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    Ukraine's Poroshenko will make statement shortly – presidential spokesman
    Feb18

    Ukraine's Poroshenko will make statement shortly – presidential spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to make a televised statement shortly, a presidential spokesman said by telephone on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Small groups of Ukrainian troops from Debaltseve head north
    Feb18

    Small groups of Ukrainian troops from Debaltseve head north

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Weary Ukrainian troops, some in columns, some in cars, began arriving on Wednesday from the besieged town of Debaltseve in Artemivsk, about 30 km (18 miles) to the north, a Reuters witness said. …read more Source: The...

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town
    Feb18

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Some Ukrainian forces began to pull out of a town under siege by Russian-backed separatists on Wednesday as renewed fighting threatened to wreck an international deal aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine regional police says fighting continues in Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine regional police says fighting continues in Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – The deputy head of regional police in east Ukraine said fighting continued in Debaltseve on Wednesday, as commanders of Ukrainian units said government troops had begun to pull out of the strategic transport hub encircled by rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Russia reserves right to react accordingly to Canadian sanctions – Interfax
    Feb18

    Russia reserves right to react accordingly to Canadian sanctions – Interfax

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow reserves the right to react to sanctions Canada slapped on Russia for its role in Ukraine, Interfax news agency cited the Foreign Ministry as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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