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    Heavy shelling as rebels keep pressure on Ukraine's Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Heavy shelling as rebels keep pressure on Ukraine's Debaltseve

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatists are keeping up attacks on the strategic railway junction of Debaltseve despite a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday, and witnesses reported heavy shelling in the area. …read more Source: The...

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attacks since ceasefire came into force – Kiev military source
    Feb16

    Four Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel attacks since ceasefire came into force – Kiev military source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Four Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in attacks by separatists since a ceasefire came into force at midnight on Saturday, a Kiev military source said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    DONETSK/ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. …read more Source: The...

    France and Germany say Ukraine ceasefire generally observed despite incidents
    Feb15

    France and Germany say Ukraine ceasefire generally observed despite incidents

    PARIS (Reuters) – France and Germany said a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was being generally observed despite local incidents, which needed to be resolved quickly, according to a statement from the French presidency on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    OSCE says Ukraine rebels turn back monitors from Debaltseve
    Feb15

    OSCE says Ukraine rebels turn back monitors from Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – Rebels in eastern Ukraine refused to allow monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to reach the encircled town of Debaltseve after a ceasefire took effect on Sunday, the head of the OSCE mission said. …read more Source: The...

    Kremlin says accords underpinning Ukraine truce must be 'unconditionally observed'
    Feb15

    Kremlin says accords underpinning Ukraine truce must be 'unconditionally observed'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The package of measures underpinning a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine must be “unconditionally observed”, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Separatist commander says rebels can fire on Ukrainian town of Debaltseve despite ceasefire
    Feb15

    Separatist commander says rebels can fire on Ukrainian town of Debaltseve despite ceasefire

    DONETSK (Reuters) – A senior pro-Russian separatist commander said on Sunday rebels have the right to fire on the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine despite a ceasefire as it is “our territory.” …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine military says rebels shell Ukrainian positions 10 times since ceasefire
    Feb15

    Ukraine military says rebels shell Ukrainian positions 10 times since ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Sunday pro-Russian rebels had shelled Ukrainian positions on ten separate occasions since a ceasefire came into effect at midnight. …read more Source: The...

    Obama speaks to German, Ukrainian leaders about Ukraine violence
    Feb15

    Obama speaks to German, Ukrainian leaders about Ukraine violence

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama spoke to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday and expressed concern about the violence in Ukraine while pressing for implementation of a ceasefire agreement, the White House said. …read more Source: The...

    U.S.'s Kerry called Russian counterpart to urge truce implementation – official
    Feb15

    U.S.'s Kerry called Russian counterpart to urge truce implementation – official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Saturday, urging full implementation of this week’s Minsk agreements on ending fighting in Ukraine, including a midnight ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

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