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    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine

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    Few Signs of Peace in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Few Signs of Peace in Debaltseve

    Few signs of a ceasefire in Debaltseve. The Ukrainian held town has been at the center of the battle for control in Ukraine. On the outskirts of town these separatists fighters are holding their ground, saying they are protecting Europe from Fascists. The U.S. doesn’t see it that way — issuing warnings that there are grave concerns...

    Fleeing Artillery Fire Amid Ukraine Truce
    Feb17

    Fleeing Artillery Fire Amid Ukraine Truce

    The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile a day after it was meant to start. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

    Fierce battle persists for east Ukraine rail hub; rebels not ready to pull back heavy weapons …read more Source:...

    Be Not Afraid
    Feb17

    Be Not Afraid

    It often befalls presidents to be most criticized in office for what later turn out to have been their particular strengths. Disparaged at the time as simplemindedness, timidity, and slickness, Ronald Reagan’s firmness, George H. W. Bush’s caution, and Bill Clinton’s adaptability look in hindsight like features, not bugs....

    In Ukraine, doubts about cease-fire rumble in quiet areas
    Feb17

    In Ukraine, doubts about cease-fire rumble in quiet areas

    SHCHASTYA, Ukraine — Since a cease-fire was declared Sunday, the commander of one of the Ukrainian forces’ most well-known irregular battalions has been sitting in his office, monitoring its progress from a base just minutes from the front line. And it is making him itch.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine’s shaky ceasefire threatened
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s shaky ceasefire threatened

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persist around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine – fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. (Feb. 16) …read more Source: USA...

    Continued fighting over eastern Ukraine town threatens cease-fire
    Feb17

    Continued fighting over eastern Ukraine town threatens cease-fire

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. Under the cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia,...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, February 16, 2015
    Feb17

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, February 16, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Robert Orttung and Christopher Walker remind us that Ukraine is not the only place where Russia has stirred up trouble to sabotage democratic reforms. Min Zin reports on the remarkable rebirth of Burma’s student protest movement. Juan Nagel asks whether...

    Dolgopolov beats Gabashvili in Delray Beach 1st round
    Feb17

    Dolgopolov beats Gabashvili in Delray Beach 1st round

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine won just his second match of the season with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 victory… …read more Source:...