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    Rebels violating ceasefire, Ukraine says
    Feb20

    Rebels violating ceasefire, Ukraine says

    Separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times in past 24 hours and Russia is sending more tanks into Ukraine, military official says. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Until 2013, 10% of the US’ electricity came from disassembled Russian nuclear warheads
    Feb20

    Until 2013, 10% of the US’ electricity came from disassembled Russian nuclear warheads

    Relations between the US and Russia are as bad as they’ve been since the end of the Cold War. But until 2013, the two countries collaborated on a largely unknown diplomatic, political, and trade initiative that eliminated 500 tons of weapons-grade uranium while providing 7 trillion kilowatt hours of electricity in the US. The Megatons to...

    Turns out not too much fire ended up ceasing in Ukraine
    Feb20

    Turns out not too much fire ended up ceasing in Ukraine

    The overnight deal that last week brought a “cease fire” to Ukraine was always tinged with peril. As we wrote at the time, it was easy for Putin to sign the deal knowing he could re-assume his aggressive behavior whenever he felt like it, since there’s clearly nothing the West is going to do to stop him. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Putin says Russia will never yield to foreign pressure
    Feb20

    Putin says Russia will never yield to foreign pressure

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says he will not allow anyone to get a military advantage over Russia and pledges that the country will never yield to foreign pressure. In a tough statement that comes amid tensions with the West over Ukraine, Putin warned Friday that “no one should have any illusions that it’s possible to achieve...

    Putin: Russia’s military strength is unmatchable
    Feb20

    Putin: Russia’s military strength is unmatchable

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday other countries should not think they can attain military superiority over Russia, Interfax reported. “No one should have the illusion that they can gain military superiority over Russia, put any kind of pressure on it. We will always have an adequate answer for any such adventures,”...

    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter
    Feb20

    Life In A Debaltseve Bomb Shelter

    Some residents of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine have spent more than a week in a cellar, hiding from shells and bullets as Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed separatists battled over the town. On February 19, they described their desperate situation. (RFE/RL’s Current Time) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath
    Feb20

    A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — This past Monday, around forty protesters bearing Communist flags gathered in the graying, barren central square of Ukraine’s second-largest city. They said they were there to commemorate the anniversary of the Red Army’s first liberation of Kharkiv in 1943. (The current administration in Kiev doesn’t...

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures
    Feb20

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union president is opening consultations with EU leaders to consider new steps to pressure separatists in eastern Ukraine and Russia to stick to last week’s peace agreements. …read more Source: U.S....

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures
    Feb20

    EU Leaders Start Consulting on New Ukraine Measures

    EU leaders start consulting on new Ukraine measures as ceasefire has little effect …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine fighting rages despite ceasefire deal
    Feb20

    Ukraine fighting rages despite ceasefire deal

    The Ukrainian government and the separatist rebels blamed each other Friday for violating a fragile ceasefire dozens of times, sparking fears of wider hostilities in war-torn eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...