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    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town
    Feb18

    Ukraine says peace hopes ‘destroyed’ as rebels assault town

    SOLEDAR: Ukraine on Tuesday accused rebels and Russia of destroying a fragile three-day-old ceasefire after insurgents armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades stormed a flashpoint town and engaged thousands of troops there in intense combat. “The hopes of the world for peace are being destroyed,” the deputy head of...

    UN Security Council calls for immediate end to Ukraine fighting
    Feb18

    UN Security Council calls for immediate end to Ukraine fighting

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – The UN Security Council urged Tuesday both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine to immediately cease hostilities, as fighting raged on despite a ceasefire.The Security Council called on all parties to immediately cease hostilities and abide by commitments agreed in Minsk, including facilitating access for the OSCE...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased costs to Russia.Biden strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in concert with Russian forces, in...

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member
    Feb18

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member

    Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a brief visit to Hungary on Tuesday as the European Union increased its sanctions against Moscow and a fragile cease-fire took shape in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia of increased costs
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia of increased costs

    February 18, 2015 10:09 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – United States Vice-President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased “costs” to Russia. …read more Source: The Straits...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday (Feb 17) blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces in condemning the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, and warned of increased costs to Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    WASHINGTON, United States — US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased “costs” to Russia. Biden “strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in...

    EU official raises concerns over Ukraine conflict
    Feb18

    EU official raises concerns over Ukraine conflict

    European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini raised concerns over the conflict in Ukraine on Tuesday, where rebels have claimed control of most of the strategic town of Debaltseve, despite a ceasefire having been agreed on Sunday. …read more Source: Global...

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest
    Feb18

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Tuesday it was not in the interests of Ukraine or the world to get into a proxy war with Russia over eastern Ukraine, a comment suggesting Washington is hesitant to arm Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The...

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia
    Feb18

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia

    Hungary on Tuesday reached a “political agreement” with Moscow on a new gas deal, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s main objective while hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin.Orban, who said only “technical” details needed to be finalized on the deal after his meeting with Putin, also advocated vigorously for...

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