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    Ukrainian Forces Reported Under Fire Near Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukrainian Forces Reported Under Fire Near Debaltseve

    Ukrainian government forces say they came under mortar and artillery fire on February 16 despite a truce that went into effect with Russian-backed separatists a day earlier. RFE/RL correspondent Levko Stek was with the government troops in the village of Mironovsky and reported the road to the strategic town of Debaltseve was blocked....

    Reporters Tour Devastated Donetsk Airport
    Feb16

    Reporters Tour Devastated Donetsk Airport

    Ukrainian separatists showed journalists the remains of the battle-scarred Donetsk airport on February 16. Shelling could be heard in the distance despite a cease-fire with Ukrainian government forces that began a day earlier. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East
    Feb16

    France, Germany, Ukraine ‘Concerned’ Over Fighting In East

    The leaders of France, Germany, and Ukraine have said they were “concerned” about post-cease-fire fighting in the encircled town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Activist To Ask For Political Asylum In Ukraine
    Feb16

    Russian Activist To Ask For Political Asylum In Ukraine

    Russian civil rights activist Pavel Shekhtman plans to request political asylum in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fighting Persists In Eastern Ukraine Despite Cease-Fire
    Feb16

    Fighting Persists In Eastern Ukraine Despite Cease-Fire

    Kyiv says Ukrainian forces have been fired on 112 times by Russia-backed separatists in the past 24 hours, despite a cease-fire agreement that came into force on February 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Don’t Talk About Crimea
    Feb16

    The Daily Vertical: Don’t Talk About Crimea

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that will appear Monday through Friday. Viewers can submit suggested topics to address on Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Says Almost 300,000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum
    Feb16

    Russia Says Almost 300,000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum

    An official of the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) says almost 300,000 Ukrainian citizens have asked Russia either for temporary asylum or a refugee status. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Expands Ukraine-Crisis Sanctions List
    Feb16

    EU Expands Ukraine-Crisis Sanctions List

    The European Union has blacklisted an additional 19 individuals and nine entities for “undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty, and independence of Ukraine.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia Summons Ukraine Ambassador Over Saakashvili Appointment
    Feb16

    Georgia Summons Ukraine Ambassador Over Saakashvili Appointment

    Ukraine’s Ambassador to Georgia Vasyl Tsybenko has been summoned to the Foreign Ministry for explanations regarding the appointment of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as the head of the Ukrainian president’s Advisory Council. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine’s West, Patriotism Is One Thing. Fighting’s Quite Another
    Feb16

    In Ukraine’s West, Patriotism Is One Thing. Fighting’s Quite Another

    Ukraine’s western regions were a driving force behind last year’s Maidan protests. Since the start of the war, however, they’ve been criticized for a growing reluctance to send their men to the front. Many fighting-age men say that loyalty to their country does not translate to loyalty to their government. …read more...

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