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    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews
    Feb16

    After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

    PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent’s Jews, urging unity instead. Hundreds of Jewish tombstones were found vandalized in eastern France on Sunday, hours after...

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Expands Sanctions List; Russian Singer, Deputy Ministers Among 19 People Facing Ban
    Feb16

    Ukraine Crisis: EU Expands Sanctions List; Russian Singer, Deputy Ministers Among 19 People Facing Ban

    The European Union, on Monday, published a new list of 19 people and nine organizations targeted with sanctions for their involvement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. The new list includes Iosif Kobzon, a prominent Russian singer and lawmaker, and two Russian deputy defense ministers. …read more Source: International Business...

    Shelling Could Mean Ceasefire Violations
    Feb16

    Shelling Could Mean Ceasefire Violations

    Signs of continued fighting are evident in eastern Ukraine less than 24 hours after a ceasefire agreement was to have taken affect. Large holes, damaged buildings and shells could be seen in Popasna- about 50 kilometers north of stronghold Debaltseve where pro-Russian rebels have said they would not observe the truce. Residents here said it...

    No Cease-Fire Here: Heavy Shelling Hits Ukraine Town
    Feb16

    No Cease-Fire Here: Heavy Shelling Hits Ukraine Town

    A government-held town in Ukraine came under shelling a day after the start of a ceasefire that Russian-backed separatists say does not apply there. …read more Source:...

    Shelling over key town tests Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb16

    Shelling over key town tests Ukraine cease-fire

    Can deal between Kiev, Russian-backed rebels to stop killing and pull back heavy weapons survive the battle for Debaltseve? …read more Source:...

    Fighting Persists In Eastern Ukraine Despite Cease-Fire
    Feb16

    Fighting Persists In Eastern Ukraine Despite Cease-Fire

    Kyiv says Ukrainian forces have been fired on 112 times by Russia-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, despite a cease-fire agreement that came into force on February 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub Debaltseve

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week. …read more Source: CTV...

    The American Education of Vladimir Putin
    Feb16

    The American Education of Vladimir Putin

    Win McNamee/Reuters “The problem you Americans have in dealing with us is that you think you understand us, but you don’t. You look at the Chinese and you think: ‘They’re not like us.’ You look at us Russians, and you think, ‘They’re like us.’ But you’re wrong. We are not like you.” Over...

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Feb16

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

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    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal
    Feb16

    Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...