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    Germany, France demand Ukraine ceasefire be ‘fully respected’
    Feb21

    Germany, France demand Ukraine ceasefire be ‘fully respected’

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Germany and France demanded Friday that a crumbling Ukraine truce be fully respected even as pro-Russian rebels celebrated a battlefield victory in a strategic town and exchanged artillery fire elsewhere with government troops.The ceasefire has been violated several times, French President Francois Hollande said...

    Moody’s downgrades Russia debt to ‘junk’ level
    Feb21

    Moody’s downgrades Russia debt to ‘junk’ level

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Moodys cut Russias debt rating by one notch into junk territory Friday, saying the Ukraine crisis and the fall in oil prices and the ruble will further undermine Russias economy.Russia is expected to experience a deep recession in 2015 and a continued contraction in 2016. The decline in confidence is likely to constrain...

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day
    Feb21

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The State Department faces thousands of cyber attacks every day, a top US official said Friday, refusing to confirm that hackers who breached their system in November were reportedly still lurking in the network.We have robust security to protect our computer systems and our information, which includes access to an...

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve
    Feb21

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve

    On a snowy, empty highway, a couple and their son emerge from weeks of hiding, wandering in a hungry daze. A rebel truck, mangled by a land mine, is blocking the road. Half a dozen Ukrainian corpses, several burned, lie in a ditch.Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine“Sanction sausages” churned out in Russia …read more...

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day
    Feb21

    US State Dept blocks thousands of hack attacks every day

    WASHINGTON: The State Department faces thousands of cyber attacks every day, a top US official said on Friday, refusing to confirm that hackers who breached their system in November were reportedly still lurking in the network. “We have robust security to protect our computer systems and our information, which includes access to an...

    Kiev marks year since war started
    Feb21

    Kiev marks year since war started

    One year ago, Ihor Zastavnyi was shot three times and lost a leg while taking part in demonstrations that he hoped would lead to a better Ukraine. Today he faces a country racked by war, struggling with corruption and pleading to the world for financial help while still stinging from Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Yet, […] The post Kiev...

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to eastern Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to eastern Ukraine

    Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading toward the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence on what it fears could be the next battlefront. Russia did not immediately respond to the accusation, which if confirmed would go further […] The...

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

    Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence on what it fears could be the next battlefront.Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefirePutin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as...

    EU head eyes further sanctions over Ukraine
    Feb21

    EU head eyes further sanctions over Ukraine

    EU head Donald Tusk said yesterday he was consulting EU leaders on the next steps to take to increase “the costs of aggression” in eastern Ukraine where a ceasefire has failed to stop the fighting. With the latest peace accord breached more than 300 times, “we are clearly reaching a point when further diplomatic efforts will be...

    Ukraine foreign minister to visit Japan from March 1 to meet Kishida
    Feb21

    Ukraine foreign minister to visit Japan from March 1 to meet Kishida

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