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    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos
    Feb18

    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos

    The United Kingdom released images Wednesday of Russian SA-22 surface-to-air missile systems that have been spotted in Ukraine. The U.K. Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted the photos Wednesday, adding that the artillery systems were “more proof of direct Russian military involvement in the conflict.” Adam Thomson, British ambassador...

    U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine

    Washington has accused Moscow of cynically exploiting an internationally backed cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine by supporting a fierce assault by pro-Russian separatists who have seized the strategic town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice
    Feb18

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice

    Nineteen-year-old Roman Guryk was a bit of a rebel, but he cared deeply about his two younger sisters, his friends and a European future for Ukraine. A year ago, he gathered with thousands of other anti-government protesters near the Hotel Ukraine in central Kyiv. When they came under fire, Roman helped evacuate the wounded, his father, Igor,...

    Embattled Debaltseve Falls to Ukraine Rebels; Troops Retreat
    Feb18

    Embattled Debaltseve Falls to Ukraine Rebels; Troops Retreat

    Strategic rail hub of Debaltseve falls, president calls the defense a ‘success’ …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town
    Feb18

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town

    Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve falls to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town …read more Source:...

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism
    Feb18

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine, the head of the Russian spy and counterintelligence service will attend this week’s… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal

    Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve.The Interfax news agency also cited Petro Poroshenko as telling a meeting of the national security council late Wednesday that more than 100 were injured in the pullout.Poroshenko earlier in the day...

    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?
    Feb18

    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?

    While fighting raged in Ukraine a conference brought together economists, politicians and journalists to debate the war’s causes and question Russia’s future. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Hundreds of exhausted Ukrainian Forces Staged a Chaotic Retreat from a Strategic Town Besieged by pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb18

    Hundreds of exhausted Ukrainian Forces Staged a Chaotic Retreat from a Strategic Town Besieged by pro-Russian Rebels

    The scenes from the railway hub Debaltseve – with Ukrainian soldiers facing fire even as they withdrew over frozen fields – were a stunning reminder of the region’s instability less than week after the announcement of another cease-fire bid. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...