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    Fighting rages in Ukraine amid race to revive ceasefire
    Feb19

    Fighting rages in Ukraine amid race to revive ceasefire

    European officials scrambled to resurrect Ukraine’s faltering ceasefire deal on Thursday as artillery fire continued to rain down on areas near Debaltseve, a day after Ukrainian troops pulled out of the strategic railway hub. …read more Source: France...

    Poroshenko: As country-aggressor Russia will not participate in peacekeeping mission in Ukraine
    Feb19

    Poroshenko: As country-aggressor Russia will not participate in peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

    Russia cannot and will not participate in the peacekeeping mission in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    “Serbia ready to be honest broker,” FM tells OSCE
    Feb19

    “Serbia ready to be honest broker,” FM tells OSCE

    OSCE Chairperson and Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Thursday urged all sides in the Ukrainian conflict to fully adhere to the Minsk agreements.Addressing the opening of 14th Winter Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, he noted that it was “an opportunity to deescalate the conflict and put an end to civilian...

    Defeat on the Elbe
    Feb19

    Defeat on the Elbe

    All must have prizes THE German chancellor, Angela Merkel, may be the West’s de facto leader in the Ukraine crisis, a quasi-hegemon in the European Union and unassailably popular in opinion polls. But her centre-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) has growing weaknesses, as Hamburg, one of Germany’s 16 federal states, showed on...

    The fire that did not cease
    Feb19

    The fire that did not cease

    Victory into defeat THE latest peace plan never had much chance. Shortly after signing it in Minsk, rebel leaders declared that Debaltseve, where several thousand Ukrainian troops were located, fell outside its terms. After the “ceasefire” started on February 15th, they continued their assault. By February 18th the flag of Novorossiya, the...

    Dacic “can’t defend Serbia’s integrity less than Ukraine’s”
    Feb19

    Dacic “can’t defend Serbia’s integrity less than Ukraine’s”

    Ivica Dacic has asked Albania to “concern itself with issues related to OSCE principles and not worry about Belgrade-Pristina talks.”The Serbian foreign minister spoke in Vienna on Thursday in his role as OSCE chairperson, during the winter session of the organization’s parliamentary assembly. …read more...

    Myasnikovich: Tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugees in Belarus
    Feb19

    Myasnikovich: Tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugees in Belarus

    We have received tens of thousands of refugees. We have done everything to help these people. We have sent the children to school, provided accommodation and job opportunities. For seniors we have provided some financial assistance. We have undertaken these expenses because they are our brothers, said Mikhail Myasnikovich. …read more...

    Belarus president: Nobody needs weapons without professional soldiers to use them
    Feb19

    Belarus president: Nobody needs weapons without professional soldiers to use them

    “If we preserve the officer corps as a well-trained part of the army, we will have combat-effective armed forces. Nobody needs piles of weapons, even state-of-the-art ones, without true professional military. We can look at Ukraine for an example. If multiple-launch rocket systems are used over there and the strikes are based on guesswork, it...

    Myasnikovich: Inviting peacekeepers to Ukraine will undermine Minsk accords
    Feb19

    Myasnikovich: Inviting peacekeepers to Ukraine will undermine Minsk accords

    “Changing rules during the game is not the best idea. This may threaten the implementation of the Minsk accords. If a decision is taken, it needs to be fulfilled,” Mikhail Myasnikovich stated. …read more Source:...

    Red Cross in Vitebsk starts distributing clothing vouchers among Ukrainians
    Feb19

    Red Cross in Vitebsk starts distributing clothing vouchers among Ukrainians

    Starting from the next week Ukrainian migrants residing in Vitebsk Oblast will be able to receive vouchers to buy clothing and footwear, Chairperson of the Vitebsk Oblast Office of the Belarusian Red Cross Society (BRCS) Galina Zhelanova told reporters. …read more Source:...

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