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    Rebels celebrate day after Ukrainian troops left strategic town
    Feb19

    Rebels celebrate day after Ukrainian troops left strategic town

    Rebel fighters, many of them Cossacks, roamed the streets of Debaltseve on Thursday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. The mood was celebratory, with fighters laughing, hugging each other and posing for photos. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France Urge Truce Compliance, Condemn Breaches
    Feb19

    Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France Urge Truce Compliance, Condemn Breaches

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Thursday jointly urged a tattered truce in east Ukraine be restored and condemned breaches in recent days, according to official accounts of a four-way telephone call. …read more Source:...

    At least 90 Ukrainian troops ‘captured’ in Debaltseve
    Feb19

    At least 90 Ukrainian troops ‘captured’ in Debaltseve

    Kiev (AFP) – More than 90 Ukrainian troops were captured and 82 were still missing after pro-Russian rebels seized the key town of Debaltseve, Ukraine’s army said Thursday. The Ukrainian military said that it had mobilised “certain forces” to search for the missing and asked observers from the Organization for Security and...

    EU to Send Armored Cars to Monitor Ukraine Ceasefire
    Feb19

    EU to Send Armored Cars to Monitor Ukraine Ceasefire

    Official says EU will provide armored cars, satellite imagery to monitor Ukraine ceasefire …read more Source: ABC...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossack fighters celebrate

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    EU to send armored cars to monitor Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb19

    EU to send armored cars to monitor Ukraine ceasefire

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A top EU official says the 28-member bloc will provide armored cars and satellite imagery to monitor a cease-fire in Ukraine but is undecided whether to commit troops to a proposed U.N.-mandated peacekeeping mission. Maciej Popowski, deputy secretary general for EU’s External Action Service, said Thursday the EU “there...

    UK defense chief says Russia poses threat to Baltics
    Feb19

    UK defense chief says Russia poses threat to Baltics

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s defense minister has said Russia poses a “real and present danger” to European security, as Royal Air Force jets were scrambled to escort Russian warplanes off the British coast. The Ministry of Defense said Thursday that RAF Typhoon jets escorted two Russian bombers away from British airspace after they approached...

    EU to send armored cars to monitor Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb19

    EU to send armored cars to monitor Ukraine ceasefire

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A top EU official says the 28-member bloc will provide armored cars and satellite imagery to monitor a cease-fire in Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce after government defeat
    Feb19

    Fighting rages despite bid to revive Ukraine truce after government defeat

    By Gleb Garanich and Anton Zverev ARTEMIVSK/VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday despite European… …read more Source:...

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Closer Look at the Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement
    Feb19

    Op-Ed Contributor: A Closer Look at the Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement

    Even if the fragile truce in eastern Ukraine fails, it has allowed us to grasp Vladimir Putin’s new strategy. …read more Source: The New York...