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    Sombre Ukrainians mark anniversary of protest killings (AFP)
    Feb20

    Sombre Ukrainians mark anniversary of protest killings (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A stream of sombre Ukrainians on Friday laid flowers at memorials on Kiev’s Independence Square where one year ago scores of demonstrators were gunned down in the final act of a dramatic uprising. …read more Source: The West...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday ” Feb. 20, 2014 ” when sniper fire tore through… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) ” France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected.President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Parliament: UK, EU ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis
    Feb20

    Parliament: UK, EU ‘sleepwalked’ into Ukraine crisis

    LONDON (AP) ” A parliamentary report has accused the British government and European diplomats of “sleepwalking” into the Ukraine crisis.IN a report published Friday, the House of Lords’ EU Committee said it found a “catastrophic… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Truce broken 250 times: US
    Feb20

    Truce broken 250 times: US

    THE leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia ­yesterday pledged renewed support for a tattered ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: THE...

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected
    Feb20

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected

    VATICAN CITY (AP) ” Pope Francis has called for Ukraine’s cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist rebels were still firing on government positions and that Russia was sending in more… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Report Accuses EU Britain Of Sleepwalking Into Ukraine Crisis
    Feb20

    Report Accuses EU Britain Of Sleepwalking Into Ukraine Crisis

    A British Parliamentary committee says the European Union and Britain are guilty of “sleepwalking” into the crisis in Ukraine. The EU Committee of the House of Lords made the criticism in a report … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ceasefire doesn’t end fighting in Ukraine
    Feb20

    Ceasefire doesn’t end fighting in Ukraine

    Fighting is persisting in east Ukraine despite new efforts from France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia to ensure a ceasefire takes hold. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire
    Feb20

    Ukraine says rebel attacks continue despite cease-fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian military spokesman says separatist rebels fired on Ukrainian positions nearly 50 times over the past day, despite a cease-fire that was called into effect five days ago.Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fighting rages in east Ukraine despite bid to revive truce
    Feb20

    Fighting rages in east Ukraine despite bid to revive truce

    Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine despite European efforts to resurrect a ceasefire, a day after pro-Russian separatists spurned the truce by forcing thousands of government troops out of a strategic town. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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