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    Ukraine ceasefire largely holds on first day
    Feb16

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holds on first day

    The truce between Ukrainian government troops and Russian-backed rebels has “largely been observed” on the first day, despite shelling in the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, monitors said.Artillery fire was heard for a 69 minute period in the heavily… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce holds despite sporadic shelling
    Feb16

    Ukraine truce holds despite sporadic shelling

    Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine yesterday but there was still sporadic shelling after a ceasefire came into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict. AFP journalists heard occasional artillery fire coming from the direction of the flashpoint town of Debaltseve, where pro-Russian rebels...

    Ukraine ceasefire mostly held on first day despite fighting in town of Debaltseve
    Feb16

    Ukraine ceasefire mostly held on first day despite fighting in town of Debaltseve

    The first day of the new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has mostly held. Fighting continued in Debaltseve which pro-Russian separatists claim as their territory. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine ceasefire slows – but does not stop – war in the east
    Feb15

    Ukraine ceasefire slows – but does not stop – war in the east

    Dispatch: Ukraine peace plan ‘generally’ observed, but not in Debaltseve, where rebels claim ceasefire ‘does not apply’ …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine crisis: Shaky start for ceasefire with continued shelling outside key conflict zones
    Feb15

    Ukraine crisis: Shaky start for ceasefire with continued shelling outside key conflict zones

    The thud of mortar and plumes of smoke rising from the fields beyond Mironovsky today suggested that Ukraine’s latest ceasefire, meant to have taken effect just after midnight on Saturday, had at best got off to a shaky start. …read more Source: The...

    IMF deal offers Kiev incentive on reforms
    Feb15

    IMF deal offers Kiev incentive on reforms

    Aid programme for Ukraine looks underfunded, writes Anders Åslund …read more Source: Financial...

    These award-winning photographs are incredible
    Feb15

    These award-winning photographs are incredible

    These photographs offer an incredible snapshot into the worldThese incredible photographs are all winners of the World Press Photography contest, for the way they have captured a singular snapshot of events that grabbed the world’s attention. Some offer uncompromising depictions of war, persecution and disease, while other uplifting shots...

    Cameron and Poroshenko ‘concerned about situation on the ground’
    Feb15

    Cameron and Poroshenko ‘concerned about situation on the ground’

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    First day of Ukraine ceasefire deal still sees fighting
    Feb15

    First day of Ukraine ceasefire deal still sees fighting

    Kiev and breakaway republics say ceasefire mostly being observed, but mortar fire is heard east of Luhansk on highway to DebaltseveThe fighting in east Ukraine dropped in intensity on Sunday, but the first day of a ceasefire deal still saw fighting, especially around the contested town of Debaltseve.The deal to end the conflict, which has killed...

    Orbán, Szijjártó talk foreign policy with party leaders
    Feb15

    Orbán, Szijjártó talk foreign policy with party leaders

    Richard FieldOrbán, Szijjártó talk foreign policy with party leaders Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Minister for Foreign Trade and Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó met with the six heads of the various parliamentary caucuses on Saturday to reportedly ask their help in achieving national foreign policy objectives. According to Szijjártó...

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