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    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...

    Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine had a phone call
    Feb17

    Kremlin says leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine had a phone call

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine discussed the agreement reached in Minsk on solving Ukraine’s conflict during a phone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday night. …read more Source: The...

    France, Germany, Ukraine say OSCE monitors need free access
    Feb16

    France, Germany, Ukraine say OSCE monitors need free access

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine said on Monday that observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe must have “free access” for their work in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's goods trade deficit narrows sharply in 2014 as imports plunge
    Feb16

    Ukraine's goods trade deficit narrows sharply in 2014 as imports plunge

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s trade deficit for goods narrowed sharply last year to $468.3 million, official data showed on Monday, but that was due to a drop in imports following a gas pricing row with Russia and a sharp depreciation of the hryvnia currency. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian military rejects rebel offer of corridor out of Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Ukrainian military rejects rebel offer of corridor out of Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – Kiev said on Monday it rejected a proposal from pro-Russian rebels to create a safe corridor for government troops out of the encircled town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, the focus of heavy fighting despite a ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The...

    Georgia calls in Ukraine envoy over ex-president's role in Kiev
    Feb16

    Georgia calls in Ukraine envoy over ex-president's role in Kiev

    TBILISI (Reuters) – Georgia has called Ukraine’s ambassador to a meeting to discuss Kiev’s “surprising” appointment of former President Mikheil Saakashvili as an adviser, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Amount of next tranche of IMF aid for Ukraine has not been discussed – minister
    Feb16

    Amount of next tranche of IMF aid for Ukraine has not been discussed – minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said on Monday the government had not yet discussed the exact amount of the next tranche of financial aid from the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source: The...

    Russia hopes Minsk agreements will be abided by – Kremlin adviser
    Feb16

    Russia hopes Minsk agreements will be abided by – Kremlin adviser

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia hopes the Minsk agreements on resolving the Ukraine crisis will be abided by, Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov said on Monday, adding that EU sanctions were illegal and prevented the solution of problems in the country. …read more Source: The...

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