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    Rebels attack Ukrainian government troops despite ceasefire – Kiev
    Feb19

    Rebels attack Ukrainian government troops despite ceasefire – Kiev

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are maintaining attacks on government forces in east Ukraine despite a ceasefire and despite the withdrawal of thousands of government troops from the town of Debaltseve, the Kiev military said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande to talk on Thursday – RIA cites Kremlin
    Feb19

    Putin, Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande to talk on Thursday – RIA cites Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A phone call between leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France to discuss the implementation of last week’s agreements to end the Ukraine conflict will take place on Thursday, RIA news agency reported on Thursday, citing Kremlin’s spokesman. …read more Source: The...

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source
    Feb19

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fourteen Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 173 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military source told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels swiftly said would be in breach of a peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone – White House
    Feb18

    European leaders set to discuss Ukraine ceasefire by phone – White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The leaders of Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia were slated to discuss the implementation of the Minsk peace plan for Eastern Ukraine by phone on Wednesday, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces
    Feb18

    Kerry urges Lavrov to stop attacks on Ukrainian forces

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday to stop Russian and separatist attacks on Ukrainian forces in Debaltseve, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead
    Feb18

    Germany says peace plan for Ukraine 'damaged' not dead

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany condemned the seizure of a strategic east Ukrainian town by pro-Russian rebels on Wednesday as a “massive violation” of a ceasefire, but said it was too early to call the broader Minsk peace plan dead or ratchet up sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The...

    Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal
    Feb18

    Putin calls West's bluff over Ukraine peace deal

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Vladimir Putin has called Europe’s bluff over east Ukraine as Russia-backed separatists seize a strategic town in defiance of a ceasefire brokered by France and Germany. …read more Source: The...

    UK says photos show Russian missiles in Ukraine
    Feb18

    UK says photos show Russian missiles in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain released photographs on Wednesday of what it described as Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft artillery system, being operated in eastern Ukraine, saying it was further proof of Russia’s military involvement in the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia
    Feb18

    Hungary PM Orban criticises Tusk, EU allies seeking to isolate Russia

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban stepped up his criticism on Wednesday of his European allies for their policy of seeking to isolate Moscow over its intervention in Ukraine, naming top EU official Donald Tusk as one of its backers. …read more Source: The...

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