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    U.S. Says Savchenko’s Life ‘Hangs In The Balance,’ Calls For Her Release
    Feb04

    U.S. Says Savchenko’s Life ‘Hangs In The Balance,’ Calls For Her Release

    U.S. State Department spokesman Jen Psaki says the life of Ukrainian Air Force officer Nadia Savchenko “hangs in the balance” after 54 days on a hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Civilians Flee Battle-Scarred Town
    Feb04

    Ukrainian Civilians Flee Battle-Scarred Town

    Ukrainian military forces are helping civilians evacuate the town of Debaltseve, which has been hit by heavy shelling amid ongoing clashes. Servicemen also brought in supplies of bread for residents who were unable or unwilling to leave. Officers said they were attempting to establish a safe corridor to facilitate travel in and out of the...

    Senior Russian Lawmaker Says Crimea’s Soviet-Era Transfer To Be Cancelled
    Feb04

    Senior Russian Lawmaker Says Crimea’s Soviet-Era Transfer To Be Cancelled

    The head of the Russian Federation Council says legislation will be adopted during the spring that retroactively proclaims the Soviet Union’s 1954 transfer of Crimea to Ukraine as “legally void and nonbinding” from the moment the transfer was enacted. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliament Deprives Yanukovych Of Presidential Title
    Feb04

    Ukrainian Parliament Deprives Yanukovych Of Presidential Title

    Ukraine’s parliament has adopted legislation stripping Viktor Yanukovych of his presidential title. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Says ‘Spiral Of Violence’ in Ukraine Must Stop, Blames Rebels
    Feb04

    EU Says ‘Spiral Of Violence’ in Ukraine Must Stop, Blames Rebels

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on February 4 that the “spiral of ever-increasing violence in eastern Ukraine needs to stop” and blamed pro-Russian rebels for a recent escalation that she said was causing “great human suffering.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At Least Three Killed As Shells Hit Clinic In Donetsk
    Feb04

    At Least Three Killed As Shells Hit Clinic In Donetsk

    At least three people were killed and several injured when shells hit a clinic in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, on February 4. Russian-backed separatists blamed Ukrainian government forces for the attack, although this could not be independently verified. The deaths came a day after the UN said the death toll in Ukraine...

    Pentagon Chief Nominee Faces Senate Confirmation Hearing
    Feb04

    Pentagon Chief Nominee Faces Senate Confirmation Hearing

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s pick to run the Pentagon faces a Senate confirmation hearing on February 4. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting For Debaltseve Persists Despite Ukraine Truce Call
    Feb04

    Fighting For Debaltseve Persists Despite Ukraine Truce Call

    ​Fighting for control of the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve continued despite a call by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for a cease-fire to allow for the evacuation of civilians facing a “catastrophic” situation in the besieged transport hub. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting For Ukrainian Town Of Debaltseve Persists Despite OSCE Truce Call
    Feb04

    Fighting For Ukrainian Town Of Debaltseve Persists Despite OSCE Truce Call

    Fighting between government forces and Russian-backed rebels for control of the eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve continued despite the OSCE’s call for a cease-fire to allow for the evacuation of civilians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine
    Feb03

    Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine

    Officially, Russia has no soldiers in Ukraine. But it does have volunteers — hundreds of men and women eager to take up arms in defense of Novorossia. And the Kremlin’s got no problem with that. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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