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    This is the next-generation military hardware Russia is buying with its surging military budget
    Feb14

    This is the next-generation military hardware Russia is buying with its surging military budget

    Russia may be in the middle of an economic crisis, but the country’s defence budget is surging. Military spending is set to rise by an astonishing 33% this year, according to the Associated Press. That follows double-digit percentage increases in previous years, and will make it Russia’s highest defence budget ever, running to 4.2% of...

    Fighting Rages In Eastern Ukraine Ahead Of Ceasefire
    Feb14

    Fighting Rages In Eastern Ukraine Ahead Of Ceasefire

    Deadly fighting continues to rage in eastern Ukraine, hours before a cease-fire between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian forces is due to take effect. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Fighting Rages Ahead of Ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine Fighting Rages Ahead of Ceasefire

    Ferocious fighting raged in Ukraine on Saturday, threatening a ceasefire deal as Kiev and the US accused Russia of fueling a rebel onslaught to grab territory hours before the truce began. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Fighting Persists as Cease-Fire Time Approaches
    Feb14

    Ukraine Fighting Persists as Cease-Fire Time Approaches

    KIEV, Ukraine— Officials in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say an array of artillery attacks hit areas near the city during the morning, as the deadline for a cease-fire creeps closer. The city’s press service reported a half-dozen rocket and mortar attacks on outlying areas Saturday morning. There was no immediate information on...

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches

    SVITLODARSK, Ukraine — Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people.Associated Press reporters saw the artillery barrage near the town of Svitlodarsk as well as...

    Fighting in Ukraine persists in day before cease-fire is to take effect
    Feb14

    Fighting in Ukraine persists in day before cease-fire is to take effect

    Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect. …read more Source: Global...

    Fighting in Ukraine persists as cease-fire approaches
    Feb14

    Fighting in Ukraine persists as cease-fire approaches

    Officials in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say an array of artillery attacks hit areas near the city during the morning, as the deadline for a cease-fire creeps closer. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Ceasefire in Doubt as Fresh Fighting Kills 28
    Feb14

    Ukraine Ceasefire in Doubt as Fresh Fighting Kills 28

    Fighting has raged on in Ukraine, throwing doubts on a ceasefire deal due to take effect over the weekend, with the US saying Russia is still deploying heavy arms and Kiev warning that shelling of civilians had intensified. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fighting Rages in Ukraine With Cease-Fire Set to Take Effect
    Feb14

    Fighting Rages in Ukraine With Cease-Fire Set to Take Effect

    Fighting raged in Ukraine Saturday between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists, just hours before a cease-fire aimed at halting the conflict it set to take effect. The cease-fire is due to be implemented at midnight Saturday (12:00 a.m. Sunday local time, 2200 UTC Saturday), several days after the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France...

    Fighting persists in Ukraine as cease-fire looms
    Feb14

    Fighting persists in Ukraine as cease-fire looms

    Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people. …read more Source: FOX...