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    EU accuses Ukraine separatists of violating ceasefire, threatens action
    Feb18

    EU accuses Ukraine separatists of violating ceasefire, threatens action

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini accused pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday of violating the Ukraine ceasefire with their actions in the besieged town of Debaltseve and said the EU was ready to take “appropriate action” if fighting continued. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko flies to 'front', says troops leaving Debaltseve – TV
    Feb18

    Ukraine's Poroshenko flies to 'front', says troops leaving Debaltseve – TV

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko left by plane from Kiev “to the front” on Wednesday, and Ukrainian television said that he told journalists before leaving that Ukrainian forces were leaving the besieged town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine denied rebel claims to have taken control of town but acknowledged the separatists had seized parts of it.
    Feb18

    Ukraine denied rebel claims to have taken control of town but acknowledged the separatists had seized parts of it.

    In Ukraine, fierce street battles continue between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels for control of the strategic town of Debaltseve. Ukraine denied rebel claims to have taken control of the town but acknowledged the separatists had seized parts of it. The Ukrainian presidential office called on the European Union and NATO to condemn the...

    Small groups of Ukrainian troops from Debaltseve head north
    Feb18

    Small groups of Ukrainian troops from Debaltseve head north

    ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Weary Ukrainian troops, some in columns, some in cars, began arriving on Wednesday from the besieged town of Debaltseve in Artemivsk, about 30 km (18 miles) to the north, a Reuters witness said. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko will make statement shortly – presidential spokesman
    Feb18

    Ukraine's Poroshenko will make statement shortly – presidential spokesman

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is scheduled to make a televised statement shortly, a presidential spokesman said by telephone on Wednesday. …read more Source: The...

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town
    Feb18

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town

    Some Ukrainian forces began to pull out of a town under siege by Russian-backed separatists on Wednesday as renewed fighting threatened to wreck an international deal aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia reserves right to react accordingly to Canadian sanctions – Interfax
    Feb18

    Russia reserves right to react accordingly to Canadian sanctions – Interfax

    Moscow reserves the right to react to sanctions Canada slapped on Russia for its role in Ukraine, Interfax news agency cited the Foreign Ministry as saying on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Some Ukrainian troops withdraw from key town as battle rages
    Feb18

    Some Ukrainian troops withdraw from key town as battle rages

    KIEV – Some Ukrainian troops were pulling out of Debaltseve, a strategic eastern town besieged by pro-Russian rebels, while others engaged in “full-scale street fighting” with the separatists, an official there told AFP by telephone. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town
    Feb18

    Some Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Some Ukrainian forces began to pull out of a town under siege by Russian-backed separatists on Wednesday as renewed fighting threatened to wreck an international deal aimed at ending the conflict. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine regional police says fighting continues in Debaltseve
    Feb18

    Ukraine regional police says fighting continues in Debaltseve

    KIEV (Reuters) – The deputy head of regional police in east Ukraine said fighting continued in Debaltseve on Wednesday, as commanders of Ukrainian units said government troops had begun to pull out of the strategic transport hub encircled by rebels. …read more Source: The...

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