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    White House – true test of Minsk deal on Ukraine to come
    Feb12

    White House – true test of Minsk deal on Ukraine to come

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Thursday that the Minsk deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine was a “potentially significant step” but said heavy weapons must be withdrawn from the region and called on Russia to withdraw soldiers and equipment. …read more Source: The...

    Factbox – Minsk agreement on Ukraine
    Feb12

    Factbox – Minsk agreement on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine at talks in Minsk, Belarus, that ran all night into Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Cameron – No easing of EU sanctions unless Putin changes behaviour
    Feb12

    Cameron – No easing of EU sanctions unless Putin changes behaviour

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict should not be lifted unless President Vladimir Putin alters his behaviour, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks
    Feb12

    Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Emerging from all-night talks on Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko would be released from a Russian prison soon. …read more Source: The...

    France's Hollande says coming hours decisive for Ukraine
    Feb12

    France's Hollande says coming hours decisive for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that the deal agreed in Minsk by Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine aimed at ending the conflict in Ukraine was not a guarantee of long-term success. …read more Source: The...

    EU's Mogherini expects no talk of Russia sanctions at summit
    Feb12

    EU's Mogherini expects no talk of Russia sanctions at summit

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said she did not expect EU leaders to discuss sanctions on Russia at their summit on Thursday after a Ukraine ceasefire was agreed in talks in Minsk. …read more Source: The...

    Fifty tanks, 40 missile systems crossed from Russia into east Ukraine overnight – Ukrainian military
    Feb12

    Fifty tanks, 40 missile systems crossed from Russia into east Ukraine overnight – Ukrainian military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Around 50 tanks, 40 missile systems and 40 armoured vehicles crossed overnight into east Ukraine from Russia via Izvaryne border crossing into the separatist Luhansk region, a Kiev military spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Merkel says Putin pressured Ukraine rebels to accept ceasefire
    Feb12

    Merkel says Putin pressured Ukraine rebels to accept ceasefire

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Russia’s Vladimir Putin had put pressure on the pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine to agree to a ceasefire from Sunday, which she said offered a “glimmer of hope” for an end to the bloodshed. …read more Source: The...

    German foreign minister – Minsk deal not all we would have wished for
    Feb12

    German foreign minister – Minsk deal not all we would have wished for

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s foreign minister said an agreement between the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France on the Ukraine crisis was not all Germany would have wished for, but it was a much-needed step away from violence and towards fresh political momentum. …read more Source: The...

    Four leaders agree to respect Ukraine sovereignty – Kremlin
    Feb12

    Four leaders agree to respect Ukraine sovereignty – Kremlin

    MINSK (Reuters) – Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France committed to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, according to a joint declaration distributed by the Kremlin. …read more Source: The...

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