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    Factbox – Minsk agreement on Ukraine
    Feb12

    Factbox – Minsk agreement on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine at talks in Minsk, Belarus, that ran all night into Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine peace deal brokered after four-way marathon talks
    Feb12

    Ukraine peace deal brokered after four-way marathon talks

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Thursday announced a peace deal for an end to fighting in eastern Ukraine, following 14-hour marathon talks in the Belarusian capital of Minsk. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF
    Feb12

    Ukraine gets new bailout deal from IMF

    BRUSSELS: (AP) – The International Monetary Fund has agreed to give Ukraine a new bailout deal worth 15.5 billion euro ($17.5 billion) that could climb to around $40 billion over four years with help from other lenders like Europe and the U.S.Ukraine has so far received $4.6 billion as part of an earlier $17 billion aid package the IMF...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told reporters that the agreement envisages a cease-fire beginning Sunday …read more Source: The...

    IMF Agrees to $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine
    Feb12

    IMF Agrees to $17.5 Billion Bailout for Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund has agreed on a new $17.5 billion bailout deal for Ukraine to help stabilize the country’s finances. The four-year deal could include as much as $40 billion in funding … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Key points of new Ukraine peace plan
    Feb12

    Key points of new Ukraine peace plan

    MINSK (AFP) – Kiev and pro-Russian rebels agreed a peace roadmap Thursday after marathon negotiations in Minsk involving the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine.The new agreement notably calls for a ceasefire starting on Sunday and an expanded buffer zone around the frontline, with the withdrawal of heavy weapons.The plan, which...

    Cameron – No easing of EU sanctions unless Putin changes behaviour
    Feb12

    Cameron – No easing of EU sanctions unless Putin changes behaviour

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine conflict should not be lifted unless President Vladimir Putin alters his behaviour, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks
    Feb12

    Ukraine leader puts detained pilot centre-stage at Minsk talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Emerging from all-night talks on Thursday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko would be released from a Russian prison soon. …read more Source: The...

    Nine killed in fresh Ukraine fighting: officials
    Feb12

    Nine killed in fresh Ukraine fighting: officials

    Nine people were killed and 35 more wounded in fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine as marathon peace talks dragged on in Minsk, officials said today. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin says rebels want encircled Ukraine troops to surrender
    Feb12

    Putin says rebels want encircled Ukraine troops to surrender

    MINSK – Russias President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had encircled up to 8,000 Ukrainian troops and expected them to surrender ahead of a ceasefire.Of course, they (rebels) proceed from the assumption that this group will lay down arms and stop putting up resistance, Putin said after marathon talks with the...

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