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    Ukrainian army not ready to pull back heavy weapons because ceasefire violated – military spokesman
    Feb16

    Ukrainian army not ready to pull back heavy weapons because ceasefire violated – military spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian armed forces are not ready to withdraw heavy weapons, as agreed at the Minsk four-power peace talks, because separatists are violating the ceasefire, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting around Debaltseve remains source of concern – Germany
    Feb16

    Fighting around Debaltseve remains source of concern – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine seemed to be holding in general terms, but added that ongoing fighting around the strategic railway junction of Debaltseve remained a source of concern. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian military says rebels shell district of Donetsk, east Ukraine
    Feb16

    Ukrainian military says rebels shell district of Donetsk, east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said separatist rebels had shelled a district of Donetsk city in east Ukraine at around 1000 GMT on Monday despite a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says will respond 'adequately' to new EU sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia says will respond 'adequately' to new EU sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday Moscow would respond “adequately” to new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, adding that the measures would not help secure a solution to the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine says rebels firing repeatedly, despite truce
    Feb16

    Ukraine says rebels firing repeatedly, despite truce

    SOFIA (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces have been fired on 112 times by separatists in the past 24 hours, despite a ceasefire agreement, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Two Russian deputy defence ministers on new EU sanctions list
    Feb16

    Two Russian deputy defence ministers on new EU sanctions list

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union published a new list of Ukrainians and Russians targeted by sanctions for undermining Ukraine’s independence on Monday, including Russian First Deputy Defence Minister Arkady Bakhin. …read more Source: The...

    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...

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