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    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military
    Feb14

    Seven Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – Seven Ukrainian service personnel have been killed and 23 wounded in fighting against separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, a Kiev military spokesman said on Saturday, despite a four-power peace deal worked out in Belarus. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015
    Feb14

    Ukraine revised budget foresees hryvnia strengthening in 2015

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s government is forecasting a hryvnia currency rate of 21 to the dollar this year in a revised budget drawn up to satisfy its international creditors, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

    Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. “The rebels are destroying the town of Debaltseve. There are non-stop artillery bombardments of residential areas and buildings. The town is in flames,”...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

    February 14, 2015 7:03 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town
    Feb14

    Rebels ‘destroying’ key Ukraine battleground town

    KIEV – Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in east
    Feb14

    Ukraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in east

    The Ukrainian military said on Saturday there was no let-up in a pro-Russian rebel offensive in east Ukraine ahead of a planned ceasefire, reporting 120 separate attacks in the past 24 hours.Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireThe unsung heroine of Minsk talks …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves
    Feb14

    Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to buy gas, fuel oil for reserves

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine plans to borrow $1 billion to establish a strategic reserve of natural gas and fuel oil to cover local needs in emergency situations, Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Saturday. …read more Source: The...

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb14

    Fighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire

    Ukraine and separatists fought fiercely across the east of the country on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France.’Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire dealFactbox: Minsk agreement on UkraineDocument suggests ceasefire from Feb 14 may be in Ukraine dealHopes of agreement after Ukraine peace talks,...

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasefire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

    Associated Press reporters observed intense shelling Friday along the highway north of Debaltseve, which remains the town’s only land link with the rest of government-controlled territory. Russia-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend ceasefire deadline, pummeling a strategic railway hub with wave...

    Renewed fighting breaks out ahead of  Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb14

    Renewed fighting breaks out ahead of Ukraine ceasefire

    Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely across the east of the country on yesterday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France. A ceasefire is due to come into effect tomorrow under the agreement, which also envisages a withdrawal of the heavy weapons responsible for many of the 5,000 casualties in the conflict that…...

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