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    Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb21

    Hollande, Merkel back Ukraine ceasefire

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel say the ceasefire deal in Ukraine must be “fully respected”. …read more Source:...

    A year on: Thousands gather to remember fallen activists
    Feb21

    A year on: Thousands gather to remember fallen activists

    More than 100 activists were killed during protests in Kiev last February. …read more Source: Television New...

    Rebels celebrate as civilians await food in Debaltseve (AFP)
    Feb21

    Rebels celebrate as civilians await food in Debaltseve (AFP)

    Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) – Burnt-out armoured vehicles and crater-pocked plazas serve as grim reminders of the fierce battle for Debaltseve that ended with Ukrainian forces abandoning the strategic rail hub to pro-Russian troops this week. …read more Source: The West...

    Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks
    Feb21

    Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Vice President Joe Biden says Russia can’t keep hiding behind the “false claim” that separatists are solely responsible for recent military operations in eastern Ukraine.Biden spoke by phone Friday with Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia
    Feb20

    US senators urge Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to tighten sanctions on Russia and provide weapons to Ukraine after rebels breached this month’s cease-fire agreement and seized the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US warns Russia over support of separatists in Ukraine
    Feb20

    US warns Russia over support of separatists in Ukraine

    The United States has warned Russia that its efforts to bolster separatist fighting in Ukraine despite a cease-fire agreement were a direct threat to the “modern global order” and could bring additional costs. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Joint inspection starts on MH17 wreckage
    Feb20

    Joint inspection starts on MH17 wreckage

    International investigators looking into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine last July have met for their first joint consultation this week, examining cracks and impact patterns on the jet’s fuselage. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite ceasefire
    Feb20

    Fighting still rages in east Ukraine despite ceasefire

    The Ukrainian government and the separatist rebels blamed each other for violating a fragile ceasefire dozens of times, sparking fears of wider hostilities in war-torn eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Television New...

    Ukraine must pay for Russian gas sent to rebel areas: Medvedev (AFP)
    Feb20

    Ukraine must pay for Russian gas sent to rebel areas: Medvedev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Ukraine must pay for Russian gas being supplied to rebel areas in the country’s war-torn east, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday, raising the possibility of another gas dispute in the midst of winter. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia sending more tanks and troops into Ukraine to take next battlefront, Kiev says
    Feb20

    Russia sending more tanks and troops into Ukraine to take next battlefront, Kiev says

    Kiev has accused Russia 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 could be the next battlefront. …read more Source:...

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