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    Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire deadline; 25 dead
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire deadline; 25 dead

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire deadline; 25 dead
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persist before cease-fire deadline; 25 dead

    Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Shells hit Ukraine town behind front line, at least 1 killed
    Feb13

    Shells hit Ukraine town behind front line, at least 1 killed

    Despite a looming cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine, a government-held town 40 kilometres behind the front line has been hit by shelling, killing at least one person. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine Battle Rages Ahead of Cease-Fire
    Feb13

    Ukraine Battle Rages Ahead of Cease-Fire

    Violence raged in eastern Ukraine as Kiev and Russia-backed separatists tried to expand and defend their territory the day before a cease-fire brokered by European leaders in Minsk was due to come into effect. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Fistfight breaks out in Ukraine’s parliament
    Feb13

    Fistfight breaks out in Ukraine’s parliament

    A fight broke out in Ukraine’s parliament between two lawmakers. CBSN’s Elaine Quijano and Anne-Marie Green show us the video. …read more Source:...

    Shells hit Ukraine town behind front line, at least 1 killed
    Feb13

    Shells hit Ukraine town behind front line, at least 1 killed

    Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says that eight troops have been killed and 34 wounded overnight, despite a peace deal and a looming cease-fire deadline.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Fighting rages ahead of Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

    Fighting continued Friday between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, ahead of a ceasefire due to come into effect over the weekend. …read more Source:...

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine – Ukraine and Russian- backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    The Saturday Profile: Russian TV Insider Says Putin Is Running the Show in Ukraine
    Feb13

    The Saturday Profile: Russian TV Insider Says Putin Is Running the Show in Ukraine

    Peter Pomerantsev believes he has seen many classic propaganda techniques at work in Moscow, and in Russia’s treatment of Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Best Pictures of the Week: Feb. 6 – Feb. 13
    Feb13

    The Best Pictures of the Week: Feb. 6 – Feb. 13

    From the Ukrainian peace plan to Brazil’s worsening drought and the disarmament of South Sudan’s child soldiers to a sex-free Valentine’s Day in Bangkok, TIME presents the best pictures of the week. …read more Source:...