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    Ukraine Gov’t, Rebels Fail to Begin Heavy Weapons Withdrawal
    Feb17

    Ukraine Gov’t, Rebels Fail to Begin Heavy Weapons Withdrawal

    Neither Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels have started pulling arms out of the areas of conflict in Eastern Ukraine. Kiev says the army would not pull back until the siege around Debaltseve ends, whereas the rebels insist the army should leave the beleaguered city which in their opinion is not part of the Minsk agreement.A deal...

    Gomel Oblast to host Ukrainian journalists 17-18 February
    Feb17

    Gomel Oblast to host Ukrainian journalists 17-18 February

    The delegation will comprise about 30 journalists representing nationwide and regional TV channels and printed sources. Reporters will come from Kiev, Lviv, Kirovograd, Cherkassy, Poltavy, Donetsk and other oblasts. …read more Source:...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday and 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:...

    Ukraine ceasefire fragile after weapons withdrawal stalemate
    Feb17

    Ukraine ceasefire fragile after weapons withdrawal stalemate

    Pro-Russia rebels and the Ukrainian army have so far refused to withdraw their heavy weapons despite a peace accord signed last week. The ceasefire has been strained as fighting continued in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine sides stall arms pullout
    Feb17

    Ukraine sides stall arms pullout

    Ukrainian government and rebel forces fail to meet a deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons, the second phase of last week’s ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russia threatens ‘response’ to latest EU sanctions
    Feb17

    [Ticker] Russia threatens ‘response’ to latest EU sanctions

    The Russian foreign ministry has said it will give an “appropriate response” to a new EU blacklist over the Ukraine crisis. It called the measures “inconsistent and illogical” due to the new Minsk ceasefire deal. But EU and US leaders on Tuesday voiced dismay over ongoing attacks by Russia-controlled fighters. …read...

    [Ticker] UK ex-spy chief: Ukraine frozen conflict may be best option
    Feb17

    [Ticker] UK ex-spy chief: Ukraine frozen conflict may be best option

    British ex-MI6 head John Sawers said in a speech in King’s College London if the West arms Ukraine it could see Russia “go further than us” leading to “tens of thousands” of deaths in Ukraine. He added a frozen conflict in east Ukraine may be “the least bad attainable outcome.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine weapons withdrawal in doubt amid fighting
    Feb16

    Ukraine weapons withdrawal in doubt amid fighting

    A ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was strained Monday by reports of fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists, and both sides questioned a demand to withdraw heavy weapons under a peace plan agreed last week.No heavy weapons were withdrawn… …read more Source:...

    Locals brace for Ukraine troops to take back Vuhlehirsk
    Feb16

    Locals brace for Ukraine troops to take back Vuhlehirsk

    Ten kilometers from Debaltseve lies the small town of Vuhlehirsk captured by rebels earlier this month. Local residents now believe the Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    EU breaks taboo on ‘Russian forces in Ukraine’
    Feb16

    EU breaks taboo on ‘Russian forces in Ukraine’

    The EU has – for the first time in an official text – referred to Russian forces being active in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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