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    Russia ‘cynical’ on Ukraine cease-fire: Britain
    Feb23

    Russia ‘cynical’ on Ukraine cease-fire: Britain

    Britain on Monday criticized Russia for failing to enforce the terms of a tattered truce in eastern Ukraine in the face of ongoing attacks by pro-Russian separatists. “I have to say from the experience of the last 10 to 12 days, the Russian engagement in the Minsk process is rather cynical,” British Foreign Secretary Philip […] The post Russia...

    Mariupol: Ukraine port city that could open Russia’s way to Crimea
    Feb23

    Mariupol: Ukraine port city that could open Russia’s way to Crimea

    A strategic port of some 500,000 residents before the Ukraine crisis, Mariupol is the largest remaining government-held city in east Ukraine’s conflict zone and seen as a likely target for any new pro-Russian rebel offensive. Fighting has rumbled on around the city since it was retaken by Ukrainian forces in June, and Kiev has accused […]...

    Trapped by Rebel Assault, Ukrainians Stay Under Dead Town
    Feb23

    Trapped by Rebel Assault, Ukrainians Stay Under Dead Town

    One of the biggest battles of the Ukraine war ended last week in a humiliating defeat for government troops, thousands of whom pulled out of this town after a siege and onslaught by separatist fighter… …read more Source:...

    Putin says war between Russia and Ukraine unlikely – TV
    Feb23

    Putin says war between Russia and Ukraine unlikely – TV

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday war with neighbouring Ukraine was unlikely. …read more Source: The...

    Russia accuses Western powers of trying to dominate world
    Feb23

    Russia accuses Western powers of trying to dominate world

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday accused Western powers of trying to dominate and impose their ideology on the rest of world, while the United States and European delegations slammed Moscow for supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia's Lavrov accuses West of trying to dominate world
    Feb23

    Russia's Lavrov accuses West of trying to dominate world

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday accused Western powers of trying to dominate and impose their ideology on the rest of world, while the United States and European delegations slammed Moscow for supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of ‘fatherland’
    Feb23

    Ukraine rebels mark Soviet holiday for defenders of ‘fatherland’

    DONETSK (AFP) – Thousands of men and women gathered on Lenin square in east Ukraines main rebel-held city Donetsk on Monday to celebrate a Soviet-era holiday and pay hommage to their fallen fighters.Military music blasted out as a cossack dressed in black and a leather-clad rocker carried an icon of the Virgin Mary with Jesus onto a stage...

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist
    Feb23

    Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

    Kiev accused pro-Russian rebels of opening fire with rockets and artillery at villages in southeastern Ukraine on Monday, all but burying a week-old European-brokered ceasefire deal. The Ukrainian military said it could not pull weapons from the front as required under the tenuous truce, as long as its troops were still under attack. The...

    Ukraine's Naftogaz says Russia failed to deliver prepaid gas
    Feb23

    Ukraine's Naftogaz says Russia failed to deliver prepaid gas

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian state energy firm Naftogaz accused Russia’s Gazprom on Monday of failing to supply gas that Kiev had paid for in advance, days after Moscow said it was sending some supplies for Ukraine directly to regions held by rebels. …read more Source: The...

    Trapped by Ukraine rebel assault, civilians stay under dead town
    Feb23

    Trapped by Ukraine rebel assault, civilians stay under dead town

    DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (Reuters) – A rat was racing in the corner of the cellar below the ruins of a bombed-out five storey apartment building. In the darkness, an old woman was making soup and baking bread on a homemade wood-burning stove. …read more Source: The...

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