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  • Knights of Columbus Donate $400,000 for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine (RISU) 02/27/2015
  • Ukraine pass to enter rebel zones spurs corruption (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • US spy chief predicts spring attack on Ukraine port (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • US sees 'slight improvement' in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Crimean oysters aim for Russian palates under embargo (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Under Russia, isolated Crimea is twilight zone for business (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of Crimea annexation (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Ukrainian pilot could 'die within days' in Russian jail [Nadiya Savchenko] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Blatter slams 'shameful scenes' at Europa League ties (Yahoo/AFP) 02/27/2015
  • Violence in Ukraine leaves Guingamp president in shock (Yahoo/AP) 02/27/2015
  • Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square (Yahoo/AP) 02/27/2015
  • Ukraine's economy: The day of reckoning. The Wests inadequate support for Ukraine is being brutally exposed (The Economist) 02/27/2015
  • Ukraine sends $15 million for gas, says Russian energy minister (Reuters) 02/27/2015
  • Chinese diplomat tells West to consider Russia's security concerns over Ukraine (Reuters) 02/27/2015
  • Ukraine Truce Holds as Arms Pullback Proceeds for Second Day (Bloomberg) 02/27/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: 'Military threat from east to remain' despite truce (BBC) 02/27/2015
  • Crowd trouble mars Dynamo Kyiv's Europa League win over Guingamp (The Guardian) 02/27/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Ukraine sends small prepayment for Russian gas (Reuters) 02/27/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russia threat (Reuters) 02/27/2015
  • Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies (Yahoo/AP) 02/27/2015
  • They're not fans at Dynamo Kiev, they're militia' (Goal.com) 02/27/2015
  • Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion of Fighting for Rebels in Ukraine (New York Times) 02/27/2015
  • Police Hold Spaniards Suspected of Fighting in Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/27/2015
  • EU will not rule out more sanctions on Russia, Tusk tells EP (Ukrainian Journal) 02/27/2015
  • Russian, Ukraine and EU to hold natgas supply talks in Brussels (Ukrainian Journal) 02/27/2015
  • Sanctions against Russians remain on the table, says European diplomat (Ukrainian Journal) 02/27/2015
  • Gazprom supply contract to exempt rebels (Ukrainian Journal) 02/27/2015
  • ODIHR attended Savchenko hearing in Moscow (OSCE) 02/27/2015

  • What Makes Vladimir Run? (Hoover Institution) 02/26/2015
  • Putin Always Had a Plan for Ukraine Just Not This One (The Fiscal Times) 02/26/2015
  • ANALYSIS-This time around, Russia-Ukraine gas feud is mostly hot air (Reuters) 02/26/2015
  • US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/26/2015
  • Op-ed: Russian and Ukrainian TV viewers live on different planets (Washington Post) 02/26/2015
  • Ceasefire holds in eastern Ukraine except for Mariupol region (euronews) 02/26/2015
  • Ukraine prisoners bury their dead (Vatican Radio) 02/26/2015
  • Weekly update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00, 25 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/26/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 25 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/26/2015
  • Peace and security in Europe are a joint responsibility, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Dacic tells United States Helsinki Commission (OSCE) 02/26/2015
  • One Paramedic's War in Ukraine, From Maidan to Debaltseve (Newsweek) 02/26/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko to be awarded with Light of Justice award (RISU) 02/26/2015
  • Patriarch of Jerusalem: we must gather and seek ways to unite Churches in Ukraine (RISU) 02/26/2015

  • OSCE PA President disturbed by continuing restrictions on Ukraine monitors (OSCEPA) 02/25/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 24 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/25/2015
  • Yatseniuk announces inquiry into State Fiscal Service officials (Ukrainian Journal) 02/25/2015
  • Poroshenko and Slovakian counterpart meet after Maidan commemoration (Ukrainian Journal) 02/25/2015
  • Russia bans activities of Ukrainian churches in Crimea since March (RISU) 02/25/2015
  • The funeral of the reposed Primate of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church to be in Ternopil (RISU) 02/25/2015
  • Patriarch Filaret called on UAOC clergy to unite (RISU) 02/25/2015
  • Head of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Metropolitan Mefodiy died (RISU) 02/25/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson Dacic welcomes determination of 'Normandy Format' foreign ministers to push forward full implementation of Minsk measures (OSCE) 02/25/2015
  • Restrictive measures toward Russian journalists reporting from Ukraine excessive, OSCE Representative says (OSCE) 02/25/2015
  • Paris ceasefire talks end on tense note (Ukrainian Journal) 02/25/2015
  • Ukraine suspends upfront natural gas payments following Gazprom glitch (Ukrainian Journal) 02/25/2015
  • Continued Detention of Nadiya Savchenko (State.gov) 02/25/2015
  • Impunity for crimes committed against members of the media must stop, journalists unions from Russia and Ukraine say at OSCE meeting (OSCE) 02/25/2015

  • OSCE and UN joint efforts on Ukraine highlighted as OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and UN Secretary General meet (OSCE) 02/24/2015
  • Statement by Ertugrul Apakan, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine (OSCE) 02/24/2015
  • Kiev says rebels firing in conflict zone (Ukrainian Journal) 02/24/2015
  • Ukraine accuses Gazprom of failing to deliver natural gas it paid for (Ukrainian Journal) 02/24/2015
  • NBU moves to impose currency controls as hryvnia tank continues (Ukrainian Journal) 02/24/2015
  • Government may sign deal with Privat group on oil complex creation (Ukrainian Journal) 02/24/2015
  • Topical issues of Christian-Muslim dialogue in Ukraine to be discussed in Lviv (RISU) 02/24/2015
  • Reward for Information on Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, a Russian national wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for his alleged participation in a major cyber racketeering enterprise (State.gov) 02/24/2015
  • John Kerry: Review of Resources, Priorities and Programs in the FY 2016 State Department Budget Request 'In Ukraine, we have worked hard to hold together a complex array of partners in the sanctions'] (State.gov) 02/24/2015
  • Continued intimidation of media NGOs in Russia further endangers free media situation, Mijatovic says (OSCE) 02/24/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 23 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/24/2015

  • Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks (Yahoo/AP) 02/23/2015
  • Ukrainian bondholders shudder as haircuts feared (Financial Times) 02/23/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 22 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/23/2015
  • Blast kills two at Kharkiv memorial rally (Ukrainian Journal) 02/23/2015
  • Investor concern rises about Russia's Ukrainian eurobond restructuring (Ukrainian Journal) 02/23/2015
  • DTEK energy holding buying 330,000 tons of South African coal (Ukrainian Journal) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine looking to expand $3.6 billion China oil and gas sector loan (Ukrainian Journal) 02/23/2015
  • Ukrainian designers featured at New York Fashion Week (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • This is Putin's objective in Ukraine: Expert (CNBC) 02/23/2015
  • Putin says war between Russia and Ukraine unlikely - TV (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • In Battered Ukraine, Spirit Of Defiance Lives On In Maidan Square (NPR) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko demands Vladimir Putin faces 'justice' over Crimean invasion (Daily Mail) 02/23/2015
  • Russia's Lavrov accuses West of trying to dominate world (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Russia accuses US of bringing 'chaos' to Middle East (Yahoo/AFP) 02/23/2015
  • The henchmen who prop up Putin need to be hit where it hurts (The Spectator) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine Rebels Celebrate Victory at Strategic City With a Festive Rally (New York Times) 02/23/2015
  • Rocket Launcher Attack Threatens to Open New Front in East Ukraine (Newsweek) 02/23/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Ukraine's Naftogaz says Russia failed to deliver prepaid gas (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Analysis: Ukraine forces outmanned, outgunned by rebels (USA Today) 02/23/2015
  • Europe Throws Ukraine Under the Bus (Newsweek) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine's Hryvnia Hits New Low; New Problems for Cease-Fire (Wall Street Journal) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine separatists celebrate Soviet holiday in Donetsk (The Guardian) 02/23/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Ukraine strengthens currency controls as hryvnia plunges 10 pct (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Fears for truce as attacking rebels mass near Ukraine port city (Yahoo/AFP) 02/23/2015
  • German doctors visited detained Ukrainian pilot in Russia [Nadiya Savchenko] (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • PARALYZED BY UKRAINE, DUMBFOUNDED BY RUSSIA (National Journal) 02/23/2015
  • Putin is Operating a Counterfeit, Propoganda TV Station in Ukraine (The Blaze) 02/23/2015
  • UK to advance struggle against 'Putin's spies' (Joinfo.com) 02/23/2015
  • Russian Newspaper to Release Document That Allegedly Links Kremlin to Ukraine Invasion (VICE News) 02/23/2015
  • Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken Travel to France, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Ukraine, March 2-7 [Blinkens final stop will be in Kyiv on March 6] (State.gov) 02/23/2015
  • Putin surveys the map as he ponders next move on Ukraine. By Timothy Heritage (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine's economic 'meltdown' just got worse (CNBC) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine Says It Can't Withdraw Weapons, Citing Attacks During Truce (NPR) 02/23/2015
  • Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine's Maidan Protests Anniversary Met with Bombs, Fresh Fighting (TIME) 02/23/2015
  • Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church during press conference in Rome calls on Christians to help end conflict (RISU) 02/23/2015
  • Kiev says rebels attack villages in southeast, citizens burn Putin effigy (VIDEO) (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Trapped by Ukraine rebel assault, civilians stay under dead town (Reuters) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine fears spread of war after Kharkiv attack (EurActiv) 02/23/2015
  • Countering Russian Lies is Easy; Countering Russian Propaganda Much Harder, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/23/2015
  • Kharkiv Terrorist Act Opens New and Horrific Stage in War in Ukraine, Milshteyn Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/23/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko: I wont see the Spring, nor the Sun (KHPG) 02/23/2015
  • Russia seeks to create Puppet Crimean Tatar self-governing bodies (KHPG) 02/23/2015
  • Silencing hostile media? Crimean News Agency refused licence (KHPG) 02/23/2015
  • Journalist facing dubious treason charges exchanged for Ukrainian soldiers (KHPG) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine's Ministry of Energy stops paying power utilities in Donbas conflict zone (Ukrinform) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine MPs gather signatures to fire NBU chief Hontareva (Ukrinform) 02/23/2015
  • War in Donbas claims lives of 65 children - Kuleba (Ukrinform) 02/23/2015
  • 65 children killed, 127 injured since beginning of Donbas conflict (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Steinmeier says attack on Mariupol would be 'explicit violation of the Minsk agreements' (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Terror in Kharkiv: Day of mourning for victims of pro-Ukrainian rally bomb blast (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Ceasefire in tatters as Russia sends more troops and high-tech weaponry to Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Russia to sell weapons worth 15 billion USD this year, despite western sanctions (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Kremlin-financed Front National tops the polls in France just weeks before elections (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • OSCE Report on Kharkiv Explosion: Device consisted of TNT and shrapnel was detonated remotely (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Kremlin planned to invade and split Ukraine before Yanukovych fled country (Ukraine Today) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 371: Russian-Backed Forces Continue Attacks Across Front Line (The Interpreter) 02/23/2015
  • Russia Update: Anti-Maidan Sheds Novorossiya Leaders, Channels Hatred To Fascists (The Interpreter) 02/23/2015
  • A Most Violent Year. By James Miller (The Interpreter) 02/23/2015
  • Moscow's Anti-Maidan March: Creating a Bogeyman to Fight a Bogeyman (The Moscow Times) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine to Counterbalance RT With New Channel 'Ukrainian Tomorrow' (The Moscow Times) 02/23/2015
  • Another Death In Kharkiv Bombing; Weapons Withdrawal On Hold (RFE/RL) 02/23/2015
  • Murdered Family Relatives Want Russian Transfered To Armenian Custody (RFE/RL) 02/23/2015
  • OSCE says Ukraine cease-fire has lowered military exchanges (Yahoo/AP) 02/23/2015
  • Russia and US spar over global crises at UN meeting (Yahoo/AP) 02/23/2015
  • Suffering Ukrainian currency takes another fall (Yahoo/AP) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of 'fatherland' [a communist holiday] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/23/2015
  • Oil Continues to Fall, and OPEC Isn't Helping (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/23/2015
  • Ukraine Tightens Currency Controls (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/23/2015
  • Here's How Much Russia's Crisis Will Cost Its Neighbors (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/23/2015
  • Military expert: Russian snap military drills could turn into assaults on Baltic capitals (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/23/2015
  • John McCain: 'I'm ashamed of my country' (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/23/2015
  • Hunger striker Nadiya Savchenko, ... (AUDIO) (BBC) 02/23/2015

  • Taras Kuzio: US, Canada rift over Ukraine as big as that with Europe (Kyiv Post) 02/22/2015
  • Face the Nation Transcripts Feburary 22, 2015, McCain: 'The Ukrainians aren't asking for American boots on the ground...I'm ashamed of my country.' (CBS) 02/22/2015
  • Second Minsk accords: Putin forces his terms on the West (Jerusalem Post) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Freedom Support Act Deadline Ends, Military Aid Authority Given To John Kerry By Obama (Inquisitr) 02/22/2015
  • World War 3: Vladimir Putin Plotted Ukraine Invasion Early As February 2014, New Report Says (The Inquisitr) 02/22/2015
  • Russia has been preparing global war which starts in Ukraine: science fiction, alternative history, futurology and reality (Strata) 02/22/2015
  • New Violence Belies Talk of Peace in Ukraine (New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • Russia Gave Artillery Weapons To Ukraine Rebels Trying To Take Strategic Mariupol Port, Ukrainian Military Leader Says (International Business Times) 02/22/2015
  • Time for some common sense about the Ukrainian crisis (Guardian) 02/22/2015
  • Kyiv 'Dignity March' attracts thousands (euronews) 02/22/2015
  • West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites (Business Insider) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv (BBC) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine rebels agree weapons withdrawal (Daily Telegraph) 02/22/2015
  • Len's NBA career rises as war ravages his Ukraine homeland (USA Today) 02/22/2015
  • Blast Kills Two in Ukraine-Controlled Kharkiv [was Ukraine, Rebels to Begin Withdrawing Weapons] (Voice of America) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine fears spread of war after blast in eastern city (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Blast kills 2, injures dozen, at march in eastern Ukraine on anniversary of Yanukovych ouster (US News) 02/22/2015
  • Fragile Ukraine truce rocked by Kharkiv blast (The Guardian) 02/22/2015
  • Near Mariupol, Ukraine soldiers embittered by orders not allowing them to return Russian fire (Kyiv Post) 02/22/2015
  • Two Dead in Blast at Eastern Ukraine March (Wall Street Journal) 02/22/2015
  • Police among dead, wounded in blast at Kharkiv, Ukraine, rally (CNN) 02/22/2015
  • John McCain 'ashamed' over lack of U.S. aid to Ukraine (Washington Times) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Rebels Say They've Started Pulling Back Weaponry From Front Lines (New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • Russian newspaper cites Ukraine invasion plans. Novaya Gazeta says it will publish the full details of the strategy this week. (Press Herald) 02/22/2015
  • Spot report by Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, 22 February 2015: explosion in Kharkiv at march commemorating February 2014 pro-Maidan events (OSCE) 02/22/2015
  • Surge In Russian Jets Buzzing Britain Tied To Killing Of Spy Alexander Litvinenko, Report Says (Inquisitr) 02/22/2015
  • Kharkiv On Security Alert Following Deadly Blast At Peace March (RFE/RL) 02/22/2015
  • Both Sides Claim Weapons Pullout Ordered In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/22/2015
  • Kyiv, Rebels Swap Prisoners In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/22/2015
  • Russia Holds Anti-Maidan Rally (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Must Organize to Fight and Win Cyberwar against Russia, Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/22/2015
  • Russian Occupation Authorities Move to Close Crimean News Agency (Window on Eurasia) 02/22/2015
  • Anti-Maidan Actions Shouldnt Make Putin Feel Secure, Vishnevsky Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/22/2015
  • Two dead in Kharkiv terrorist attack as world leaders join Ukrainians in March of Dignity (KHPG) 02/22/2015
  • Armoured columns again cross from Russia into Ukraine, says Ukrainian military spokesman (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • EU leaders tour Russian army military hardware captured in eastern Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • 2014 Euromaidan revolution victims honoured in Kyiv (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • East Ukraine Opinion: Soldiers and residents in Artemivsk doubt ceasefire will last (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • 139 Ukrainian soldiers released in POW exchange outside Luhansk (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Wanted fugitive Viktor Yanukovych speaks out during interview with Russian television (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Poroshenko awards medals to injured soldiers in Zaporizhya hospital (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • OSCE calls for more access to verify weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Canada donates 3,000 winter jackets for mobilised Ukrainian soldiers (Ukraine Today) 02/22/2015
  • Russia Update: Paid Protesters, Ultranationalist Groups, State Workers March Against Maidan (The Interpreter) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 369: Kiev Braces For Full-Scale Separatist Attack On Mariupol (The Interpreter) 02/22/2015
  • In Photos: A Year of Conflict in Ukraine (VICE News) 02/22/2015
  • Aftermath of deadly blast at Ukraine 'peace' rally captured on video (The New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • Kharkiv protesters rush to aid wounded following explosion at Ukraine rally (The New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Says Pro-Russia Rebels Maintain Attacks on Ukrainian Forces East of Mariupol (The New York Times/Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • The Habsburgs Treasures at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (The New York Times) 02/22/2015
  • War wedding in Ukraine: Ringing bells, exploding shells (Kyiv Post) 02/22/2015
  • Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2 (Yahoo/AP) 02/22/2015
  • Residents of shattered Ukraine town leave shelters in search of aid (Yahoo/AFP) 02/22/2015
  • As ruble weakens, Central Asian migrants head back home (Yahoo/AFP) 02/22/2015
  • Britain will not send arms to Ukraine: minister (Yahoo/AFP) 02/22/2015
  • NATO's Response to Putin's Odd War Games Won't Be Fast (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/22/2015
  • Kiev points finger at Russia after two killed in blast (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Germany's Steinmeier warns Russia against further escalation in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Witnesses see device thrown from car in attack in Ukraine's Kharkiv - prosecutor (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Rebel commander says Ukraine separatists to begin withdrawing heavy weapons on Sunday (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Kharkiv bombing overshadows Maidan anniversary march in Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 370: Three Killed, 10 Injured in Kharkiv Bombing (The Interpreter) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine and pro-Russia rebels swap prisoners in shaky truce (Financial Times) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Kharkiv bombers were trained in Russia, says Ukraine's Security Service (Kyiv Post) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine Says It Will Start Pulling Back Heavy Weapons (Huffington Post/AP) 02/22/2015
  • Two dead as blast rips through peace march in eastern Ukraine (Mashable) 02/22/2015
  • Kiev points finger at Russia after two killed in blast (Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: John Kerry claims Russia is 'brazenly' violating ceasefire (Independent) 02/22/2015
  • Yanukovich Speaks of Desire To Return to Ukraine in Midst of Anti-Maidan Protest (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 02/22/2015
  • The Minsk Ceasefire Has Failed. What Now For Ukraine? (Forbes) 02/22/2015
  • Pro-Russia Rebels Order Weapons Pullback, but Ukraine Says More Arriving (NBC) 02/22/2015

