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    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...

    Ex-MI6 chief warns Ukraine conflict now part of much bigger crisis between Russia and West
    Feb17

    Ex-MI6 chief warns Ukraine conflict now part of much bigger crisis between Russia and West

    A former MI6 chief has reportedly described the Ukraine crisis as “part of a much bigger crisis between Russia and the West. Sir John Sawers cautioned that the crisis was no longer just about Ukraine … …read more Source: Big News...

    Question mark on new Ukraine ceasefire as fighting rages
    Feb17

    Question mark on new Ukraine ceasefire as fighting rages

    KIEV – Fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, especially around the contested town of Debaltseve, a day after a ceasefire came into effect. Ukrainian military command said the pro-Russian … …read more Source: Big News...

    U.S. Urges Russia Separatists To Immediately Halt Ukraine Attacks
    Feb17

    U.S. Urges Russia Separatists To Immediately Halt Ukraine Attacks

    The United States has said it is “gravely concerned” by the deteriorating situation in and around the strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine despite a European-brokered cease-fire. The … …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine truce precarious in fight for railway hub
    Feb17

    Ukraine truce precarious in fight for railway hub

    A two-day old truce in eastern Ukraine is on the verge of collapsing as fighting rages around a strategic railway hub. …read more Source:...

    Russia tanks threaten Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb17

    Russia tanks threaten Ukraine ceasefire

    A TWO-DAY-OLD ceasefire in east Ukraine may be unravelling as footage appears to show Russian tanks near the front line. …read more Source: THE...

    Ukraine rebels bury dead who fell hours before ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb17

    Ukraine rebels bury dead who fell hours before ceasefire (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – After the coffins of four pro-Russian fighters killed hours before the Ukrainian ceasefire were lowered into the ground on Monday in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, their comrades fired Kalashnikov rifles into the icy air in a final salute. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia Says Almost 300000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum
    Feb16

    Russia Says Almost 300000 Ukrainians Asked For Asylum

    An official of the Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) says almost 300,000 Ukrainian citizens have asked Russia either for temporary asylum or a refugee status. FMS Naturalization Department head … …read more Source: Big News...

    ‘Stop shooting’ EU pleads as Ukraine ceasefire teeters (AFP)
    Feb16

    ‘Stop shooting’ EU pleads as Ukraine ceasefire teeters (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A two-day-old truce in Ukraine was at risk of collapsing Monday as fighting raged around a strategic railway hub and both sides said conditions were not met to start withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline. …read more Source: The West...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb16

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    Pro-Russian rebels have pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces as Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. …read more Source:...

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