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    Rebels claim key Ukraine city as pullback deadline passes
    Feb17

    Rebels claim key Ukraine city as pullback deadline passes

    Both sides indicated Monday that they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so. …read more Source: USA...

    Kiev Demands ‘Tough’ Response From West Against Russia Over Broken Truce
    Feb17

    Kiev Demands ‘Tough’ Response From West Against Russia Over Broken Truce

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday demanded a “tough reaction” from the West against Russia over a broken ceasefire deal in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, his office said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s President Is Trapped With His Troops
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s President Is Trapped With His Troops

    Ukrainian rebels want one last victory, but Kiev is unwilling to admit its last defeat. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko condemns rebels actions in east Ukraine town
    Feb17

    Poroshenko condemns rebels actions in east Ukraine town

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday called a push by pro-Russian rebels to take control of the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine a ‘cynical attack’ on the ceasefire peace deal. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution endorsing the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to fully carry it out. The council’s current president, China, announced the meeting Tuesday. An expected vote over the weekend had been delayed when...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure that endorses cease-fire agreement
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure that endorses cease-fire agreement

    Russia is asking the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution endorsing the new cease-fire agreement on… …read more Source:...

    Three days into ‘cease-fire,’ up to 8,000 Ukrainian troops fighting rebels in the streets for railway hub
    Feb17

    Three days into ‘cease-fire,’ up to 8,000 Ukrainian troops fighting rebels in the streets for railway hub

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — A battle for a railroad town in eastern Ukraine escalated sharply Tuesday, with both the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed militants saying that their soldiers were engaging in pitched street battles. By midday, the separatists said they had captured the town, Debaltseve, a separatist news agency reported. The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve

    Several Ukrainian government soldiers have been ambushed and taken prisoners in Debaltseve, the defence ministry said Tuesday …read more Source: Vancouver...

    GOP senators fear 'dismemberment' of Ukraine in new siege
    Feb17

    GOP senators fear 'dismemberment' of Ukraine in new siege

    Two hawkish Republican senators on Tuesday blasted President Obama and foreign leaders for not taking a tougher stance on Ukraine, amid reports the latest ceasefire is unraveling.“The Chancellor of Germany and the President of France, with the… …read more Source: The...