  • US and Britain are 'not going to play this game' with Russia over Ukraine, says John Kerry (Express) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine Takes a Breath En Route To Hell (The Daily Beast) 02/21/2015
  • Thousands of protesters gather in Moscow to strike out against Ukraine and the West [was 'Thousands gather in Moscow to protest 'fascist coup' in Kiev'] (US News/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine preparing for 'full-scale war,' says former envoy to Canada. Vadym Prystaiko, now deputy foreign minister, calls on the West to 'stiffen up in the spine' (CBC/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military [Mariupol] (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • The Guardian view on the lessons of Ukraine: eyes wide open (The Guardian) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine Sides Plan Prisoner Swap as Fighting Simmers (Bloomberg) 02/21/2015
  • A year after fleeing Ukraine, Yanukovich speaks of return (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • Ousted Ukraine leader aiming to return as rebel rockets threaten peace plan [Yanukovich] (The Guardian) 02/21/2015
  • Russian news report: Ukraine invasion strategy existed before collapse (McClatchy) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • John Kerry: One Year Anniversary of the Maidan Protests in Ukraine (State.gov) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine video timeline: a year of protests and violence (Daily Telegraph) 02/21/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 20 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/21/2015
  • John Kerry: 'Foreign Secretary Hammond and I also discussed the egregious Russian and separatist violations of the February 12th Minsk agreement in Ukraine...' (State.gov) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine peace march rocked by deadly explosion reported in government-controlled Kharkiv (Independent) 02/21/2015
  • The Ukrainian city thats become a haven for Jews fleeing another European war (Quartz) 02/21/2015
  • Russian news report: Putin approved Ukraine invasion before Kiev government collapsed (Miami Herald/MCCLATCHY) 02/21/2015
  • Jewish soldier found dead in snow in eastern Ukraine (Jerusalem Post) 02/21/2015
  • U.S., allies discuss new sanctions, Obama weighs next steps on Ukraine: Kerry (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine exchanges dozens of prisoners with pro-Russian rebels (UPI) 02/21/2015
  • Russian conscripts fear being shipped off to battlefields of Ukraine (Mashable/AP) 02/21/2015
  • Latest Ukraine Cease-Fire Ends Before It Begins (NPR) 02/21/2015
  • Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military (Reuters) 02/21/2015
  • First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed (Yahoo/AP) 02/21/2015
  • 139 Ukrainian troops released in war prisoner exchange with rebels (Mashable/AP) 02/21/2015
  • US Kerry slams 'brazen' Russian behavior towards Ukraine truce (Deutsche Welle) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine exhibits Russian weapons captured in Donbas (Kyiv Post) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Prisoner swap boosts ceasefire (BBC) 02/21/2015
  • One year later, Kiev and Moscow remember Ukraine uprising in very different ways (Mashable) 02/21/2015
  • Bomb Kills Two in Eastern Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/21/2015
  • Delegation of the UOC of the USA Visits 'Heavenly Hundred' Memorial as well as LOGOS Center and Homeless Shelter in Kyiv, Ukraine (UOCofUSA) 02/21/2015
  • Thousands Rally in Moscow Against Kiev Coup. Demonstrators gather near Red Square to protest events in Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal/AP) 02/21/2015
  • West looks impotent as Ukraine ceasefire frays: analysts (Yahoo/AFP) 02/21/2015
  • Kerry Raises Prospect of More Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine (New York Times) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine shuts down border posts with Russia (Kyiv Post) 02/21/2015
  • Russia's Credit Rating Downgraded To Junk (RFE/RL) 02/21/2015
  • Ukrainian War Seen Pointing to a Rise in Right-Wing Violence in Russia (Window on Eurasia) 02/21/2015
  • Moscows Use of Non-Russian Soldiers in Ukraine Creating New Problems for Putin (Window on Eurasia) 02/21/2015
  • Arrests in Moscow for those honouring Maidans slain heroes (KHPG) 02/21/2015
  • Ukrainian military kill about 3,000 terrorists near Debaltseve (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • Russian doctors say Savchenko's health 'satisfactory' (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • Ukraine sends request for weapons to U.S. - Avakov (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • Heroes of Heavenly Hundred commemorated in Washington (Ukrinform) 02/21/2015
  • One year after Euromaidan deaths, not a single official serving prison time (Kyiv Post) 02/21/2015
  • 'I'll be back' vows Ukraine's ousted ex-president Yanukovych (Yahoo/AFP) 02/21/2015
  • 40,000 attend Moscow pro-Putin rally (Yahoo/AFP) 02/21/2015

  • Russia Bullies Sweden and Sweden Blinks (World Affairs Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Putins War at Home (World Affairs Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Putin: Russia's military strength is unmatchable (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/20/2015
  • Shell-shocked Ukrainian soldiers describe their terrifying retreat from Debaltseve (Daily Mail) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Marks Anniversary Of Maidan Massacre (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Pope tells Ukraine's bishops not to politicize their role as pastors (Catholic News Service) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Scrambles for UAVs, But Russian Drones Own the Skies (Medium.com) 02/20/2015
  • Kremlin-backed fighters gain more ground, build forces for attack on Mariupol (Kyiv Post) 02/20/2015
  • Life on Ukraine's front line (Al Jazeera) 02/20/2015
  • Sasha Grey: Former porn star becomes face of Russian anti-Kiev 'propaganda' (Independent) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine's nameless dead 'would take forever to count' (Mashable) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine: Moscow Was Behind 2014 Deaths Of Protesters In Kiev (NPR) 02/20/2015
  • Ukrainian bishops to tell Pope Francis the truth about Russian invasion (Catholic Herald) 02/20/2015
  • These are the 5 most likely scenarios for the future of the war in Ukraine (Business Insider) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: 'One miscalculation, and Britain faces an existential threat to our whole being...' (Independent) 02/20/2015
  • A Ukrainian City Holds Its Breath. Far from the front lines, the city of Kharkiv is facing a wave of terrorist attacks. Is it the separatists' next target? (Foreign Policy) 02/20/2015
  • Rebuilding U.S.-Russia Relations [NUMEROUS ARTICLE LINKS ON THIS WESBITE] (Carnegie) 02/20/2015
  • US says Russian action in Ukraine endangers 'global order' (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko bruised by army retreat (BBC) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine's latest defeat confronts West and Obama with costly zero-sum game (Sydney Morning Herald) 02/20/2015
  • Go Inside the Frozen Trenches of Eastern Ukraine (TIME) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine accuses Russia over Maidan 2014 killings (BBC) 02/20/2015
  • What Cease-Fire? Ukrainian Troops Retreat As Rebels Press Fight (NPR) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine marks year since Maidan bloodshed amid simmering conflict (CNN) 02/20/2015
  • Why Ukraine Doesn't Get a Say on NATO (The National Interest) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine: UK and EU 'badly misread' Russia (BBC) 02/20/2015
  • As Retreating Soldiers Pour In, Ukraine Town Fears Fighting Will Follow (Wall Street Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Support Ukrainian troops - take care of your country (RISU) 02/20/2015
  • Romanian spy chief warns of threat for EU from Hungary (EurActiv) 02/20/2015
  • The Daily Vertical: Ukraine's Third Force (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • U.S. Senators Urge Kerry To Tighten Sanctions On Russia (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Russia Launches Antitrust Probe Against Google (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Moldova's Creaking Political System Could Be A Gift For Moscow (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Podcast: A Year That Changed Two Countries (RFE/RL) 02/20/2015
  • Minsk Two Armistice Rewards Russias Aggression, Mortgages Ukraines Future (Part Three) (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/20/2015
  • Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Parliamentarians debate Ukraine crisis, ceasefire efforts, as top OSCE officials address Assembly (OSCEPA) 02/20/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 19 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/20/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Observer Mission: Russian convoy of 15 vehicles crossed into Ukraine and returned through the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (OSCE) 02/20/2015
  • Kyiv's lost war for 'hearts and minds' in east. Roman Goncharenko (Deutsche Welle) 02/20/2015
  • Inside the ruined city that Ukraine lost in costly battle (Mashable) 02/20/2015
  • Bipartisan group of senators push Obama to help arm Ukraine (Politico) 02/20/2015
  • U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine - Kerry (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Poroshenko says evidence shows Kremlin aide Surkov directed snipers in Kiev (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • 'Time Running Out' for Hunger Striking Ukrainian MP Held by Russia (Newsweek) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Accuses Russia of Sending More Weapons to Separatists (The Wall Street Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Francis backs Ukrainian bishops without criticizing Russia (Crux) 02/20/2015
  • Opinion: Putin the Improviser. The Ukraine crisis is even scarier than you think: Russias strongman is making it up as he goes along (The Wall Street Journal) 02/20/2015
  • The new Cold War: Putin issues chilling new threat as Nato chief says tensions with Russia could end in 'all out conflict' (Daily Mail) 02/20/2015
  • Pro-Kiev militias are fighting Putin, but has Ukraine created a monster it can't control? (Vox) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Town Eases Back Into Life After Deadly Week of Fighting (The New York Times) 02/20/2015
  • The Punks Are Back: The Public Duo Behind Pussy Riot (Glamour) 02/20/2015
  • UK 'Sleepwalking Into Russia Crisis' And We Can't Defend Ourselves, Experts Warn (Huffington Post) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: House of Lords criticises EU and Britain for 'sleepwalking into crisis' as Moscow and Nato remain on diplomatic collision course (Independent) 02/20/2015
  • Leon Panetta: You Have To Deal with the Russians from Strength (Atlantic Council) 02/20/2015
  • Putin tries to deflect Muslim rage toward his foes as jihad threat rises in Russia (The Japan Times/BLOOMBERG) 02/20/2015
  • The risks of putting Germany front and center in Europes crises. By Anne Applebaum (The Washington Post) 02/20/2015
  • The Realist Case for Arming Ukraine (The American Interest) 02/20/2015
  • The West needs to save Ukraine, PM Yatsenyuk says (The Globe and Mail) 02/20/2015
  • Most Russsians See Other Countries as a Threat, Poll Shows (The Moscow Times/Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Poroshenko: Kremlin Orchestrated 2014 Kyiv Sniper Attacks (Voice of America) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Debaltseve 'in total shock' (BBC) 02/20/2015
  • Russia slams European Union's call to India for mediation in Ukraine crisis (India Times) 02/20/2015
  • Rebels in Ukraine feared to be zeroing in on Mariupol which could give them a land bridge to Russia (National Post) 02/20/2015
  • Vladimir Putins Ukrainian sepulcher (Washington Times) 02/20/2015
  • Ukrainian Carnage Leaves Zombies Behind in Debaltseve (Bloomberg) 02/20/2015
  • New round of talks on Ukraine crisis to be held in Paris (FRANCE 24) 02/20/2015
  • Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire (Yahoo/AFP) 02/20/2015
  • News Release by the Minsk Group Co-Chairs (OSCE) 02/20/2015
  • Fierce fighting rages in eastern Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/20/2015
  • IMF confident of securing overall $40 billion package to help Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/20/2015
  • UIA expresses doubt on launch of Kiev-Toronto flights this year (Ukrainian Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Switzerland to participate in Ukraine multilateral aid package (Ukrainian Journal) 02/20/2015
  • Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine military says Russian tanks, missile systems cross border (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • After Ukraine mediation, EU looks to embrace Lukashenko (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Options narrow for Ukraine's Poroshenko after Debaltseve defeat (Reuters) 02/20/2015
  • Ukrainian Official: Rebel Attacks Continue Despite Cease-fire (Voice of America) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine: Rebels still on offense after key victory (CBS/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Hon. A. Raynell Andreychuk: Anniversary of Euromaidan Shootings (Parl.gc.ca) 02/20/2015
  • Support Ukrainian troops - take care of your country (RISU) 02/20/2015
  • UOC (MP) must finally decide on its position regarding the war in Donbass, a religionist believes (RISU) 02/20/2015
  • Parliament: UK, EU 'sleepwalked' into Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 02/20/2015
  • AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine's Maidan protests in Kiev (Washington Post/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected (Yahoo/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Russian opposition leader Navalny given 15 days in custody (Yahoo/AP) 02/20/2015
  • Rebels pledge prisoner exchange as Ukraine ceasefire teeters (Yahoo/AFP) 02/20/2015
  • Errors over Ukraine 'catastrophic': UK parliament report (Yahoo/AFP) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Truce Teeters as Artillery Hits Donetsk Area (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/20/2015
  • Moscow Should Give Autocephaly to Ukrainian Orthodox Now to Cut Its Losses, Kurayev Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/20/2015
  • Putin Aide Linked to Maidan Killings (Window on Eurasia) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Should Exploit Russias Internal Divisions as Germany Did in 1917, Kyiv Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/20/2015
  • Another Step toward Empire: Moscow Abolishes Borders with Abkhazia and South Osetia (Window on Eurasia) 02/20/2015
  • Why is Germany collaborating on detention of Nadiya Savchenko? (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • Odessa May 2 trial turns into farce as Russia continues massacre propaganda (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • Maidan, one year on: Pride, pain and determination (KHPG) 02/20/2015
  • EU-Ukraine Association Agreement signed and not subject to revision - EU Commissioner (Ukrinform) 02/20/2015
  • 110 Ukrainian soldiers captured in Debaltseve, 31 soldiers missing (Ukrinform) 02/20/2015
  • 18 high-ranking officials suspected of committing crimes against Maidan activists (Ukrinform) 02/20/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 368: Ukraine Reports Attacks, Fresh Russian Convoys And Reconnaissance Flights Near Mariupol (The Interpreter) 02/20/2015
  • Russia Update: Ukrainian Security Chief Accuses Grey Cardinal of Directing Snipers on Maidan (The Interpreter) 02/20/2015
  • No justice one year on for those killed in Kiev's Maidan Square (Financial Times) 02/20/2015
  • Euromaidan Anniversary: Kyiv marks one year since shooting massacre (Ukraine Today) 02/20/2015
  • Poroshenko and Merkel discuss ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/20/2015
  • LIVE ON UKRAINE TODAY: Memorial events on Independence Square (Ukraine Today) 02/20/2015

  • US Says More Russian Troops, Weapons Enter Ukraine; Europe Stands By Truce (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine appeal for U.N. peacekeepers unlikely to succeed (Los Angeles Times) 02/19/2015
  • NATO still seeks consensus on Ukraine conflict (Military Times) 02/19/2015
  • US Army Talks Tanks as Russia's Hit Ukraine (DefenseNews.com) 02/19/2015
  • Explosive Court Case Puts Ukraine's Chocolate King in Dock [Petro Poroshenko's 'Roshen' chocolates] (Newsweek) 02/19/2015
  • Debaltseve debacle puts Ukraine's leader in jeopardy. That suits Vladimir Putin just fine. (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • John Ivison: Supplying weapons to Ukraine would be the next logical move for Canada (National Post) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Can the UK handle the Bear threat from Russia? (Independent) 02/19/2015
  • Post-Cold War Order Is Breaking Down (The Moscow Times) 02/19/2015
  • What Is Next for Donbas Separatists After Fall of Debaltseve? (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/19/2015
  • Former Polish president: 'We can quickly win against Putin' [Lech Walesa] (Business Insider/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Why Isnt Ukraine Front Page News? (World Affairs Journal) 02/19/2015
  • U.S. invites a Russian fox into the chicken coop (The Washington Post) 02/19/2015
  • Hopes for Ukraine cease-fire fade as fighting spreads across the east (The Washington Post) 02/19/2015
  • Kiev accused of cutting gas supplies to rebels (Financial Times) 02/19/2015
  • Op-ed: Making the Most of Minsk. A Closer Look at the Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement. By ADRIAN KARATNYCKY (The New York Times) 02/19/2015
  • Commentary: Putin is wearing The Emperors New Clothes (UABA) 02/19/2015
  • Russia accuses Ukraine of aiming to destroy Minsk accords (BBC) 02/19/2015
  • [Russian] Cossack fighters celebrate in Debaltseve as Ukrainian forces describe harrowing retreat (Fox) 02/19/2015
  • What Would Vladimir Putin Do if John McCain Gets His Way on Ukraine? (National Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Frontline Ukraine: Crisis in the Borderlands by Richard Sakwa review an unrivalled account (The Guardian) 02/19/2015
  • Russian separatists claim to have killed 3,000 Ukrainian troops in battles for key rail hub as Kiev says 90% of its forces have now evacuated under-siege city (Daily Mail) 02/19/2015
  • The Ukraine Humiliation. Putin marches over Merkel, Hollande and Obama. (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine Fighting Shifts to Mariupol After Debaltseve Takeover (Voice of America) 02/19/2015
  • Film night Friday, February 20 at 7 pm: Nasha Nadiya, a new documentary about Nadiya Savchenko and the war in Eastern Ukraine, NYC (Ukrainian Museum) 02/19/2015
  • Key Ukraine town under rebel control, separatists celebrate (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Walesa: Solidarity in sanctions would change Putin's policy (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won't flag in bailout aid (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine: Rebels still attacking despite alleged cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Britain, Spain oppose military aid for Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine rebels have broken truce 250 times: US (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Pussy Riot aim at US police in first English song (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • US State Dept spokeswoman steps down [Jen Psaki, who has proved a bugbear for Russian officials, is to leave her post to become the new White House director of communications] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Russia starts sending gas to east Ukraine rebel zone (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Poroshenkos Call for Peacekeepers a Test for Putin, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/19/2015
  • The Russian-backed siege of a crucial Ukrainian town sounds insane (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/19/2015
  • Europe and the End of Ukraines Territorial Integrity (Carnegie) 02/19/2015
  • Retreating Soldiers Bring Echoes of Wars Chaos to a Ukrainian Town (The New York Times) 02/19/2015
  • Poroshenko to Putin, Merkel and Hollande: 'Don't pretend Debaltseve events in line with Minsk' (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Czech humanitarian aid convoy in Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Ceasefire Death Toll: Ukrainian officials confirm 14 soldiers killed in past 24 hours (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Poroshenko: Russia will not take part in Donbas peacekeeping mission (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Retreating soldiers say some Ukrainian troops still trapped in Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Press Review: Russia's efforts to unravel unified Europe (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Withdrawal Operation Complete: All Ukrainian troops reported to have left Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • A Checklist of Ten Russian Developments Worth Watching (Window on Eurasia) 02/19/2015
  • German Die Linke delegation visits right-wing terrorists in Eastern Ukraine (Blog) 02/19/2015
  • At OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Winter Meeting, ODIHR Director stresses importance of joint observation efforts for local elections in Ukraines east (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Parliamentary Assembly President open PA Winter Meeting (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Weekly update from OSCE OM at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00 (Moscow time), 18 Feb 2015 (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 18 February (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM): Ceasefire monitoring, based on info received as of 18:00 hrs, 19 Feb 2015 (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine faces critical moment, says OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Dacic (OSCE) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine Calls Russias Bluff: If You Want Peace, Authorize Peacekeepers. Foreign Policys exclusive interview with Ukraines ambassador. (Foreign Policy) 02/19/2015
  • A year after Ukraine leader's downfall, his lavish estate is home to refugees (Mashable) 02/19/2015
  • Prez rips Moscow after Debaltseve debacle (Ukrainian Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Government to halt payments for electricity from 'antiterrorist' zone (Ukrainian Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Meeting IMF demand, Ukraine agrees to hike gas prices by 280% (Ukrainian Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Government approves new 'European rampart' for border with Russia (Ukrainian Journal) 02/19/2015
  • The Last Free Russian TV Station [Dozhd TV (literally, Rain TV)] (The Daily Beast) 02/19/2015
  • President visits troops following Debaltseve withdrawal (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Opinion: In their cynicism about Putin, western diplomats are making the Ukrainian crisis worse (The Guardian) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine: withdrawal from besieged town 90 percent complete (Yahoo/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Britain warns of Russian danger to Baltic states: reports (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Sanctions Bite Into Russian Quest for More Meat (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • The US is pretty much the sole reason global defense spending is falling (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015
  • Russia's Putin 'real and present danger' to Baltics - British minister (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Russia Update: February 19, 2015 (The Interpreter) 02/19/2015
  • Ukrainian Security Council approves decision to call for UN peacekeepers (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Poroshenko gets backing of Ukraines security council as he calls for UN peacekeepers (euronews) 02/19/2015
  • Mixed feeling in the Ukrainian capital about the withdrawal from Debaltseve (euronews) 02/19/2015
  • Moscow, separatists reject Kyiv's call for peacekeepers (Deutsche Welle) 02/19/2015
  • Ukrainian call for UN peacekeepers runs into trouble (The Washington Post) 02/19/2015
  • Russia accuses Ukraine of aiming to destroy Minsk accords (BBC) 02/19/2015
  • Exclusive Interview: OSCE spokesperson looks ahead to Minsk peace plan implementation (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Over 170 Ukrainian soldiers wounded since ceasefire began. Reports of Minsk ceasefire violations continue (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Drone footage shows devastation from fighting around Debaltseve (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Top US diplomat speaks with Russian counterpart [John Kerry] (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/19/2015
  • Pro-Russian rebels send reinforcements to frontline east of Mariupol, Tymchuk says (Ukrinform) 02/19/2015
  • U.S. senators blame Obama for not providing military aid to Ukraine (Ukrinform) 02/19/2015
  • As humanitarian crisis deepens in Donetsk Oblast, civilians lose trust in Kremlin-backed separatists (Kyiv Post) 02/19/2015
  • Ukraine refugees' never-ending journey (VIDEO). Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees who fled fighting in the east, gather at the train station of the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don from where migration authorities send them to other regions. (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours - military source (Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Leaders agree new push to enforce Ukraine ceasefire - France (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • French, German leaders try to save faltering Ukraine truce (ABC/AP) 02/19/2015
  • Britain says scrambles fighter jets to escort Russian bombers (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Russia may supply gas to rebel-controlled east Ukraine as humanitarian aid - TASS (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande to talk on Thursday - RIA cites Kremlin (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • Rebels attack Ukrainian government troops despite ceasefire - Kiev (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/19/2015
  • President on the withdrawal of troops from Debaltseve: It was a difficult yet decent operation (President.gov.ua) 02/19/2015
  • How Vladimir Putin is waging war on the West and winning (Spectator) 02/19/2015
  • In Ukraine, "Capture or Death." On today's front page http://www.wsj.com (Wall Street Journal) 02/19/2015
  • Commemorations of the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred and Maidan anniversary events on Feb 20 (President.gov.ua) 02/19/2015
  • NATO urges Russia to 'withdraw all its forces' from eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/19/2015

