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    New Zealand urges Russia to help keep ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb16

    New Zealand urges Russia to help keep ceasefire in Ukraine

    The New Zealand government Monday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to continue to use his influence to ensure that all separatist groups involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine fully observed the ceasefire. …read more Source: Global...

    Pro-Russian rebels disregard ceasefire near eastern Ukraine; continue to shell Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Pro-Russian rebels disregard ceasefire near eastern Ukraine; continue to shell Debaltseve

    Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of diplomacy led by France and Germany. But...

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town
    Feb16

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town

    Yenakieve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Shelling and mortar fire thundered around a flashpoint east Ukraine town on Sunday despite a new, shaky ceasefire largely observed along the rest of the frontline separating Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.Sporadic bombardments targeting the key railway hub of Debaltseve — where thousands of...

    No UN Resolution Reached Yet on Ukraine
    Feb16

    No UN Resolution Reached Yet on Ukraine

    The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council will engage in more consultations on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but are not yet ready to adopt a resolution, diplomats said yesterday …read more Source:...

    No UN resolution reached yet on Ukraine
    Feb16

    No UN resolution reached yet on Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS, United States: The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council will engage in more consultations on the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, but are not yet ready to adopt a resolution, diplomats said Sunday. The world peace and security body had been due to vote on a Russian-drafted resolution calling on all parties to implement...

    UN chief calls for overall ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb16

    UN chief calls for overall ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday night called on all parties in the conflict in eastern Ukraine to abide by “without exception” the ceasefire as agreed earlier this week under the Minsk accords. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Military statement in Kiev says rebels are carrying out attacks and had a plan to try to seize Debaltseve from the west.
    Feb16

    Military statement in Kiev says rebels are carrying out attacks and had a plan to try to seize Debaltseve from the west.

    In Ukraine, rebels have rejected a new truce in the Debaltseve town hours after it took effect. A senior rebel Commander, Eduard Basurin said the territory belongs to them and it is their internal matter. He said they can open fire in the territory at will but there is no shooting along of line of confrontation. Earlier, a military statement in...

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town
    Feb16

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town

    Shelling and mortar fire thundered around a flashpoint east Ukraine town yesterday despite a new, shaky ceasefire largely observed along the rest of the frontline separating Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. Sporadic bombardments targeting the key railway hub of Debaltseve — where thousands of Ukrainian soldiers are mostly…...

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town
    Feb16

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds except around flashpoint town

    Sporadic bombardments targeting the key railway hub of Debaltseve – where thousands of Ukrainian soldiers are mostly surrounded by the rebels – were audible from kilometres away, but they were far less intense than before the truce came into effect at 6am Singapore time on Sunday (Feb 15) …read more Source: Channel...

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds, except for shelling and mortar fire around flashpoint town
    Feb16

    Shaky Ukraine truce holds, except for shelling and mortar fire around flashpoint town

    February 16, 2015 11:40 AMYENAKIEVE, Ukraine (AFP) – Shelling and mortar fire thundered around a flashpoint east Ukraine town on Sunday despite a new, shaky ceasefire largely observed along the rest of the frontline separating Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The Straits...

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