: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russian-Backed Rebels Claim To Capture Debaltseve, Key Ukrainian Town
    Feb17

    Russian-Backed Rebels Claim To Capture Debaltseve, Key Ukrainian Town

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Tuesday to have taken the key transportation hub of Debaltseve as both parties faced a deadline to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line. Fierce fighting on Tuesday appeared to be focused on Debaltseve, a government-held town surrounded by rebel forces that...

    Ukraine separatists claim key town despite ceasefire
    Feb17

    Ukraine separatists claim key town despite ceasefire

    Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia-backed rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub
    Feb17

    Russia-backed rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine — Russia-backed separatists say they have gained control of a key rail hub in eastern Ukraine. The Donetsk News Agency, a rebel mouthpiece, quoted the rebels’ so-called defense ministry as saying Tuesday that their forces have pushed government troops out of Debaltseve and are now controlling a large part of it. Fierce...

    Clashes over Ukraine rail hub test pledges to begin weapons withdrawal
    Feb17

    Clashes over Ukraine rail hub test pledges to begin weapons withdrawal

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces and pro-Moscow rebels traded fire near a strategic railway hub Tuesday after a deadline to begin withdrawing heavy weapons under a cease-fire that has quieted some areas but still faces major hurdles.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve

    Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine claimed Tuesday to have taken the key transportation hub of Debaltseve as both parties faced a deadline to start pulling back heavy weapons from the front line. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine Truce Fades as Fighting Rages, Arms Pullback Stalls
    Feb17

    Ukraine Truce Fades as Fighting Rages, Arms Pullback Stalls

    By Anton Zverev NIKISHINE, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels bombarded government troops encircled in east Ukraine on Tuesday and a plan for both sides to pull back their heavy guns stalled, pushing a fragile peace deal closer to collapse. A Reuters witness near the front line said artillery rounds rocked the town of Debaltseve every five...

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite arms pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels fighting despite arms pullback deadline

    Ukrainian troops and Russia-backed rebels failed to meet a deadline Tuesday to pull back weapons from the front line in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russia-Backed Separatists Claim to Have Taken Control of Key Hub Debaltseve in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Russia-Backed Separatists Claim to Have Taken Control of Key Hub Debaltseve in Eastern Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Georgia Wants Saakashvhili’s Extradition From Ukraine
    Feb17

    Georgia Wants Saakashvhili’s Extradition From Ukraine

    Tbilisi has urged Ukrainian authorities to extradite former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...