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    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia
    Feb18

    US condemns Ukraine ceasefire violation, warns Russia

    WASHINGTON, United States — US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday blamed separatist fighters and Russian forces as he condemned the violation of a three-day-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and warned of increased “costs” to Russia. Biden “strongly condemned the violation of the ceasefire by separatist forces acting in...

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest
    Feb18

    U.S. says 'proxy war' with Russia not in Ukraine's interest

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Tuesday it was not in the interests of Ukraine or the world to get into a proxy war with Russia over eastern Ukraine, a comment suggesting Washington is hesitant to arm Ukrainian forces. …read more Source: The...

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia
    Feb18

    Hungary says agreement reached on new gas deal with Russia

    Hungary on Tuesday reached a “political agreement” with Moscow on a new gas deal, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s main objective while hosting Russian President Vladimir Putin.Orban, who said only “technical” details needed to be finalized on the deal after his meeting with Putin, also advocated vigorously for...

    UNSC adopts resolution endorsing new cease-fire on Ukraine crisis
    Feb18

    UNSC adopts resolution endorsing new cease-fire on Ukraine crisis

    The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing measures for the implementation of the new truce on Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Ukrainian diplomat calls for implementation of Minsk agreement
    Feb18

    Ukrainian diplomat calls for implementation of Minsk agreement

    A senior Ukrainian diplomat here called for the full implementation of the latest Minsk peace agreement. …read more Source: The Times of...

    UN Security Council voices grave concern over ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    UN Security Council voices grave concern over ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The UN Security Council on Tuesday voiced grave concern over the continued fighting in and around Debaltseve, Ukraine, which has resulted in numerous civilian casualties. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin urges Kiev not to stop Ukrainian soldiers from laying down arms
    Feb18

    Putin urges Kiev not to stop Ukrainian soldiers from laying down arms

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged Kiev to allow Ukrainian soldiers who are encircled by pro-Russian rebels in the town of Debaltseve to lay down their weapons. “I hope that the Ukrainian authorities are not going to prevent the Ukrainian soldiers from laying down their weapons,” Putin said in a press conference in Budapest, […]...

    Shakhtar holds 10-man Bayern to 0-0 draw in Champions League
    Feb18

    Shakhtar holds 10-man Bayern to 0-0 draw in Champions League

    LVIV (AP) – Xabi Alonso was sent off in his 100th Champions League game as 10-man Bayern Munich was held to a 0-0 draw by Shakhtar Donetsk in their last 16 first-leg match on Tuesday.On a freezing night in Ukraine, Bayern had the better chances but was thwarted by determined defending from Shakhtar and some poor shooting.Bayern played the...

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member
    Feb18

    Russia’s Putin visits Hungary in bid for support from EU member

    Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a brief visit to Hungary on Tuesday as the European Union increased its sanctions against Moscow and a fragile cease-fire took shape in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    War takes its toll as Ukraine GDP plunges 15.2% in Q4
    Feb18

    War takes its toll as Ukraine GDP plunges 15.2% in Q4

    UKRAINE’S worst recession since 2009 intensified last quarter, highlighting the nation’s challenge after sealing a US$17.5 billion bailout and agreeing on a truce in the war that’s devastated its industrial base. …read more Source: The Business...

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