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    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy
    Feb19

    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former president and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa said Thursday he believes that global solidarity in economic sanctions against Russia would lead President Vladimir Putin to change his aggressive policy in Ukraine. Financial and other sanctions that Western countries have imposed on Putin’s government...

    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy
    Feb19

    Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin’s policy

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former president and Solidarity leader Lech Walesa said Thursday he believes that global solidarity in economic sanctions against Russia would lead President Vladimir Putin to change his aggressive policy in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Cossack fighters celebrate key Ukraine rail hub’s fall
    Feb19

    Cossack fighters celebrate key Ukraine rail hub’s fall

    Group that spearheaded imperial Russia’s expansion once faced persecution but resurfaced after 1991 Soviet collapse …read more Source:...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed the streets of Debaltseve on Thursday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. The mood was celebratory, with fighters laughing, hugging each other and posing for photos. Associated Press journalists drove Thursday around about half …...

    Cossack soldiers roam the streets after army retreats from Ukrainian town
    Feb19

    Cossack soldiers roam the streets after army retreats from Ukrainian town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed the streets of Debaltseve on Thursday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. The mood was celebratory, with fighters laughing, hugging each other and posing for photos. Associated Press journalists drove Thursday around about half of the key rail...

    Docile Washington stands aside as Russia sets up puppet state in Ukraine
    Feb19

    Docile Washington stands aside as Russia sets up puppet state in Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin’s latest victory in Ukraine is turning into a rout. Having already induced Western leaders to endorse a peace plan that virtually guarantees continued Russian control over parts of two provinces, the Russian ruler ordered a large Ukrainian force holding Debaltseve, a key crossroads in the region, to surrender. His forces,...

    Say It Ain’t So, Phil
    Feb19

    Say It Ain’t So, Phil

    A visiting delegation from Ukraine recently provided the office of Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) with photographs that purported to show Russian units operating in Ukraine. Some of the images were published in the Washington Free Beacon — and then all hell broke loose. It didn’t take long for someone (in this case, Dan Trombly) to do a...

    All the other places Russia would be able to trigger a crisis in
    Feb19

    All the other places Russia would be able to trigger a crisis in

    Although the world’s attention is focused on the eastern Ukrainian steppe of the Donbass, where a frail ceasefire seems to have collapsed after Russian separatists took control of the key railway town of Debaltseve, there are many other places where the Russian bear might set its eyes sooner or later. Russian interests abroad tend to fall...

    Photos Feb 19: Top images from around the world
    Feb19

    Photos Feb 19: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A man selling food for pigeons sits in a cubicle, near Yeni Cami, in Istanbul, Turkey. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel) Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II looks at the view out of a window, during a visit to reopen...

    Putin Calls West’s Bluff Over Ukraine Peace Deal
    Feb19

    Putin Calls West’s Bluff Over Ukraine Peace Deal

    Vladimir Putin has called Europe’s bluff over east Ukraine as Russia-backed separatists seize a strategic town in defiance of a ceasefire brokered by France and Germany. …read more Source:...