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    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb13

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. …read more Source: The...

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated
    Feb13

    G7 threatens 'measures' if Minsk agreement on Ukraine violated

    PARIS (Reuters) – The leaders of the G7 said this week’s ceasefire agreement for Ukraine offered a peaceful resolution to the crisis and threatened to take action if it were violated. …read more Source: The...

    US says Russia still deploying heavy arms in Ukraine
    Feb13

    US says Russia still deploying heavy arms in Ukraine

    State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States had received reports of heavy weapons being moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia over the past few days, and more apparently on the way. …read more Source: Channel...

    Fighting surges in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline
    Feb13

    Fighting surges in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline

    Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials reported. Clashes appeared only to have increased since a peace agreement was sealed Thursday in...

    US says Russia still deploying heavy arms in Ukraine
    Feb13

    US says Russia still deploying heavy arms in Ukraine

    February 14, 2015 2:51 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States charged Friday that Russia was continuing to deploy heavy weapons in eastern Ukraine, before a ceasefire agreed this week goes into effect. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Brent oil tops $61 as outlook brightens
    Feb13

    Brent oil tops $61 as outlook brightens

    LONDON (AFP) – Brent oil prices soared above $61 this week for the first time this year, aided by upbeat news on Ukraine and Greece and by rebounding economic growth in eurozone powerhouse Germany.Elsewhere in commodity markets, India overtook China as the worlds top consumer of gold, according to newly published industry data.OIL: Crude...

    Death toll grows after peace deal signed
    Feb13

    Death toll grows after peace deal signed

    At least 15 killed in new shelling in East Ukraine and Europe warns Russia of facing fresh sanctions DONETSK: At least 15 people have been killed in east Ukraine in new shelling despite the signing of a peace deal to end the 10-month conflict. Pro-Moscow rebels and government officials said Friday that seven civilians were killed across the...

    At least 18 killed in Ukraine despite peace deal
    Feb13

    At least 18 killed in Ukraine despite peace deal

    At least 18 people have been killed in eastern Ukraine in new artillery shelling just a day after a peace deal was signed to end the 10-month conflict. Pro-Moscow rebels and government officials said Friday that seven civilians were killed across the conflict zone during the past 24 hours while Ukraine’s military said 11 soldiers lost their...

    Ukraine says expects up to $15 billion from debt talks with creditors
    Feb13

    Ukraine says expects up to $15 billion from debt talks with creditors

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine expects to receive up to $15 billion (9.75 billion pounds) from debt talks with private sector creditors, a finance ministry spokeswoman said on Friday, after the International Monetary Fund announced a bigger, longer-term bailout plan. …read more Source: The...

    Battle of the airwaves – Baltics compete with Russia for hearts and minds
    Feb13

    Battle of the airwaves – Baltics compete with Russia for hearts and minds

    Responding to what they see as a wave of Kremlin propaganda over Ukraine, the governments of the three Baltic states are keeping a wary eye on pro-Moscow TV channels and stepping up their own broadcasts in Russian. …read more Source: Channel...

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