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    Neither Russia or Ukraine rebels complying with truce: US
    Feb25

    Neither Russia or Ukraine rebels complying with truce: US

    February 26, 2015 12:24 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Neither Russia nor the pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine have even “come close” to fulfilling the terms of a tattered ceasefire deal, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia’s ‘lies’
    Feb25

    Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia’s ‘lies’

    KIEV (AFP) – A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday, but tensions remained high after the US accused Russia of lies and Britain ordered a small troop deployment to train Kievs forces.Russia in turn has warned it could within days cut off gas supplies to Ukraine — and, by extension, to parts of the...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Demonstrate Arms Pull-Back in Ukraine
    Feb25

    Pro-Russian Rebels Demonstrate Arms Pull-Back in Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels today took journalists to see a column of artillery pieces being moved, saying it proved that their forces were withdrawing heavy weapons in line with a truce. …read more Source:...

    Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine
    Feb25

    Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland intends to send military instructors to train Ukrainian soldiers, with the final decision expected next month, an advisor to the Polish defence minister said. …read more Source: The...

    Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn’t pay
    Feb25

    Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn’t pay

    President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev failed to pay, which “will create a problem” for gas transit to Europe. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Vladmir Putin declares East Ukraine gas supply-cut as ‘genocide’
    Feb25

    Vladmir Putin declares East Ukraine gas supply-cut as ‘genocide’

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said that Kievs decision to cut off gas supplies to east Ukraine last week, which prompted Moscow to start direct deliveries, smacked of genocide.Its not enough that theres hunger there and the OSCE has reported a humanitarian catastrophe, but then to switch off gas supplies too...

    British blogger raises awkward questions on Russia's role in Ukraine
    Feb25

    British blogger raises awkward questions on Russia's role in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – It was not an unusual evening for war blogger Eliot Higgins. …read more Source: The...

    Russia's Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn't pay
    Feb25

    Russia's Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn't pay

    NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia would cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev failed to pay, which “will create a problem” for gas transit to Europe. …read more Source: The...

    Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia’s ‘lies’
    Feb25

    Ceasefire takes hold in Ukraine, but US angry at Russia’s ‘lies’

    A UN-backed ceasefire showed signs of taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday, but tensions remained high after the US accused Russia of “lies” and Britain ordered a small troop deployment to train Kiev’s forces. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work
    Feb25

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Wednesday Europe would be ready to impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine if necessary, though the chancellor hoped the current ceasefire would eventually yield positive results. …read more Source: The...

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