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    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts
    Feb15

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives. But within two hours of the cease-fire’s scheduled start, the warring sides were already trading accusations of fresh attacks. International attention will be focused in...

    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine ceasefire: Official
    Feb15

    Two civilians killed after start of Ukraine ceasefire: Official

    Two civilians died after a missile hit a town in Lugansk region, says a local governor, though fighting has died down in most of the conflict zone. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine military says shots fired but ceasefire observed
    Feb15

    Ukraine military says shots fired but ceasefire observed

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military said pro-Russian rebels had shelled Ukrainian positions ten times since a ceasefire came into effect at midnight, but that the truce was in general being observed. …read more Source: New Straits...

    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...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Begins After Fierce Fighting in Besieged Town
    Feb15

    Ukraine Ceasefire Begins After Fierce Fighting in Besieged Town

    A ceasefire in Ukraine was cautiously observed by both sides early Sunday, despite accusations by Kiev and the US that Russia had fuelled a final push by rebels to gain territory before the deadline. …read more Source:...

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Feb15

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Moscow- Shelling suddenly stopped at midnight in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko gave the order to government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement reached last Thursday. Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a televised address in the capital Kiev...

    Softwood Log Imports to China Slowed in the 4Q/14
    Feb15

    Softwood Log Imports to China Slowed in the 4Q/14

    SEATTLE (AP) – China continued to dominate global log trade and was setting a new record high in the consumption of imported softwood logs in 2014. The seemingly endless increase in demand for wood raw-materials from the manufacturers of wood products in China has resulted in year-over-year import increases in eight of the past ten years....

    Ukraine ceasefire begins after fierce fighting in besieged town
    Feb15

    Ukraine ceasefire begins after fierce fighting in besieged town

    DONETSK – A ceasefire in Ukraine was cautiously observed by both sides early Monday, despite accusations by Kiev and the US that Russia had fuelled a final push by rebels to gain territory before the deadline.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered troops to abide by the truce from midnight (2200 GMT), in line with a deal reached in...

    Shelling stopped abruptly at mid-night in the city of Donetsk as the ceasefire started
    Feb15

    Shelling stopped abruptly at mid-night in the city of Donetsk as the ceasefire started

    In Eastern Ukraine, the ceasefire brokered by Germany and France has gone into effect from Sunday. Shelling stopped abruptly at mid-night in the city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko ordered government forces to halt firing in line with the ceasefire to end the country’s bloody conflict. Petro said there was still alarm over the...

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts
    Feb15

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks as he issues the order to start a cease-fire in the east during a meeting with defense officials in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, but there are no immediate indications of whether either side in the conflict...

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