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    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

    Russian-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault Friday in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline, pummeling a strategic railway hub with wave upon wave of shelling in a last-minute…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to support cease-fire agreement
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to support cease-fire agreement

    Russia is asking the UN Security Council to endorse the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and has called upon all parties involved to fully carry it out. …read more Source: FOX...

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis
    Feb14

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis

    The United States and its European allies, bound together in the NATO alliance to block further Soviet expansion in Europe after World War II. Since the Soviet collapse — as Moscow had feared — that alliance has spread eastward, expanding along a line from Estonia in the north to Romania and Bulgaria in the south. U.S.-Russian relations have...

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis
    Feb14

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cold War didn’t end. It just took on a 24-year pause. The East-West showdown over Ukraine makes that clear…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis
    Feb14

    Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cold War didn’t end. It just took on a 24-year pause. The East-West showdown over Ukraine makes that clear.As the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

    Ukrainian army armored vehicles ride on a road towards Debaltseve near the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. The fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian gover… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take rare action on Ukraine by endorsing cease-fire deal
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take rare action on Ukraine by endorsing cease-fire deal

    Russia has circulated a draft resolution in the United Nations Security Council endorsing the latest cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to carry it out. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia asks U.N. Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks U.N. Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    Russia circulates surprise draft resolution endorsing Ukrainian cease-fire agreement, calling on all parties to fully implement deal …read more Source:...

    US Says Russia Violating ‘Spirit’ Of Ukraine Peace Deal
    Feb14

    US Says Russia Violating ‘Spirit’ Of Ukraine Peace Deal

    The United States has accused Russia and pro-Russian rebels of violating “the spirit” of a fresh peace deal for eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine
    Feb14

    Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine

    The Canadian government will be sending financial aid plus radar satellite images to Ukraine, Defence Minister Jason Kenney tells CBC Radio’s The House. …read more Source:...