  • Out of My Mouth Comes Unimpeachable Manly Truth. What I learned from watching a week of Russian TV. (The New York Times) 02/18/2015
  • The War and the Orthodox Churches in Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/18/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian view on Debaltseve and the Ukraine ceasefire (The Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • Donetsk Rebel Leader Wounded on Ukraine Frontline [Alexander Zaharchenko] (Newsweek) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian battalions soldiers recall desperate run to safety (Washington Post) 02/18/2015
  • Moscows Mad Philosophers. The Izborsky Club is spreading its noxious fascist ideology among Moscows power players. (National Review) 02/18/2015
  • Unplugging Putin TV. How to Beat Back the Kremlin Propaganda. By Peter Pomerantsev (Foreign Affairs) 02/18/2015
  • STATEMENT BY SENATORS JOHN McCAIN AND LINDSEY GRAHAM ON THE FALL OF DEBALTSEVE TO RUSSIAN-BACKED SEPARATISTS (website) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine crisis in maps (BBC) 02/18/2015
  • The War and the Orthodox Churches in Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/18/2015
  • The Draft Dodgers of Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/18/2015
  • The Firepower That Ukraine Needs (Wall Street Journal) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine conflict: Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers (BBC) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine Says No End to Truce Breaches After Urging Peacekeepers [was Ukrainian President Urges UN Peacekeepers to Bolster Cease-Fire] (Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • Putin Urges Kyiv To Surrender Town Amid U.S. Warnings (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • President of Ukraine Held a Meeting with the Members of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Beyond the Borders of Ukraine and the Nationwide Council of Churches and Religious Organizations (UOCofUSA) 02/18/2015
  • Europe committed to partnership with Russia Merkel (UNIAN) 02/18/2015
  • Russian Army Commander Alexander Lentsov leading terrorist offensive in Ukraine (Examiner.com) 02/18/2015
  • Debaltseve Was Fatal Flaw in Minsk Agreement on Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 02/18/2015
  • A Very Modern Type of War Is Raging in Ukraine (The Moscow Times) 02/18/2015
  • Military chaplain disappeared 30 kilometers from Donetsk (RISU) 02/18/2015
  • Pope Francis greeted Ukrainian bishops and pilgrims in Rome (RISU) 02/18/2015
  • Orthodox theologian deacon Andrei Kuraev advises Moscow to grant autocephaly to UOC (MP) in order not to lose everything (RISU) 02/18/2015
  • Is Admiral Kolchak, Russias First Fascist Ruler, a Role Model for Putin? (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • A Transdniestria-2 in the Donbas Wouldnt Be a Russian Victory, Mamontov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Russian assets strengthen as Ukraine peace hopes trump weaker oil (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • No, Russia isnt building a giant new aircraft carrier (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Its Capture or Death: Ukraine Soldiers Recount Painful Retreat (Wall Street Journal) 02/18/2015
  • Escape from Debaltseve: Ukraine's soldiers tell how they got out alive (Kyiv Post) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraines forces retreat from key town of Debaltseve (Financial Times) 02/18/2015
  • Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat (Military Times/AP) 02/18/2015
  • Bloody Retreat Adds to Doubt for Ukraine Truce (New York Times) 02/18/2015
  • US Faults Rebels, Russia for Ukraine Truce Breach [was Poroshenko: Ukraine's Military Pulls Out of Beseiged Town] (Voice of America) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine troops withdraw from key conflict zone. [was Putin and Biden in war of words over Ukraine] (CNBC) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine: US accuses Russia of breaching ceasefire after fighting at key town (Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • Editorial: Russia marches on uninhibited in eastern Ukraine (Washington Post) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine's Lonely Cyberwarrior vs. Russia (Daily Beast) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine Withdraws Forces After Fight Over Strategic City (NPR) 02/18/2015
  • Putin says U.S. delivering weapons to Ukraine (Vatican Radio) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine quits besieged town after rebel assault (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone - White House (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • Inside the ghost town that's key to Ukraine conflict [Debaltseve] (CNN) 02/18/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 17 February (OSCE) 02/18/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office calls for full implementation of the Minsk Package of Measures (OSCE) 02/18/2015
  • Putin asks for Debaltseve troop surrender (Ukrainian Journal) 02/18/2015
  • Prosecutor General's office probing Crimea electric supply contracts (Ukrainian Journal) 02/18/2015
  • Government and IMF agree on wider budget deficit for this year (Ukrainian Journal) 02/18/2015
  • Gas production will fall 2.6% in 2015, Ukrgazvydobuvannia chief says (Ukrainian Journal) 02/18/2015
  • SERBIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO TESTIFY AT HELSINKI COMMISSION HEARING (CSCE) 02/18/2015
  • Lets Call the Ukrainian Cease-Fire What It Is. Its time for much harsher measures on Moscow. (Foreign Policy) 02/18/2015
  • After Debaltseve, What Comes Next in the Fight for Eastern Ukraine? (Foreign Policy) 02/18/2015
  • FSB Head To Attend Obama Antiextremism Summit Bortnikov has been blacklisted for travel in the European Union and Canada under sanctions imposed over Moscow's support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. But he is not on the list of Russians sanctioned by the United States. (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • Russian spy chief to attend US meeting on fighting extremism (Yahoo/AP) 02/18/2015
  • Kerry calls on Russian FM to stop Ukraine attacks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/18/2015
  • Ragged but relieved, Ukrainian troops retreat from Debaltseve (Yahoo/AFP) 02/18/2015
  • New Ukraine bailout plan worries private bondholders: IIF (Yahoo/AFP) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian President Urges UN Peacekeepers to Bolster Cease-Fire (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • Putin Points Muslim Rage at Cold War Foes (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • Russia Pumps Up Sales of Oil to Asia (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/18/2015
  • Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat (Yahoo/AP) 02/18/2015
  • Poroshenko Says Ukrainian Troops Withdrawing From Debaltseve (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • U.S. Accuses Russia Of Exploiting Cease-Fire In Eastern Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian soldiers share horrors of Debaltseve battle after stinging defeat (Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • Fierce battle for Debaltseve ends in Ukraine withdrawal (Financial Times) 02/18/2015
  • How to arm Ukraine without starting World War Three. By Steven Pifer (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • FSB Sets the Stage for New Crackdown in Crimea and across Russia (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • Six Lessons from the Debaltsevo Debacle (Window on Eurasia) 02/18/2015
  • German MPs enter Ukraine illegally with Aid for Kremlins Proxies (KHPG) 02/18/2015
  • Russian General in charge of Debaltseve capture? (KHPG) 02/18/2015
  • Battles rage around villages of Troitske and Chornukhine in Luhansk region (Ukrinform) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian soldiers take new defense lines - President (Ukrinform) 02/18/2015
  • 22 enemy drones reported in skies over Donbas (Ukrinform) 02/18/2015
  • National Bank lowers official rate to UAH 26.8 to dollar (Ukrinform) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine may ask for UN peacekeepers (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • 2,500 Ukrainain soldiers reportedly withdraw from Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • British diplomats tweet fresh claims of Russian weapons in Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Geoffrey Pyatt: Putin can stop war in Ukraine with one phone call (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Lithuanian President Grybauskaite to attend Maidan memorial events in Kyiv this weekend (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Battle for Debaltseve: Dramatic drone aerials purport to show destruction at transport hub (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Amnesty International finds 'deplorable lack of progress' in Ukraine into probe of Euromaidan deaths (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine: One year after EuroMaydan protests, justice denied for victims of violence (Amnesty International) 02/18/2015
  • Putin lays wreath to Soviets killed in 1956 invasion to suppress anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Stoltenberg: 'Russian forces are still active in Ukraine' (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Ukrainian officials hope Ukrainian doctors will get permission to examine Nadiya Savchenko (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Another blast rocks Odesa (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Poroshenko asks US for more aid, Biden condemns Russia for ceasefire violations (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • UN Security Council calls for end to fighting in eastern Ukraine. Russian resolution adopted unanimously, called 'ironic' by US ambassador as Russia backs militants (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • Wounded Ukrainian soldiers arrive in Artemivsk after withdrawal from Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/18/2015
  • A Most Violent Year - Our list of articles marking the one year anniversary of the Euromaidan Revolution (The Interpreter) 02/18/2015
  • Russia Update: Russian Journalists Caught Laughing at Battle of Debaltsevo Refuse to Apologize (The Interpreter) 02/18/2015
  • Russia Update: TASS, RT Disavow Journalist Who Laughs as Militants Fire on Ukrainians (The Interpreter) 02/18/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 366: Ukrainian Journalist Reports Retreat from Debaltsevo (The Interpreter) 02/18/2015
  • Russia a threat to Baltic states after Ukraine conflict, warns Michael Fallon (The Guardian) 02/18/2015
  • The fall of Debaltseve, a strategic defeat for Ukraine (FRANCE 24) 02/18/2015
  • An EU (and NATO) member just bolstered Putin's push to redraw the European gas map [Hungary] (Yahoo/Business Insider) 02/18/2015
  • Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • The Ruins of Donetsk Airport: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 95) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 02/18/2015
  • Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal (Reuters) 02/18/2015
  • U.S. hasn't exhausted toolkit on Russia sanctions - energy envoy (Reuters) 02/18/2015

  • Germany to ratify Ukraine-EU Association Agreement on March 27 (UNIAN) 02/17/2015
  • STATEMENT BY SENATORS JOHN McCAIN AND LINDSEY GRAHAM ON DEVELOPMENTS IN UKRAINE (website) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine Rebels Ignore Ceasefire Near Debaltseve (The Daily Beast) 02/17/2015
  • Canada hits Moscow with more sanctions over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • UKRAINIAN FORCES RECOVER DOWNED RUSSIAN DRONE. BY ASKOLD KRUSHELNYCKY (The Intercept) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine: Security Council endorses Minsk ceasefire, calls on parties to fully implement truce (United Nations) 02/17/2015
  • Anna Netrebko ends up in Vogue, Iosif Kobzon lands on EU sanctions list (Examiner.com) 02/17/2015
  • Putin May Be Forced to Compromise on Ukraine But Only If He has a Victory Smile on His Face, Oreshkin Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • Moscow Urged to Stop Its Hybrid Genocide of Crimean Tatars (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • Video of frozen corpses with hands tied at Donetsk airport could be evidence of war crimes (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine's President Is Trapped With His Troops. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 02/17/2015
  • Statement by the Chief Monitor of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on events in Ukraine (OSCE) 02/17/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 16 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/17/2015
  • Putin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravels (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • What Putin Learned From Reagan. Russias power play for Ukraine takes a page out of the Gippers playbook. We should have seen it coming. (Foreign Policy) 02/17/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), 18 February 2015: SMM facilitates dialogue on ceasefire and access to Debaltseve (OSCE) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine Military In Dire Situation As Rebels Close In On Debaltseve (International Business Times) 02/17/2015
  • Statement on the rejection of Russias designation of Olga Kovitidi as a Member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly [Ms. Kovitidi was identified by the Russian Federation as a Member of the Federation Council representing the so-called government of Crimea.] (OSCEPA) 02/17/2015
  • Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • EU Set to Scale Back Sanctions Against Former Ukraine President's Inner Circle. EU officials have been pressing Kiev for clear evidence against some of those targeted (Wall Street Journal) 02/17/2015
  • In Ukraine, New DC Friendly Advisor Has Bone To Pick With Putin (Forbes) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine rebels claim control of most of Debaltseve (Financial Times) 02/17/2015
  • Europe And U.S. Finally Declare That Russian Soldiers Are Fighting In Ukraine (Forbes) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub [was Ukraine says some soldiers taken prisoner in Debaltseve] (Yahoo/AP) 02/17/2015
  • Britains Ugliest Cold War Vehicle Is Back In Ukraine. The U.K. retired the Saxon armored taxi because its an obsolete death trap (Medium.com) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine may be at war, but Bayern Munich is here and the show must go on (Quartz) 02/17/2015
  • Google Earth data suggests Russia shelled Ukraine, say researchers (Christian Science Monitor) 02/17/2015
  • Street fighting in flashpoint Ukraine town threatens truce (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • US 'gravely concerned' about Debaltseve (Ukrainian Journal) 02/17/2015
  • IMF deal may involve haircut for sovereign bond holders, says official (Ukrainian Journal) 02/17/2015
  • Poroshenko Bloc MPs ask PM to settle Pivdenmash wage arrears (Ukrainian Journal) 02/17/2015
  • Former Georgian president appointed to head reform advisory council (Ukrainian Journal) 02/17/2015
  • Can Russia Survive After Ukraine? (Daily Beast) 02/17/2015
  • The West cannot abandon Ukraine now. By Anna Borshchevskaya (The Hill) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine, Rebels Continue Fight for Debaltseve (Voice of America) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback (Washington Times/AP) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine truce fades as sides refuse to withdraw big guns (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stalls (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Separatists Claim Control of Crucial Ukrainian Crossroads Town [Debaltseve] (Bloomberg) 02/17/2015
  • Separatists to battle on for east Ukraine town: senior rebel (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • The Ukrainian presidential office calls on EU, NATO to condemn rebels for violating cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 02/17/2015
  • Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/17/2015
  • US urges Russia, rebels to 'immediately' halt Ukraine attacks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Access agreed for OSCE monitors in Ukraine: Berlin (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine rebels bury dead who fell hours before ceasefire (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Cyber-thieves pilfer $1 billion from banks [world wide]: Russian firm (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Patriotism and fear as Ukraine draftees train for front (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Putin's Crimean Paradise Becomes Economic No-Go Zone (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/17/2015
  • Germany Says Russian Moves Are Shifting Military Strategy (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/17/2015
  • Russia's Gazprom 'unstable partner', says Turkmen official (Yahoo/AFP) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine troops and rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback (The Guardian) 02/17/2015
  • EXH: Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s at The Ukrainian Museum, NY, 15 Feb 13 Sept (Russian Art and Culture) 02/17/2015
  • Heavy weapons deal reached in Ukraine. After an uneasy beginning to the ceasefire in Ukraine, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, and Germany have come to an agreement on the removal of heavy weapons. (Deutsche Welle) 02/17/2015
  • Apostolic Nuncio in Ukraine: annexation of the Crimea was a clear violation of international law (RISU) 02/17/2015
  • The hierarchs of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada to hold the memorial service for Heavenly Hundred (RISU) 02/17/2015
  • Russia and the West Must Begin Thinking Seriously about a World After Ukraine, Kolerov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • Moscow Would Use a Conventional War against Lithuania, Vilnius Analysts Say (Window on Eurasia) 02/17/2015
  • The Non-Compliance Europe prefers not to see - for those who wont live to Minsk III [Nadiya Savchenko] (KHPG) 02/17/2015
  • Ukrainian blogger to remain in detention on dubious treason charges (KHPG) 02/17/2015
  • Alert over prisoners trapped by the fighting (KHPG) 02/17/2015
  • Gas pipeline in Donetsk region damaged as a result of fighting (Ukrinform) 02/17/2015
  • Russia refuses to discuss gas price discount - energy minister (Ukrinform) 02/17/2015
  • OSCE mission still has no access to Debaltseve (Ukrinform) 02/17/2015
  • Terrorists storm Debaltseve (Ukrinform) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 365: Russian-Backed Forces Entering Debaltsevo (The Interpreter) 02/17/2015
  • Russian-backed militants shell gas pipeline in combat zone (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • Memorial museum in honour of the youngest 'Heavenly Hundred' hero opened in his hometown (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • French far-right leader Le Pen says France must recognise Crimea as part of Russia (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • Russian-backed insurgents arrest Russian soldiers as 'saboteurs' in east Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • Wounded Maidan activists say goverment doesn't support them (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • EU accuses Russian army of direct Ukraine conflict role in new sanctions list (Ukraine Today) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine truce unravels as battle rages, arms pullback stalls (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • British warship monitors Russian naval vessel through Channel (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Russian prosecutors demand 10 years in jail for Kremlin critic at appeal [Alexei Navalny] (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine had a phone call (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Russia carries out snap check of paratroopers in western Russia (Reuters) 02/17/2015
  • Ukraine slams separatist rebels for violating truce. [was Ukraine says some soldiers taken prisoner in Debaltseve] (Yahoo/AP) 02/17/2015
  • AP PHOTOS: Born without arms, woman draws with her feet (Yahoo/AP) 02/17/2015

