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    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?
    Feb18

    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?

    While fighting raged in Ukraine a conference brought together economists, politicians and journalists to debate the war’s causes and question Russia’s future. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve.The Interfax news agency also cited Petro Poroshenko as telling a meeting of the national security council late Wednesday that more than 100 were injured in the pullout.Poroshenko earlier in the day...

    Hundreds of exhausted Ukrainian Forces Staged a Chaotic Retreat from a Strategic Town Besieged by pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb18

    Hundreds of exhausted Ukrainian Forces Staged a Chaotic Retreat from a Strategic Town Besieged by pro-Russian Rebels

    The scenes from the railway hub Debaltseve – with Ukrainian soldiers facing fire even as they withdrew over frozen fields – were a stunning reminder of the region’s instability less than week after the announcement of another cease-fire bid. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    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...

    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...

    The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling
    Feb18

    The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling

    The world is racked with conflict these days: The war in Syria is in its fourth year; a recent and much-touted ceasefire in Ukraine ended almost as soon as it began. And there are plenty of ambitious emerging countries that are sprinting to raise their military status: China, India, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are in the...

    Six soldiers killed, more than 100 wounded in Debaltseve withdrawal: Ukrainian president
    Feb18

    Six soldiers killed, more than 100 wounded in Debaltseve withdrawal: Ukrainian president

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

    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...