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    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal

    Fighting between the government and pro-independence rebels persisted on Monday around a strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine, dampening hopes that artillery exchanges could abate in the wake of a fresh peace agreement inked last week. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists around a strategic town in the east persisted on Monday in fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered last week. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Hungary demo Putin
    Feb17

    Hungary demo Putin

    People march holding Ukrainian flags during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Budapest Two women march with a banner during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Budapest A woman carries European Union flags during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in...

    Tennis: Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach
    Feb17

    Tennis: Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach

    DELRAY BEACH (AFP) – Ukraines third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov advanced to the second round of the ATP Delray Beach Open on Monday by defeating Russias Teymuraz Gabashvili 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.Dolgopolov fired nine aces and dropped his serve only once in the 93-minute victory, which sends him into the round of 16 against an American, either Tim...

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal

    Fighting between the government and pro-independence rebels persisted on Monday around a strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine, dampening hopes that artillery exchanges could abate in the wake of a fresh peace agreement inked last week. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Moscow sees signs of positive development
    Feb17

    Moscow sees signs of positive development

    Situation in the conflict area in southeastern Ukraine is better now, thanks to the agreements reached during the recent negotiations in Belarusian capital Minsk, a Kremlin official said Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Venus Williams beats player half her age at Dubai tournament
    Feb17

    Venus Williams beats player half her age at Dubai tournament

    Defending champion Venus Williams beat an opponent half her age on Monday, winning 6-1, 6-2 against 17-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.Despite the age difference, the 34-year-old Williams looked physically fitter than her opponent and dominated throughout to earn her 16th straight win in...

    Fighting rages in Ukraine despite ceasefire deal
    Feb17

    Fighting rages in Ukraine despite ceasefire deal

    Fighting between the Ukrainian forces and pro-independence rebels persisted Monday around the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine, despite the announcement of a ceasefire from … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Moscow carries out snap check of paratroopers in western Russia
    Feb17

    Moscow carries out snap check of paratroopers in western Russia

    Russia’s defense ministry started a snap inspection of its paratrooper units in western Russia on Monday, Interfax news agency quoted the ministry press office as saying. Russia has carried out several unannounced military drills since relations with the West deteriorated over the Ukraine crisis, with Moscow criticizing what it says is a...

    Ukraine GDP plunges most in five years as recession intensifies
    Feb17

    Ukraine GDP plunges most in five years as recession intensifies

    [KIEV] Ukraine’s worst recession since 2009 intensified last quarter, highlighting the nation’s challenge after sealing an expanded US$17.5 billion bailout and agreeing on a truce in the war that’s devastated its industrial base. …read more Source: The Business...

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