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    Russian TV films ‘New Russia’ flag being raised over key Ukrainian town
    Feb18

    Russian TV films ‘New Russia’ flag being raised over key Ukrainian town

    Russian TV station Channel 1 has filmed the flag of New Russia, the term that pro-Russian forces in Ukraine use to describe the breakaway regions of the country, flying over the railway town of Debaltseve a day after rebels claimed to have captured the town. Here’s the video: The battle for Debaltseve was seen as of both strategic and...

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Germany condemns separatist advance on Debaltseve

    BERLIN – The German government has condemned pro-Russian rebels’ advance on the Ukrainian town of Debaltseve and denounced it as “a massive violation” of a cease-fire that came into effect at the weekend. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said Wednesday that the onslaught on Debaltseve places “serious strain on...

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat
    Feb18

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – After weeks of fierce, relentless fighting, the embattled rail hub of Debaltseve fell to rebel forces Wednesday in eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian president confirmed that he had ordered troops to pull out and the Russia-backed separatists reported taking hundreds of soldiers captive. Associated Press reporters saw several...

    Strategic city of Debaltseve falls to Ukraine separatists
    Feb18

    Strategic city of Debaltseve falls to Ukraine separatists

    The defense ministry said in a statement that the fighting around Debaltseve was continuing. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Forces Withdraw From Debaltseve, a Strategic Town
    Feb18

    Ukraine Forces Withdraw From Debaltseve, a Strategic Town

    President Petro O. Poroshenko sought to cast the retreat in a positive light, but it was clearly a devastating defeat at the hands of Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia-backed rebels capture key city in devastating blow to Ukraine
    Feb18

    Russia-backed rebels capture key city in devastating blow to Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine has withdrawn most of its military forces from the eastern flashpoint town of Debaltseve after Russia-backed separatists, who reportedly took hundreds of soldiers captive, seized control of the key railway junction, dealing yet another crushing blow to Kiev. See also: Left to die: The people trapped in...

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat
    Feb18

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian forces retreat from beseiged town of Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian forces retreat from beseiged town of Debaltseve

    After weeks of fierce, relentless fighting, the embattled rail hub of Debaltseve is falling to rebel forces in eastern Ukraine.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine Withdraws Forces After Fight Over Strategic City
    Feb18

    Ukraine Withdraws Forces After Fight Over Strategic City

    “Some 80 percent of the units have already been pulled out” of Debaltseve, says Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. He’s seeking to punish Russia for the latest violence.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Strategic rail hub of Debaltseve falls as Ukrainian president says government troops are pulling out
    Feb18

    Strategic rail hub of Debaltseve falls as Ukrainian president says government troops are pulling out

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — A strategic rail hub in eastern Ukraine has fallen to rebel forces today after weeks of relentless fighting. Ukrainian forces have been seen retreating from the battlefield and Ukraine’s president confirms that he has ordered troops to pull out of Debaltseve. The town links the two major separatist cities of...