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    Ukraine misses deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons
    Feb17

    Ukraine misses deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine – Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France last week, the warring sides were to begin withdrawing...

    The  Daily Vertical: Putin’s Hybrid War — In Europe
    Feb17

    The Daily Vertical: Putin’s Hybrid War — In Europe

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why the West should listen to Merkel on Ukraine
    Feb17

    Why the West should listen to Merkel on Ukraine

    Before adding more arms to the Ukraine crisis, Western leaders need to double down on patience and diplomatic engagement. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine Truce Fades as Sides Refuse to Withdraw Big Guns
    Feb17

    Ukraine Truce Fades as Sides Refuse to Withdraw Big Guns

    The peace deal, which only came into force this weekend, already looks under threat. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. Under a cease-fire agreement negotiated by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France last week, the warring … …read more...

    Ukraine crisis: Army and rebels stall heavy arms pullout
    Feb17

    Ukraine crisis: Army and rebels stall heavy arms pullout

    Ukraine’s government and separatist rebels have failed to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line, despite a Monday deadline. The two sides were given until two days after the latest truce came into effect to start the pullout. The government said it would not pull back until fighting ended in the beleaguered town of Debaltseve....

    Ukraine GDP tanks 15% as fighting drags on
    Feb17

    Ukraine GDP tanks 15% as fighting drags on

    As the supposed cease-fire in Ukraine fails to end the bloodshed, new data showed the extent of the pain being felt within the country’s economy. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce nears collapse as army, rebels refuse to retreat
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce nears collapse as army, rebels refuse to retreat

    Both sides say they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Wife’s Risky Mission to Free Husband
    Feb17

    Wife’s Risky Mission to Free Husband

    Fierce fighting has continued in eastern Ukraine despite ongoing efforts to broker a ceasefire between pro-Russian rebels and government troops. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Ukraine army and separatists miss weapons pullback deadline
    Feb17

    Ukraine army and separatists miss weapons pullback deadline

    Both sides indicated Monday that they would begin the pullout only after the other party does so. …read more Source: USA...