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    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict
    Feb23

    John McCain: ‘I’m ashamed of my country’ over Ukraine conflict

    Kate StantonWASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) — Sen. John McCain says he’s “ashamed” that the U.S. government has not armed the Ukrainian military, which has been battling pro-Russian separatists since last February. …read more Source: United Press...

    Rebels in Ukraine say they’ve started pulling back weaponry from front lines
    Feb23

    Rebels in Ukraine say they’ve started pulling back weaponry from front lines

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The main Russian-backed rebel organization in eastern Ukraine said it would begin moving heavy weaponry away from the front lines Sunday, but the government said the group mounted a tank assault on a village near the Sea of Azov. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire
    Feb23

    Don’t Doubt the Ceasefire

    Minsk II Could Freeze the Conflict in Ukraine February 22, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Aftermath of Deadly Blast at Ukraine ‘Peace’ Rally Captured on Video
    Feb23

    Aftermath of Deadly Blast at Ukraine ‘Peace’ Rally Captured on Video

    A deadly explosion at a rally to mark Ukraine’s uprising one year ago. Residents of the northeastern city of Kharkiv scramble for safety. But some move towards the bomb blast, dropping their flags, lowering their cameras, to provide first aid to the gravely wounded. At least two people were killed and initial reports said up to 15 others...

    Ahead of Lent, a ‘Pagan’ Festival in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb23

    Ahead of Lent, a ‘Pagan’ Festival in Eastern Ukraine

    The fighting in parts of east Ukraine goes on, but in the rebel-held town of Donetsk, there is still time and spirit for an annual celebration just before Lent. Ukrainians are marking the last day of Maslenitsa — a week-long carnival-like festival that began as a pagan ritual but has been absorbed into the Russian Orthodox tradition....

    Kharkiv Protesters Rush to Aid Wounded Following Explosion at Ukraine Rally
    Feb23

    Kharkiv Protesters Rush to Aid Wounded Following Explosion at Ukraine Rally

    Kharkiv residents and emergency workers on Sunday (February 22) rushed to the aid of protesters at a pro-Ukrainian rally when a deadly blast struck the crowd. The bomb in Kharkiv, the biggest city in the east, struck one of numerous events across Ukraine on Sunday marking the deaths of 100 protesters a year ago in an uprising that toppled a...

    Russia Gave Artillery Weapons To Ukraine Rebels Trying To Take Strategic Mariupol Port, Ukrainian Military Leader Says
    Feb23

    Russia Gave Artillery Weapons To Ukraine Rebels Trying To Take Strategic Mariupol Port, Ukrainian Military Leader Says

    Russia allegedly is providing artillery weapons to rebels in Ukraine trying to take Mariupol, a strategically important seaport. Col. Viktor Shidlyukh, the deputy commander of Ukrainian forces defending Mariupol, said the rebels recently started using the artillery weapons for the first time, the Telegraph reported. …read more Source:...

    Two killed in Ukraine bombing on anniversary of president’s flight
    Feb23

    Two killed in Ukraine bombing on anniversary of president’s flight

    KIEV—A bomb killed two people Sunday at a march in the city of Kharkiv commemorating the first anniversary of the ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych, and Ukrainian officials said Russia was behind the attack.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Rebels in Ukraine said they’ve started to pull back
    Feb23

    Rebels in Ukraine said they’ve started to pull back

    DONETSK, Ukraine — The main Russia-backed rebel organization in eastern Ukraine said it would begin moving heavy weaponry away from the front lines Sunday, but the government said the group mounted a tank assault on a village near the Sea of Azov. Both bombs appeared to target ceremonies and parades commemorating the anniversary of the fall of...

    Deadly bombing hits peaceful rally in east Ukraine
    Feb23

    Deadly bombing hits peaceful rally in east Ukraine

    During a pro-Ukrainian rally in Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city, a bomb killed two and injured dozens. According to Ukrainian officials, police arrested four suspects in the attack. Charlie D’Agata reports. …read more Source:...