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    Ukraine truce appears to be holding – no troop deaths reported
    Feb26

    Ukraine truce appears to be holding – no troop deaths reported

    The long-awaited truce in eastern Ukraine appears to be taking hold, with Ukraine’s army reporting no combat fatalities for the first time in weeks. Withdrawal of heavy arms remains top concern in eastern UkraineCeasefire agreed for eastern Ukraine after Minsk summitEscalating rebel violence kills dozens in eastern UkraineShelling goes on...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire.Putin had put in place policies which “violate all the international norms with respect to...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire. Putin had put in place policies which “violate all the international norms with respect to territory and behavior,” Kerry told...

    U.S mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern
    Feb26

    U.S mulling lethal aid to Ukraine; Russian response a concern

    The Obama administration is still struggling with whether to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine amid concerns that such a move might only escalate Russia’s military campaign there, U.S. defense leaders told Congress Wednesday. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the top NATO commander, told the House Armed Services Committee that he...

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable
    Feb26

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable

    U.S. military leaders said Wednesday that the White House was still mulling whether to arm Kiev with lethal weapons, and admitted that Russian response to such lethal aids was unpredictable. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Polish instructors to go to Ukraine: defense minister
    Feb26

    Polish instructors to go to Ukraine: defense minister

    Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak said Wednesday his country has the plan to send instructors to Ukraine. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable
    Feb26

    U.S. military leaders say Russian response to lethal aids unpredictable

    U.S. military leaders said Wednesday that the White House was still mulling whether to arm Kiev with lethal weapons, and admitted that Russian response to such lethal aids was unpredictable. …read more Source:...

    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed
    Feb26

    NATO commander says his advice on Ukraine crisis being reviewed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top U.S. military commander in Europe said on Wednesday the situation in Ukraine was “getting worse every day” as government forces struggled against Russian-backed rebels, but he declined to say whether he favored supplying defensive weapons to Kiev. …read more Source: The...

    Kokang clashes in Burma will not draw Chinese intervention
    Feb26

    Kokang clashes in Burma will not draw Chinese intervention

    Kokang ethnic soldiers. Pic: AP. In Northern Burma/Myanmar the situation has seriously deteriorated after violence between Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) rebels and the army erupted on February 9 in Laukkai, the capital of Kokang region. The fight began after Kokang fighters led by 85-year-old Peng Jiasheng, launched an attack...

    No deaths reported in E. Ukraine as truce largely observed
    Feb26

    No deaths reported in E. Ukraine as truce largely observed

    Nobody was confirmed killed by fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, in signs that a truce between government troops and pro-independence forces is largely being observed, reports showed Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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