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    Parliament: UK, EU ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis
    Feb20

    Parliament: UK, EU ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis

    LONDON (AP) — A parliamentary report has accused the British government and European diplomats of “sleepwalking” into the Ukraine crisis.IN a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Russia Sending More Tanks To War-Torn East Despite Cease-Fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine: Russia Sending More Tanks To War-Torn East Despite Cease-Fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a cease-fire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. The report, which came a day after the Russian-backed rebels captured the key rail...

    Parliament: UK, EU ‘Sleepwalked’ Into Ukraine Crisis
    Feb20

    Parliament: UK, EU ‘Sleepwalked’ Into Ukraine Crisis

    Parliament inquiry criticizes UK, EU of ‘sleepwalking’ into Ukraine crisis, misjudging Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite cease-fire

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: USA...

    Kiev claims Western support for energy goals
    Feb20

    Kiev claims Western support for energy goals

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 20 (UPI) — The Ukrainian government said Friday it had support from Western powers to advance diversification goals for the country’s natural gas sector. …read more Source: United Press...

    Angela Merkel: The real leader of the free world
    Feb20

    Angela Merkel: The real leader of the free world

    Markus Schreiber/AP Erika Benn, an energetic, fast-talking 77-year-old woman who guided generations of East German students through the nuances of the Russian language, is sitting on a couch in her apartment in Templin, 80 km north of Berlin, reminiscing about one of her students—a girl so shy that, in the black-and-white group photographs Benn...

    Ukraine says rebels continue attacks despite ceasefire deal
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebels continue attacks despite ceasefire deal

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a ceasefire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Marks Anniversary Of Maidan Massacre
    Feb20

    Ukraine Marks Anniversary Of Maidan Massacre

    Commemorations are underway in Kyiv to honor the victims of deadly clashes between antigovernment protesters and security forces a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged cease-fire

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a cease-fire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. …read more Source: Global...

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected, urges all efforts to avoid new fighting
    Feb20

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected, urges all efforts to avoid new fighting

    Pope Francis has called for Ukraine’s cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist rebels were still firing on government positions and that Russia was sending in more tanks. …read more Source: FOX...