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    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves
    Feb14

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to establish a strategic reserve of natural gas and fuel oil to cover local needs in emergency situations, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb14

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    Ukraine and separatists fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France.’Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire dealFactbox: Minsk agreement on UkraineDocument suggests ceasefire from Feb 14 may be in Ukraine dealHopes of agreement after Ukraine peace talks,...

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

    Associated Press reporters observed intense shelling Friday along the highway north of Debaltseve, which remains the town’s only land link with the rest of government-controlled territory. Russia-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline, pummeling a strategic railway hub with wave...

    Renewed fighting breaks out ahead of  Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb14

    Renewed fighting breaks out ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on yesterday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. A ceasefire is due to come into effect tomorrow under the agreement, which also envisages a withdrawal of the heavy weapons responsible for many of the 5,000 casualties in the conflict that…...

    Separatists Doubt Kiev Will Control ‘Their’ Russian Border
    Feb14

    Separatists Doubt Kiev Will Control ‘Their’ Russian Border

    The separatist guard at a crossing point between Ukraine and Russia poured scorn on Kiev regaining control despite a new peace deal. “I don’t think so, we’ll stay right here,” he said. …read more Source:...

    Russia denies pledge to release Ukrainian pilot
    Feb14

    Russia denies pledge to release Ukrainian pilot

    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday denied agreeing to free Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on hunger strike for two months and become a symbol of resistance at home. President Petro Poroshenko raised the fate of Savchenko at this week’s Minsk summit with Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and...

    Ukraine’s fighting intensifies ahead of ceasefire, killing 26
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s fighting intensifies ahead of ceasefire, killing 26

    Hostilities between government troops and pro-independence rebels in eastern Ukraine flared up with a new vigour in the past day, killing 26 people and wounding scores of others, authorities said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine fighting kills 28 as clock ticks to ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting kills 28 as clock ticks to ceasefire

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Fighting raged in Ukraine on Friday, throwing doubts on a ceasefire deal due to take effect over the weekend, as the US said Russia was still deploying heavy arms and Kiev warned that shelling of civilians had intensified.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the continuing bombardment of civilians in eastern...

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia asks UN Security Council to take action on Ukraine

    Over the past year, the United States and other members of the UN Security Council have loudly accused Russia of backing separatists in Ukraine, but the threat of a Russian veto has blocked them from taking action in close to 30 meetings on the crisis. Now, Russia is asking for their support.Russia circulated a surprise draft resolution, obtained...

    Ukrain Cricis
    Feb14

    Ukrain Cricis

    A newly mobilized soldier takes part in training at the 169th training center of Ukrainian ground forces “Desna” in the Chernihiv. A newly mobilized soldier trains with a weapon at the 169th training center of Ukrainian ground forces “Desna” in the Chernihiv. Newly mobilized soldiers train with weapons at the 169th...

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