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    ‘They Would Have Turned Us Into Ground Meat’
    Feb20

    ‘They Would Have Turned Us Into Ground Meat’

    Ukrainian government troops say they came under heavy fire in recent days as they retreated from the town of Debaltseve, now under the control of pro-Russian separatists. On February 19, some soldiers said that they did not receive the strategic support they were promised. The troops are now digging trenches outside the town of Artemivsk and are...

    Ukraine Military Says Russian Tanks, Missile Systems Cross Border
    Feb20

    Ukraine Military Says Russian Tanks, Missile Systems Cross Border

    Ukraine’s military said on Friday more than 20 Russian tanks, 10 missile systems and bus-loads of fighters had crossed Ukraine’s border and headed towards Novoazovsk, a rebel-held town east of the strategic southeastern port city of Mariupol. …read more Source:...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday – Feb. 20, 2014 – when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital’s main square, killing more than 50 people…....

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    Protesters and their supporters say the bullets came from Ukrainian police or Russian marksmen aiming to put down the demonstrations against the Kremlin-friendly president, Viktor Yanukovych. Russia has annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has a new president and government, and the country is embroiled in a war in the east with...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday. The two heads of state, along with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia, signed accords on Feb. 12 in a last-ditch effort to stabilize and bring peace to Ukraine — starting with...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday — Feb. 20, 2014 — when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital’s main square, killing more than 50 people. …read more Source: U.S....

    ‘Sleepwalking’ U.K., EU misjudged Ukraine crisis, says report
    Feb20

    ‘Sleepwalking’ U.K., EU misjudged Ukraine crisis, says report

    The House of Lords’ EU Committee said it found a “catastrophic misreading” of mood by Europe ahead of the standoff with Russia. …read more Source: Toronto...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. …read more Source: U.S....

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s bloody Maidan protests, a look at Kiev, then and now …read more Source: ABC...