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Section: Middle East

    Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire
    Feb17

    Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree steps on ceasefire

    The withdrawal of heavy weapons should be started on Tuesday. …read more Source: World...

    Merkel: Ukraine, Russia Agree to Allow Monitors in Contested Town
    Feb17

    Merkel: Ukraine, Russia Agree to Allow Monitors in Contested Town

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, and Germany have reached an agreement to provide European security monitors access to eastern Ukraine, where fighting has raged on despite an internationally brokered cease-fire. A German government statement said Tuesday the agreement was reached during a conference call between Ukrainian President Petro...

    Access agreed for OSCE monitors in Ukraine: Berlin
    Feb17

    Access agreed for OSCE monitors in Ukraine: Berlin

    The leaders of Russia, Germany and Ukraine have agreed on ‘concrete measures’ to allow OSCE observers to monitor the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine, Berlin announced …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    West pushes for peace as Ukraine truce teeters
    Feb17

    West pushes for peace as Ukraine truce teeters

    EU and US appeal for end to fighting after Kiev and rebels refuse to start withdrawing heavy weapons from buffer zone. …read more Source: AL...

    Western push for peace as Ukraine truce teeters
    Feb17

    Western push for peace as Ukraine truce teeters

    Western leaders are seeking to save the ceasefire deal between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels as the rivals refuse to withdraw heavy weaponry from the established buffer zone as agreed. The warring sides were scheduled to begin scaling back after midnight on Monday, but both of them said they were not going to do so. Vladimir...

    US “gravely concerned” by fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    US “gravely concerned” by fighting in eastern Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem Post

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject truce
    Feb16

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject truce

        Ukrainian armed forces take their position near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine on Monday. Ukrainian armed forces are not ready to withdraw heavy weapons, as agreed at the Minsk four-power peace talks, because separatists are violating the ceasefire, a Kiev military spokesman said on Monday. — Reuters     …read...

    Breaches threaten shaky Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb16

    Breaches threaten shaky Ukraine ceasefire

    KIEV: A shaky truce in Ukraine was already at risk on its second day on Monday with both the Kiev government and pro-Russian separatists accusing each other of attacks holding up an agreed pull-back of heavy weapons from the frontline. “There is no question at the moment of us withdrawing heavy weapons” because of persistent rebel attacks, a...

    Ukraine accuses separatists of killing five soldiers
    Feb16

    Ukraine accuses separatists of killing five soldiers

    Ukraine says it does not plan to withdraw heavy weapons from the front unless the cease-fire is fully implemented. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    E. Ukraine Truce on Verge of Collapse
    Feb16

    E. Ukraine Truce on Verge of Collapse

    Locals walk past a destroyed Ukrainian army armored personnel carrier in the town of Vuhlehirsk, about 10 km west of Debaltseve, Feb. 16, 2015. Members of the Ukrainian armed forces ride on a military vehicle near Debaltseve, eastern Ukraine February 16, 2015. The Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels accused each other of violating a...

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