  • Internal Displacement Map (UNHCR) 02/16/2015
  • EU acknowledges 'Russian forces in Ukraine' (EUobserver) 02/16/2015
  • Amb. Pyatt: Putin has violated Ukraine ceasefire (VIDEO) (CNN) 02/16/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 15 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/16/2015
  • Separatist Shelling Alleged After Ukraine Truce Starts (Bloomberg) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine's military is stronger than believed. Here's what it needs to win. (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine has a $1 billion plan to wean itself off Russian gas (Business Insider) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Amid reports of fighting in eastern Ukraine, Ban urges all parties to abide by cease-fire (United Nations) 02/16/2015
  • There'll be no peace while Putin is squatting in Ukraine's living room. Timothy Garton Ash (The Guardian) 02/16/2015
  • Shakhtar Donetsk's 'refugees' provide escapism in war-torn Ukraine (The Guardian) 02/16/2015
  • Russia Update: Humanitarian Convoys Raise Questions; Red Cross Libel Suit Dropped (The Interpreter) 02/16/2015
  • With Ukrainian Troops Trapped, a Cease-Fire Grows More Fragile (The New York Times) 02/16/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office urges all sides to refrain from actions that might endanger ceasefire in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 02/16/2015
  • Cease-fire Violations in Ukraine (State.gov) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Monitors to try to reach Debaltseve (BBC) 02/16/2015
  • Heavy shelling hits Ukraine town where rebels reject ceasefire (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Separatist commander says can fire on Ukrainian transport hub town despite truce\ (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town (Yahoo/AFP) 02/16/2015
  • Russia Says Almost 300,000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum (RFE/RL) 02/16/2015
  • Georgia Summons Ukraine Ambassador Over Saakashvili Appointment (RFE/RL) 02/16/2015
  • In Ukraine's West, Patriotism Is One Thing. Fighting's Quite Another (RFE/RL) 02/16/2015
  • EU puts Russian Sinatra on sanction list [Iosif Kobzon] (EurActiv) 02/16/2015
  • Ukrainian Events Complicating Progress on All Other Frozen Conflicts, Markedonov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/16/2015
  • If US Doesnt Arm Ukraine, Putin Will Move Against Baltic Countries, Polish Writer Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine follows Russia in dubious State treason arrests (KHPG) 02/16/2015
  • Militants ordered by Russia to capture Ukrainian town of Debaltseve at any cost army spokesman (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Militant leader [Alexandr Zakharchenko] threatens to escalate conflict in Debaltseve, take Kharkiv (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Czech humanitarian aid sent to east Ukraine after ceasefire (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Putin meets Russian Security Council to discuss Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Special border unit trained in Zhytomyr region (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Militants launch 112 attacks in last day, 88 of them on Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Five Ukrainian soldiers killed on Mariupol front since ceasefire (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin: 'Ukraine needs defensive weapons' (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Ceasefire violations: situation remains tense in the Luhansk region (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Prisoner pilot Nadiya Savchenko may fall into coma 'at any moment' (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • UN Security Council vote on resolution on conflict in east Ukraine postponed (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Russian-backed militants accused of shelling their own territories in order to discredit ceasefire (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Unilateral withdrawal of weapons impossible - Klimkin (Ukrinform) 02/16/2015
  • Current IMF tranche not to exceed $10.8 billion - Jaresko (Ukrinform) 02/16/2015
  • No cease-fire in Donetsk Oblast's Myronivsky as residents dodge constant shelling (Kyiv Post) 02/16/2015
  • Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal (Yahoo/AP) 02/16/2015
  • Putin visit to Hungary shows he still has friends in Europe (Yahoo/AP) 02/16/2015
  • EU puts 19 more individuals on its Ukraine sanctions list (Yahoo/AP) 02/16/2015
  • 'Stop shooting' EU pleads as fresh Ukraine ceasefire teeters (Yahoo/AFP) 02/16/2015
  • Russia vows to respond to 'illogical' EU sanctions (Yahoo/AFP) 02/16/2015
  • Fighting Strains Ukraine Truce (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/16/2015
  • Putin Lets Russian Consumers Feel the Pain (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/16/2015
  • Why Putin Fears China (Yahoo/Bloomberg) 02/16/2015
  • Russia Update: Humanitarian Convoys Raise Questions; Red Cross Libel Suit Dropped (The Interpreter) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 364: Reports from Inside the Debaltsevo Kettle: There is No Ceasefire Here (The Interpreter) 02/16/2015
  • Escape from Debaltseve: How One Convoy Made It Out of Ukraine's Besieged City (VICE News) 02/16/2015
  • Debaltseve fighting threatens Ukraine ceasefire (Financial Times) 02/16/2015
  • Ceasefire violations continue as militants attack near Mariupol (Ukraine Today) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine military reports truce violations (Ukrainian Journal) 02/16/2015
  • Kiev to borrow $1 billion to establish strategic gas and fuel reserve (Ukrainian Journal) 02/16/2015
  • Poroshenko calls on EU to help coordinate Minsk deal compliance (Ukrainian Journal) 02/16/2015
  • Bankers bullish on hryvnia following IMF cooperation resumption (Ukrainian Journal) 02/16/2015
  • Eastern Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, except around Debaltseve (Deutsche Welle) 02/16/2015
  • Doubts cast on plans for to withdraw heavy weapons in Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine accuses rebels of truce violations, EU extend sanctions list (Deutsche Welle) 02/16/2015
  • Rebels offer corridor for Ukraine troops out of key town [Debaltseve] (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine ceasefire in tatters as fighting escalates in east (The Guardian) 02/16/2015
  • E. Ukraine Truce on Verge of Collapse (Voice of America) 02/16/2015
  • Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire (Reuters) 02/16/2015
  • EU Imposes Sanctions on People, Institutions Involved in Ukraine Conflict. Russia denounces the sanctions as illegitimate and vows to respond in kind (The Wall Street Journal) 02/16/2015
  • 5 Ukrainian security forces killed after ceasefire, army official says (CNN) 02/16/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Strained by Violence (Wall Street Journal) 02/16/2015

  • Guns fall silent in Ukraine's Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire (Reuters) 02/15/2015
  • Commemorating the First Anniversary of the Repose of the Heavenly Hundred during the tragic events of February 18-20, 2014 in Kyiv, Ukraine (Uocofusa.org) 02/15/2015
  • New exhibition Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s from Feb 15 thru Sept 13 2015 (Ukrainian Museum) 02/15/2015
  • Russia's aggression in Ukraine is part of a broader, and more dangerous, confrontation with the West (Business Insider) 02/15/2015
  • Ukraine truce threatened as warring sides trade accusations of new attacks (Mashable) 02/15/2015
  • Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany (Yahoo/AP) 02/15/2015
  • Polish presidential candidate vows better ties with Russia [Magdalena Ogorek] (Yahoo/AP) 02/15/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 363: Ukrainian Commander Reports Ultimatum from Russian-Backed Separatists (The Interpreter) 02/15/2015
  • Flying Drones with the Dnipro Battalion: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 93) (VICE News) 02/15/2015
  • OSCE says Ukraine rebels turn back monitors from Debaltseve (Reuters) 02/15/2015
  • Ceasefire Takes Hold In East Ukraine But Not Everywhere (BuzzFeed) 02/15/2015
  • Putin has No Interest in Peace in Ukraine Now or Ever, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/15/2015
  • Putins Russia is Already a Classic Fascist State, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/15/2015
  • Kvas Patriots Harming Russia More than Its Nominal Enemies, Samoylov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/15/2015
  • Ukraine ceasefire mostly held on first day despite fighting in town of Debaltseve (Deutsche Welle) 02/15/2015
  • Eastern Ukraine: residents praise ceasefire (Deutsche Welle) 02/15/2015
  • Ceasefire begins in eastern Ukraine (Deutsche Welle) 02/15/2015
  • Pro-Russia rebels reject truce at 'encircled' town (Deutsche Welle) 02/15/2015
  • Obama meets with world leaders to discuss Ukrainian cease-fire (PBS) 02/15/2015
  • The Youngest Faces in the Ukrainian Conflict (ABC) 02/15/2015
  • Any Canadians troops deployed to Ukraine will stay far from the front lines: Kenney (Global News) 02/15/2015
  • Fake Photos? Ukrainian Deputy Rejects US Senator's Claims Of Misinformation (RFE/RL) 02/15/2015

  • The Open Ukrainian Society and Its Enemies (The American Interest) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine says rebel offensive continues as ceasefire looms (Deutsche Welle) 02/14/2015
  • Germany warns of 'high price' of violating ceasefire in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine: Rockets shatter nerves as army, rebels dig in ahead of ceasefire (CNN) 02/14/2015
  • Images Appear to Show Russian Artillery Targeting Ukrainian Town (Wall Street Journal) 02/14/2015
  • Belarusian Security Forces Prevent Attempted Illegal Border Crossing [on horseback?] (RFE/RL) 02/14/2015
  • Russia accuses Ukraine, West of distorting peace deal (Yahoo/AFP) 02/14/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), as of 18:00hrs, 13 February (OSCE) 02/14/2015
  • Statement by the Trilateral Contact Group on consultations in Minsk on 14 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/14/2015
  • Why will you not release Nadiya Savchenko, Mr Putin? By Halya Coynash (KHPG) 02/14/2015
  • On the Road to Putinlandia. Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, surveys the damage done by Russia and asks for a miracle of U.S. arms. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY (The Wall Street Journal) 02/14/2015
  • U.S. Says Russia Violating 'Spirit' Of Ukraine Peace Deal (RFE/RL) 02/14/2015
  • Fighting Rages In Eastern Ukraine Ahead Of Ceasefire (RFE/RL) 02/14/2015
  • Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military (Reuters) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko says peace deal in danger (BBC) 02/14/2015
  • US Says Images Show Russian Armaments Near Embattled Ukraine Town (The New York Times) 02/14/2015
  • Analysis: NATO expansion at heart of Ukraine crisis (Yahoo/AP) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine receives British troop carriers (The Guardian) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine rebels 'destroying' key battleground town (Yahoo/AFP) 02/14/2015
  • Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches (Yahoo/AP) 02/14/2015
  • Russia accuses Ukraine, West of distorting peace deal (Yahoo/AFP) 02/14/2015
  • Georgia's Saakashvili appointed aide to Ukraine leader (Yahoo/AFP) 02/14/2015
  • Putins Incredibly Shrinking Russian World Why He Insisted on Minsk for Talks (Window on Eurasia) 02/14/2015
  • Putin Moves to Take Full Control of Regional Television Channels (Window on Eurasia) 02/14/2015
  • Fascism in Putins Russia Likely to be Fascism of the Left, Oleynik Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/14/2015
  • Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have more weapons than some NATO countries - US Ambassador to Ukraine Pyatt. Photos (Ukrinform) 02/14/2015
  • Shkiryak: City of Debaltseve turns into new Stalingrad as Putin orders it (Ukrinform) 02/14/2015
  • Poroshenko: Peace or martial law (Ukraine Today) 02/14/2015
  • US releases satellite images of Russian military forces near Debaltseve (Ukraine Today) 02/14/2015
  • Zakharchenko rules out truce in battle for key transport hub Debaltseve in east Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/14/2015

  • The West and Russia are already at war. An interview with NYUs Mark Galeotti (Meduza) 02/13/2015
  • Insight - In Russia, battle for university places deflates Crimea euphoria (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • Russia: Firm touts 'extreme tourism' in eastern Ukraine (BBC) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine peace deal 'in great danger', Petro Poroshenko says (Daily Telegraph) 02/13/2015
  • Map: Can both sides pull back from the brink in Ukraine? (Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • Exhausted by Ukraine talks, German TV reporter smokes on camera and becomes Internet star (Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, by Peter Pomerantsev. Review by Megan McDonough (The Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • Churches and public sector to counteract HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine (RISU) 02/13/2015
  • UGCC Synod of Bishops and RCC Bishops in Ukraine make visit to Vatican (RISU) 02/13/2015
  • On the Road to Putinlandia. Petro Poroshenko, the president of Ukraine, surveys the damage done by Russia and asks for a miracle of U.S. arms. By BERNARD-HENRI LEVY (The Wall Street Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Which Ukraine? The country looks more like a pre-modern European nation than a potential E.U. member. BY SOPHIE PINKHAM (The New Yorker) 02/13/2015
  • Crimean Tatar leader Dzhemilev banned from his homeland by Russian court (Ukraine Today) 02/13/2015
  • Confrontation with Russia: Ukraine's chance to become the next Israel or South Korea (Ukraine Today) 02/13/2015
  • Latest truce could halt fighting but freeze division in Ukraine (Al Jazeera) 02/13/2015
  • Training Troops in Ukraine. PHOTOS BY THE NEW YORKER (The New Yorker) 02/13/2015
  • Why Is Putin Smiling About Ukraine? In Kiev, Everybody Knows (Daily Beast) 02/13/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 12 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/13/2015
  • Joint Statement by the OSCE Secretary General and the OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine on the implementation of the Minsk package (OSCE) 02/13/2015
  • Eight Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours despite peace deal (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • The female pro-Russian separatist commander shelling Ukrainian forces as Putin is accused of stalling a ceasefire to allow her to seize more land [was: 'We had two options - bad, or worse': Ukrainian prime minister reveals the extent of how one-sided...] (Daily Mail) 02/13/2015
  • The 5 Reasons Russia Has It Bad (But Ukraine Has It Worse) (TIME) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine's 'Joan of Arc': The helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia (Mashable) 02/13/2015
  • Obama administration warily eyes Ukraine-Russia cease-fire while mulling arms support (Washington Times) 02/13/2015
  • 'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • To reach Ukraine accord: high diplomacy, 'dirty games' and pig's fat (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • US: Russia Resupplying Pro-Russian Forces as Cease-Fire Nears (Voice of America) 02/13/2015
  • Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/13/2015
  • Canada to send money, radar satellite images to Ukraine (CBC) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Starts Countdown to Cease-Fire as Clashes Erupt in East (Bloomberg) 02/13/2015
  • Multicolored Snow in Russia? No Worries, Officials Say (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Even if Cease-Fire Holds, Money Woes Will Test Kiev (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Says Putin Agreed to Free Pilot; He Denies It (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Sifting Ukrainian Fact From Ukrainian Fiction (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • U.S. Faults Russia as Combat Spikes in East Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine: UK armoured cars delivered to Ukraine (BBC) 02/13/2015
  • Podcast: Beyond Minsk II (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • The Daily Vertical: War By Other Means (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • Tank Battle Reported In Donetsk As Cease-Fire Nears (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • Trusting or Containing Putin? By Alexander J. Motyl (World Affairs Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Vigilant Estonia (World Affairs Journal) 02/13/2015
  • G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine (Whitehouse.gov) 02/13/2015
  • Putins Frozen Conflicts. Each of Russia's reform-minded neighbors is plagued by separatism. It's no coincidence. (Foreign Policy) 02/13/2015
  • New Model Dictator. Why Vladimir Putin is the leader other autocrats wish they could be. (Foreign Policy) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Fierce fighting after Minsk peace deal (BBC) 02/13/2015
  • PM reports on successful conclusion of $17.5 billion IMF talks (Ukrainian Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine to receive $40 billion funding over four years, says IMF chief (Ukrainian Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Minsk deal heralded as 'glimmer of hope' (Ukrainian Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Leaves Control of Border Unresolved Until Years End (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Editorial: Making the Ukraine Cease-Fire Stick (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire (Reuters) 02/13/2015
  • Ceasefire agreed as Russia launches military exercises across 12 regions (Independent) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Deal Lifts Europe Stocks (The Wall Street Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Kiev aeration project credit agreement with Japan nearing completion (Ukrainian Journal) 02/13/2015
  • Confrontation with Russia: Ukraine's chance to become the next Israel or South Korea (Ukraine Today) 02/13/2015
  • National bank of Ukraine sets official exchange rate to historically lowest UAH 25.92 for $1 (Ukrinform) 02/13/2015
  • More than 10,000 military from the Russian Federation stationed in Ukraine - Ukraine's Ministry of Defence (Ukrinform) 02/13/2015
  • Number of gunmen in Donbas conflict zone increases every hour - Shkiryak (Ukrinform) 02/13/2015
  • Arrest sanctioned of Tymoshenko judge Kireyev; Real lustration stalled (KHPG) 02/13/2015
  • Berlin Arts Academy demand Russia releases Oleg Sentsov (KHPG) 02/13/2015
  • Mustafa Dzhemiliev banned by Russia as a threat to national security (KHPG) 02/13/2015
  • Russian Chauvinism is the Gravedigger of the Russian Imperial Idea, Pokrovskaya Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Germany and France Sacrificed Ukraine for National Economic Interests, European Parliament Vice President Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • If Putin Cuts Back His Aggression Abroad, Hell Have to Cope with Aggression at Home, Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Putins Pyrrhic Victory Opening the Way to His Eventual Defeat (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Russian TV Insider Says Putin Is Running the Show in Ukraine [Peter Pomerantsev, author of Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible] (The New York Times) 02/13/2015
  • Minsk Worse than Munich, Landsbergis Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • At Minsk, Putin got Everything He Wanted and Took No Responsibility for the Future, Illarionov and Piontkovsky Say (Window on Eurasia) 02/13/2015
  • Kremlin Says Savchenko's Fate In Hands Of Court (RFE/RL) 02/13/2015
  • Editorial: The Ukraine cease-fire does little to restrain Mr. Putin (Washington Post) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraines ceasefire gives separatists two days to conquer as much territory as they can (Quartz) 02/13/2015
  • Ukraine is heading for a total economic collapse (Quartz) 02/13/2015

