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15 Killed in Fierce Fighting for Key Ukrainian Town

Ukraine's defense minister says fighting during the last day in a strategic eastern Ukrainian town has left 15 soldiers dead. Stepan Poltorak said Saturday 30 soldiers were wounded in the fierce fighting between the soldiers and Russia-backed separatists in the government-held town of Debaltseve, a rail junction that connects two rebel centers.   Ukrainian authorities say seven civilians were killed Friday by rebel shelling in the town. Witnesses say Ukrainian troops and...

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