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    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine

    In the frozen landscapes of Eastern Ukraine, where government forces and pro-Russia fighters are fighting a bitter war of attrition, the specter of another vicious and unforgiving war looms. “Shortly before the ceasefire, the scene was reminiscent of a World War I battleground,” says photographer Ross McDonnell, who has spent the last two weeks...

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern… …read more Source:...

    Rebels, Ukraine trade accusations of fighting, despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    Rebels, Ukraine trade accusations of fighting, despite ceasefire

    The Ukrainian government and the separatist rebels blamed each other Friday for violating a fragile ceasefire dozens of times, sparking fears of wider hostilities in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia
    Feb20

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia

    Concerns have risen that the rebels are still gunning to take Mariupol, a city on the Sea of Azov that could allow rebels to create a land bridge between Russia and Crimea …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: USA...

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite cease-fire

    The Ukrainian government and the separatist rebels blamed each other Friday for violating a fragile cease-fire dozens of times, sparking fears of wider hostilities in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – Feb. 20
    Feb20

    RFE/RL Video Roundup – Feb. 20

    Pro-Russian, separatists consolidate their positions in eastern Ukraine, Armenian workers demand unpaid back wages, and Tajikistan destroys seized narcotics, plus news from Pakistan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia
    Feb20

    Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol — which could give them a land bridge to Russia

    KYIV, Ukraine — Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in the past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine despite a ceasefire that was supposed to take effect five days ago, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday. The report, which came a day after the Russian-backed rebels captured the key rail hub of...

    Hero’s welcome: Ukraine soldiers escape hell for home
    Feb20

    Hero’s welcome: Ukraine soldiers escape hell for home

    …More about Photos, Us World, Ukraine, Highlights, and Eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Merkel, Hollande Call For Ukraine Cease-Fire To Be Observed
    Feb20

    Merkel, Hollande Call For Ukraine Cease-Fire To Be Observed

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angelor Merkel addressed the Ukraine crisis at a meeting in Paris on February 20. The two leaders called on both sides to fully implement a cease-fire agreement and the commitments made at the September 2014 summit in Minsk. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...