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    Ukraine urges West to get ‘tough’ on Russia after rebels storm town
    Feb18

    Ukraine urges West to get ‘tough’ on Russia after rebels storm town

    Ukraine on Tuesday appealed to the West to get “tough” on Russia after pro-Moscow separatists stormed a flashpoint town to attack thousands of government troops, violating a three-day-old ceasefire. The UN and Western powers called for an immediate end to hostilities in eastern Ukraine as fierce fighting around the town of...

    Canada hits Russia with more sanctions over breaking of Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb18

    Canada hits Russia with more sanctions over breaking of Ukraine ceasefire

    February 18, 2015 10:51 AMOTTAWA (AFP) – Canada announced on Tuesday new sanctions against Moscow and its sympathisers, including the state oil giant Rosneft, as pro-Russian separatists defied a ceasefire and stormed a flashpoint town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    UN Security Council calls for immediate end to Ukraine fighting
    Feb18

    UN Security Council calls for immediate end to Ukraine fighting

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – The UN Security Council urged Tuesday both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine to immediately cease hostilities, as fighting raged on despite a ceasefire.The Security Council called on all parties to immediately cease hostilities and abide by commitments agreed in Minsk, including facilitating access for the OSCE...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased costs to Russia.Biden strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in concert with Russian forces, in...

    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town
    Feb18

    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town

    SOLEDAR: Ukraine on Tuesday accused rebels and Russia of destroying a fragile three-day-old ceasefire after insurgents armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades stormed a flashpoint town and engaged thousands of troops there in intense combat. “The hopes of the world for peace are being destroyed,” the deputy head of...

    Fighting threatens Ukraine truce
    Feb18

    Fighting threatens Ukraine truce

    SOLEDAR, Ukraine: Street-to-street fighting broke out for the first time inside a flashpoint town in east Ukraine on Tuesday, officials and pro-Russia …read more Source: The News...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia of increased costs
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia of increased costs

    February 18, 2015 10:09 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – United States Vice-President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased “costs” to Russia. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member
    Feb18

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member

    Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a brief visit to Hungary on Tuesday as the European Union increased its sanctions against Moscow and a fragile cease-fire took shape in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday (Feb 17) blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces in condemning the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, and warned of increased costs to Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    WASHINGTON, United States — US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased “costs” to Russia. Biden “strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in...

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