  • A New Ukraine Ceasefire? Our Summary And Analysis (The Interpreter) 02/12/2015
  • A Flawed Deal In Minsk (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Editorial: The Ukraine cease-fire does little to restrain Mr. Putin (Wasington Post) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Scores of tanks moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia last night as leaders 'fought over ceasefire terms' (The Independent) 02/12/2015
  • The Libertarian Civil War Over Ukraine. Ron Pauls noninterventionist supporters are getting into a war of their ownagainst libertarians who support Ukraine. (Daily Beast) 02/12/2015
  • Agreement Calls for Release of Pilot Held in Moscow, Ukrainian President Says (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • A tentative ceasefire. Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France agree to halt the shooting, but deeper issues are left untouched (The Economist) 02/12/2015
  • OSCE PA President in Moscow: 'True, lasting commitment must be demonstrated... in particular by the illegal separatists and the decision-makers here in Russia' (OSCEPA) 02/12/2015
  • OSCE/ODIHR Director Link says Office is ready to observe local elections in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 02/12/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Ukraine Ceasefire Agreement (State.gov) 02/12/2015
  • Background Briefing on Ukraine (State.gov) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: what is in the Minsk ceasefire agreement? (The Guardian) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraines Latest Peace Plan Inspires Hope and Doubts (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • How Putin Came Out On Top in Ukraine Ceasefire Deal (TIME) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine: 'Putin tried to delay ceasefire deal so rebels could capture Debaltseve' (The Guardian) 02/12/2015
  • In Ukraine, Cease-Fire Agreement Is Met With Doubt (Wall Street Journal) 02/12/2015
  • Altman: If Putin reneges on Ukraine, US should ... [Former Clinton Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman] (CNBC) 02/12/2015
  • Tactical pause in Putin's assault on Ukraine. The West should not assume the pact agreed in Minsk will last (Financial Times) 02/12/2015
  • Russia 'Sent Tanks and Artillery to Rebels During Peace Talks', Says Kiev (Newsweek) 02/12/2015
  • Why Putin Just Won Again in Ukraine. The new Ukrainian peace deal may be worse than no deal at all. (Slate.com) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders agree Ukraine peace roadmap but scepticism remains (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Putin's Second Useless Ukraine Ceasefire (Daily Beast) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine says rebels strengthened by tanks, missiles from Russia (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • How the Cease-Fire With Russia Might Save Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine is getting a $40 billion international bailout (Business Insider) 02/12/2015
  • Factbox: Minsk agreement on Ukraine (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine's new bail-out. The austerity to come (The Economist) 02/12/2015
  • Op-ed: The U.S. and NATO Must Provide Ukraine With Weapons. By Orysia Lutsevych, research fellow in the Russia and Eurasia program at Chatham House in London (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk agreement on Ukraine crisis: text in full. Read a translation of the full text agreed upon by the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany, and signed by pro-Russian separatists, on Thursday (Daily Telegraph) 02/12/2015
  • Expert analysis on U.S., Russia and arming Ukraine (Washington Post) 02/12/2015
  • Serheiev: UN Security Council must be reformed immediately [Sergeyev] (UNIAN) 02/12/2015
  • A Time Bomb Wrapped in a Ukrainian Peace Deal. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine's president says peace accords envisage Ukraine reclaiming control of border (NWI Times/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Merkel says Putin pressured Ukraine rebels to accept ceasefire (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • EU extremely wary about Ukraine peace deal, cease-fire (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Rebel leaders refuse to sign agreement in Minsk - TASS cites source (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Ruble strengthens after Minsk deal (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Oil rallies on back of Ukrainian truce (UPI) 02/12/2015
  • Putin says rebels want encircled Ukraine troops to surrender (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko outlines details of Ukraine ceasefire plan (euronews) 02/12/2015
  • Putin backs troop and heavy weapons withdrawal as part of Ukraine ceasefire (euronews) 02/12/2015
  • Weekly update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00, 11 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/12/2015
  • OSCE Chairperson-in-Office gives full backing to Minsk package (OSCE) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders in Ukraine Talks Announce Cease-Fire Agreement (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Marathon Talks Produce Ukraine Peace Deal; Cease-Fire Sunday (The New York Times/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Russia-Ukraine deal, Swedish quantitative easing eclipse Greek doubts (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Bailout Set to Rise to Around $40 Billion Over Four Years. New Deal With Western Creditors Would Include $17.5 Billion From IMF (The Wall Street Journal) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal (NPR) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Talks Yield Cease-Fire Deal. Leaders Caution There Is Much to Do to Ensure Truce Holds (The Wall Street Journal) 02/12/2015
  • As Part of Ukraine Deal, Russia Is to Free Imprisoned Pilot, Poroshenko Says [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda V. Savchenko] (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • I.M.F. Announces $17.5 Billion Package for Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine says IMF aid offer comes at a price (Deutsche Welle) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine ceasefire boost for Coca Cola bottler helps FTSE (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine peace roadmap agreed, but Europe sceptical (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Fifty tanks, 40 missile systems crossed from Russia into east Ukraine overnight - Ukrainian military (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • France, Germany to help 'verify' Ukraine cease-fire deal (Yahoo/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko: No Agreement on Rebel Autonomy (ABC/AP) 02/12/2015
  • Opinion: We should be skeptical after new Minsk ceasefire deal (Deutsche Welle) 02/12/2015
  • Putin says leaders agree on main issues over Ukraine (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Four leaders agree to respect Ukraine sovereignty - Kremlin (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda Savchenko] (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • Russian TV boasts that Russian army can take all of Europe (KHPG) 02/12/2015
  • Key points of new Ukraine peace plan (Yahoo/AFP) 02/12/2015
  • Discussion: Lethal Aid to Fight Rebels in Ukraine? (The New York Times) 02/12/2015
  • Face to face but worlds apart: Ukrainian leader Poroshenko glares as smug Putin is all smiles during peace talks (Daily Mail) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Russia conditions unacceptable - Poroshenko (BBC) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Truce Sealed as All-Night Talks Fail to Erase Doubts (Bloomberg) 02/12/2015
  • Putin: Leaders Agree To Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal (NPR) 02/12/2015
  • Leaders agree Ukraine ceasefire after all-night talks (Financial Times) 02/12/2015
  • 'Glimmer of hope' for Ukraine after deal at Minsk peace summit (Reuters) 02/12/2015
  • From a Munich in Moscow to a Munich in Minsk -- How Europe has Come to Putin's Aid (Window on Eurasia) 02/12/2015
  • Zyuganov Wants Anti-Sovietism Declared a Form of Russophobia (Window on Eurasia) 02/12/2015
  • Crimean Tatar leaders detention extended, protest prohibited (KHPG) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko: There's no good news, Russian terms are unacceptable (Ukrinform) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine didn't agree to give autonomy for Donbas - Poroshenko (Ukrinform) 02/12/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 360: Ceasefire Announced After All-Night Minsk Talks (The Interpreter) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk Memorandum: Ukraine peace deal terms in English (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko to be freed from Russian prison as part of Minsk peace agreement (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • A look at the lighter side of marathon Minsk peace talks (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Putin signals end to Russian-backed war against Ukraine after marathon peace talks (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Residents in militant-occupied Donetsk hopeful that Minsk ceasefire will hold (Ukraine Today) 02/12/2015
  • Poroshenko, Putin agree on cease-fire in eastern Ukraine (UPDATES) (Kyiv Post) 02/12/2015
  • Ukrainian Speaker Seeks Ethics Code After Lawmakers Brawl (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Minsk Memes: Two Dictators, Two Presidents, A Chancellor, And A Chair (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Media Freedom In 'Drastic Decline' Worldwide (RFE/RL) 02/12/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 11 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/12/2015
  • France thinks it has finally found a way to deliver those Mistral warships to Russia (Business Insider) 02/12/2015

  • Putins Countermove. Don't be fooled by the ceasefire agreement in Minsk. Moscow is preparing to cement its gains before Western weapons can make an impact. (Foreign Policy) 02/11/2015
  • Ukrainian Lawmaker: 'We Are Hostages Of Putin' [Mustafa Nayyem] (AUDIO) (NPR) 02/11/2015
  • TOWERS OF SECRECY: At the Time Warner Center, an Enclave of Powerful Russians (The New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • In Ukraine, Its Putins Game (The New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • Normandy Four Meet for 'Last Chance' Negotiations on Ukraine Crisis (VICE News) 02/11/2015
  • Leaders to sign document after Minsk talks on Ukraine: source (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • IMF 'Very Close' to Agreement on Ukraine Bailout, Lagarde Says (Bloomberg) 02/11/2015
  • What Russia is up to in Ukraine (The Economist) 02/11/2015
  • Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction in east: Kiev military (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Arming Ukraine could lead to escalation of Russian support: think-tank (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Obama says Putin must abandon 'KGB' mentality to end war in Ukraine (The Guardian) 02/11/2015
  • Key sticking points in Ukraine peace talks: borders/buffers (Washington Post/AP) 02/11/2015
  • Putin Is Knocking Ukraine's Space Industry Out of Orbit (Bloomberg) 02/11/2015
  • Putin is close to victory in eastern Ukraine. Kiev is in a desperate position on the eve of peace talks in Minsk, Belarus (Daily Telegraph) 02/11/2015
  • US weapons to Ukraine 'would be matched by Russian arms to rebels' (The Guardian) 02/11/2015
  • Echoing Soviet Era, Moscow Mulls Return Of Exclusive Shop For Foreigners (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • Russian TV Outlines Scenario For Military 'Tour' Of Europe (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • The Daily Vertical: Will Ukraine Be Bosniafied? (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • Putin Weighs Conflict Escalation and De-Escalation Options (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/11/2015
  • All-Ukrainian Council of Churches encourages faithful to defend their homeland (RISU/AUCCRO) 02/11/2015
  • Russian accused by U.S. of spy ring role pleads not guilty (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine launches counter-offensive ahead of peace summit (VIDEO) (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Russian assets mixed as Ukraine peace hopes vie with sliding oil price (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Live: EU leaders discuss terrorism, Ukraine, and the euro (EurActiv) 02/11/2015
  • Khamstvo at the Russian Consulate in Seattle [Official rips up petition from visitng Ukrainians] (Window on Eurasia) 02/11/2015
  • War in Ukraine Will End Only When Putin or His Successors Drop Russian World Idea, Illarionov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/11/2015
  • Rogozin Says Inflation Threatens Moscows Rearmament Program, Calls for Price Controls (Window on Eurasia) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraines Parliament votes to dissolve notorious Morality Commission (KHPG) 02/11/2015
  • Letters From Donbas, Part 3: Dirt, Tears, and Blood (KHPG) 02/11/2015
  • NATO general makes statement on 'Russian direct intervention' in battles near Debaltseve (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • Leaders of gunmen in Donbas want amnesty, autonomy and termination of anti-terrorist operation (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • National Bank of Ukraine set all-time low exchange rate UAH 25.56 for $1 (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • Russia prepares disinformation release on Kramatorsk rocket attacks (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • President Obama tells President Putin: I advise you to seize opportunity of summit in Minsk (Ukrinform) 02/11/2015
  • Russia Update: Putin to Take Part in Minsk Peace Talks (The Interpreter) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 359: Last-Chance Peace Talks With Dozens Of Civilians And Soldiers Killed (The Interpreter) 02/11/2015
  • No Letup in Fighting Across Eastern Ukraine: VICE News Capsule, February 11 (VICE News) 02/11/2015
  • Yatsenyuk calls for nation to mobilize (Kyiv Post) 02/11/2015
  • Layoffs start amid tumbling Ukraine economy, hryvnia (Kyiv Post) 02/11/2015
  • EXCLUSIVE: Ukraine Foreign Minister talks to Yahoo about Putin and ending the conflict. Yahoo speaks exclusively to Pavlo Klimkin, who told us how and why the Russia-Ukraine conflict will come to an end (Yahoo) 02/11/2015
  • Top Republican, House Dem back lethal aid to Ukraine [Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry, the panel's chairman, and Democratic Rep. Adam Smith] (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • French gov't: 'Problems remain' in Ukraine negotiations (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • Key sticking points in Ukraine peace talks: borders/buffers (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • Poland sees need for greater NATO, EU strength over Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/11/2015
  • British PM warns against 'appeasement' over Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/11/2015
  • Moment of truth looms at crunch Ukraine summit (Yahoo/AFP) 02/11/2015
  • US military commander in Europe: Russia directly involved in eastern Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/11/2015
  • Ukrainian President meets victims of deadly rocket attack in Kramatorsk (Ukraine Today) 02/11/2015
  • French, German, Ukraine leaders to hold a 'short talk' before meeting Putin - source (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko says conflict will 'go out of control' without ceasefire (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine: The War Must Go On? (Carnegie Institute) 02/11/2015
  • What a U.S. Military Aid Package to Ukraine Would Look Like (The Moscow Times) 02/11/2015
  • West Must Either Commit to Ukraine or Back Off (The Moscow Times) 02/11/2015
  • What Putins Favorite Guru Tells Us About His Next Target. Russias Soviet-style leader is following the advice of the USSRs most famous dissident. [Alexander Solzhenitsyn] (Politico) 02/11/2015
  • No, a Russian military occupation of Ukraine isnt on the table. By Maxim Eristavi (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • The West Should Arm Ukraine. Here's WhyAnd How. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 02/11/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 10 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/11/2015
  • Report Warns Russia's 'Hybrid Warfare' In Ukraine Could Inspire Others (RFE/RL) 02/11/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenkos Voice Defiant from Court of Clowns (KHPG) 02/11/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenko's speech in Basmanny Court, Moscow, 10.02.2015 (Voices of Ukraine) English subtitles (YouTube) 02/11/2015
  • Diary ['Iammmmyoookkraaanian']. By Peter Pomerantsev [dated 2/19/2015] (London Review of Books) 02/11/2015
  • OSCE Special Representative for Transdniestrian settlement process on his first visit of 2015 to the region (OSCE) 02/11/2015
  • OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine to hold news briefing in Kyiv tomorrow (OSCE) 02/11/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM): Shelling in Kramatorsk, 10 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/11/2015
  • Friend of Putin Assumes Role of Negotiator in Ukrainian Conflict [Viktor V. Medvedchuk back on the scene] (The New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • Disconnect between diplomacy, reality in Ukraine (CNN) 02/11/2015
  • Leaders Meeting for High-Stakes Summit on Ukraine Cease-Fire (The Wall Street Journal) 02/11/2015
  • Forlorn Ukraine city: Death comes calling from the skies [Debaltseve] (CNN) 02/11/2015
  • Meeting of World Leaders in Belarus Aims to Address Ukraine Conflict (New York Times) 02/11/2015
  • Hopes for peace in Ukraine rest on Minsk summit (Deutsche Welle) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine peace summit overshadowed by some of war's worst fighting (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Obama warns Putin of 'rising costs' over Ukraine (Al Jazeera) 02/11/2015
  • Ukraine contact group representatives deny ceasefire deal in Minsk (Reuters) 02/11/2015
  • Poroshenko: Martial law possible if conflict escalates (Deutsche Welle) 02/11/2015
  • Study suggests arming Ukraine would prolong conflict (Deutsche Welle) 02/11/2015
  • The case for arming Ukraine. By Peter Weber (The Week) 02/11/2015

  • Boycott Russian Products: list of Russian shops and institutions in Ukraine that have English or other foreign names (website) 02/10/2015
  • Russian-backed militants attack Kramatorsk airfield (Updated) (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • List of Russian shops and institutions in Ukraine that have English or other foreign names [THINGS TO BOYCOTT] (website) 02/10/2015
  • Russian-backed militants attack Kramatorsk airfield (Updated) (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • The New Silk Road: a versatile instrument in Chinas policy (OSW) 02/10/2015
  • On YouTube, Vivid Evidence of Wars Horror in Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/10/2015
  • G7 powers, IMF considering much larger Ukraine aid package (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • Putin-Merkel-Hollande Meeting Yields Worse Armistice Terms for Ukraine (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/10/2015
  • USA Today Publishes Map of Ukraine Without Crimea (Foreign Policy) 02/10/2015
  • Smoking Putin Out of His Cave. Will Putin escalate if Washington arms Ukraine? Yes -- but its the only way to bring his covert war into the open, where it belongs. (Foreign Policy) 02/10/2015
  • Op-ed: Why Ukraine cannot be a buffer state. Arming Ukraine might not be a good idea, but making Ukraine a buffer state between Russia and the West is an impossible idea. (Washington Post) 02/10/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 9 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/10/2015
  • Dozens killed in Ukraine ahead of Minsk peace summit (Yahoo/AFP) 02/10/2015
  • Video of rocket attack in Ukraine that has left at least six civilians dead - Daily Mail (Daily Mail) 02/10/2015
  • Rockets hit residential area in Kramatorsk, Ukraine - video (The Guardian) 02/10/2015
  • Minsk meeting may seal Ukraine's fate (Deutsche Welle) 02/10/2015
  • Russia stands firm in Ukraine as Minsk truce talks begin (Al Jazeera) 02/10/2015
  • The Crisis In Ukraine That No One Is Talking About [financial crisis] (Huffington Post) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine Peace Talks Could Be the Real Deal. By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg) 02/10/2015
  • Ahead Of Minsk Talks, West Needs A Comprehensive Solution On Ukraine (Forbes) 02/10/2015
  • Polish defense minister says supplying arms to Ukraine is last option (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • Obama phones Putin as Ukraine on brink (CNN) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Delivers Warning to Putin on Ukraine Violence (Wall Street Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Calls Putin Regarding Ukraine Situation (Voice of America) 02/10/2015
  • Obama Calls Putin on Eve of Talks to Negotiate Ukraine Truce (Bloomberg) 02/10/2015
  • Obama warns Putin over deepening Ukraine crisis [was: Putin security aide warns US over arms for Ukraine] (Financial Times) 02/10/2015
  • Another Conflict in Ukraine: Differing Versions of History (TIME) 02/10/2015
  • Russian military on the move ahead of Ukraine talks in Minsk (Deutsche Welle) 02/10/2015
  • Public forum in Kyiv on Friday to mark 15 years of OSCE project assistance to Ukraine (The Week) 02/10/2015
  • Roman Catholic church in Donetsk was shelled (RISU) 02/10/2015
  • Russian Orthodox official charged with treason (RISU) 02/10/2015
  • Live: EU leaders discuss terrorism, Ukraine, and the euro (EurActiv) 02/10/2015
  • Cyprus to give access to its ports, airstrips to Russian military (EurActiv) 02/10/2015
  • Vicious Violence from the Donbas Spreading Back into Russia (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • Western-Style Entertainment TV Minus Democracy is Kremlins Media Formula, Pomerantsev Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • Isolating Russia or Isolating Putin? (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • West Would Give Putin Ukraine If That Was All He Wanted, Moscow Analyst Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/10/2015
  • A few more days and shell die: Russians join calls for Savchenkos release (KHPG) 02/10/2015
  • Ukrainian blogger accused of treason (KHPG) 02/10/2015
  • Stop the Hybrid Information War: Ukraines Parliament bans Russian Films (KHPG) 02/10/2015
  • Savchenko to stay in custody for another three months (Ukrinform) 02/10/2015
  • Kramatorsk after shelling. Photos (Ukrinform) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 358: Debaltsevo Cut Off From Highway (The Interpreter) 02/10/2015
  • Rockets Strike Near Soup Kitchen In Eastern Ukraine (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 02/10/2015
  • Russia and the Baltics: Once Friend, Now Foe. By Vladimir Kara-Murza (World Affairs Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Lecture 'The Art of Ukraine's Euromaidan: Changing the Environment of Protest,' Sunday, February 15 at 2 pm (Ukrainian Museum) 02/10/2015
  • Finance ministry denies it plans to 'nationalize' bank deposits belonging to Ukrainians (Ukrainian Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Donor conference in April hopes to raise at least $15 billion for Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Parliament to discuss IMF-mandated budget amendments later this month (Ukrainian Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Obama undecided on whether to arm Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Ukrainian Pilot Defiant At Moscow Court Hearing [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda Savchenko] (RFE/RL) 02/10/2015
  • Russian-backed militants 'fleeing' as Ukrainian forces advance on Azov Sea front (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Close allies of Vladimir Putin named in leaked HSBC bank files (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Russian-backed militants attack Kramatorsk airfield (Updated) (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Militants fight for Debaltseve as Ukraine continues defence (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Poland rules out sending heavy weapons to Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine accuses men of plotting attacks in Kharkiv (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine beefs up checks coming in and going out of conflict zones and Russian-occupied Crimea (Ukraine Today) 02/10/2015
  • Ukrainian forces launch offensive near Mariupol, east Ukraine: Kiev (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • Rockets hit HQ deep in Ukraine-held territory, cast shadow over talks (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • Ex-electrician backed by Putin helps unite Ukraine rebels [Separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko] (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Russian assets lifted by hopes for Ukraine resolution (Reuters) 02/10/2015
  • Op-ed: Russia Must Forget Yalta and Face Facts in Minsk (The Moscow Time) 02/10/2015
  • Debate Over Arms for Ukraine Must Not Split West [As they struggle to stop the fighting in Ukraine, Western leaders must not lose sight of Putins attempts to reshape the international order.] (Chatham House) 02/10/2015
  • Russian Border Guards Want to Build Anti-Tank Ditches Near Ukraine (The Moscow Time) 02/10/2015
  • At Least Five Dead As Missiles Hit Ukraine Military HQ, Civilian Area In Kramatorsk (RFE/RL) 02/10/2015
  • It didn't work before. So why is Ukraine seeking a new peace deal? Did Russia violate the Budapest agreement? (CNN) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine Forces Open New Front Against Separatists Near Mariupol. Intensity of Fighting in East Ukraine Has Increased Before Planned Peace Talks in Minsk (The Wall Street Journal) 02/10/2015
  • Democrats Are Now Pushing Obama to Give Guns to Ukraine (The Daily Beast) 02/10/2015
  • Rebels claim to encircle Ukraine troops in Debaltseve (BBC) 02/10/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: UK 'cannot allow armed forces to collapse' (BBC) 02/10/2015
  • Statement by OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine on situation in Kramatorsk (OSCE) 02/10/2015

