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    Civilian misery deepens as fighting intensifies on front lines of Ukraine conflict
    Feb04

    Civilian misery deepens as fighting intensifies on front lines of Ukraine conflict

    The morning silence is an uneasy prelude to the artillery fire that inevitably follows. …read more Source: FOX...

    Life of Ukrainian air force officer ‘hangs in the balance’ in Russian prison
    Feb04

    Life of Ukrainian air force officer ‘hangs in the balance’ in Russian prison

    Russia should immediately release Nadezhda Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike for seven weeks, says U.S. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line
    Feb04

    Civilian woes deepen as battle surges on Ukraine front line

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — The morning silence is an uneasy prelude to the artillery fire that inevitably follows. Sealed off from the world by war, some inhabitants hesitantly approach visitors for news. There’s no time for anything more than a few words, as soldiers bark instructions at exhausted people boarding evacuation buses...

    Collapsing economy is second front in Ukraine’s war
    Feb04

    Collapsing economy is second front in Ukraine’s war

    Secretary of State Kerry will discuss the fighting and the economy in Ukraine Thursday …read more Source: USA...

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine as calls mount for truce
    Feb04

    Hospital shelled in east Ukraine as calls mount for truce

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Four people were killed Wednesday when a hospital in east Ukraine was shelled ahead of a visit to Kiev by US Secretary of State John Kerry that will see the possibility of weapons being supplied high on the agenda.The latest deaths came as international pressure grew for an immediate halt to surging violence which...

    Poland to hold presidential elections in May
    Feb04

    Poland to hold presidential elections in May

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will hold presidential elections on May 10, around the time of planned World War II remembrance observances that have aggravated a historic dispute between Poland and Russia. Parliamentary Speaker Radoslaw Sikorski, who announced the election date on Wednesday, dismissed concerns that it’s too close to the...

    Russian Hard-Line Stance On Ukraine Prompts U.S. To Reconsider Policy
    Feb04

    Russian Hard-Line Stance On Ukraine Prompts U.S. To Reconsider Policy

    Nearly a year after Russia began its military campaign in Ukraine, the U.S. and its European allies find themselves in a familiar predicament: struggling to devise a strategy to get Moscow to back off. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    United Nations released its latest death toll in the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Feb04

    United Nations released its latest death toll in the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The new figure represents an ominous turning point in the battle between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists that was supposed to have halted under a September ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    New project to help olim begin conversion process before aliyah
    Feb04

    New project to help olim begin conversion process before aliyah

    (JTA) — Several Israeli institutions are launching a project to ease the aliyah process for prospective immigrants from Ukraine and Russia before they depart for Israel. The project, announced on Wednesday by the Harry O. Triguboff Israel Institute of Conversion Policy, aims to assist Jews who immigrate to Israel under its Law of Return to...

    Social Media Becomes Lifeline For Civilians Under Fire In Ukraine
    Feb04

    Social Media Becomes Lifeline For Civilians Under Fire In Ukraine

    As a resurgence in fighting swept eastern Ukraine, 18-year-old Tanya Sukharevskaya signed on to Vkontakte, the Russian variant of Facebook. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...