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    Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire
    Mar01

    Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire

    A Ukrainian journalist was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday (Feb 28), his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks, boosting hopes for a two-week-old ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire
    Mar01

    Ukrainian journalist killed in shelling despite ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian journalist was killed by shelling in east Ukraine on Saturday, his newspaper said, even as the Ukrainian military reported a significant drop in rebel attacks, boosting hopes for a two-week-old ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Conflict at ‘crossroads’ after troop deaths
    Mar01

    Conflict at ‘crossroads’ after troop deaths

    International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a “crossroads” as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    2 Killed as Skirmishes Threaten Ukraine Truce
    Feb28

    2 Killed as Skirmishes Threaten Ukraine Truce

    Two people were killed by shelling in east Ukraine Saturday as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a “crossroads”. …read more Source:...

    Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict, says Poroshenko
    Feb28

    Nemtsov planned to reveal Russian links to Ukraine conflict, says Poroshenko

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said on Saturday Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was murdered because he planned to disclose evidence of Russia’s involvement in Ukraine’s separatist conflict. Poroshenko paid tribute to Nemtsov, who was shot dead late on Friday, and said the fierce critic of president Vladimir Putin...

    Lithuania signs US deal to replace Russian gas
    Feb28

    Lithuania signs US deal to replace Russian gas

    VILNIUS (AFP) – Lithuania said Saturday it had signed a trade agreement to buy liquified natural gas from the United States in a move aimed at reducing the EU Baltic states heavy dependence on Russian gas deliveries.Under the deal with Houston-based Chenier Energy company, the first LNG fuel is expected to arrive in Lithuania as early as...

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east
    Feb28

    Ukrainian photojournalist killed in shelling in restive east

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine: (AP) – A Ukrainian photojournalist was killed in shelling in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as the cease-fire deal brokered by Western leaders seems to fail to silence the guns completely.Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian troops has killed more than 5,600 people, displaced more than 1 million others...

    Isolated Skirmishes Hamper Ukraine Truce
    Feb28

    Isolated Skirmishes Hamper Ukraine Truce

    Ukraine announced the completion of an initial phase of military pullback in east Ukraine today as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was a… …read more Source:...

    Isolated skimishes hamper Ukraine truce
    Feb28

    Isolated skimishes hamper Ukraine truce

    KIEV (AFP) – Ukraine announced the completion of an initial phase of military pullback in east Ukraine Saturday as isolated clashes rattled a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels and observers warned the country was at a crossroads.Ukraine said Saturday that isolated clashes were rattling a shaky truce with pro-Russian rebels after...

    Russian opposition leader shot dead
    Feb28

    Russian opposition leader shot dead

    Medics lift the body of Nemtsov, covered with plastic, on Moskvoretsky bridge near St Basil cathedral in central Moscow. — AFP photo Obama leads western group condemning the killing of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Putin MOSCOW: Western leaders yesterday condemned the drive-by shooting of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a...

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