  • Its Not About Censorship: On Stephen Cohen (website) 02/09/2015
  • Its Not About Censorship: On Stephen Cohen (website) 02/09/2015
  • Obama Awaits Outcome of Ukraine Peace Talks Before Deciding on Arms (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Explosion at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine sparks fire (Yahoo/AP) 02/09/2015
  • Pentagon prepping forces to assist Ukraine's national guard (Washington Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Signs of desperation in Wests latest moves to halt Ukraine crisis (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Russian Efforts to Derail Ukrainian Mobilization Campaign (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Russian Army Facing Big Problems in Ukraine (The Moscow Time) 02/09/2015
  • Josh Rogin: Kerry Tells Lawmakers He's for Arming Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/09/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 8 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/09/2015
  • Obama: If Putin Really Wanted Ukraine, He Could Take It (The Fiscal Times) 02/09/2015
  • Intense photos show how crazy things are getting in Ukraine (Business Insider) 02/09/2015
  • Obama and Merkel announce unity and not much else about Ukraine (Business Insider/AP) 02/09/2015
  • Obama sidesteps Ukraine military option but backs German diplomatic effort (The Guardian) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Europe Leaders Debate Aid to Ukraine, but Not Russia's Transgressions (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Cartoon: The U.S. has not ruled out supplying arms to Ukraine. (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • High Treason, a New Russian Low. By Masha Gessen (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: Beating Russia at Its Own Long Game. Once Friendly With Putin, German Goes to Court Over Seized Assets (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine's Economy Is Collapsing And The West Doesn't Seem To Care (Forbes) 02/09/2015
  • Here's what 5 world leaders think about arming Ukraine (Mashable) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: A Gamble on Peace in Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Ukraine cuts official hryvnia rate, closes gap with market rate (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Overnight explosion rocks Ukrainian militant stronghold Donetsk (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Black market for foreign currency grows in Ukraine amid national currency slump (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Russia Would See U.S. Moves to Arm Ukraine as Declaration of War (The Moscow Times) 02/09/2015
  • Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Twitter Says Russia Repeatedly Tried to Erase Tweets by Putin Critics (The Moscow Time/Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Russian Officials Slam Anti-Corruption Drive as Attempt to Overthrow Government (The Moscow Time) 02/09/2015
  • Huge explosion at chemical factory in Donetsk (CNN) 02/09/2015
  • Is This The Next Big Battle of the Ukraine War? (Daily Beast) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine's President accepts resignation of Attorney General Yarema, MP Kupriy says (Ukrinform) 02/09/2015
  • Yarema, his deputies dismissed - media (Ukrinform) 02/09/2015
  • Ukrainian film director Sentsov to stay in custody (Ukrinform) 02/09/2015
  • Ukrainian hryvnia slides to all-time low almost 25 for $1 (Ukrinform) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 357: Huge Blast In Donetsk Last Night (The Interpreter) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine's Prosecutor General and his deputies dismissed (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • EU foreign ministers agree new Russia sanctions over Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • British Foreign Secretary Hammond: Putin is a 'mid-20th century tyrant' like Adolf Hitler or Joseph Stalin (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Devastation in Debalseve: Militants launch Grad rockets towards Ukrainian-held town (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Lithuanian President Grybauskaite trusts Merkel not to betray Ukraine and Lithuania at peace talks (Ukraine Today) 02/09/2015
  • Berlin Flexes Diplomatic Muscle (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • Obama Says Russia Has Clearly Violated Agreement On Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine Sentences Euromaidan Activist Attacker (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • Separatists Fire Grad Missiles From Vuhlehirsk (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 02/09/2015
  • US-German differences over NSA, need to cooperate on counter-terrorism: Merkel (Yahoo/AFP) 02/09/2015
  • EU ministers urge Russia to free imprisoned Ukraine pilot [Nadiya/Nadia/Nadezhda Savchenko] (Yahoo/AFP) 02/09/2015
  • Ukrainian military kill 200 militants and destroy 15 weapons units in last day (Ukrinform) 02/09/2015
  • Another try at reaching Minsk peace deal (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Kiev on 'dead-end track fraught with catastrophe,' says Russian leader (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine and IMF ready to finalize aid deal, says NBU governor (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Banks lost UAH53 billion in 2014, vs. UAH1.4 billion 2013 profit (Ukrainian Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Russians write open letter to Putin over foreign-currency mortgages (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Nine more Ukrainian servicemen killed in the east (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • EU backs Ukraine peace drive, hawks urge no easing of sanctions (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Merkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forces (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • EU delays sanctions by a week to support Ukraine peace talks (Reuters) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine Likely To Top Obama-Merkel Talks Agenda (NPR) 02/09/2015
  • Merkel to meet Obama as arming Ukraine debated (CNN) 02/09/2015
  • EU Foreign Ministers Delay Russia Sanctions. European Officials Signal They Are Giving Planned Meeting on Peace Effort in Minsk a Chance (The Wall Street Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Explosion reported at chemical plant in eastern Ukraine (CNN) 02/09/2015
  • City of Debaltseve emerges as a tipping point in Ukraines war (Financial Times) 02/09/2015
  • Can 4 world leaders end fighting in Ukraine? (Christian Science Monitor/AP) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine conflict: Vladimir Putin renews blame on West [BRAMA note: The BBC headline makes no sense since Putin never stopped heaping blame on the West, actually the U.S.] (BBC) 02/09/2015
  • Giant explosion that sparked fears of a 'tactical nuke' in Ukraine is caught on camera as diplomats warn Russia could target other Baltic states next (Daily Mail) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine crisis talks: 'Sanctions against Russia have cost EU 15.6bn' (Daily Telegraph) 02/09/2015
  • Roger Cohen: Western Illusions Over Ukraine (New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Op-ed: High Treason, a New Russian Low (New York Times) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine: 'Last chance to prevent a major escalation' [Carl Bildt, former Foreign Minister of Sweden] (VIDEO) (BBC) 02/09/2015
  • How the West Must Save Ukraine and Stand Up to Putin. By Anne Applebaum [The New Cold War. It will take much more than weapons to save Ukraineand keep Russia at bay.] (Slate) 02/09/2015
  • Rebel Offensive is Push for Concessions, Says Ukraine. Attempts to Storm Transport Hub of Debaltseve are Attempt to Gain Leverage, Says Colonel (Wall Street Journal) 02/09/2015
  • Obama calls for resolution in Iran nuclear talks: 'they need to make a decision'. Lethal defensive weapons for Ukraine an option, Obama says (The Guardian) 02/09/2015
  • Editorial: Putin Can't Have the Last Laugh in Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/09/2015
  • Germany's far-right movement stirs ghosts of gruesome past (Mashable) 02/09/2015
  • Ukraine to be put up high where Putin cant reach it [Humor] (The Daily Mash) 02/09/2015

  • Ukraine crisis front and center on final day of Munich Security Conference (Deutsche Welle) 02/08/2015
  • Russia's Putin says Kiev on 'dead-end track' in east Ukraine (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • Crisis in Ukraine Underscores Opposing Lessons of Cold War (New York Times) 02/08/2015
  • Obama's Ukraine policy at crossroads as fighting rages on (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • Desperation and Destruction in Contested Ukraine City [DEBALTSEVE] (New York Times) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine forces primed for fresh assaults as separatists mass around Debaltseve and Mariupol (euronews) 02/08/2015
  • Anne Applebaum: The long view with Russia (The Washington Post) 02/08/2015
  • Don't Arm Ukraine [op-ed By JOHN J. MEARSHEIMER] (The New York Times) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine Cease-Fire Talks to Open Wednesday in Belarus (Voice of America) 02/08/2015
  • Andrew Foxall: The Woman Who Would Take On Vladimir Putin. Nadiya Savchenko (The Wall Street Journal) 02/08/2015
  • Russia reportedly getting military bases in an EU state; Russia military agreement in Cyprus (Business Insider) 02/08/2015
  • U.S. arms might fan Ukraine war: OSCE chief (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • David Cameron can influence events in Ukraine, without racking up the air miles - The Guardian (The Guardian) 02/08/2015
  • Munich conference highlights splits over arming Ukraine (Financial Times) 02/08/2015
  • Spot Report Observer Mission at Russian checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk: Russian convoy of 70 vehicles cross into Ukraine and back through Donetsk BCP (OSCE) 02/08/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks at the Munich Security Conference Panel Discussion (State.gov) 02/08/2015
  • Military spokesperson: shelling in Donbas continues on Feb. 8 (Kyiv Post) 02/08/2015
  • German foreign policy expert Wieck: Economic cost to Russia 'has to grow' (Kyiv Post) 02/08/2015
  • Russia Pushes Ahead With Case Against Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • How the U.S. Struggles to Crack Putin Code (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Saakashvili Says Ukraine Could 'Conquer Russia,' Provoking Official Outcry (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Russia Is Exploiting European Weakness (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Who Will Blink First in Ukraine? (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Op-ed: Poroshenko Has Been Backed Into a Corner (The Moscow Times) 02/08/2015
  • Letters From Donbas, Part 3: 'Dirt, Tears, and Blood' (RFE/RL) 02/08/2015
  • Second Chance For Pets Abandoned In Ukrainian War Zones (RFE/RL) 02/08/2015
  • German newspaper claims east Ukraine death toll is 50,000. Official UN figures say 5,358 people have died as a result of the conflict in east Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/08/2015
  • US will send more aid to Ukraine, Kerry says (USA TODAY) 02/08/2015
  • The Undefeated. Before Nadiya Savchenko dies, read her words (Euromaidan Press) 02/08/2015
  • Intercepted call reveals Russias concealment of Donbas casualties (Euromaidan Press) 02/08/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 6 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/08/2015
  • Lithuanian president urges West to help Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/08/2015
  • Britain says Russia's Putin acting like 'tyrant' over Ukraine (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • US officials compare peace efforts to appeasing Hitler (Daily Telegraph) 02/08/2015
  • Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance as US rebukes (CNBC) 02/08/2015
  • Leaders scramble to avert 'dramatic spiral' in Ukraine (Reuters) 02/08/2015
  • Four-way emergency Ukraine summit planned in Minsk (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015
  • 13th 'illegal' aid convoy from Russia enters Donetsk (Ukraine Today) 02/08/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Putin to confer with leaders by phone (BBC) 02/08/2015
  • Putins War in Ukraine has Already Claimed 50,000 Dead, German Intelligence Sources Say (Window on Eurasia) 02/08/2015
  • War in Ukraine Direct Result of Russias Turn to Fascism, Eidman Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/08/2015
  • US warns against any move to undermine Ukraine peace bid (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015
  • West presses Putin to back 'last-chance' Ukraine peace bid (Yahoo/AFP) 02/08/2015

  • Merkel: Ukraine peace 'uncertain' after talks with Putin, but worth trying (CNN) 02/07/2015
  • Book review: Fragile Empire by Ben Judah [Of all the recent books about the Russian president, Fragile Empire: How Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin by Ben Judah stands out for a number of reasons...] (Caspian Report) 02/07/2015
  • Lavrov in Munich, Germany. Mentions Bandera, Shukhevych. Audience laughs after mentioning Crimean 'referendum' 7.02.2015 (VIDEO) (YouTube) 02/07/2015
  • Lavrov in Munich, Germany. Audience is laughing after mentioning Crimean 'referendum' 7.02.2015 (VIDEO) (YouTube) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel Objection to Arms for Ukraine May Spur Backlash for Obama (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Op-ed: Europeans Laugh as Lavrov Talks Ukraine. By Josh Rogin (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • 2014 THE YEAR IN PICTURES. From Ukraine to Ferguson, from the Ebola epidemic to the chaos in Syria, the years most gripping photographs. (The New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • Western Leaders Divided Over How to Handle Ukraine Crisis as Peace Talks Fizzle (VICE News) 02/07/2015
  • Joe Biden: Dont tell us. Show us, President Putin. (VIDEO) [Vice President of the United States Joe Biden delivered remarks at the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany on Saturday, February 7, 2015.] (State.gov) 02/07/2015
  • The Hidden Money Buying Up New York Real Estate [Andrey Vavilov, controversial figure of the Yeltsin administration; Vitaly Malkin, Former Russian senator denied entry to Canada;) (The New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • War and Default in Europe Pose Merkels Biggest Challenge (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Situation in Ukraine's eastern regions. Map (Ukrinform) 02/07/2015
  • Russia's Putin Suggests U.S. Bent On World Domination (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM): Shelling in the Kirovskyi district of Donetsk city on 4 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/07/2015
  • Munich Security Conference: OSCE Troika calls for immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 02/07/2015
  • Germany balks at Ukraine appeal for arms to fight rebels (+VIDEO) (USA TODAY) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Do not try to scare Putin, warns Merkel (Daily Telegraph) 02/07/2015
  • As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated (U.S. News & World Report/AP) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine President Pushes for Fast Cease-Fire, Defensive Arms (New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • Europe and US clash over how to confront Putin on Ukraine (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Western Nations Split on Arming Kiev (New York Times) 02/07/2015
  • Russian-backed rebels massing to attack key Ukrainian towns: Kiev (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine crisis will not be solved by military means, says Angela Merkel (The Guardian) 02/07/2015
  • Putin: 'We are not going to wage war on anyone' (Business Insider) 02/07/2015
  • Europe Pushes for Diplomatic Solution in Ukraine Amid Calls for Arming Kiev. German Chancellor Angela Merkel Counters Some U.S. Senators Over Supplying Lethal Aid (Wall Street Journal) 02/07/2015
  • Russia, EU Leaders Agree to Work on Ukraine Cease-fire (Voice of America) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine (NPR) 02/07/2015
  • U.S-Germany Rift on Ukraine Aids Putin (Bloomberg) 02/07/2015
  • Biden: US Will Help Ukraine Defend Itself if Necessary (Voice of America) 02/07/2015
  • Donetsk Peoples Republic Declares Itself Successor to 1918 Bolshevik Statelet (Window on Eurasia) 02/07/2015
  • Paul Goble: Three Disturbing Developments in Russia (Window on Eurasia) 02/07/2015
  • Paul Goble: A Munich in Moscow [Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande meet with Vladimir Putin in Moscow to discuss Ukraine without the presence of Ukrainian leaders.] (Window on Eurasia) 02/07/2015
  • KHPG: On the Armed Forces Headquarters initiative seriously restricting freedom of movement in connection with mobilization (KHPG) 02/07/2015
  • Situation in Ukraine's eastern regions. Map (Ukrinform) 02/07/2015
  • Op-ed: Is Europe about to decide Ukraines fate over the heads of the Ukrainians? By Mychailo Wynnyckyj (Circusbazaar.com) 02/07/2015
  • Poroshenko shows Russian passports as proof of foreign troops in Ukraine (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/07/2015
  • Speech by President of Ukraine at the Munich Security conference (VIDEO) (President.gov.ua) 02/07/2015
  • Merkel defends Ukraine arms stance in face of U.S. criticism (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Internally displaced Ukrainians seek sanctuary in Kyiv (Euronews) 02/07/2015
  • Munich Security Conference: Is the Russian President trying to divide the West? (Euronews) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine's Poroshenko says Franco-German peace proposal could work (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 355: Poroshenko Urges Rapid Ceasefire at Munich Security Council (The Interpreter) 02/07/2015
  • Biden Says Russia Needs To Get Out Of Ukraine Or Face Isolation (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Podcast: Head Games. Is Russia moving beyond run-of-the-mill propaganda into something more sinister (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Munich Security Conference: OSCE receives Ewald von Kleist Award, honoured for contribution to peace, stability, security in Europe (OSCE) 02/07/2015
  • NATO Chief, Russian Foreign Minister Still At Odds Over Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/07/2015
  • Hollande: 'Rather strong' autonomy for east Ukraine on the table (Christian Science Monitor) 02/07/2015
  • Russia's Lavrov Met With Hoots, Indignation At Testy Munich Talk (RFE/RL) 02/07/2015
  • Pro-Russian rebels step up shelling in eastern Ukraine (Daily Mail) 02/07/2015
  • Kremlin talks on Ukraine yield little but agreement to keep talking (Reuters) 02/07/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Europe and US discuss how to handle Russia - as it happened (Daily Telegraph) 02/07/2015
  • Boycotting Russian products disguised by English or other names (Domik.ua) 02/07/2015

