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    Reports: Ukraine Troops Leaving Key Town
    Feb18

    Reports: Ukraine Troops Leaving Key Town

    Ukrainian troops are reportedly pulling out of the town of Debaltseve, following fierce fighting with pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Sky...

    Pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town
    Feb18

    Pro-government forces start pulling out of besieged Ukrainian town

    KIEV (Reuters) – Pro-government forces began on Wednesday to pull out of the town of Debaltseve which is under siege from Russian-backed rebels, commanders of pro-government paramilitary units said. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
    Feb18

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 18 Feb 2015

    US BLAMES RUSSIA FOR BROKEN CEASEFIREThe US has directly accused Russia of violating the ceasefire in Ukraine, just as Moscow drafted a UN resolution backing the truce. The US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, said it was “ironic to say the least” that Russia wrote the motion while “backing an all-out assault” by Ukraine rebels. Joe Biden was...

    Ukrainian journalist: Ukraine looks at Minsk with big hope and gratitude
    Feb18

    Ukrainian journalist: Ukraine looks at Minsk with big hope and gratitude

    In his words, concerns are still present in his country regarding the full implementation of the Minsk agreements of 12 February. According to him, the Ukrainian society expresses big trust in the leaders of Germany, France and Belarus, but unfortunately, there is no such trust in its eastern neighbor. “We see that the position of the President...

    War in Ukraine: Defenders of Debaltseve in desperate need of reinforcements
    Feb18

    War in Ukraine: Defenders of Debaltseve in desperate need of reinforcements

    In Ukraine’s east, despite a ceasefire being in force, government forces are under intense attack in the strategic hub on Debaltseve. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday, February 17, repeatedly demanded for reinforcements to be brought in the town to avoid hundreds of Ukrainian troops being surrounded and killed. …read more Source: Baltic...

    Foreign Minister Mitov Ties Bulgaria-Russia Thaw to Minsk Agreements
    Feb18

    Foreign Minister Mitov Ties Bulgaria-Russia Thaw to Minsk Agreements

    There might be a normalization in Bulgaria’s relations with Russia if commitments taken in Minsk last week are observed, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said.In an interview for the Bulgarian National Television, he has described the end of fighting as a first step to improve currently “tense” relations.”To...

    Battle for Debaltseve: Putin urges Kyiv to call on its troops to surrender
    Feb18

    Battle for Debaltseve: Putin urges Kyiv to call on its troops to surrender

    Fierce fighting has continued around the strategic hub of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine in a clear violation of last week’s peace deal reached in… …read more Source:...

    US accuses Russia of breaching Ukraine ceasefire after rebels capture key town
    Feb18

    US accuses Russia of breaching Ukraine ceasefire after rebels capture key town

    Moscow sharply criticised at UN after putting up resolution that endorses truce while pro-Russia rebels continue their advances The US has directly accused Russia of violating the ceasefire in Ukraine and joined other security council members in lining up to pour scorn on a UN resolution drafted by Moscow approving the truce.Samantha Power, the...

    Opinion: Orban is playing games with Europe
    Feb18

    Opinion: Orban is playing games with Europe

    As fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has reinforced his relationship with Moscow and provided Putin with a platform. In doing so he is weakening the EU, says Robert Schwartz. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    US condemns rebel ceasefire violations in Ukraine
    Feb18

    US condemns rebel ceasefire violations in Ukraine

    Joe Biden warns Moscow it will face “costs” if Russian forces and separatists fail to respect the Minsk agreement and continue to attack Debaltseve …read more Source: The...

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