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    Russia-backed rebels continue onslaught; Ukrainian troops retreat
    Feb18

    Russia-backed rebels continue onslaught; Ukrainian troops retreat

    AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine – Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve, the epicenter of fighting between the separatist and government troops in eastern Ukraine. Fierce fighting around the town linking the...

    Ukraine president says government forces withdraw from Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine president says government forces withdraw from Debaltseve

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that government forces had withdrawn from the flashpoint town of Debaltseve, where pro-Russian rebels have been battling troops for control for weeks.”This morning the Ukrainian armed forces together with the National Guard completed an operation for a planned...

    Ukraine government troops begin retreat from railway hub
    Feb18

    Ukraine government troops begin retreat from railway hub

    Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve, the epicentre of fighting between the separatist and government troops in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Canada Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
    Feb18

    Canada Imposes More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

    Canada has imposed additional sanctions against Moscow and its sympathizers over the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says fighting continues around key rail hub
    Feb18

    Ukraine says fighting continues around key rail hub

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

    Ukraine troops begin retreat from battered railway hub as cease-fire crumbles
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops begin retreat from battered railway hub as cease-fire crumbles

    Ukrainian government troops retreated from a key railway hub in the east of the country Wednesday after pro-Russian separatist rebels overran the town and Kiev admitted it no longer had control of the situation. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine conflict: Government forces retreat from contested railroad town
    Feb18

    Ukraine conflict: Government forces retreat from contested railroad town

    Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught on the railroad junction of Debaltseve, the epicentre of fighting between the separatist and government troops in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: National...

    Ukraine Ceasefire In Dispute As Pro-Government Forces Pull Out Of Besieged Town
    Feb18

    Ukraine Ceasefire In Dispute As Pro-Government Forces Pull Out Of Besieged Town

    (Reuters) – Some pro-government forces began on Wednesday to pull out of the east Ukrainian town of Debaltseve which is under siege from Russian-backed separatists, commanders of pro-government paramilitary units said. “The withdrawal of forces from Debaltseve is taking place in a planned and organized way,” said Semen...

    Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal
    Feb18

    Ukraine crisis: US warns Russia as UN backs ceasefire deal

    The US has accused Russia of violating the Minsk agreement on Ukraine, as the UN Security Council voted unanimously to approve the ceasefire deal. Vice-President Joe Biden said “the costs to Russia will rise” if it continued to violate the accord. Fighting is continuing around the strategic town of Debaltseve, with pro-Russian rebels saying they...

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine says rebels continue their onslaught on Debaltseve

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government forces were seen retreating from the battlefield Wednesday as Russia-backed rebels continued their onslaught… …read more Source:...