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    Heavy shelling as rebels keep pressure on Ukraine’s Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Heavy shelling as rebels keep pressure on Ukraine’s Debaltseve

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Separatists are keeping up attacks on the strategic railway junction of Debaltseve despite a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday, and witnesses reported heavy shelling in the area. …read more Source:...

    Eastern Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, except around Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Eastern Ukraine ceasefire largely holding, except around Debaltseve

    A ceasefire that came into effect in eastern Ukraine at the weekend appears to largely be holding, apart from the flashpoint town of Debaltseve. Each side has blamed the other for breaching the latest truce. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Delo Rejects Criticism over Sanctions against Russia
    Feb16

    Delo Rejects Criticism over Sanctions against Russia

    In light of the recent agreement on a ceasefire in Ukraine, which prompted the EU to postpone (indefinitely) the planned expansion of sanctions against Russia, the daily Delo rejects on Monday the criticism that the sanctions harmed the EU. …read more Source:...

    Estonian ambassador in Kyiv: ceasefire largely holding
    Feb16

    Estonian ambassador in Kyiv: ceasefire largely holding

    The situation around Debaltseve is tense, but the ceasefire, which began 00:00 on February 15, is largely holding, said Sulev Kannike, the Estonian ambassador to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Feb 2015
    Feb16

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Monday 16 Feb 2015

    EGYPT BOMBS I.S TARGETS IN LIBYAEgypt has bombed Islamic State (IS) targets in Libya after the Sunni extremist group posted a video purporting to show the beheading of 21 Egyptian Copts, impoverished labourers taken prisoner because of their Christianity. This is the first time Egypt has publicly acknowledged carrying out air strikes in Libya....

    The Business: Monday February 16 2015
    Feb16

    The Business: Monday February 16 2015

    Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday ED BALLS TARGETS CASH-IN-HAND JOBS Ed Balls is launching an offensive on tax dodging cash-in-hand workers, says The Times. The shadow chancellor has told householders to get a receipt for every low-cost cash job by a gardener, cleaner or handyman because it is...

    Ruble tumble busts Russian buying boom
    Feb16

    Ruble tumble busts Russian buying boom

    Spain was counting on rich Russians to help revive its stricken property market by buying homes on its sunny coasts – until the ruble collapsed on falling oil prices and the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Local...

    Lithuanian company got under fire in Artemivsk, Ukraine
    Feb16

    Lithuanian company got under fire in Artemivsk, Ukraine

    Despite agreements reached in Minsk, on February 13th afternoon the city of Artemivsk in the Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine was fired by Russian-backed militants. The heating system of Artemivsk is served by the company Artemivsk Energy, part of the Lithuanian holding E Energija, reports LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    [Ticker] Hackers steal $1 billion from financial firms
    Feb16

    [Ticker] Hackers steal $1 billion from financial firms

    Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab says that a hacking ring has stolen up to $1 billion from financial firms over the world including those located in Germany, reports Reuters. The ring has been operational since 2013 and has mostly targeted firms in Russia, the US, Germany, China and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: It is important to implement Minsk agreements
    Feb16

    Lukashenko: It is important to implement Minsk agreements

    “The main issue today is to implement these agreements. All the decisions that were made there were right. They are hard won. We, Russians, Ukrainians, and Belarusians, are brothers. We should play this role to stop the conflict.” …read more Source:...

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