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    Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed
    Feb13

    Ukraine fighting surges ahead of cease-fire, at least 25 killed

    Massive artillery barrages hit a strategic railway junction in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russia-backed separatists intensified their efforts to take Debaltseve from Ukrainian government forces ahead of the Sunday start of a cease-fire, Ukrainian officials reported. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Even With Cease-Fire, Economy in Ukraine Is Crumbling
    Feb13

    Even With Cease-Fire, Economy in Ukraine Is Crumbling

    The costs of war and a post-Soviet history of mismanagement and corruption leave the country needing billions of dollars more than it has received. …read more Source: The New York...

    Tank Battle Reported In Donetsk As Cease-Fire Nears
    Feb13

    Tank Battle Reported In Donetsk As Cease-Fire Nears

    A tank battle was reportedly underway in eastern Ukraine as government forces continue to fight Russian-backed separatists ahead of an impending cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facing a Fragile Ceasefire
    Feb13

    Facing a Fragile Ceasefire

    If the Deal Doesn’t Hold, Don’t Arm Ukraine February 13, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine Battles Persist Before Cease-Fire Deadline; 25 Dead
    Feb13

    Ukraine Battles Persist Before Cease-Fire Deadline; 25 Dead

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials reported. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Crimea-Based Black Sea Fleet Carries Out Practice Drills
    Feb13

    Russia’s Crimea-Based Black Sea Fleet Carries Out Practice Drills

    The drills come just days before the beginning of the ceasefire agreed to start on Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Fighting Escalates Ahead of Truce
    Feb13

    Ukraine Fighting Escalates Ahead of Truce

    Rather than the hoped-for calm before the cease-fire takes effect, a last-minute land grab ensued. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fierce fighting surges before cease-fire in Ukraine
    Feb13

    Fierce fighting surges before cease-fire in Ukraine

    Russia-backed separatists mount major, sustained offensive to capture strategic railway hub ahead of weekend deadline …read more Source:...

    Podcast: Beyond Minsk II
    Feb13

    Podcast: Beyond Minsk II

    Is the new Minsk agreement an opportunity for Kyiv? Or does it lengthen – and strengthen — the hand of Moscow? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine battles persist ahead of cease-fire; 25 dead
    Feb13

    Ukraine battles persist ahead of cease-fire; 25 dead

    Fierce fighting surged in east Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major and sustained new push. …read more Source: USA...