  • The U.S. Should Arm UkraineBut Not Because This War Is Winnable [was 'Arming Ukraine Would Increase Russian Deaths, Turning Public Opinion'] (The New Republic) 02/06/2015
  • Ukrainian 'Cyborg' Describes Ordeal At Donetsk Airport (VIDEO) (Ukrainian soldier Yaroslav Havanets was captured by pro-Russian separatists during the long battle over the Donetsk airport.) (RFE/RL) 02/06/2015
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski - If Putin seizes Riga and Tallinn (VIDEO) [Clip from JANUARY 21, 2015] (C-SPAN.org) 02/06/2015
  • Putin hosts Merkel, Hollande for crunch Ukraine peace talks (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Op-ed: Arming Ukraine will put the West in danger (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Exhibition shows historic Ukrainian costume, stage designs [Staging the Ukrainian Avant-Garde of the 1910s and 1920s Feb 15-Sep 13, 2015] (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Joint Statement from the Nuclear-Weapon States at the London P5 Conference (State.gov) 02/06/2015
  • OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine today monitors evacuation of civilians from Debaltseve (OSCE) 02/06/2015
  • OSCE PA President meets Verkhovna Rada Chair Groysman, Foreign Minister Klimkin in Kyiv (OSCEPA) 02/06/2015
  • 'Welcome to hell': An eerie silence washes over war-torn eastern Ukraine (Mashable) 02/06/2015
  • NATO's Military Chief: 'All Tools' Could Be Considered for Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/06/2015
  • 5 Heavy Weapons in Ukraine's Rebel War That May Have Come From Russia (The Moscow Times) 02/06/2015
  • Downing Street denies Cameron is diplomatic irrelevance in Ukraine talks. PMs office issues robust defence after being criticised by army general and shadow foreign secretary for not being present at Moscow discussions (The Guardian) 02/06/2015
  • Shivering, Hungry and Tearful in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine (New York Times) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Passes Law to Shoot Deserters (Newsweek) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraines currency just collapsed 50 percent in two days (Washington Post) 02/06/2015
  • Britain 'irrelevant' in Ukraine solution (Financial Times) 02/06/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin: US Arming Ukraine Would Do 'Colossal Damage' (The Fiscal Times) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine 'can't stop Russian armour' (BBC) 02/06/2015
  • EU energy chief says wants new Ukraine-Russia gas talks (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Fear of Vladimir Putin grows in EU capitals amid spectre of total war (The Guardian) 02/06/2015
  • Editorial: Ukraine's Least Terrible Option (Bloomberg) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Crisis Prompts New Domino Theory (Newsweek) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine's currency: Cry me a hryvnia (The Economist) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraines Desperate Search for Peace (The Daily Beast) 02/06/2015
  • Is the West about to sell out Ukraine to Vladimir Putin? (Daily Telegraph) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine's currency is plummeting (again, and even further) (Quartz) 02/06/2015
  • Is Putin on the verge of victory in Ukraine? (Fortune) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Test Bed for Russia's New Army (Chatham House) 02/06/2015
  • Source: ?Ukraine peace talks 'substantive and constructive' (CBS) 02/06/2015
  • German, French leaders head for Moscow to press for Ukraine peace (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Insists Any Pact With Russia Must Adhere to Terms of September Accord (The New York Times) 02/06/2015
  • Nadia Savchenko: Anatomy Of A Hunger Strike (RFE/RL) 02/06/2015
  • OSCE PA President meets Verkhovna Rada Chair Groysman, Foreign Minister Klimkin in Kyiv (OSCEPA) 02/06/2015
  • Opening remarks by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Defence Ministers Session (NATO) 02/06/2015
  • UN secretary general backs OSCE proposal for Debaltseve ceasefire (Ukrainian Journal) 02/06/2015
  • One worker killed after Avdiyivka coke plant artillery strike (Ukrainian Journal) 02/06/2015
  • PrivatBank branch bombed in Odesa; nobody hurt (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine's currency tanks after NBU move (Ukrainian Journal) 02/06/2015
  • Secretary General: Situation in Ukraine is critical, NATO supports peace efforts (NATO) 02/06/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 4 February 2014 (OSCE) 02/06/2015
  • Women need a role in conflict resolution and peace-building efforts in Ukraine, says OSCEs Senior Gender Adviser (OSCE) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine 'fighting for very survival': Biden (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • German and French leaders announce another new peace plan for Ukraine (Ukrainian Journal) 02/06/2015
  • Firtash's bank declared insolvent; most depositors to get money back (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • One year on, Yanukovych and his top aides escape justice for alleged crimes (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • It's survival time for hotels in Kyiv, says Bulte of Radisson Blu (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • Filmmaker seeks funds for Shevchenko adaptation [Mykhailo Illienko] (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015
  • Rebels, Ukraine govt forces jointly evacuate war-hit town (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Biden casts doubt on Putin's peace commitment in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Civilians flee Ukraine hotspot by bus after truce agreed (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Ten months of bloodshed in Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Fighting traps children underground in east Ukraine (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Key points of Ukraine's tattered peace protocol (Yahoo/AFP) 02/06/2015
  • Cyborg soldier's journey from Donetsk militant to Ukrainian patriot (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Slovakia promises 14 bln cubic meters of reverse gas annually (Ukrinform) 02/06/2015
  • Crimea further isolated after Amazon pulls plug on Black Sea peninsula (+VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Russia claims Oleg Sentsov has dual citizenship, but that only Russian counts (KHPG) 02/06/2015
  • Russia criminalizes peaceful protest (KHPG) 02/06/2015
  • Russia needs more than just stern words on Nadiya Savchenko (KHPG) 02/06/2015
  • Putin Making Life in Crimea Even Worse than in Soviet Times, Cemilev Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/06/2015
  • If West Allows Russia a Role in Donbas, Moscow Will Destabilize Ukraine for Decades, Georgian Diplomat Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/06/2015
  • Another Defeat for Putins Russian World Very Few Russians in Estonia Want to Leave (Window on Eurasia) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel and Hollande bring peace plan to Kyiv and Moscow (EurActiv) 02/06/2015
  • Ukrainian Translation of Quran to be released (RISU) 02/06/2015
  • US concerned over religious persecution in the occupied territories of Ukraine (RISU) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel and Biden damp Ukraine breakthrough hopes (Financial Times) 02/06/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 6 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/06/2015
  • Fighting in Ukraine: Give war a chance (The Economist) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel Plans a Tough Message for Putin in Moscow (Bloomberg) 02/06/2015
  • Rebels and Ukrainian authorities jointly evacuate residents from battle-scarred eastern town (U.S. News/AP) 02/06/2015
  • Ukrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town (Reuters) 02/06/2015
  • Merkel uncertain about future of talks with Putin (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Another meaningless ceasefire? (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine's Russian movie ban explained (Ukraine Today) 02/06/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 354: Humanitarian Corridor Out Of Debaltsevo Announced (The Interpreter) 02/06/2015
  • Russia Update: Police Search Homes of Director of Navalnys Anti-Corruption Fund, Parents (The Interpreter) 02/06/2015
  • Diplomatic Scramble on Ukraine Conflict Continues, as Trapped Civilians See Chance to Flee (VICE News) 02/06/2015
  • Little support at parliament for prosecutor generals dismissal (Kyiv Post) 02/06/2015

  • Southwest Florida Ukrainian community protesting Russian conductor Valery Gergiev at Artis-Naples (YouTube) 02/05/2015
  • Ukrainian National Women's League of America protest Russian conductor Valery Gergiev [Florida] (Naples News) 02/05/2015
  • Is the popes view of Ukraine blurred by 'ecumenical correctness'? (Crux) 02/05/2015
  • [AUDIO] The Ukraine crisis fuels tensions between Russia and the West Timothy Snyder`s radio conversation with John Mersheimer about Ukraine, hosted by Tom Switzer (ABC.net.au) 02/05/2015
  • Russia's Love of Abbreviations, From Gulag to LUKoil (The Moscow Times) 02/05/2015
  • Op-ed: How aiding the Ukrainian military could push Putin into a regional war (Washington Post) 02/05/2015
  • U.S. Hasn't Kept Ukraine Aid Promises (Bloomberg) 02/05/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin Wants Ukraine Intact, But On His Terms (The Moscow Times) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine's hryvnia plunges after foreign currency auctions scrapped (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • Ukrainian women start local chapter to aid their motherland [UNWLA in Florida] [Dated 1/26/2015] (+VIDEO) (Naples Daily News) 02/05/2015
  • Teleconference: U.S Arms to Ukraine. Tilting the Balance. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 2:00-3:00 pm (register online) (The Wilson Center) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry, Secretary of State: Remarks With Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko After Their Meeting (State.gov) 02/05/2015
  • Press Availability With Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk After Their Meeting (+VIDEO) (State.gov) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine in focus, as OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and SMM Chief Monitor headline PA Winter Meeting (OSCEPA) 02/05/2015
  • Vladimir Putin is rewriting cold war history. By Natalie Nougayrede ['Russia wasnt tricked by the west about the expansion of Nato. This narrative is propaganda'] (The Guardian) 02/05/2015
  • Devaluation Edges Ukraine Closer to IMF Aid Amid Merkel Visit (Bloomberg) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: Russia tests new weapons (BBC) 02/05/2015
  • The Other Front in Ukraines War for Survival. Ukraine needs a win in its negotiations with foreign investors just as much as victory on the battlefield. BY JOSH COHEN (Foreign Policy) 02/05/2015
  • Unified Congress Says Obama Must Send Arms to Ukraine (U.S. News/AP) 02/05/2015
  • U.S. Hawks Say Arming Ukraine Is The Only Way To Save Europe. Actual Europeans Disagree. (Huffington Post) 02/05/2015
  • What will Putin do if US arms Ukraine? (CNN) 02/05/2015
  • NATO Completes Plans for Spearhead Force. Top Commander Says U.S., Alliance Engaged With Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/05/2015
  • Editorial: The Guardian view on the Ukraine conflict: Swift action needed (The Guardian) 02/05/2015
  • German Ambassador Warns Against Arming Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/05/2015
  • Army Commander Ben Hodges: Ukraine Crisis Needs More Than Weapons (+VIDEO) (NBC) 02/05/2015
  • McCain calls for bill requiring US arms to Ukraine if Obama does not act (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • European defence ministers oppose sending weapons to Ukraine (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • US, Allies Split Over Supplying Arms to Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/05/2015
  • Alarming GIF shows Russian-backed rebels slowly taking over eastern Ukraine (Business Insider) 02/05/2015
  • Merkel, Hollande and Kerry head to Ukraine to stop 'a war on Europe's edge' (Mashable/AP) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry in Kyiv: Russian aggression greatest threat to Ukraine (Euronews) 02/05/2015
  • NATO Commander: 'Conditions In Eastern Ukraine Have To Change' (NPR) 02/05/2015
  • What's going on in Ukraine? (CNN) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine Lets Hryvnia Dive as IMF-Backed Move Boosts Bailout Case (Bloomberg) 02/05/2015
  • Kerry: US Won't 'Close Eyes' to Russian Aggression in Ukraine (Voice of America) 02/05/2015
  • US And NATO Seek New Ways To Help Secure Ukraine's Border (NPR) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine is only part of Putins game plan. A collapsing oil price and the impact of sanctions have made him more dangerous. By Philip Stephens (Financial Times) 02/05/2015
  • John Kerry Visits Kiev, Pledges $16.4M in Aid Amid Calls to Arm Ukraine (NBC) 02/05/2015
  • Proposed US weapons deliveries to Ukraine raise fears of further escalation (Deutsche Welle) 02/05/2015
  • France and Germany Enter 'Last Call' Ukraine Peace Talks With Russia (Forbes) 02/05/2015
  • US Joins Europe in Effort to End Fighting in Ukraine (New York Times) 02/05/2015
  • Kerry in Kiev amid calls to arm Ukraine (Reuters) 02/05/2015
  • Patriarch Filaret awarded senator John McCain (RISU) 02/05/2015
  • If Kyiv Accepts Moscows Demands, Moscow will Only Make More, Portnikov Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/05/2015
  • Another Sign Moscow Preparing Massive Invasion of Ukraine and Facing Problems Doing So (Window on Eurasia) 02/05/2015
  • Another Crimean Tatar arrested on surreal charges (KHPG) 02/05/2015
  • Kuban Federalization activists who face persecution in Russia denied Ukrainian asylum (KHPG) 02/05/2015
  • KHPG: labour rights infringed in prison colonies (KHPG) 02/05/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 353: Rada Votes To Strip MPs Of Immunity (The Interpreter) 02/05/2015
  • Russia Update: Putin Introduces Removal from Foreign Agents List But Keeps Adding To It (The Interpreter) 02/05/2015
  • Ukrainian filmmakers address war at Sundance Film Festival (Kyiv Post) 02/05/2015
  • Goodbye, Putin. Why the President's Days Are Numbered. By Alexander J. Motyl (Foreign Affairs) 02/05/2015

  • What Does Putin Really Want in Ukraine? By Nina Khrushcheva (The Moscow Times) 02/04/2015
  • Biden heads to Europe amid intensive diplomacy on Ukraine (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Russians present in Ukraine in specialist roles: U.S. envoy (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Under-equipped Ukrainian army relies on donated gear (CBS) 02/04/2015
  • Joe Biden dispatched to Europe to shore up Nato resolve over Ukraine crisis (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine City at Wars Edge Clings to Arts (New York Times) 02/04/2015
  • Op-ed: Want to arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B (Los Angeles Times) 02/04/2015
  • Pentagon 2008 study claims Putin has Asperger's syndrome (USA Today) 02/04/2015
  • Loaded Pierogi heaps on the toppings (Toronto Star) 02/04/2015
  • Casualties In Ukraines War Are Soaring Medics And Morgues Can't Keep Up (BuzzFeed) 02/04/2015
  • Crowdfunding the War in Ukraine From Manhattan (Foreign Policy) 02/04/2015
  • A Coup Against Putin? (Institute of Modern Russia) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine to Call Up Women Over 20 for Armed Forces (Newsweek) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine's new bail-out. Nothing yet (The Economist) 02/04/2015
  • Greece, Ukraine and Russia: History lessons (CNBC) 02/04/2015
  • Collapsing economy is second front in Ukraine's war (USA Today) 02/04/2015
  • Russian Fire Starter Says Putin Now Hostage to Ukraine War - The Rebel Leader Who Makes Putin Look Cautious (Bloomberg) 02/04/2015
  • Editorial: Stop stalling. Arm Ukraine. (Chicago Tribune) 02/04/2015
  • Inside the Obama Administration's About-Face on Arming Ukraine (Foreign Policy) 02/04/2015
  • Wladimir Klitschko on Ukraine crisis: 'It's a war that nobody wants to see' (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • How to help civilians in Ukraine (CNN) 02/04/2015
  • REP. CHRIS SMITH, SEN. ROGER WICKER TO LEAD HELSINKI COMMISSION [Today, the principles enshrined in the Helsinki Final Act are under attack. The Russian government is blatantly violating the territorial integrity of Ukraine...] (CSCE) 02/04/2015
  • Head of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on creation of humanitarian corridor in eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 02/04/2015
  • Weekly update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 10:00 (Moscow time), 4 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/04/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 3 February 2014 (OSCE) 02/04/2015
  • Paul A. Goble: Wests choice: (a) Assist Ukraine or (b) Destroy the global security system (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • SBU arrests traitors who informed on Ukrainian troops for Russian intelligence (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • Terrorists responsible for Mariupol massacre destroyed SBU (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • Pledge weapons for Ukraine or the violence will go on. A credible threat to provide munitions may be the price of preventing it, writes Wolfgang Ischinger (Financial Times) 02/04/2015
  • Its Time to Call Ukraine a War (The Daily Beast) 02/04/2015
  • U.S. Defense Chief Candidate Would Face Immediate Tests in Iraq, Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Russia and Poland trade accusations over WWII anniversary (Euractiv) 02/04/2015
  • Nadiya Savchenkos lawyer urges Putin to release her in open letter (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • #USAarmUkraine twitter and call storm on 4-6 February 2014 clickable tweets and instructions (Euromaidan Press) 02/04/2015
  • President has 'no doubt' on arms delivery (Ukrainian Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Government may buy fortification protective systems from US company (Ukrainian Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Thermal power plant reports eight-day coal supply interruption (Ukrainian Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Poroshenko congratulates Ukraine's PACE delegation on its work (Ukrainian Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Judy Asks: Should the West Arm Ukraine? [JUDY DEMPSEY] (Carnegie Europe) 02/04/2015
  • David Satter: Putins Shaky Hold on Power (The Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Russian Agression: NATO: Russia has deployed modern missiles in Donbas (Censor.NET) 02/04/2015
  • How Russian TV uses psychology over Ukraine (BBC) 02/04/2015
  • Shell lands near hospital in Ukraine's Donetsk, at least three dead (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine's art in exile: Donetsk culture collective starts new life in Kiev (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Welcome to the most corrupt nation in Europe (The Guardian) 02/04/2015
  • Two more Ukrainian soldiers killed in east: military (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Russian Intransigence on Ukraine Prompts US to Reconsider Policy (Wall Street Journal) 02/04/2015
  • Merkel is dead wrong on Ukraine (Euractiv) 02/04/2015
  • Humanitarian situation in Ukraine becoming untenable for millions of people (Euractiv) 02/04/2015
  • EU Says 'Spiral Of Violence' in Ukraine Must Stop, Blames Rebels (RFE/RL) 02/04/2015
  • Ukrainian Parliament Deprives Yanukovych Of Presidential Title (RFE/RL) 02/04/2015
  • Helping Ukraine Prevents rather than Promotes Disaster Some in West Fear, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/04/2015
  • Some Near Putin Quietly Searching for a Successor But Fear Time of Troubles Afterwards, Okara Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/04/2015
  • Not Only Gastarbeiters are Fleeing Russia, Westerners are Too, FMS Reports (Window on Eurasia) 02/04/2015
  • Anger and Protest over Stalin Monument in Yalta (KHPG) 02/04/2015
  • Kremlin Proxies call Kremlins Kyiv Junta "Pathetic Jews" (KHPG) 02/04/2015
  • Russian Mother of 7 accused of treason released from custody (KHPG) 02/04/2015
  • National Bank lowers hryvnia exchange rate to UAH 16.73/USD 1 (Ukrinform) 02/04/2015
  • Poroshenko: Ukraine ready for ceasefire (Ukrinform) 02/04/2015
  • Russia Update: Government Further Restricts Internet Freedom (The Interpreter) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 352: Shell Strikes Hospital In Donetsk (The Interpreter) 02/04/2015
  • Ukrainian parliament ratifies creation of joint Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian battalion (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • Crisis in Ukraine tops agenda as NATO begins two-day meeting in Brussels (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • European Investment Bank provides Ukraine EUR 1 billion for 2015 projects (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • Interpol declares ex-minister Klymenko wanted (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • Students have longer winter holidays to save energy (Kyiv Post) 02/04/2015
  • Ukrainian alcohol factories stand idle as crisis deepens (Kyiv Post) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine prosecutor says four to 10 people killed in shelling near Donetsk hospital (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • France not planning to deliver lethal weapons to Ukraine - defence minister (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Ukraine says to hold talks with creditors after IMF discussions (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • UPDATE 1-Templeton Global Bond Fund takes big hit from Ukraine holdings (Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • On Wednesday: Who is winning the information war in the Russia-Ukraine conflict? Why? Mixed messages. The Stream discusses the role of media as a tool of battle between Russia and Ukraine. (Al Jazeera) 02/04/2015
  • Navalny and Khodorkovsky to hold 100,000 rally in Moscow next month (Ukraine Today) 02/04/2015
  • Pentagon nominee leaning toward sending arms to Ukraine [Ashton Carter] (WFTV/AP) 02/04/2015
  • Kremlin pursues military modernization despite economic woes (Yahoo/AP) 02/04/2015
  • Pope decries 'scandal' of Ukraine Christians at war (Yahoo/AP) 02/04/2015
  • US, Russia at odds over energy in Cold War-style conflict (Yahoo/AP) 02/04/2015
  • At least 5 killed in artillery shelling in eastern Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/04/2015
  • Russian mother accused of treason returns from prison 'hell' (Yahoo/AFP) 02/04/2015
  • Russians present in Ukraine in specialist roles: U.S. envoy (Yahoo/Reuters) 02/04/2015
  • Shelling kills 4 at Ukraine hospital (CNN) 02/04/2015
  • Fairfield University hosts prominent, provocative Russian Studies scholar, Stephen Cohen, for keynote lecture: The Ukrainian Crisis: Why a New Cold War?, Thursday, February 5 at 7 p.m. [BRAMA: Putin apologist Stephen F. Cohen] (Fairfield.edu) 02/04/2015

