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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    There has been a dramatic decline in the size and capability of the UK’s armed forces
    Feb20

    There has been a dramatic decline in the size and capability of the UK’s armed forces

    New data from the Ministry of Defence show that the UK’s armed forces are in a long-term decline. Despite Britain being one of only four NATO member countries that spend more than 2% of GDP on defence, that figure has been creeping downwards over recent years. Successive governments have sought to remodel the UK’s armed forces away...

    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
    Feb20

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has called for Ukraine’s cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist… …read more Source:...