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    Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels maintain attacks on Ukrainian forces east of Mariupol
    Feb22

    Ukraine says pro-Russia rebels maintain attacks on Ukrainian forces east of Mariupol

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Sunday more convoys of armoured vehicles had been tracked crossing into Ukraine from Russia, including in the southeast, where it said rebels maintained attacks on government troops not far from the port of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    At least two killed in 'terrorist' blast in Ukraine's Kharkiv – Interior Ministry
    Feb22

    At least two killed in 'terrorist' blast in Ukraine's Kharkiv – Interior Ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – An explosive device caused an explosion that killed at least two people during a peace march in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Sunday, Ukrainian police said in a statement on the Interior Ministry website. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels say agree to withdraw weapons in east Ukraine
    Feb22

    Pro-Russian rebels say agree to withdraw weapons in east Ukraine

    NIZHNYAYA KRYNKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – A senior pro-Russian rebel commander said separatist forces were due to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine on Sunday, a sign rebels may be prepared to halt their advance as part of an internationally brokered peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Rebel commander says Ukraine separatists to begin withdrawing heavy weapons on Sunday
    Feb22

    Rebel commander says Ukraine separatists to begin withdrawing heavy weapons on Sunday

    KIEV (Reuters) – Senior separatist commander Eduard Basurin said pro-Russian rebels would begin a two-week process of withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline in east Ukraine on Sunday, Russian news agency Interfax quoted him as saying. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine, a Ukrainian Security Council aide confirmed on Sunday, a step towards implementing an internationally brokered peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry
    Feb21

    Obama to weigh next steps on Ukraine 'in next few days' – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama will evaluate the next steps in dealing with the conflict in eastern Ukraine in the coming days, including arming Ukrainian forces and sanctions against Moscow, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb21

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kerry says considering extra sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    LONDON (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday the United States and its allies were not prepared to play games with Russia and are discussing additional sanctions against Moscow over its role in eastern Ukraine, undermining a European-brokered truce. …read more Source: The...

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