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    Russian opposition leader Navalnyin custody for two weeks
    Feb20

    Russian opposition leader Navalnyin custody for two weeks

    Russia’s leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in custody for handing out leaflets in the subway. A district court in Moscow ruled Thursday that Navalny, an anti-corruption crusader who spearheaded protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule, violated the law when he campaigned on the subway...

    Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb20

    Leaders renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire

    KIEV – The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia on Thursday pledged renewed support for a tattered ceasefire in eastern Ukraine despite violations – including the storming of a key town by pro-Russian rebels.As the leaders condemned the fighting and urged both sides to observe the truce, there was strident opposition from...

    Tennis: Japanese teen Nishioka reaches Delray quarter-finals
    Feb20

    Tennis: Japanese teen Nishioka reaches Delray quarter-finals

    DELRAY BEACH, United States (AFP) – Japanese qualifier Yoshihito Nishioka booked his first ATP quarter-final on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Marinko Matosevic at Delray Beach.Nishioka, a 19-year-old left-hander, notched just his second tour-level win, converting five of his nine break opportunities in the 69-minute encounter.Im so...

    Britain, Spain oppose military aid for Ukraine
    Feb20

    Britain, Spain oppose military aid for Ukraine

    MADRID: Britain and Spain said on Thursday the solution to the Ukrainian conflict had to come through dialogue and should not involve military aid to …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb20

    Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia renew backing of tattered Ukraine ceasefire

    February 20, 2015 11:36 AMKIEV (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia on Thursday pledged renewed support for a tattered ceasefire in eastern Ukraine despite violations – including the storming of a key town by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: The Straits...

    E. Ukraine refugees suffer deprivation, pray for returning home
    Feb20

    E. Ukraine refugees suffer deprivation, pray for returning home

    Braving freezing temperatures and cold morning chill, Igor, a 58-year-old refugee from the restive eastern Lugansk region, is queuing in front of a humanitarian aid center in the historical part of Kiev for clothing and food. …read more Source: Global...

    “Sanction sausages” churned out in Russia
    Feb20

    “Sanction sausages” churned out in Russia

    A Russian factory is producing “dry-cured sanction sausages” to lighten the mood amid sanctions imposed by the West for Moscow’s involvement in eastern Ukraine.Hollande: Russia sanctions should end ‘if Ukraine progress’Russia would react if U.S. imposes new sanctions: ministerRouble fall, sanctions hurt...

    Merkel Hollande To Discuss Ukraine Amid Renewed Fighting
    Feb20

    Merkel Hollande To Discuss Ukraine Amid Renewed Fighting

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande are due to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine amid renewed fighting which puts in danger a cease-fire deal brokered by the … …read more Source: Japan Herald...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for intl peacekeepers to enforce ceasefire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for intl peacekeepers to enforce ceasefire in eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday called for deploying international peacekeepers in the war-torn eastern Ukraine to observe the implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and pro-independence rebels. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia launches gas supplies to southeastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Russia launches gas supplies to southeastern Ukraine

    Russia’s energy giant Gazprom started to supply natural gas to southeastern Ukraine Thursday afternoon as Kiev cut off gas supplies to the war-torn areas the day before. …read more Source: Global...

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