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    Ukraine rebels bury fighters who died hours ahead of cease-fire
    Feb17

    Ukraine rebels bury fighters who died hours ahead of cease-fire

    After the coffins of four pro-Russian fighters killed hours before the Ukrainian cease-fire were lowered into the ground on Monday in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, their comrades fired Kalashnikov rifles into the icy air in a final salute. The field was already studded with dozens of graves of men killed in 10 months of […] The post Ukraine...

    Ukrainian woman proposes to boyfriend in Panda costume
    Feb17

    Ukrainian woman proposes to boyfriend in Panda costume

    The daily also reported that a Ukrainian woman proposed to her boyfriend on Valentine’s Day in Dujiang Yan, China, reported China Press.The woman, known only as Sasha, 26, had put on a panda costume before dancing in front of her boyfriend Da Bin, 30, and five others.Much to his surprise, she suddenly removed the costume and presented him...

    Poll: Americans view Russia as top threat
    Feb17

    Poll: Americans view Russia as top threat

    WASHINGTON: Russia now is considered by Americans as the United States’ greatest enemy amid increasing US-Russian tensions, Xinhua news agency reports citing a Gallup poll. Americans have become significantly more likely to view Russia’s military power as a critical threat to the US with 49 percent now holding this view compared with...

    US urges Russia, rebels to ‘immediately’ halt Ukraine attacks
    Feb17

    US urges Russia, rebels to ‘immediately’ halt Ukraine attacks

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States called on Russia and the separatists it backs to immediately halt attacks in eastern Ukraine on Monday, expressing grave concern about ceasefire violations.A two-day old truce was on the verge of collapsing as fighting raged around a strategic railway hub and both sides said conditions were not met to...

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal
    Feb17

    Battle underway in Ukraine railway hub despite peace deal

    Fighting between the government and pro-independence rebels persisted on Monday around a strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine, dampening hopes that artillery exchanges could abate in the wake of a fresh peace agreement inked last week. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire may collapse as fighting rages on

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists around a strategic town in the east persisted on Monday in fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered last week. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Hungary demo Putin
    Feb17

    Hungary demo Putin

    People march holding Ukrainian flags during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Budapest Two women march with a banner during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Budapest A woman carries European Union flags during a protest ahead of a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin, in...

    Tennis: Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach
    Feb17

    Tennis: Third seed Dolgopolov advances at Delray Beach

    DELRAY BEACH (AFP) – Ukraines third-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov advanced to the second round of the ATP Delray Beach Open on Monday by defeating Russias Teymuraz Gabashvili 7-6 (7/4), 6-3.Dolgopolov fired nine aces and dropped his serve only once in the 93-minute victory, which sends him into the round of 16 against an American, either Tim...

    Moscow sees signs of positive development
    Feb17

    Moscow sees signs of positive development

    Situation in the conflict area in southeastern Ukraine is better now, thanks to the agreements reached during the recent negotiations in Belarusian capital Minsk, a Kremlin official said Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Venus Williams beats player half her age at Dubai tournament
    Feb17

    Venus Williams beats player half her age at Dubai tournament

    Defending champion Venus Williams beat an opponent half her age on Monday, winning 6-1, 6-2 against 17-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.Despite the age difference, the 34-year-old Williams looked physically fitter than her opponent and dominated throughout to earn her 16th straight win in...

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