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    Putin visits his EU friend, Hungary’s Orban, amid Ukraine tension (AFP)
    Feb18

    Putin visits his EU friend, Hungary’s Orban, amid Ukraine tension (AFP)

    Budapest (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin paid a controversial visit to Budapest on Tuesday, showing the world he still has a friend in Europe in Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban despite East-West tension over Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin: Just what is he thinking?
    Feb18

    Putin: Just what is he thinking?

    PRESIDENT Vladmir Putin is overextended. His Ukraine powerplay is dragging on and discontent is echoing in Moscow’s streets. So why has he come out swinging? …read more Source:...

    What truce? Ukraine rebels on road to besieged town (AFP)
    Feb18

    What truce? Ukraine rebels on road to besieged town (AFP)

    Chornukhyne (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ducking for cover behind the walls of a ruined house, pro-Russian rebels unleash a hail of automatic rifle fire and rocket-propelled grenades at Ukrainian troops just a few hundred metres away. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine peace hopes crumbling
    Feb18

    Ukraine peace hopes crumbling

    UKRAINE has appealed to the West to get “tough” on Russia after separatists attacked thousands of troops in violation of a three-day-old ceasefire. …read more Source: THE...

    ‘Surrender now’ Putin tells Kiev
    Feb17

    ‘Surrender now’ Putin tells Kiev

    UKRAINE’s army is on the brink of a major defeat as Russian-backed separatists rebound refreshed from a short ceasefire to encircle the defenders of a key city. …read more Source:...

    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine
    Feb17

    Putin suggests US is sending arms to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine.At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Putin was asked how… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin urges Kiev not to stop Ukraine soldiers from laying down arms (AFP)
    Feb17

    Putin urges Kiev not to stop Ukraine soldiers from laying down arms (AFP)

    Budapest (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday urged Kiev to allow Ukrainian soldiers who are encircled by pro-Russian rebels in the town of Debaltseve to lay down their weapons. …read more Source: The West...

    Peace ‘being destroyed’ as rebels assault Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Peace ‘being destroyed’ as rebels assault Debaltseve

    Ukraine accuses rebels and Russia of destroying a fragile, three-day-old ceasefire after insurgents armed with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades stormed a flashpoint town and engaged thousands of troops there in intense combat. …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure
    Feb17

    Russia asks UN Security Council for vote on Ukraine measure

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” Russia is asking the U.N. Security Council to vote Tuesday on a draft resolution endorsing the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine and calling on all parties involved to fully carry it out.The council’s current… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Kiev demands ‘tough’ response against Russia over broken truce (AFP)
    Feb17

    Kiev demands ‘tough’ response against Russia over broken truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday demanded a “tough reaction” from the West against Russia over a broken ceasefire deal in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, his office said. …read more Source: The West...

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