AFP, “Rebels claim to capture key Ukraine rail hub of Debaltseve
Fighting breaks out for first time inside flashpoint town in east Ukraine, say officials, with rebels claiming victory in harsh blow to a fragile ceasefire,” The Telegraph, February 17, 2015 (12:56 p.m. GMT).
To stop Russian tanks from advancing in Ukraine:
(1) Ban Russia, effective immediately, from participation in SWIFT international payments system;
(2) Boycott / change venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup Championship; and
(3) Add Putin to the Ukraine sanctions list, with exception by special authorization for diplomatic travel.
The Trenchant Observer