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    Putin says Russia will never yield to foreign pressure
    Feb20

    Putin says Russia will never yield to foreign pressure

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he will not allow anyone to get a military advantage over Russia and pledges that the country will never yield to foreign pressure. In a tough statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine, Putin warned Friday that “no one should have any illusions that it’s possible to achieve...

    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter
    Feb20

    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter

    Some residents of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine have spent more than a week in a cellar, hiding from shells and bullets as Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed separatists battled over the town. On February 19, they described their desperate situation. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath
    Feb20

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — This past Monday, around forty protesters bearing Communist flags gathered in the graying, barren central square of Ukraine’s second-largest city. They said they were there to commemorate the anniversary of the Red Army’s first liberation of Kharkiv in 1943. (The current administration in Kiev doesn’t...

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern Ukraine and Russia to stick to last week’s peace agreements. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern Ukraine and Russia to stick to last week’s peace agreements. EU President Donald Tusk said Friday there had been “more than 300 violations” of the ceasefire which was supposed to kick in last...

    Poland: Europe seeks to counter Russian media propaganda
    Feb20

    Poland: Europe seeks to counter Russian media propaganda

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign minister says European nations are discussing how to counter the Russian propaganda they say is seeping into Europe through Kremlin-backed media. Observers say Russia’s foreign-language broadcasters like Russia Today television or online media are disseminating Kremlin’s views in order to...

    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine

    In the frozen landscapes of Eastern Ukraine, where government forces and pro-Russia fighters are fighting a bitter war of attrition, the specter of another vicious and unforgiving war looms. “Shortly before the ceasefire, the scene was reminiscent of a World War I battleground,” says photographer Ross McDonnell, who has spent the last two weeks...

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    What Cease-Fire? Ukrainian Troops Retreat As Rebels Press Fight
    Feb20

    What Cease-Fire? Ukrainian Troops Retreat As Rebels Press Fight

    Battles rage nearly a week after a cease-fire deal. Meanwhile, a British parliamentary committee accuses the EU of a “catastrophic misreading” of Russia’s designs on Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures
    Feb20

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures as ceasefire has little effect …read more Source: ABC...