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    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin’s Long Arm
    Feb20

    Putin’s Long Arm

    Gary Locke In Chechnya, Georgia, and Ukraine, Russia works through bribery, fear, and force to destroy its opponents. In the West, it works through Interpol and the U.S. Treasury. If Moscow decides to target you, being in the United States won’t protect you from Russian harassment. In fact, it makes you a better victim. …read more...

    Ukraine says rebels attacked nearly 50 times in past day despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebels attacked nearly 50 times in past day despite cease-fire

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago. Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh said Friday that the village of Kurakhovo, west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, was hit by fire from Grad rockets...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite… …read more Source:...

    It’s Time for the West to Arm Ukraine
    Feb20

    It’s Time for the West to Arm Ukraine

    It has become something of a mantra among diplomats and other foreign policy analysts that there is no military solution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The only viable path to peace and stability, observers almost unanimously proclaim, is… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Crisis: UK, EU Made ‘Catastrophic’ Errors In Reading Russia’s Mood, Report Says
    Feb20

    Ukraine Crisis: UK, EU Made ‘Catastrophic’ Errors In Reading Russia’s Mood, Report Says

    A British parliamentary committee has accused the U.K. and the European Union (EU) of “sleepwalking” into the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine and misreading the mood in Russia, which has been blamed for fueling the conflict by arming rebels and sending troops to Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests
    Feb20

    Unrest, Shortages Mark Anniversary of Ukraine Protests

    Ukrainians are marking the first anniversary of Kyiv protests that led to the ouster of a pro-Russian president and subsequent fighting in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east. After more than 5,600 deaths and much destruction, the country continues to suffer from a political and economic crisis. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports. …read...

    Spain 1936-1939; Ukraine, 2014-?
    Feb20

    Spain 1936-1939; Ukraine, 2014-?

    Last week’s Minsk agreement, by which France and Germany in effect codified the cession to Russia of Kiev’s sovereignty over southeastern Ukraine, has temporarily taken the issue of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine off the table and thus off the conscience of the West. But the question whether the United States and its allies...

    Ukrainian soldiers retreat in chaos
    Feb20

    Ukrainian soldiers retreat in chaos

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — As violence continued to plague eastern Ukraine on Thursday, demoralized Ukrainian soldiers straggled into the town of Artemivsk, griping about incompetent leadership and recounting desperate conditions and gruesome killing as they beat a haphazard retreat from the strategic town of Debaltseve. …read more Source:...