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    Ukraine’s president: freeing of war prisoners is under way
    Feb21

    Ukraine’s president: freeing of war prisoners is under way

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    Ukraine prisoner swap under way on frontline
    Feb21

    Ukraine prisoner swap under way on frontline

    Zholobok (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s military and pro-Russian separatists on Saturday began exchanging scores of prisoners each had taken, AFP journalists present in the frontline town where the swap was occurring reported.The rebels said they were swapping 139 Ukrainian soldiers for 52 of their fighters held by the other side. The...

    Russian news report: Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed
    Feb21

    Russian news report: Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed

    A Russian newspaper claims to have an official government strategy document outlining the invasion of Ukraine that was prepared weeks before the Ukrainian government collapsed last year.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    One Year After Euromaidan Revolution, Ukraine Faces Same Corruption, War, Even Worse Economy
    Feb21

    One Year After Euromaidan Revolution, Ukraine Faces Same Corruption, War, Even Worse Economy

    KIEV, Ukraine — Natalie Novikova takes a sip of coffee, a rare break for the struggling child psychologist who has taken a second job as a kindergarten teacher to support her family. “The money I make is enough to survive, but nothing more,” said the 38-year-old single mother, while sitting at a café. “It’s really hard to devote some...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW – When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend his stay in the army and head to southern Russia for troop exercises. The 20-year-old knew that meant he might end up fighting alongside pro-Russian separatists in eastern...

    Ukraine, rebels say shelling continues despite ceasefire
    Feb21

    Ukraine, rebels say shelling continues despite ceasefire

    The warring sides were to begin drawing back heavy weapons from the front lines Tuesday, but international monitors say they’ve seen no sign yet. …read more Source: Toronto...

    U.S., Allies Weigh New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine
    Feb21

    U.S., Allies Weigh New Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry was in London on Saturday to meet with allies over possible new sanction on Russia. …read more Source:...

    Kerry on Ukraine: ‘We’re not going to play this game’
    Feb21

    Kerry on Ukraine: ‘We’re not going to play this game’

    Secretary of State accuses Moscow of “craven behavior” in violations of week-old cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Thousands rally in Moscow against Ukraine and the West
    Feb21

    Thousands rally in Moscow against Ukraine and the West

    Thousands of Russians gathered near Red Square in Moscow, Saturday, to lash out at Ukraine and the West. The rally marked the one-year anniversary of Ukraine’s pro-European protests. …read more Source: Global...

    A Year After Fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich Speaks of Return
    Feb21

    A Year After Fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich Speaks of Return

    Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, who fled to Russia a year ago after being toppled by months of street protests, said he was ready to return to Ukraine if the opportunity arose. The pro-Russian leader was overthrown by the “Maidan” uprising in Kyiv against his decision to back away from a deal that would have taken the...