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    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine signs cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels

    MINSK, Belarus — The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the nation’s east after his representatives reached a deal with the Russian-backed rebels at peace talks in Minsk. President Petro Poroshenko said he ordered government forces to stop hostilities at 1500 GMT (11 a.m. EDT)...

    Envoys meet in Minsk for Ukraine crisis talks
    Sep05

    Envoys meet in Minsk for Ukraine crisis talks

    A ceasefire in Ukraine’s restive east is widely expected from the meeting, so as to pave the way for a possible political settlement of the bloody conflict, which has killed over 2,500 people. …read more Source: China...

    EU could delay sanctions on Russia
    Sep05

    EU could delay sanctions on Russia

    BRUSSELS: The European Union was set to agree on new economic sanctions against Russia today but could suspend them if Moscow withdraws its troops from Ukraine and observes a ceasefire, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukrainian gov’t, insurgents sign ceasefire deal in Minsk
    Sep05

    Ukrainian gov’t, insurgents sign ceasefire deal in Minsk

    Representatives of Ukraine’s government and insurgent leadership inked here Friday a ceasefire agreement slated to take effect later in the day, Interfax news agency reported. …read more Source: China...

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine
    Sep05

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine

    MINSK – Pro-Russia rebels on Friday said they had agreed a ceasefire with the Ukrainian government but stressed they still wanted to split from the ex-Soviet country. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Rebels Sign Ceasefire Deal – Russian Media
    Sep05

    Ukraine, Pro-Russian Rebels Sign Ceasefire Deal – Russian Media

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed an agreement on a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine starting at 6 PM (1500 GMT) on Friday, two Russian news agencies reported. …read more Source:...

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine
    Sep05

    Rebels reaffirm plan to split from Ukraine

    MINSK: Pro-Russia rebels today said they had agreed a ceasefire with the Ukrainian government but stressed they still wanted to split from the ex-Soviet country. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Ukraine's president confirms signing of ceasefire deal
    Sep05

    Ukraine's president confirms signing of ceasefire deal

    KIEV: Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko confirmed on his Twitter account that envoys meeting in Minsk to end fighting between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian separatists had signed a ceasefire agreement that would come into effect later today. …read more Source: New Straits...

    NATO to boost presence in east; approves rapid response force
    Sep05

    NATO to boost presence in east; approves rapid response force

    NATO leaders have agreed to set up a rapid reaction force as part of efforts to reassure allies rattled by the Ukraine crisis and rising Islamic extremism, alliance head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal
    Sep05

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels sign ceasefire deal

    The ceasefire will start at 8.30 p.m. IST on Friday, Russian news agency Interfax quoted a source close to the talks as saying. …read more Source: The...

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