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    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal, recognising truce is holding

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine announced on Thursday that it would begin withdrawing artillery from the front line with separatist rebels in the east, a move that amounts to recognition that a ceasefire meant to take effect on Feb. 15 is holding at last. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Ukrainian army to start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian army will start withdrawing heavy weapons in east Ukraine on Thursday, a military spokesman said. …read more Source: The...

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday
    Feb26

    EU invites Russia, Ukraine for gas talks on Monday

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has invited the Russian and Ukrainian energy ministers for talks in Brussels on Monday to discuss gas supply problems, it said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day
    Feb26

    Kiev reports no combat casualties for second straight day

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military reported no combat casualties at the front for a second straight day on Thursday, a sign that a ceasefire deal has held at last after rebels initially ignored it to launch one of the biggest battles of the war last week. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine
    Feb26

    Russia's Gazprom says ready to compromise on gas for east Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian natural gas producer Gazprom said on Thursday it was willing to compromise with Ukraine over gas supplies to rebel-held regions in its east. …read more Source: The...

    Russian fighter jets to stage exercises over Barents Sea
    Feb26

    Russian fighter jets to stage exercises over Barents Sea

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian fighter jets will take part in exercises on thwarting a potential missile attack in the Barents Sea, the latest in a series of war games that have alarmed the West since the Ukraine conflict began. …read more Source: The...

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure – Russia
    Feb26

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure – Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Western threats of additional economic sanctions against Russia are aimed at distracting attention from the West’s opposition to the implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Kiev likely to order heavy artillery withdrawal – source
    Feb26

    Kiev likely to order heavy artillery withdrawal – source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is likely to order government forces to start pullng back heavy weapons in the country’s east on Thursday under a Feb. 12 peace deal, a military source said. …read more Source: The...

    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed
    Feb26

    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. military commander in Europe said on Wednesday the situation in Ukraine was “getting worse every day” as government forces struggled against Russian-backed rebels, but he declined to say whether he favored supplying defensive weapons to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange
    Feb25

    IMF says ready to assist Ukraine with foreign exchange

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said it was ready to assist Ukraine with its foreign currency issues, amid a steep fall in the country’s hryvnia currency. …read more Source: The...

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