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    U.S. mulls Russia sanctions, prefers peace deal implemented
    Feb12

    U.S. mulls Russia sanctions, prefers peace deal implemented

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it had not taken off the table the option of imposing fresh sanctions on Russia but would prefer to see an agreement to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine carried out. …read more Source: The...

    US says Ukraine deal ‘potentially significant’
    Feb12

    US says Ukraine deal ‘potentially significant’

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States cautiously welcomed a brokered ceasefire in the 10-month war between Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels Thursday, but insisted the deal must be implemented and honored.The agreement represents a potentially significant step toward a peaceful resolution of the conflict and the restoration of Ukraines...

    Ukraine peace roadmap agreed, but Europe sceptical
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace roadmap agreed, but Europe sceptical

    A new peace roadmap aimed at ending the 10-month war between Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels was agreed in Belarus Thursday, but Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that “big hurdles” remained. Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged from the summit in the Belarussian capital Minsk, saying he, Merkel, French President Francois Hollande...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Minsk deal implementation will be difficult – RIA
    Feb12

    Ukraine's Poroshenko says Minsk deal implementation will be difficult – RIA

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told a news conference in Brussels on Thursday that the process of implementation in east Ukraine of a ceasefire agreed at a summit in Minsk will be difficult, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine president says Russia, rebels resisted truce
    Feb12

    Ukraine president says Russia, rebels resisted truce

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed solidarity from EU leaders at a summit in Brussels on Thursday and accused Moscow and pro-Russian rebels of taking the offensive after a deal was reached for a truce to start on Sunday. …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree at Minsk peace summit
    Feb12

    Leaders agree at Minsk peace summit

    MINSK- Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal today that offers a “glimmer of hope” for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine after marathon overnight talks. But all four leaders said there was a long way to go and accusations from Kiev of a new, mass influx of Russian armour into rebel-held eastern Ukraine further...

    Marathon Ukraine Peace Summit Agrees to Ceasefire
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine Peace Summit Agrees to Ceasefire

    Marathon talks in Belarus ended today with a ceasefire announcement in the war between Ukraine and pro-Moscow rebels, but Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that “big hurdles” remained. …read more Source:...

    50 Tanks, 40 Missile Systems Cross From Russia into East Ukraine
    Feb12

    50 Tanks, 40 Missile Systems Cross From Russia into East Ukraine

    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 … …read more Source:...

    Hopes of agreement after peace talks in Minsk
    Feb12

    Hopes of agreement after peace talks in Minsk

    MINSK: The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France may be close to agreement following all-night talks on resolving the Ukraine conflict, diplomatic sources said on Thursday. Details remained unclear after more than 12 hours of peace talks in the Belarus capital Minsk, with one source saying there was hope agreement could reached and...

    Ukraine cease-fire reached
    Feb12

    Ukraine cease-fire reached

    Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine reached a deal on Thursday that offers a “glimmer of hope” for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine after marathon overnight talks. …read more Source: Global...

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