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    Pro-Russian rebels withdraw artillery from areas of front line – Interfax
    Feb18

    Pro-Russian rebels withdraw artillery from areas of front line – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have started pulling back artillery from rebel-held areas of east Ukraine where fighting has ceased, Russian news agency Interfax cited the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian troops surrender in Debaltseve – separatists
    Feb18

    Hundreds of Ukrainian troops surrender in Debaltseve – separatists

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hundreds of government troops are surrendering to pro-Russian separatist forces in the east Ukrainian town of Debaltseve, separatist press service DAN cited a pro-Russian rebel official as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town
    Feb18

    Pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-government forces began on Wednesday to pull out of the town of Debaltseve which is under siege from Russian-backed rebels, commanders of pro-government paramilitary units said. …read more Source: The...

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO
    Feb18

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO

    OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is imposing sanctions against top Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO and the head of conglomerate Rostec, among others, in response to the actions of Russian-backed militants in Ukraine, Ottawa said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest
    Feb18

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Tuesday it was not in the interests of Ukraine or the world to get into a proxy war with Russia over eastern Ukraine, a comment suggesting Washington is hesitant to arm Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says group of servicemen taken prisoner in besieged town of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine says group of servicemen taken prisoner in besieged town of Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday a group of service personnel had been taken prisoner by separatists in the strategic town of Debaltseve where government positions have been under attack from Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rejects Georgian request to extradite ex-president – Tbilisi
    Feb17

    Ukraine rejects Georgian request to extradite ex-president – Tbilisi

    TBILISI (Reuters) – Ukrainian prosecutors have rejected a request to extradite Georgia’s ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili and former justice minister Zurab Adeishvili, Georgia’s chief prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine will withdraw heavy weapons when ceasefire is observed – Ukraine military
    Feb17

    Ukraine will withdraw heavy weapons when ceasefire is observed – Ukraine military

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian military spokesman said on Tuesday Ukraine was ready to start withdrawing heavy weapons as agreed in a ceasefire deal as soon as a total truce is observed across the conflict zone in pro-Russian separatist territories. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels in one part of east Ukraine pulling back big guns – TASS
    Feb17

    Rebels in one part of east Ukraine pulling back big guns – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leader of one of two regions held by pro-Russian rebels said on Tuesday his forces were complying with an agreement to withdraw heavy weaponry from the front line in east Ukraine, Russia’s TASS news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian military says rebels are fighting for control of Debaltseve rail station
    Feb17

    Ukrainian military says rebels are fighting for control of Debaltseve rail station

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military said on Tuesday pro-Russian rebels are fighting to seize a strategic rail station in the town of Debaltseve, but Ukrainian troops still control the transport hub. …read more Source: The...

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