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    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Guns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    DONETSK – Shelling stopped abruptly at midnight on Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko ordered government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending the country’s bloody conflict.Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a...

    Obama tells Poroshenko of ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine violence
    Feb15

    Obama tells Poroshenko of ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine violence

    WASHINGTON – US President Barack Obama called his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Saturday to express his “deep concern” and “sympathy” over spiraling violence as a ceasefire came into force in eastern Ukraine.The truce officially started at midnight (2200 GMT on Saturday) but surging fighting in the runup...

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine hold fire
    Feb15

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine hold fire

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine observed ceasefire at midnight Sunday as written in the Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine hold fire in line with Minsk peace 
agreement
    Feb15

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine hold fire in line with Minsk peace agreement

    Conflicting sides in Ukraine observed ceasefire at midnight Sunday as written in the Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: Global...

    DPR, LPR strictly observe Ukraine ceasefire — militia authorities
    Feb15

    DPR, LPR strictly observe Ukraine ceasefire — militia authorities

    Militia forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republic (DPR and LPR) have ceased fire, officials of the two republics said Sunday. …read more Source: Global...

    Obama tells Poroshenko of deep concern over Ukraine violence
    Feb15

    Obama tells Poroshenko of deep concern over Ukraine violence

    February 15, 2015 10:31 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama called his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on Saturday to express his “deep concern” and “sympathy” over spiraling violence as a ceasefire came into force in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Straits...

    ‘Carry on if You Want to Die’: Ukraine’s Battleground Town Debaltseve
    Feb15

    ‘Carry on if You Want to Die’: Ukraine’s Battleground Town Debaltseve

    The east Ukraine town of Debaltseve was the epicentre of fighting in the hours ahead of Sunday’s ceasefire, amid non-stop bombardments, impassable roads, and rebel calls for government soldiers to sur… …read more Source:...

    Obama talks ceasefire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany
    Feb15

    Obama talks ceasefire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

    President Barack Obama has spoken with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko threatens martial law if ceasefire fails
    Feb15

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko threatens martial law if ceasefire fails

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says rebel attacks remain ongoing in the east and threatens martial law if the ceasefire fails.Hopes of agreement after Ukraine peace talks, source saysLeaders hold Ukraine peace talks as fighting surgesMerkel to urge caution in U.S. as pressure builds to arm Ukraine forcesRebels pound Ukrainian troops after...

    Ukraine ceasefire begins after fierce fighting in besieged town
    Feb15

    Ukraine ceasefire begins after fierce fighting in besieged town

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – An agreed ceasefire in Ukraine went into effect Sunday under a cloud of mistrust, after fighting raged until the last minute and Kiev and the US accused Russia of fuelling a final push by rebels to gain territory. …read more Source: Bangkok...

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