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    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists cannot “morally” stop fighting for the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine because it is… …read more Source:...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday, and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    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....

    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...

    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...

    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,...