  • As Fighting Rages, Ukrainian Civilians Grow Desperate (VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Battle for Ukraine: How a diplomatic success unravelled (Financial Times) 02/03/2015
  • OSCE Seeks Truce for Debaltseve Exodus, Reports Cluster Bomb Use (Bloomberg) 02/03/2015
  • Give Ukraine the military aid it needs for its defense. By Jeff Jacoby (Boston Globe) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine Fights Second Enemy: Corruption (Foreign Policy) 02/03/2015
  • Separatist leader says 'miserable Jews' running Ukraine. Simon Wiesenthal Center accused the separatist leader of attempting to sow internal ethnic discord in Ukraine and weaken the regime that the Russian insurgents are fighting. (Jerusalem Post) 02/03/2015
  • Lawmakers push White House to supply arms to Ukraine (The Hill) 02/03/2015
  • No doubt' America will give us weapons, says Ukraine, amid fears of 'catastrophic' escalation (Daily Telegraph) 02/03/2015
  • American Arms for Ukraine (The Wall Street Journal) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine@war: Russians destroy civilian buildings in Vuhlehirsk just for Russian TV (Ukraine at War) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine arms request to fight rebels divides US, Germany (Christian Science Monitor) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine: Rising Civilian Death Toll (Human Rights Watch) 02/03/2015
  • The Rape of Ukraine. If we cant stop Putin from making war, we can at least raise the cost. By Rich Lowry (National Review) 02/03/2015
  • UPDATE 2-Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for US (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • Putin says Ukraine needs to repay a $3 billion loan because Russia needs the money to fight its financial crisis (Business Insider) 02/03/2015
  • Watch: CNN Crew Finds Bodies Left in Destroyed Ukraine Airport (Breitbart News) 02/03/2015
  • Civilians in eastern Ukraine need protection (EurActiv) 02/03/2015
  • Moscows Efforts to De-Turkify Crimea Outrageous and Absurd, Crimean Tatar Editor Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • By Treating Everyone as an Enemy, Kremlin is Undermining Itself, Kirillova Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • Moscow Readying a Massive Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Golts Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • When Siberia Wasnt Russian And Other Troubling Facts DNA Studies Will Document (Window on Eurasia) 02/03/2015
  • New Charges against Oleg Sentsov follow PACE Demands for his Release [filmmaker] (KHPG) 02/03/2015
  • Russian conscripts coerced into fighting in Ukraine (KHPG) 02/03/2015
  • Pro-Kremlin Youth Group Answers Ukrainian Students Antipropaganda Appeal (KHPG) 02/03/2015
  • Gunmen give corridor to evacuate civilians from Debaltseve - media (Ukrinform) 02/03/2015
  • Russian military drills begin near Ukraine day after militants announce 100,000 strong mobilisation (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 351: US Plays Down Talk Of Supplying Arms To Ukraine (The Interprter) 02/03/2015
  • Senators Urge Obama And NATO To Increase Military Assistance To Ukraine. In a draft letter to President Obama obtained by BuzzFeed News, Sens. Rob Portman and Dick Durbin write that sanctions alone are unlikely to deter Putin. (Buzzfeed) 02/03/2015
  • Trying to Flee Debaltseve: Russian Roulette (Dispatch 90) (VIDEO) (VICE News) 02/03/2015
  • Kremlin-backed separatists look to level Debaltseve (Kyiv Post) 02/03/2015
  • Parliament advances changes to Anti-Corruption Bureau law (Kyiv Post) 02/03/2015
  • Touring homes of Ukrainian oligarchs in Vienna (Kyiv Post) 02/03/2015
  • Obama budget proposal includes funding for Ukraine (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: How to Stabilize Ukraine without Playing Putin's Game (Der Spiegel) 02/03/2015
  • Putin Shrugs Off Oligarch Opposition To His 'Holy War' And Policies (Forbes) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: Ukraine burns while the West fiddles with Islamic State (Globe and Mail) 02/03/2015
  • Social media activism and the online information war over Ukraine (VIDEO) (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Is Ukraine Fascist? By Alexander Motyl (Huffington Post) 02/03/2015
  • Head of Venice Commission advises Poroshenko to suspend lustration and improve anti-corruption law (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • How Volunteers Created A Second State Inside Ukraine (Medium.com) 02/03/2015
  • Russian agent Strelkov requests to join militant ranks following mobilisation pleas (Ukraine Today) 02/03/2015
  • Are US Tanks Headed for Poland? (World Affairs Journal) 02/03/2015
  • 'No doubt' US will provide arms: Ukraine president (Yahoo/AFP) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine: Debaltseve's residents reaching breaking point (Amnesty International) 02/03/2015
  • Statement by the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on the situation in Eastern Ukraine (OSCE) 02/03/2015
  • Spot report by the OSCE SMM, 3 February 2015: Civilians killed and wounded in strike with cluster munitions in Izvestkova Street in Luhansk city (OSCE) 02/03/2015
  • Opinion: Arm Ukraine and you risk another Black Hawk Down [Eugene Rumer] (Financial Times) 02/03/2015
  • Putin Says Russia Needs $3 Billion Used to Bail Out Ukraine (Bloomberg) 02/03/2015
  • Russia Makes It Easy To Fight In Ukraine (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Russian Lawmakers Take Aim At Germany [to pay trillions of euros in reparations for World War II] (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Russia Maligns U.S.-Led Air Strikes On IS (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Sending arms to Kiev would be big gamble for U.S. (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • Klichko has no right to reverse City Councils decision to repeal property tax exemption for UOC (MP) (RISU) 02/03/2015
  • Klitschko faces anti-war protestors in Kyiv (EurActiv) 02/03/2015
  • Russia sparks U.N. aviation spat over conflict zone plan (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • NATO's leader to meet Russia's foreign minister for 1st time (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • Poland ready to sell weapons to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • Relief official says UN trying to boost aid in Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • Russia, Poland clash over World War II remembrances in May (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • New Cold War: US, Russia fight over Europe's energy future (Yahoo/AP) 02/03/2015
  • ASEEES Detailed Clarification Regarding Cohen-Tucker Fellowship Negotiations [Explanation about Stephen F. Cohen and wife Katrina vanden Heuvel, head of the KAT Foundation and owner of The Nation withdrawal of fellowship] (ASEEES) 02/03/2015
  • UN criticizes Ukraine fighting tactics; raises toll to 5358 (U.S. News & World Report/AP) 02/03/2015
  • Quiet Ukrainian town prepares to fight or flee as war creeps to its doorstep (Mashable) 02/03/2015
  • Outraged Russians are Instagramming their food-inflation nightmare (Business Insider) 02/03/2015
  • If Ukraines Separatists Get Their 100,000 Volunteers, They May Be Mostly Russian Soldiers (The Interpreter) 02/03/2015
  • Moscow Readying a Massive Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Golts Says (The Interpreter) 02/03/2015
  • Moscow Seeking To Make Russian Diaspora a Soviet-Style Political Weapon Against West (The Interpreter) 02/03/2015
  • OSCE Chief Monitor in Ukraine to address OSCE Permanent Council on Thursday (OSCE) 02/03/2015
  • Lawyer Says Ukrainian Pilot 'Dying Slowly' In Russian Jail (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Pro-Kremlin Youth Group Answers Ukrainian Students' Antipropaganda Appeal (+VIDEO) (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Russian Treason Suspect Released, Ordered Not To Leave City (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Russians To Enter Ukraine With Travel Passports Only [as of March 1] (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • UN Says Ukraine Death Toll Above 5,350 After Sharp Escalation (RFE/RL) 02/03/2015
  • Bravado, resentment and fear as Ukraine calls men to war (Reuters) 02/03/2015
  • US Considers Providing Antitank Missiles To Ukrainian Military To Help Deter Rebels (International Business Times) 02/03/2015
  • Editorial: Why Arming Ukraine Will Backfire (Bloomberg View) 02/03/2015
  • Threat of proxy war looms as US considers sending arms to Ukraine (Daily Telegraph) 02/03/2015
  • Why Is Ukraines War So Bloody? The Soviet Union Trained Both Sides. (Daily Beast) 02/03/2015
  • The influential new report urging Obama to arm Ukraine, explained (VOX) 02/03/2015
  • In Crimea, a Park in Search of a Theme (The New York Times) 02/03/2015
  • Preserving Ukraines Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (Chicago Council) 02/03/2015
  • The Moment to Arm Ukraine (The Atlantic) 02/03/2015
  • How the West Is Losing Ukraine (Bloomberg View) 02/03/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 2 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/03/2015
  • Ukraine says lost five more soldiers in the east in past 24 hours (Reuters) 02/03/2015

  • Debaltseve Residents Seek Shelter Below Ground As Clashes Rage (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Merkel: Germany won't give weapons to Ukraine, favors talks (Yahoo/AP) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine troops fight to avoid being surrounded by rebels (Yahoo/AP) 02/02/2015
  • Bravado and disbelief greet Ukraine rebel call-up (Yahoo/AFP) 02/02/2015
  • Battle for Ukraine: How the west lost Putin (Financial Times) 02/02/2015
  • Exclusive: Russia, Ukraine in indirect talks over key Black Sea air corridor - sources (Reuters) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine Crisis: US Sending Lethal Aid Risks Escalating Conflict, But May Be Best Option (International Business Times) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine crisis: A dangerous shift in tempo as rebels bolster troop numbers (The Independent) 02/02/2015
  • US considers 'lethal aid' to government (BBC) 02/02/2015
  • Obama weighs sending lethal assistance to Ukraine (Yahoo/AP) 02/02/2015
  • Germany Draws a Pink Line on Ukraine (Wall Street Journal) 02/02/2015
  • Tracking the Weapons Used to Fight Ukraine's War (New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Pressure builds in US and NATO to supply arms to Ukraine (euronews) 02/02/2015
  • Editorial: Raise the stakes for Russia to deter its aggression in Ukraine (The Washington Post) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine Rebels Upbeat After an Infusion of Aid (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • German Chancellor Rules Out Weapons Aid to Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Lavrov Claims Obama's Remarks Prove U.S. Backed Ukraine 'Coup' (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Explainer: As Ukraine Conflict Intensifies, So Does Debate On Providing Lethal Military Aid (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine based on information received as of 18:00 (Kyiv time), 1 February 2015 (OSCE) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine run by 'miserable' Jews: rebel chief (Yahoo/AFP) 02/02/2015
  • The West Must Back Ukraine. The cost of inaction is only growing. By MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI (Politico) 02/02/2015
  • A Russian Housewife Caught in Putin's War (Bloomberg View) 02/02/2015
  • Editorial: Ukraine's war of the pews (CSMonitor.com) 02/02/2015
  • The rape of Ukraine: America stands by (New York Post) 02/02/2015
  • Yatsenyuk: Militants put explosives in children's toys, books and boxes of sweets (Ukraine Today) 02/02/2015
  • Preserving Ukraines Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do. By: Steven Pifer, Strobe Talbott, Ambassador Ivo Daalder, Michele Flournoy, Ambassador John Herbst, Jan Lodal, Admiral James Stavridis and General Charles Wald (Brookings) 02/02/2015
  • Editorial: Mr. Putin Resumes His War in Ukraine (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Putin must be stopped. And sometimes only guns can stop guns. By Timothy Garton Ash, historian, political writer and Guardian columnist. (The Guardian) 02/02/2015
  • Op-ed: Putin's Evolution (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine rebel leader Zakharchenko 'wants 100,000 men' (BBC) 02/02/2015
  • Thousands protest in Hungary against pro-Putin policy of Viktor Orban (Ukraine Today) 02/02/2015
  • Deputy Secretary General: Russias aggression is a game-changer in European security (NATO) 02/02/2015
  • Fighting builds as peace talks collapse (Ukrainian Journal) 02/02/2015
  • Report Russian aid convoy headed for Donetsk and Luhansk over weekend (Ukrainian Journal) 02/02/2015
  • Kiev boosts combat pay, OKs bonuses for hitting enemy equipment (Ukrainian Journal) 02/02/2015
  • NBU governor says she'll remove 'oligarchs' from banking system (Ukrainian Journal) 02/02/2015
  • U.S. Considers Supplying Arms to Ukraine Forces, Officials Say (The New York Times) 02/02/2015
  • Opinion: Ukraine Crisis Calls For Peacekeepers, Not Arms Supplies (Forbes) 02/02/2015
  • Grim scenes as civilians flee eastern Ukraine (Mashable) 02/02/2015
  • Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail (Reuters) 02/02/2015
  • Deadly clashes rage in east Ukraine after peace talks fail (Reuters) 02/02/2015
  • Artillery shell damages the UOC temple [Horlivka] (RISU) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine death toll rises as Minsk talks fail (Euractiv) 02/02/2015
  • Hungarians rally to remind Orban of Western allegiance (Euractiv) 02/02/2015
  • Moscow Seeking to Make Russian Diaspora a Soviet-Style Political Weapon Against West, Pasternak Says (Window on Eurasia) 02/02/2015
  • A New Sect Emerges in Russia Putins Witnesses (Window on Eurasia) 02/02/2015
  • Polish academic could face prison over Ukrainian POW war crimes video (KHPG) 02/02/2015
  • Russians call to release mother of 7 accused of revealing state secrets (KHPG) 02/02/2015
  • Report on a human rights mission to Mariupol and Volnovakha (KHPG) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine peace talks: Poroshenko in phone call with Merkel and Hollande (Ukraine Today) 02/02/2015
  • Militants killed more than 100 civilians in east Ukraine in January 2015 (Ukraine Today) 02/02/2015
  • New charges brought up against Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov (Ukrinform) 02/02/2015
  • Now You See It, Now You Dont: Putin Cheating on the Armistice Line in Ukraine [dated 1/31/2015] (Eurasia Daily Monitor) 02/02/2015
  • Ukraine Live Day 350: Donetsk Separatists Announce Mobilisation While US Mulls Military Aid For Ukraine (The Interpreter) 02/02/2015
  • Crimean Tatars Oppose Stalin-Churchill-Roosevelt Monument (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • Russian Rocket Puts British Satellite Into Orbit (RFE/RL) 02/02/2015
  • US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine. With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, USs leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obamas way of warning Putin to back off (The Guardian) 02/02/2015

  • An Oscar Russia really doesnt want to win (Reuters) 02/01/2015
  • Preserving Ukraine's Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (Atlantic Council) 02/01/2015
  • Preserving Ukraines Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do (World Affairs Journal) 02/01/2015
  • David J. Kramer: Six Ways to Help Ukraine Resist Russia's Latest Invasion (Wall Street Journal) 02/01/2015
  • Russian bomber intercepted by Norwegian F-16s carried nuclear warhead (Barents Observer) 02/01/2015
  • Shelling Hits Building Once Key to Ukraine Cease-Fire as Talks Falter (The Wall Street Journal) 02/01/2015
  • Poroshenko Urges Ukraine Cease-Fire After Minsk Peace Talks Fail. Ukraine Rebel Head Calls Full Mobilization (Bloomberg) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine peace talks collapse, Kiev and separatists trade blame (Reuters) 02/01/2015
  • Thousands Sign Petition To Help Russian 'Treason' Suspect (RFE/RL) 02/01/2015
  • Heavy Fighting Resumes In Eastern Ukraine As Truce Talks Collapse (NPR) 02/01/2015
  • Rebels Set Sights on Small Eastern Ukraine Town [DEBALTSEVE] (New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine War Wounded Flood Civilian Hospitals (Voice of America) 02/01/2015
  • Gastarbeiters Departure Beginning to Hit Russians Where They Live (Window on Eurasia) 02/01/2015
  • NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS OWNER: Vladimir Putin Stole My Super Bowl Ring, And George Bush Told Me To Forget About It [Dated 6/15/2013] (Business Insider) 02/01/2015
  • The forgotten link between Vladimir Putin, Ukraine and the Super Bowl (Forbes) 02/01/2015
  • East Ukraine death toll mounts after peace talks fail (Reuters) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine appeals for military help in fight with pro-Russian rebels (Financial Times) 02/01/2015
  • Video: Ukraine to evacuate eastern town of Debaltseve (France 24) 02/01/2015
  • Protester Crashes Performances Of 'Hypocritical' Pro-Putin Musicians [Roman Torgovitsky] (RFE/RL) 02/01/2015
  • Soldiers, Civilians Killed In Ukraine As Peace Talks End Without Progress (RFE/RL) 02/01/2015
  • UABA Statement in support of H. RES. 50 and S. RES. 52 calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko (UABA) 02/01/2015
  • Spot Report by the Observer Mission at the Russian checkpoints of Gukovo and Donetsk: Russian convoy of 90 vehicles crossed into Ukraine and returned back through Donetsk Border Crossing Point (OSCE) 02/01/2015
  • Statement by the Chairmanship on the Trilateral Contact Group consultations in Minsk on 31 January 2015 (OSCE) 02/01/2015
  • Another deadly weekend with 22 civilians killed in Donbas (Kyiv Post) 02/01/2015
  • What Can Ukraine Expect from the West Now? Former GULAG Inmate Asks Bitterly (Window on Eurasia) 02/01/2015
  • Putins Recipe for a Russian Disaster Cutting Vodka Prices and Public Transport at Same Time (Window on Eurasia) 02/01/2015
  • Childrens theater in Russia will enact murder of Obama (Examiner.com) 02/01/2015
  • Politics Is Personal, and Professional. Lisa Batiashvili on Violins, Ukraine and Valery Gergiev (The New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • A New Policy to Rescue Ukraine. By George Soros (NYRB) 02/01/2015
  • President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him. A secret war in Ukraine, murder in London, incursions into others' airspace. His behaviour is getting worse (Independent) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine's Olha Kharlan wins gold at the Fencing World Cup in Greece (Ukraine Today) 02/01/2015
  • Ukraine Fighting Continues as Talks Stall (The New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • Spy vs. Nonspy in Putins Russia. By JULIA IOFFE (The New York Times) 02/01/2015
  • CHAIRMAN SMITH AND REP. MCGOVERN INTRODUCE GLOBAL MAGNITSKY HUMAN RIGHTS ACCOUNTABILITY ACT (CSCE) 02/01/2015
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  • Ukraine Live Day 349: More Russian-Backed Separatist Victories Near Debaltsevo (MAP) (The Interpreter) 02/01/2015
  • Death toll mounts in Ukraine fighting after peace talks fail (Reuters) 02/01/2015
  • Ukrainians flee war -- and leave their lives behind (Global Post) 02/01/2015
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