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    Russian singer, deputy ministers top new EU sanctions list
    Feb16

    Russian singer, deputy ministers top new EU sanctions list

    [BRUSSELS] A veteran Russian singer who voiced support for Russia’s annexation of Crimea has been subjected to EU sanctions in a new blacklist published by the European Union on Monday. …read more Source: The Business...

    After attacks, France fights call for mass migration of Jews
    Feb16

    After attacks, France fights call for mass migration of Jews

    Faced with images of overturned tombstones and yet another deadly attack at a European Jewish site, French leaders on Monday countered calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration with their own plea to the Jewish community.Hundreds of Jewish graves were found desecrated in eastern France on Sunday, hours after a Danish Jew...

    Ukrainian army not ready to pull back heavy weapons because ceasefire violated – military spokesman
    Feb16

    Ukrainian army not ready to pull back heavy weapons because ceasefire violated – military spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian armed forces are not ready to withdraw heavy weapons, as agreed at the Minsk four-power peace talks, because separatists are violating the ceasefire, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia says will respond ‘adequately’ to new EU sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia says will respond ‘adequately’ to new EU sanctions

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday Moscow would respond “adequately” to new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, adding that the measures would not help secure a solution to the conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fighting around Debaltseve remains source of concern – Germany
    Feb16

    Fighting around Debaltseve remains source of concern – Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday that the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine seemed to be holding in general terms, but added that ongoing fighting around the strategic railway junction of Debaltseve remained a source of concern. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian military says rebels shell district of Donetsk, east Ukraine
    Feb16

    Ukrainian military says rebels shell district of Donetsk, east Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said separatist rebels had shelled a district of Donetsk city in east Ukraine at around 1000 GMT on Monday despite a ceasefire. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine truce at risk as fighting persists around key town
    Feb16

    Ukraine truce at risk as fighting persists around key town

    A shaky new truce in Ukraine was already at risk on its second day Monday as Kiev said persistent rebel attacks meant there was “no question” of it pulling back heavy weapons, and the EU ratcheted up sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Heavy shelling hits Ukraine town where rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb16

    Heavy shelling hits Ukraine town where rebels reject ceasefire

    A government-held town in east Ukraine sandwiched between two rebel-controlled areas came under heavy shelling on Monday, a day after the start of a ceasefire that Russian-backed separatists say does not apply there. A Kiev military source said four Ukrainian soldiers had been killed and 21 wounded since the internationally negotiated ceasefire...

    Russia says will respond 'adequately' to new EU sanctions
    Feb16

    Russia says will respond 'adequately' to new EU sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday Moscow would respond “adequately” to new European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, adding that the measures would not help secure a solution to the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense
    Feb16

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, Debaltseve still tense

    A ceasefire that went into effect Sunday in eastern Ukraine appeared largely to be holding. …read more Source: The Times of...

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