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    Pro-Russian Rebels Battling Ukrainian Forces Near the Russian Border Sought to Modify a New Truce Deal
    Feb16

    Pro-Russian Rebels Battling Ukrainian Forces Near the Russian Border Sought to Modify a New Truce Deal

    Rebel commander Eduard Basurin told reporters that separatist fighters would not observe the truce in the key railway town of Debaltseve, where thousands of Ukraine troops are believed encircled by rebel fighters. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    EU imposed an asset freeze and travel ban on 19 people and nine organizations involved in the conflict in Ukraine
    Feb16

    EU imposed an asset freeze and travel ban on 19 people and nine organizations involved in the conflict in Ukraine

    EU foreign ministers decided last week to go ahead with the sanctions move, which was a result in the surge of violence in late January in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fierce artillery battle persists for rail hub in east Ukraine
    Feb16

    Fierce artillery battle persists for rail hub in east Ukraine

    Ceasefire threatened as rebels hesitate to withdraw heavy weapons …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Battle Rages for Town Where Ukraine Rebels Reject Ceasefire
    Feb16

    Battle Rages for Town Where Ukraine Rebels Reject Ceasefire

    Ukrainian government forces are encircled in the eastern town of Debaltseve, a strategic railway hub. They’re sandwiched between rebel positions and are being pounded by shelling. The fighting means a Euoropean-brokered peace deal — that included Russian-President Vladimir Putin – is on the verge of collapse, just one day after...

    France’s prime minister appeals to Jews to stay
    Feb16

    France’s prime minister appeals to Jews to stay

    (JTA) — Prime Minister Manuel Valls of France appealed to his country’s Jews to stay in the wake of a call by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu for European Jews to move to Israel. “My message to French Jews is the following: France is wounded with you and France does not want you to leave,” Valls said Monday following a weekend...

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting
    Feb16

    Hollande, Merkel, Poroshenko ‘concerned’ at ongoing Ukraine fighting

    Paris (AFP) – President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Monday they were “concerned” about post-ceasefire fighting in the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, the French president’s office said.The three leaders, who spoke by telephone, “also expressed...

    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East
    Feb16

    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East

    The leaders of France, Germany, and Ukraine have said they were “concerned” about post-cease-fire fighting in the encircled town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Hackers Stole $1 Billion Dollars From Banks, ATMs Across the Globe [Video]
    Feb16

    How Hackers Stole $1 Billion Dollars From Banks, ATMs Across the Globe [Video]

    A group of cyber-criminals stole as much as $1 billion dollars from over 100 financial institutions over 2 years via a phishing campaign targeting bank employees, according to a report Kaspersky Labs produced with help from law enforcement agencies. Banks from the United States, Germany, and China were all targeted, but a majority of the victims...

    Despite cease-fire, five Ukraine soldiers killed in fight for rail hub
    Feb16

    Despite cease-fire, five Ukraine soldiers killed in fight for rail hub

    Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of launching 112 attacks on government positions during the first day of a cease-fire as both sides cast doubt on their likelihood to comply with the next stage of the peace plan — withdrawing heavy weaponry from the war zone. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Cyber Gang Hitting Banks for Big Bucks
    Feb16

    Cyber Gang Hitting Banks for Big Bucks

    You won’t be able to see it, but in the dark corners of the internet, hundreds of millions of dollars are being stolen from banks all over the world. Cybercriminals in Russia, Ukraine and China are at the heart. And the attacks are still happening right now says Russian computer security firm Kaspersky. It’s released a report...