Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh told reporters that the pullback will not start until rebel attacks stop entirely, in line with a cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks delaying heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb23

    Ukraine says rebel attacks delaying heavy weapons withdrawal

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: CTV...