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    Ukraine fighting rages ahead of ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting rages ahead of ceasefire

    DONETSK (AFP) – Ferocious fighting raged in Ukraine on Saturday, threatening a ceasefire deal as Kiev and the US accused Russia of fuelling a rebel onslaught to grab territory hours before the truce began.Kiev-loyal regional police chief Vyacheslav Abroskin said constant artillery bombardments were razing the strategic railway hub of...

    Fight for territory continues in east Ukraine
    Feb14

    Fight for territory continues in east Ukraine

    Kiev- The Ukrainian military said that there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine with separatist forces trying to seize more territory before a ceasefire comes into force at midnight. The truce envisages the creation of a neutral “buffer zone” and withdrawal of the heavy weapons responsible for many of the...

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military
    Feb14

    Rebels fighting for more territory ahead of Ukraine ceasefire: Kiev military

    The Ukrainian military said on Saturday there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine with separatist forces trying to seize more territory before a ceasefire comes into for… …read more Source: The...

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb14

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian service personnel have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting against separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Saturday, despite a four-power peace deal worked out in Belarus. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

    Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. “The rebels are destroying the town of Debaltseve. There are non-stop artillery bombardments of residential areas and buildings. The town is in flames,”...

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015
    Feb14

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is forecasting a hryvnia currency rate of 21 to the dollar this year in a revised budget drawn up to satisfy its international creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

    February 14, 2015 7:03 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town

    KIEV – Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in east
    Feb14

    Ukraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in east

    The Ukrainian military said on Saturday there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine ahead of a planned ceasefire, reporting 120 separate attacks in the past 24 hours.Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireThe unsung heroine of Minsk talks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves
    Feb14

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to establish a strategic reserve of natural gas and fuel oil to cover local needs in emergency situations, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

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