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    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos
    Feb18

    Russia’s advanced anti-aircraft artillery system in Ukraine; U.K. releases SA-22 photos

    The United Kingdom released images Wednesday of Russian SA-22 surface-to-air missile systems that have been spotted in Ukraine. The U.K. Joint Delegation to NATO tweeted the photos Wednesday, adding that the artillery systems were “more proof of direct Russian military involvement in the conflict.” Adam Thomson, British ambassador...

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice
    Feb18

    A Year Later, Kyiv Uprising Victims Still Wait for Justice

    Nineteen-year-old Roman Guryk was a bit of a rebel, but he cared deeply about his two younger sisters, his friends and a European future for Ukraine. A year ago, he gathered with thousands of other anti-government protesters near the Hotel Ukraine in central Kyiv. When they came under fire, Roman helped evacuate the wounded, his father, Igor,...

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism
    Feb18

    Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine, the head of the Russian spy and counterintelligence service will attend this week’s… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town
    Feb18

    Ukraine president: 6 killed, 100 hurt in pullout from embattled town

    Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve falls to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: 6 dead, 100 wounded in withdrawal

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve.The Interfax news agency also cited Petro Poroshenko as telling a meeting of the national security council late Wednesday that more than 100 were injured in the pullout.Poroshenko earlier in the day...

    Ukrainian Forces Retreat From Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian Forces Retreat From Debaltseve

    Amid heavy fighting, Ukrainian soldiers were ordered to retreat from the strategic town of Debaltseve, where they had been surrounded by Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: The New York...

    Six soldiers killed, more than 100 wounded in Debaltseve withdrawal: Ukrainian president
    Feb18

    Six soldiers killed, more than 100 wounded in Debaltseve withdrawal: Ukrainian president

    Ukraine’s president says six servicemen were killed during the withdrawal from the fiercely contested town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: CTV...

    The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling
    Feb18

    The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling

    The world is racked with conflict these days: The war in Syria is in its fourth year; a recent and much-touted ceasefire in Ukraine ended almost as soon as it began. And there are plenty of ambitious emerging countries that are sprinting to raise their military status: China, India, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are in the...

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre
    Feb18

    The Path Of Blood: Remembering Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre

    Between February 18 and 21, 2014, antigovernment protests in central Kyiv descended into deadly violence. Ukrainian government forces fought fierce battles with the demonstrators. One year on, witnesses recall those dramatic days. (Produced by Claire Bigg, Andrew Wills, Anastasia Moskvychova) …read more Source: Voice of...

    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?
    Feb18

    Can Russia Survive After Ukraine?

    While fighting raged in Ukraine a conference brought together economists, politicians and journalists to debate the war’s causes and question Russia’s future. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...