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    Ukrainian troops begin pullout of key city
    Feb19

    Ukrainian troops begin pullout of key city

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday that government forces had withdrawn from the flashpoint town of Debaltseve, where pro-Russian rebels have been battling troops for weeks. “This morning the Ukrainian armed forces together with the National Guard completed an operation for a planned and organised withdrawal from...

    Cyprus to strike “significant agreements” with Russia
    Feb19

    Cyprus to strike “significant agreements” with Russia

    Nicos Anastasiades, the president of Cyprus, will fly to Moscow on 25 February to reach what his office describes as “significant agreements” with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. Ioannis Kasoulides, the Cypriot foreign minister, told a Brussels audience on 10 February that speculation that Cyprus would lease military bases to Russia was...

    Ukraine crisis: Russia is a threat to other Baltic states, warns Defence Secretary Michael Fallon
    Feb19

    Ukraine crisis: Russia is a threat to other Baltic states, warns Defence Secretary Michael Fallon

    Russian president Vladimir Putin could repeat the tactics used to destabilise Ukraine in Baltic members of the Nato alliance, the Defence Secretary has warned. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine appeals to UN and EU to send peacekeeping mission to Ukraine
    Feb19

    Ukraine appeals to UN and EU to send peacekeeping mission to Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, February 18, voiced an appeal to the UN and the European Union to set up a peacekeeping mission in the country to enforce a ceasefire. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    U.S. refrain from delivering weapons to Ukraine
    Feb19

    U.S. refrain from delivering weapons to Ukraine

    The United States have not altered their stance on military assistance for the Ukraine, delivering only non-lethal military equipment, not weapons, said Pentagon press secretary John Kirby. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    After Debaltsevo Fall, Dnevnik Wonders if Truce Will Hold
    Feb19

    After Debaltsevo Fall, Dnevnik Wonders if Truce Will Hold

    Highlighting that many are wondering if the potential fall of Debaltsevo was quietly calculated into the ceasefire plan for Ukraine, the daily Dnevnik asks in Thursday’s commentary if the two sides are now truly ready for a truce. …read more Source:...

    In their cynicism about Putin, western diplomats are making the Ukrainian crisis worse | Mary Dejevsky
    Feb19

    In their cynicism about Putin, western diplomats are making the Ukrainian crisis worse | Mary Dejevsky

    The Russian president has every reason to want the ceasefire to hold, but if the west continues to misread his motives there’s little chance of it happeningEver since the roadmap for peace in Ukraine was agreed last week, the prevailing mood in western capitals has been pessimism laced with cynicism. In the unlikely event that the ceasefire...

    Belarusian MPs call for parties in Ukraine conflict to use peace settlement methods
    Feb19

    Belarusian MPs call for parties in Ukraine conflict to use peace settlement methods

    According to MP Elena Beresneva, Belarusians are very much concerned with the situation which has been developing in the neighboring Ukraine. “Today Alexander Lukashenko has voiced a real proposal which can help put a stop to the conflict and loss of life. It would be great if our President’s position was heard in Ukraine,” the MP said....

    Poroshenko proposes international peacekeepers for eastern Ukraine
    Feb19

    Poroshenko proposes international peacekeepers for eastern Ukraine

    The fall of Debaltseve is one of the worst defeats of the war for Ukraine’s troops who were unable to stop an advance by pro-Russian rebels fighting… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Euro and Russian leaders hold phone conference
    Feb19

    Ukraine: Euro and Russian leaders hold phone conference

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