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    Ukrainian Forces Retreat From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian Forces Retreat From Debaltseve

    Amid heavy fighting, Ukrainian soldiers were ordered to retreat from the strategic town of Debaltseve, where they had been surrounded by Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre
    Feb18

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre

    Between February 18 and 21, 2014, antigovernment protests in central Kyiv descended into deadly violence. Ukrainian government forces fought fierce battles with the demonstrators. One year on, witnesses recall those dramatic days. (Produced by Claire Bigg, Andrew Wills, Anastasia Moskvychova) …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal

    Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Hints At New Sanctions On Russia, But Effectiveness Questioned
    Feb18

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Hints At New Sanctions On Russia, But Effectiveness Questioned

    Ukrainian troops pulled out of Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday after weeks of brutal fighting by pro-Russian separatist forces. The move raised questions about the effectiveness of a ceasefire agreement signed last week and blessed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Now, European governments must weigh how to...

    Let’s Call the Ukrainian Cease-Fire What It Is
    Feb18

    Let’s Call the Ukrainian Cease-Fire What It Is

    One need only look to the forced retreat of Ukrainian forces Feb. 18 in the strategic city of Debaltseve to see that the cease-fire that emerged last week from the meeting of French, German, Ukrainian, and Russian leaders in Minsk is less than meets the eye. Even if a shaky truce begins to hold after the Ukrainian retreat, the cease-fire...

    Increased concerns over Putin’s credibility despite Ukraine peace deal
    Feb18

    Increased concerns over Putin’s credibility despite Ukraine peace deal

    The surrender of the key eastern Ukraine town of Debaltseve to pro-Russian rebels is raising debate over whether the ceasefire deal brokered only last week is already dead. …read more Source: FOX...

    When a Ceasefire Is Not a Ceasefire
    Feb18

    When a Ceasefire Is Not a Ceasefire

    Mykhailo Palinchak/Reuters One of the enduring ironies about ceasefires is that they can immediately produce more violence as combatants struggle for advantage before the deadline to put down their weapons. The lag between the signing and the implementation of last week’s Ukrainian ceasefire reflected this pattern. Nor did the fighting end...

    Watch:  Ukraine Village Pummeled, With Drone Videos as Evidence
    Feb18

    Watch: Ukraine Village Pummeled, With Drone Videos as Evidence

    Russian-backed rebels pound strategic Debaltseve despite ceasefire. (No Audio) …read more Source: ABC...

    The Most Outspoken Chinese Real Estate Mogul Just Made Some New Enemies
    Feb18

    The Most Outspoken Chinese Real Estate Mogul Just Made Some New Enemies

    As the focus of a growing personality cult and the architect of a sweeping crackdown on dissent, Chinese President Xi Jinping may be the strongest leader China has seen in decades. But that hasn’t stopped Ren Zhiqiang, a 64 year-old real estate mogul and outspoken blogger with 29 million followers on Chinese social media platform Sina...

    Russia’s Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google
    Feb18

    Russia’s Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s search engine provider Yandex asked local antitrust authorities Wednesday to investigate Google for unfairly keeping its rivals’ services off its mobile devices.The request came with Google making recent inroads in the Russian market thanks to its popular Android-powered smartphones.The European...