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    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce

    KIEV (AFP) – International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a crossroads as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction.The deaths of three Ukrainian soldiers after a two-day lull in clashes with pro-Russian separatists highlighted the fragility of the ceasefire as...

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine conflict at ‘crossroads’ as troop deaths shake truce

    KIEV – International monitors said the conflict in Ukraine was at a “crossroads” as further losses among government forces rattled a two-week-old truce just as it seemed to be gaining traction. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win
    Feb28

    Robben adds to tally in Bayern’s birthday win

    Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich celebrated their 115th birthday Friday with a 4-1 win over Cologne to go 11 points clear in the Bundesliga as top-scorer Arjen Robben added to his tally.The fleet-footed Dutchman netted his 17th goal in 19 league matches this season with a crisp header with 20 minutes left to remain the leagues top...

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russian threat
    Feb28

    Deaths shake Ukraine truce, Poroshenko wary of Russian threat

    Ukraine on Friday reported the first deaths in three days in east Ukraine and President Petro Poroshenko said Russia would pose a “military threat” even if a ceasefire holds. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine leader says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine leader says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce

    BERLIN – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow rebels a “serious breach of the ceasefire”, during a telephone call Friday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, her office said.”The firing by separatists on Ukrainian troops who were withdrawing constitutes a...

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing
    Feb28

    Obama condemns ‘brutal, vicious’ Nemtsov killing

    WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama condemned what he called the “brutal” and “vicious” murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin who was shot dead in Moscow on Friday.”We call upon the Russian government to conduct a prompt, impartial, and transparent...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (Source: Reuters photo) Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow rebels a “serious breach of the ceasefire”, during a telephone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, her office said. “The firing by separatists on Ukrainian troops who were...

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead
    Feb28

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    Boris Nemtsov (Source: AP photo) Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. The death of Nemtsov, a 55-year-old former deputy prime minister, ignited a fury among opposition figures who...

    Ukraine leader says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce
    Feb28

    Ukraine leader says troop deaths ‘serious breach’ of truce

    A photo taken and released on February 18, 2015 by the Ukrainian presidential press-service shows Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaking during the Security and Defence Council in Kiev -© Ukraine Presidential Press Service/AFP/File BERLIN: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko declared the killing of three government troops by pro-Moscow...

    Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
    Feb28

    Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

    Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s involvement in the war in Ukraine, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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