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    Ukraine ceasefire: Russia-backed rebels claim victory as fighting rages on
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire: Russia-backed rebels claim victory as fighting rages on

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

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Rebels say will start pulling back heavy weaponry in Ukraine

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine say they will begin withdrawing heavy weaponry from the sections of the… …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end. …read more Source: U.S....

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels claim new ground amid tenuous truce
    Feb17

    Ukraine rebels claim new ground amid tenuous truce

    Fight for key transport hub had marred cease-fire, but even if that battle is over the chance for lasting peace remains unclear …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa
    Feb17

    AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Fierce fighting persisted in eastern Ukraine last week even as a cease-fire brokered by European leaders was declared, and there were no clear signs that the conflict which has claimed more than 5,600 lives will end. The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine held marathon talks that resulted in a cease-fire deal for eastern...

    Crimea-Shot Russian Spy Thriller Paints Russian Soldier as Hero
    Feb17

    Crimea-Shot Russian Spy Thriller Paints Russian Soldier as Hero

    The story is set after the Russian ‘reunification’ with Crimea and is called To Kiss a Stranger. …read more Source:...

    Copenhagen Attack Witness Urges Governments Not to Crack Down on Free Speech
    Feb17

    Copenhagen Attack Witness Urges Governments Not to Crack Down on Free Speech

    “Our voices must be louder than the sound of bullets,” says Ukrainian FEMEN activist Inna Shevchenko. …read more Source:...

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve

    Rebels claim to capture key rail hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine despite cease-fire …read more Source:...

    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...