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    Russian Finance Minister says Moody’s downgrade had ‘political character’
    Feb21

    Russian Finance Minister says Moody’s downgrade had ‘political character’

    Moody’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign rating was based on “factors of a political character,” Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said early on Saturday following news that Moody’s had cut the rating to below investment grade.“Sanction sausages” churned out in RussiaLeaders scramble to avert...

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve
    Feb21

    Ukrainian carnage leaves ‘zombies’ behind in Debaltseve

    On a snowy, empty highway, a couple and their son emerge from weeks of hiding, wandering in a hungry daze. A rebel truck, mangled by a land mine, is blocking the road. Half a dozen Ukrainian corpses, several burned, lie in a ditch.Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine“Sanction sausages” churned out in Russia …read more...

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine
    Feb21

    Kiev accuses Russia of sending more tanks to east Ukraine

    Kiev accused Russia on Friday of sending more tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine and said they were heading towards the rebel-held town of Novoazovsk on the southern coast, expanding their presence on what it fears could be the next battlefront.Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefirePutin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as...

    “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...

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for U.N. peacekeepers to observe ceasefire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels swiftly said would be in breach of a peace deal.Some pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian townPutin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire...

    Some pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town
    Feb18

    Some pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town

    Some pro-government forces began on Wednesday to pull out of the east Ukrainian town of Debaltseve which is under siege from Russian-backed separatistsFighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefire’Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire dealHopes of agreement after Ukraine peace talks, source says …read more Source:...

    Putin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravels
    Feb18

    Putin tells Kiev to let troops surrender as Ukraine ceasefire unravels

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told Kiev to let its soldiers surrender to pro-Russian rebels, who spurned a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and fought their way on Tuesday into the town of Debaltseve, encircling thousands of government troops.Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stallsFew signs of peace in DebaltseveEU widens...

    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stalls
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce fades as fighting rages, arms pullback stalls

    The rebels said they had captured parts of Debaltseve, which sits on a strategic railway junction, and that some Ukrainian soldiers had surrendered, but Kiev denied this.An elusive truce in UkraineUkraine leader pleads with Russia to withdraw as truce holdsUkraine army under fire amid preparations for rebel truce Ukraine sees shelling worsen as...

    Few signs of peace in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Few signs of peace in Debaltseve

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled townUkraine military says no let-up in rebel offensive in eastFighting rages in run-up to Ukraine ceasefireNew violence in Ukraine diminishes hopes before four-way summitUkrainian authorities, rebels evacuate civilians from front line town …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    EU widens blacklist over Ukraine, adds Russia’s Antonov
    Feb17

    EU widens blacklist over Ukraine, adds Russia’s Antonov

    The European Union blacklisted more Ukrainian separatists and Russian backers to protest the destabilization of Ukraine.Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled townGuns fall silent in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

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