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    Putin In Hungary: 2,000 People Protest In Budapest Ahead Of Russian Leader’s Visit
    Feb17

    Putin In Hungary: 2,000 People Protest In Budapest Ahead Of Russian Leader’s Visit

    Thousands of Hungarian demonstrators protested against Russian President Vladimir Putin in Budapest on Monday, a day ahead of his visit to the capital city of Hungary. This is the first time that the Russian leader is visiting a European Union member state since the conflict between Kiev forces and pro-Russian rebels escalated in eastern Ukraine...

    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists cannot “morally” stop fighting for the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine because it is… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Truce in Tatters as Fighting Rages Near Eastern City of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine Truce in Tatters as Fighting Rages Near Eastern City of Debaltseve

    The fragile ceasefire in Ukraine appears to have collapsed just 48 hours after being implemented, as separatist fighters and government troops continued to engage in tit-for-tat fighting. On Monday, rebels and Ukrainian forces exchanged artillery fire throughout the day near the strategic rail hub of Debaltseve, east of Donetsk. A leading...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday, and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine

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    Few Signs of Peace in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Few Signs of Peace in Debaltseve

    Few signs of a ceasefire in Debaltseve. The Ukrainian held town has been at the center of the battle for control in Ukraine. On the outskirts of town these separatists fighters are holding their ground, saying they are protecting Europe from Fascists. The U.S. doesn’t see it that way — issuing warnings that there are grave concerns...

    Fleeing Artillery Fire Amid Ukraine Truce
    Feb17

    Fleeing Artillery Fire Amid Ukraine Truce

    The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile a day after it was meant to start. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

    Fierce battle persists for east Ukraine rail hub; rebels not ready to pull back heavy weapons …read more Source:...

    Be Not Afraid
    Feb17

    Be Not Afraid

    It often befalls presidents to be most criticized in office for what later turn out to have been their particular strengths. Disparaged at the time as simplemindedness, timidity, and slickness, Ronald Reagan’s firmness, George H. W. Bush’s caution, and Bill Clinton’s adaptability look in hindsight like features, not bugs....

    Ukraine’s shaky ceasefire threatened
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s shaky ceasefire threatened

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persist around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine – fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. (Feb. 16) …read more Source: USA...