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    ‘179 soldiers killed’ in Ukraine battle; rebels ready prisoner swap
    Feb21

    ‘179 soldiers killed’ in Ukraine battle; rebels ready prisoner swap

    LUGANSK (AFP) – An adviser to Ukraines president said Kiev lost 179 troops in a month-long battle for the town of Debaltseve, while pro-Russian rebels readied a prisoner swap Saturday as part of a battered ceasefire.The death toll for Debaltseve — which the rebels overran on Wednesday in defiance of the UN-backed truce — was...

    Merkel and pope discuss Ukraine at Vatican meeting
    Feb21

    Merkel and pope discuss Ukraine at Vatican meeting

    VATICAN CITY (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a visit to the Vatican Saturday met with Pope Francis and discussed efforts to end the bloody conflict in Ukraine.Merkel, who played a key role in negotiating the latest ceasefire, had a private audience with the pope where the two underlined their commitment to reaching a peaceful...

    40,000 attend Moscow pro-Putin rally
    Feb21

    40,000 attend Moscow pro-Putin rally

    February 21, 2015 11:26 PMMOSCOW (AFP) – Tens of thousands of strongman Vladimir Putin’s supporters rallied Saturday near the Kremlin walls, a year after protests in neighbouring Ukraine led to the fall of its pro-Russian president. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine
    Feb21

    Russian conscripts tell of fears of being sent to Ukraine

    MOSCOW – When Alexander was due to finish his year of mandatory military service in October, his commander told him he had no choice: He had to sign a contract to extend his stay in the army and head to southern Russia for troop exercises. The 20-year-old… …read more Source:...

    US and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb21

    US and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry

    The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: Channel...

    US and Britain mulling ‘extra sanctions’ against Russia: Kerry
    Feb21

    US and Britain mulling ‘extra sanctions’ against Russia: Kerry

    LONDON (AFP) – The US and Britain are considering deepening sanctions against Russia due to its craven behaviour in Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry said before talks with British counterpart Philip Hammond in London on Saturday.We are talking about additional sanctions, additional efforts, Kerry told reporters.Were not going to sit...

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb21

    U.S. and allies discuss new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine – Kerry

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and its allies are discussing imposing more sanctions against Russia for undermining a European-brokered truce in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Kerry, Philip discuss Ukraine conflict
    Feb21

    Kerry, Philip discuss Ukraine conflict

    London- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today arrived in London for meetings with his British counterpart, and a senior official said they would discuss possible penalties that could be imposed against Russia if violence in eastern Ukraine continues. The senior U.S. official said the Ukrainian conflict was expected to dominate the talks...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: Channel...

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military
    Feb21

    Pro-Russia rebel build-up near port city alarms Ukraine military

    KIEV/SAKHANKA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists are building up forces and weapons in Ukraine’s south east and the Ukrainian military said on Saturday it was braced for the possibility of a rebel attack on the port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: The...

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