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    Rebels in Ukraine said they’ve started to pull back
    Feb23

    Rebels in Ukraine said they’ve started to pull back

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The main Russia-backed rebel organization in eastern Ukraine said it would begin moving heavy weaponry away from the front lines Sunday, but the government said the group mounted a tank assault on a village near the Sea of Azov. Both bombs appeared to target ceremonies and parades commemorating the anniversary of the fall of...

    Deadly bombing hits peaceful rally in east Ukraine
    Feb23

    Deadly bombing hits peaceful rally in east Ukraine

    During a pro-Ukrainian rally in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, a bomb killed two and injured dozens. According to Ukrainian officials, police arrested four suspects in the attack. Charlie D’Agata reports. …read more Source:...

    Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2
    Feb23

    Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2

    Blast kills 2, injures dozen, at march in eastern Ukraine despite hopeful signs …read more Source:...

    Moody’s downgrades Russia sovereign debt to junk
    Feb23

    Moody’s downgrades Russia sovereign debt to junk

    Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Russia’s sovereign debt to junk status on Friday, citing the crisis in Ukraine and the falling price of oil. …read more Source:...

    Deadly Bombing Hits Peace March In Kharkiv
    Feb23

    Deadly Bombing Hits Peace March In Kharkiv

    In the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, a bomb planted along the route of a peace march killed at least two people and injured several others on February 22. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McCain ‘Ashamed’ of How U.S. Has Handled Ukraine Conflict
    Feb23

    McCain ‘Ashamed’ of How U.S. Has Handled Ukraine Conflict

    Senator John McCain said in an interview Sunday that the United States and its allies haven’t done enough to stop the bloodshed in eastern Ukraine, where government forces and Russia-backed separatists locked in battle claim a cease-fire agreement has been violated and remains fragile. “I’m ashamed of my country, I’m ashamed of...

    Ukraine rebels say they’re moving from front lines
    Feb23

    Ukraine rebels say they’re moving from front lines

    The main Russian-backed group in Ukraine said Sunday it would move weaponry from the front lines, but the government said it attacked a village. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb23

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels exchanged prisoners, an official said, a step toward implementing a peace deal. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Update: Alleged Russian-Backed Terrorists Set Off Deadly Explosion At Rally Marking Ouster Of Yanukovych
    Feb23

    Ukraine Update: Alleged Russian-Backed Terrorists Set Off Deadly Explosion At Rally Marking Ouster Of Yanukovych

    Ukrainian authorities said they have captured four men allegedly responsible for a terrorist attack on a rally in Kharkiv marking the one-year anniversary of the ouster and exile of former President Viktor Yanukovych. At least two people were killed and 11 injured, authorities said. Five of the injured were police officers. …read more...

    Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause
    Feb22

    Inside Debaltseve: War-weary Ukrainians welcome pause

    Shell-shocked, exhausted and hungry, the residents of this nearly destroyed city are slowly emerging from their basements and bomb shelters to begin the arduous process of piecing their lives back together after living through months of some of the worst fighting in Ukraine’s… …read more Source: Los Angeles...