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    Leaders stress need to ensure Ukraine ceasefire is sustained – Kremlin
    Feb19

    Leaders stress need to ensure Ukraine ceasefire is sustained – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France stressed in a phone call on Thursday the need to ensure that a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is sustained, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Pro-Russian rebels launch mortar attacks near Ukraine's Mariupol – military
    Feb19

    Pro-Russian rebels launch mortar attacks near Ukraine's Mariupol – military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists have launched mortar attacks on government-held positions near the coastal town of Mariupol in southeast Ukraine and are building up their forces there, local military reached by telephone said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says seizure of Debaltseve contrary to Minsk deal
    Feb19

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says seizure of Debaltseve contrary to Minsk deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, speaking by telephone on Thursday with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France, said the rebel seizure of the town of Debaltseve had been contrary to the ceasefire agreement they reached last week. …read more Source: The...

    Putin to influence separatists on Ukraine prisoner swap – Germany
    Feb19

    Putin to influence separatists on Ukraine prisoner swap – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a conference call with the leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine to use his influence on separatists to start an agreed prisoner swap with Ukraine, a German government spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia may supply gas to east Ukraine as humanitarian aid – TASS
    Feb19

    Russia may supply gas to east Ukraine as humanitarian aid – TASS

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the Energy Ministry and gas company Gazprom to work out proposals to supply gas to east Ukraine as humanitarian aid, TASS news agency reported on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree new push to enforce Ukraine ceasefire – France
    Feb19

    Leaders agree new push to enforce Ukraine ceasefire – France

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia agreed by telephone on Thursday to make a new push to impose a Feb. 12 accord seeking to establish a ceasefire in Ukraine, President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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