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    GOP senators fear 'dismemberment' of Ukraine in new siege
    Feb17

    GOP senators fear 'dismemberment' of Ukraine in new siege

    Two hawkish Republican senators on Tuesday blasted President Obama and foreign leaders for not taking a tougher stance on Ukraine, amid reports the latest ceasefire is unraveling.“The Chancellor of Germany and the President of France, with the… …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Rebels Continue Fight for Debaltseve – Feb. 17, 2015
    Feb17

    Ukraine, Rebels Continue Fight for Debaltseve – Feb. 17, 2015

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists said they would not carry out an agreement to pull back heavy guns in east Ukraine on Tuesday, pushing a shaky peace deal closer to collapse. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Several Ukrainian government soldiers have been ambushed and taken prisoners in Debaltseve, the defence ministry said Tuesday, but denied rebel claims that they have seized control of the key transportation hub. The ministry said street fighting continued in Debaltseve, which has been the epicentre of fighting in the past two...

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Two: Rebels ambush troops, demand surrender in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Two: Rebels ambush troops, demand surrender in Debaltseve

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Several Ukrainian government soldiers have been ambushed and taken prisoners in Debaltseve, the defence ministry said Tuesday, but denied rebel claims that they have seized control of the key transportation hub. The ministry said street fighting continued in Debaltseve, which has been the epicentre of fighting in the past two...

    Fighting ruins Ukraine truce in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Fighting ruins Ukraine truce in Debaltseve

    Ed AdamczykDEBALTSEVE , Ukraine, Feb. 17 (UPI) — Intense fighting in the town of Debaltseve, Ukraine, Tuesday stands in contrast to general respect for a cease-fire arranged last week. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Military In Dire Situation As Rebels Close In On Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine Military In Dire Situation As Rebels Close In On Debaltseve

    Ukrainian government troops trapped in the strategic city of Debaltseve are facing an increasingly dire situation as pro-Russian rebels advance on the city, despite a ceasefire n effect since the weekend. Yuriy Sinkovsky, the deputy commander of Ukraine’s 40th Battalion, told an Ukrainian news source that the situation is “critical...

    Ukraine Rebels Ignore Ceasefire
    Feb17

    Ukraine Rebels Ignore Ceasefire

    Despite a ceasefire that went into effect Sunday, separatists in the Ukrainian region of Debaltseve continue to shell soldiers in an attempt to gain control of an important rail hub. Here are photos and video documenting recent activity in the area. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine fighting rages on amid conflicting claims and no ceasefire
    Feb17

    Ukraine fighting rages on amid conflicting claims and no ceasefire

    Several Ukrainian government soldiers have been ambushed and taken prisoners in Debaltseve, the defence ministry says, but it denies rebel claims that they have seized control of the key transportation hub. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels claim key city as pullback deadline passes
    Feb17

    Ukraine rebels claim key city as pullback deadline passes

    Both sides indicated Monday that they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so. …read more Source: USA...

    Despite Ukraine Cease-Fire, Battle for Railroad Town Continues
    Feb17

    Despite Ukraine Cease-Fire, Battle for Railroad Town Continues

    Both the Ukrainian army and Russian-backed militants said that their soldiers were engaging in pitched street battles in Debaltseve. …read more Source: The New York...