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    Putin warmly received in Hungary amid heightened EU sanctions
    Feb18

    Putin warmly received in Hungary amid heightened EU sanctions

    Despite heightened European Union (EU) sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin found warm welcome when he paid a brief visit to Hungary on Tuesday and agreed to a deal on keeping supplying gas to the country. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin finds warm welcome in Hungary, despite European chill
    Feb18

    Putin finds warm welcome in Hungary, despite European chill

    Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed a deal to keep supplying gas to Hungary on Tuesday during a visit to Budapest that cemented Hungary’s close ties with the Kremlin as the rest of Europe gives Russia the cold shoulder over the fighting in Ukraine. The fact Putin was in Hungary at all underlined the relationship — […] The post Putin...

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub
    Feb18

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub

    Under a near-constant barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels fought fierce street battles Tuesday for control of the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, a battle impeding implementation of a peace plan. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia condemned for Ukraine cease-fire violations
    Feb18

    Russia condemned for Ukraine cease-fire violations

    Vice President Joe Biden is condemning violations of a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that the White House is blaming on pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces. Biden spoke by phone Tuesday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The White House says the violation occurred in and around the city of Debaltseve and it was confirmed by special...

    Putin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravels
    Feb18

    Putin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravels

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told Kiev to let its soldiers surrender to pro-Russian rebels, who spurned a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and fought their way on Tuesday into the town of Debaltseve, encircling thousands of government troops.Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stallsFew signs of peace in DebaltseveEU widens...

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO
    Feb18

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO

    Canada is imposing sanctions against top Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO and the head of conglomerate Rostec, among others, in response to the actions of Russian-backed militants in Ukraine, Ottawa said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Joe Biden praises Defence Secretary Carter for deepening ties with India
    Feb18

    Joe Biden praises Defence Secretary Carter for deepening ties with India

    Vice President Joe Biden has praised new Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on his key role in deepening defence relationship with India during his previous capacity as US Deputy Secretary of Defence in the Pentagon. Carter’s significant role in deepening Indo-US defence relationship in particular the path breaking Defence Trade and Technology...

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO
    Feb18

    Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil firm Rosneft, Rostec CEO

    OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is imposing sanctions against top Russian oil firm NK Rosneft OAO and the head of conglomerate Rostec, among others, in response to the actions of Russian-backed militants in Ukraine, Ottawa said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    UN Security Council adopts resolution endorsing new cease-fire on Ukraine crisis
    Feb18

    UN Security Council adopts resolution endorsing new cease-fire on Ukraine crisis

    The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing measures for the implementation of the new truce on Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Global...

    Enforcement of peace plan fails in Ukraine
    Feb18

    Enforcement of peace plan fails in Ukraine

    Ukrainian artillery is at a position outside of the village of Luhanske, some 20 kilometers (14 miles) north of Debaltseve, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels failed Tuesday to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. (AP Photo) Under...

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