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    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine

    LUHANSKE, Ukraine (AP) ” Russia-backed separatists claim to have taken control of key hub Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year
    Feb17

    German investor confidence rises to highest level in a year

    BERLIN (AP) ” A survey shows that investor confidence in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, has risen to its highest level in a year though the increase was a little short of expectations amid concerns over Ukraine and Greece.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels have failed to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so.Under a cease-fire agreement signed… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Europe News Digest
    Feb16

    Europe News Digest

    LONDON (AP) ” TOP STORIES FROM EUROPE AT 1225 GMTUKRAINELUHANSKE, Ukraine ” Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists are persisting around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    EU puts 19 more individuals on its Ukraine sanctions list
    Feb16

    EU puts 19 more individuals on its Ukraine sanctions list

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” The European Union has added 19 more individuals, including five Russians, on its sanctions list for their actions linked to the fighting in eastern Ukraine.The EU published the list, which also included nine entities,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire
    Feb16

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating ceasefire

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels are accusing each other of violating a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.Hopes for ending the 10-month long conflict surfaced after the cease-fire was announced on Sunday.Separatist… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts
    Feb15

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A cease-fire was declared in eastern Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives.But within two hours of the cease-fire’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian ceasefire comes into force
    Feb15

    Ukrainian ceasefire comes into force

    A ceasefire agreed between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels has come into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict in east Ukraine.The truce officially started at midnight Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany
    Feb15

    Obama talks cease-fire with leaders of Ukraine, Germany

    RANCHO MIRAGE, California (AP) ” President Barack Obama has spoken with the leaders of Ukraine and Germany as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine hours before a scheduled cease-fire.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Cease-fire period begins for Ukraine war against Russia-backed rebels that has killed 5,300
    Feb15

    Cease-fire period begins for Ukraine war against Russia-backed rebels that has killed 5,300

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Cease-fire period begins for Ukraine war against Russia-backed rebels that has killed 5,300. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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