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    Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers to observe ceasefire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for UN peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels swiftly said would be in breach of a peace deal. At an emergency meeting late on Wednesday, Ukraine’s national security and defence council approved Poroshenko’s request, a clear...

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source
    Feb19

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source

    KIEV (Reuters) – Fourteen Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 173 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military source told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source
    Feb19

    Fourteen more Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – military source

    Fourteen Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 173 wounded in the past 24 hours in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military source told Reuters on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat
    Feb19

    Embattled Debaltseve falls to Ukraine rebels; troops retreat

    Government soldiers pulled out of a ferociously contested railway hub in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, ending a siege so intense the retreating troops said they couldn’t get water or food amid relentless shelling by Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine president calls for international peacekeepers
    Feb19

    Ukraine president calls for international peacekeepers

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday called for a UN-mandated peacekeeping force to monitor a tattered ceasefire deal in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault
    Feb19

    Ukrainian forces quit besieged town after rebel assault

    PHUKET: Ukraine pulled thousands of troops out of an encircled town on Wednesday after a massive assault by pro-Russian rebels, who ignored a new ceasefire to seize the strategic railway junction.The fall of the besieged town of Debaltseve was one of the worst defeats of the war for Ukraine’s troops, who proved unable to stop an advance by...

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels swiftly said would be in breach of a peace deal. …read more Source: The...

    Russia, EU trade accusations over violation of ceasefire
    Feb19

    Russia, EU trade accusations over violation of ceasefire

    Russia and the EU on Wednesday traded accusations over violation of ceasefire as Ukraine started to withdraw its government troops from the contested town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. • Ukraine withdraws troops from Debaltseve …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Britain urges extending EU sanctions against Russia if Ukraine ceasefire breaks down
    Feb19

    Britain urges extending EU sanctions against Russia if Ukraine ceasefire breaks down

    The European Union (EU) should consider extending sanctions against Russia if the ceasefire in Ukraine breaks down, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine withdraws troops from Debaltseve
    Feb19

    Ukraine withdraws troops from Debaltseve

    Kiev is pulling back its military troops from the contested town of Debaltseve in Donetsk region, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

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