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    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine
    Feb26

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine

    As the fighting seems to be ending in east Ukraine and the frontlines fall silent, the grim job of tracing all those killed or missing in the fighting is only just beginning. Thousands on both sides have been killed in battles such as at Donetsk airport, Debaltseve, and Ilovaisk. But the numbers of corpses retrieved and returned to their bereaved...

    Ukraine withdraws arms from border
    Feb26

    Ukraine withdraws arms from border

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military on Thursday said it had started the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the United States and Russia traded barbs over the conflict. The announced pull-back — a key part of a peace deal negotiated earlier this month — comes after a shaky truce that was meant to come...

    Cyprus plays   down naval deal   with Russia
    Feb26

    Cyprus plays down naval deal with Russia

    NICOSIA: Cyprus played down on Thursday an agreement granting Russian warships access to its ports and denied there was any request from Moscow to open a base on the island. The heavily indebted eurozone member has close investment and tourism ties with Russia and has repeatedly expressed misgivings about EU sanctions against Moscow. But the deal...

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine
    Feb26

    Digging out the dead in eastern Ukraine

    A brief lull in violence compels many to call for an effective way to collect the bodies of the dead soldiers. …read more Source: AL...

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine
    Feb26

    US Intelligence Chief Says He Backs Arming Ukraine

    The top U.S. intelligence official said Thursday that supplying Ukraine with weapons to fight Moscow-backed separatists would provoke a “negative reaction” from Russia’s president, but that he personally backed the idea of providing “lethal assistance” to Kyiv. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee,...

    Obama adviser to meet with European counterparts on Ukraine crisis
    Feb26

    Obama adviser to meet with European counterparts on Ukraine crisis

    Susan Rice, White House National Security Adviser will discuss with representatives to discuss economic sanctions …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal from frontlines
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal from frontlines

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    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal from frontlines
    Feb26

    Ukraine begins artillery withdrawal from frontlines

    Convoy of 30-40 vehicles seen carrying guns from village of Paraskoviyvka in step that may boost ceasefire. …read more Source: AL...

    Kremlin document ‘shows Russia planned Ukraine attacks’
    Feb26

    Kremlin document ‘shows Russia planned Ukraine attacks’

    Newspaper publishes document reportedly leaked from Kremlin claiming Russia had long-intended to destabilize Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military
    Feb26

    Ukraine crisis prompts German debate on restocking military

    Authorities on both sides of Germany’s right-left coalition have called to consider a potential crisis scenario …read more Source: World...

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