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    Hammond says Putin not acting in spirit of Minsk deal
    Feb18

    Hammond says Putin not acting in spirit of Minsk deal

    LISBON (Reuters) – If the ceasefire in Ukraine breaks down Europe should at least extend its sanctions against Moscow, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town
    Feb18

    Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town

    Government forces started pulling out of a town in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday after a fierce assault by Russian-backed separatists which Europe said violated a crumbling ceasefire. President Petro Poroshenko said before flying to the town of Debaltseve that more than 80% of his troops in the rail hub had already left following a heavy...

    A year after revolution, Ukraine struggles with old hang-ups
    Feb18

    A year after revolution, Ukraine struggles with old hang-ups

    The former power company executive yanked up his trouser leg to show the electronic bracelet round his ankle that would alert police if he tried to make a run for it from Kiev. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine president says troops have withdrawn from Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine president says troops have withdrawn from Debaltseve

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraines President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday that government forces had withdrawn from the flashpoint town of Debaltseve, where pro-Russian rebels have been battling troops for weeks.This morning the Ukrainian armed forces together with the National Guard completed an operation for a planned and organised withdrawal...

    Greece’s Tsipras attacks sanctions on Russia
    Feb18

    Greece’s Tsipras attacks sanctions on Russia

    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Germany’s Stern magazine an economic war with Russia was in no-one’s interests and that imposing sanctions on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine was “hypocritical” …read more Source: Channel...

    EU condemns ‘clear violation’ of Ukraine ceasefire in Debaltseve
    Feb18

    EU condemns ‘clear violation’ of Ukraine ceasefire in Debaltseve

    BRUSSELS – The European Union on Wednesday condemned a rebel offensive against the strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine as a “clear violation” of an internationally-backed ceasefire.”The actions by the Russia-backed separatists in Debaltseve are a clear violation of the ceasefire,” the EU’s foreign...

    Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town
    Feb18

    Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town

    Government forces started pulling out of a town in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday after a fierce assault by Russian-backed separatists which Europe said violated a crumbling ceasefire. …read more Source: Channel...

    A year after revolution, Ukraine struggles with old hang-ups
    Feb18

    A year after revolution, Ukraine struggles with old hang-ups

    KIEV (Reuters) – The former power company executive yanked up his trouser leg to show the electronic bracelet round his ankle that would alert police if he tried to make a run for it from Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian president: Troops are withdrawing from Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukrainian president: Troops are withdrawing from Debaltseve

    Ukraine has pulled most of its troops out of Debaltseve, the president confirmed on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Greece's Tsipras attacks sanctions on Russia
    Feb18

    Greece's Tsipras attacks sanctions on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Germany’s Stern magazine an economic war with Russia was in no-one’s interests and that imposing sanctions on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine was “hypocritical” …read more Source: The...

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