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    Clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail
    Feb02

    Clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian separatists used artillery fire to try to dislodge government forces. …read more Source:...

    US considers supplying arms to Ukraine: officials
    Feb02

    US considers supplying arms to Ukraine: officials

    NATO’ s military commander, Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, now supports providing defensive weapons and equipment to Kiev’ s beleaguered forces. …read more Source:...

    Thousands Sign Petition To Help Russian ‘Treason’ Suspect
    Feb02

    Thousands Sign Petition To Help Russian ‘Treason’ Suspect

    Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy has reported almost 25,000 signatures have been gathered for a petition to help Svetlana Davydova, a 36-year-old mother of seven who is accused of treason …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev Protesters Plant Crosses at Russian Embassy for Civilians Killed in Shellfire
    Feb02

    Kiev Protesters Plant Crosses at Russian Embassy for Civilians Killed in Shellfire

    Outside the Russian embassy in the Ukrainian capitol Kiev … crosses with the names of victims of war … to humanize the civilian toll in the conflict to the east of the country. A silent protest against Moscow’s involvement — as separatists fight government forces for independence and closer ties with neighboring Russia....

    Rebels Set Sights on Small Eastern Ukraine Town
    Feb02

    Rebels Set Sights on Small Eastern Ukraine Town

    For more than a week, the small town of Debaltseve has been all but surrounded by attacking troops, hampering evacuations of civilians. …read more Source: The New York...

    Deaths Mount as Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks Fail
    Feb02

    Deaths Mount as Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks Fail

    Cease-fire talks broke down between Ukraine’s government and Russian-backed rebels while Kiev reported 28 soldiers killed over the weekend in some of the deadliest fighting since a tentative peace deal was signed in September. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Heavy Fighting Resumes In Eastern Ukraine As Truce Talks Collapse
    Feb02

    Heavy Fighting Resumes In Eastern Ukraine As Truce Talks Collapse

    Russian-backed rebels are shelling a strategic rail hub in the Donetsk region a day after cease-fire discussions fell apart.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    U.S. Taking a Fresh Look at Arming Ukraine’s Forces, Officials Say
    Feb02

    U.S. Taking a Fresh Look at Arming Ukraine’s Forces, Officials Say

    President Obama has made no decisions on providing lethal aid in Ukraine’s fight against Russian-backed separatists, who have gained territory since a September cease-fire. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after truce isn’t reached
    Feb02

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after truce isn’t reached

    KIEV, Ukraine — Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, the day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators. “Despite all their efforts and ungrounded claims of victory, our army concentrated enough troops, armor and artillery in...

    Ukraine War Wounded Flood Civilian Hospitals
    Feb02

    Ukraine War Wounded Flood Civilian Hospitals

    Dozens of injured Ukrainian troops arrive daily at the Central Hospital in the Donetsk Region city of Artemivsk, 40 kilometers from the government-controlled town of Debaltseve, which has been under siege from Russian-backed rebels for the past week. VOA’s Al Pessin reports on the sometimes chaotic, always stressful and too often somber...