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    Residents return to ruins in Ukraine town
    Mar14

    Residents return to ruins in Ukraine town

    Not a single building in Nikishyne escaped undamaged after months of intense bombardment, which helped shrink the village of 700 to a handful of residents as fighting raged in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict
    Mar13

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, a month after a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official
    Mar13

    No EU unanimity on renewing Russia economic sanctions: official

    The European Union’s 28 governments have not reached an agreement on renewing economic sanctions on Russia that expire in July, a senior EU official says …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine requests UN peacekeeping mission
    Mar13

    Ukraine requests UN peacekeeping mission

    Ukraine says it has placed a formal request with the UN for a peacekeeping mission to be deployed in its eastern regions, where a cease-fire between government and Russian-backed separatist forces is in place …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels
    Mar11

    NATO chief says Russia still equipping Ukraine rebels

    Stoltenberg says that Russia is continuing to arm and train rebel forces in eastern Ukraine, calling on Moscow to respect a cease-fire by withdrawing fully from the conflict. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US envoy denounces ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine
    Mar10

    US envoy denounces ‘reign of terror’ in Crimea, east Ukraine

    The top US diplomat for Europe declares that Crimea and parts of eastern Ukraine are living under a ‘reign of terror’, blaming Russia for a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia’s Lavrov says EU’s Tusk upping tension over Ukraine
    Mar10

    Russia’s Lavrov says EU’s Tusk upping tension over Ukraine

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses European Council President Donald Tusk and Brussels bureaucrats Tuesday of stirring up tensions between Moscow and the bloc over the crisis in Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko
    Mar10

    Ukraine, rebels withdraw ‘lion’s share’ of weapons: Poroshenko

    Both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have withdrawn most of their heavy weapons from the front line, bolstering a month-old truce, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons
    Mar09

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says rebels have withdrawn significant amount of heavy weapons

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday pro-Russian rebels had withdrawn a significant amount of weaponry from the front-lines in eastern Ukraine in accordance with a three-week-old ceasefire deal. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Mine director arrested over blast in east Ukraine: rebels
    Mar09

    Mine director arrested over blast in east Ukraine: rebels

    A director of a mine in a rebel-held part of east Ukraine has been arrested over a blast that killed 34 miners last week, separatist press service DAN reported on Monday, quoting prosecutors. …read more Source: The Daily...

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