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    UK and EU Have Been Accused of a “Catastrophic Misreading” of the Mood in the Kremlin
    Feb21

    UK and EU Have Been Accused of a “Catastrophic Misreading” of the Mood in the Kremlin

    The House of Lords EU committee claimed Europe “sleepwalked” into the crisis. The EU had not realised the depth of Russian hostility to its plans for closer relations with Ukraine, it said. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US Army Talks Tanks As Russia’s Hit Ukraine
    Feb21

    US Army Talks Tanks As Russia’s Hit Ukraine

    In a force that strives to be lighter, more flexible and expeditionary, one might assume heavy armor had fallen out of vogue for the US Army, but not so, according to one of the Army’s top modernization officials. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    The Ukraine Humiliation
    Feb21

    The Ukraine Humiliation

    In the sorry annals of “cease-fires,” this week’s fiasco in southern Ukraine will have to rank among the most instantly humiliating. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    First prisoner swap between Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels completed
    Feb21

    First prisoner swap between Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels completed

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. …read more Source:...

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed
    Feb21

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

    ZHOLOBOK, Ukraine (AP) – Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. 139 Ukrainian troops and 52 rebels were exchanged, according to a separatist official...

    War prisoners exchanged in Ukraine, US considers Russian sanctions
    Feb21

    War prisoners exchanged in Ukraine, US considers Russian sanctions

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists swapped a first round of prisoners Saturday, according to the country’s president Petro Poroshenko. Poroshenko announced 139 Ukrainian prisoners had been released as of Saturday afternoon. The Associated… …read more Source: The...

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine as part of initial peace deal
    Feb21

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine as part of initial peace deal

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. …read more Source: CTV...

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet
    Feb21

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER read more …read more Source: CNS...

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet
    Feb21

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    LONDON — The United States and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire showed further signs of unraveling, yet emerged with no clear plan for further targeting an economy that means far more to Europe.After meeting his British counterpart for two hours, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

    139 Ukrainian troops released in war prisoner exchange with rebels
    Feb21

    139 Ukrainian troops released in war prisoner exchange with rebels

    ZHOLOBOK, Ukraine — Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under the cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. 139 Ukrainian troops and 52 rebels were exchanged, according to a separatist official...