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    Ukraine army and separatists to withdraw weapons
    Feb22

    Ukraine army and separatists to withdraw weapons

    Ukraine’s army and separatist rebels are due to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in east Ukraine. A senior pro-Russian rebel commander said on Sunday that “the plan was signed last night … Starting from today there are two weeks to withdraw heavy weapons,” Interfax news agency quoted Eduard Basurin, a...

    Ukraine Crisis: Rebels Agree On Weapon Pullout Date
    Feb22

    Ukraine Crisis: Rebels Agree On Weapon Pullout Date

    Rebels in Eastern Ukraine have agreed to begin to pull back heavy weapons from the front-line, a Russian general involved in implementing a truce says. Gen Alexander Lentsov said the pro-Russian rebels had signed the orders to complete the withdrawal over the next two weeks, starting from Sunday. It is not clear whether the move will be...

    Ukraine, rebels swap prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine, rebels swap prisoners

    Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine. ||| Kiev/Donetsk, Ukraine – Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine, a Ukrainian Security Council aide confirmed on Sunday, a step towards implementing an...

    Britain, US discuss new sanctions against Russia
    Feb21

    Britain, US discuss new sanctions against Russia

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and his British counterpart discussed the crisis in Ukraine and possible new sanctions against Russia on Saturday. …read more Source: The New...

    News24.com | Ukraine, rebels say ceasefire violations persist
    Feb21

    News24.com | Ukraine, rebels say ceasefire violations persist

    Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatist rebels are accusing each other of continuing to mount attacks a week after a ceasefire was called. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine, poverty
    Feb21

    News24.com | Pope, Merkel discuss Ukraine, poverty

    Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed the conflict in Ukraine and the fight against poverty during a private audience at the Vatican. …read more Source:...

    ‘Moody’s downgrade had political character’
    Feb21

    ‘Moody’s downgrade had political character’

    Moody’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign rating was based on “factors of a political character,” Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. ||| Moscow – Moody’s Investors Service’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign rating was based on “factors of a political character,” Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov...

    News24.com | Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks
    Feb21

    News24.com | Biden: Russia can’t claim separatists alone behind attacks

    Vice President Joe Biden says Russia can’t keep hiding behind the “false claim” that separatists are solely responsible for recent military operations in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London
    Feb21

    Ukraine conflict to dominate talks as Kerry lands in London

    US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in London for meetings with his British counterpart, and a senior official said they would discuss possible penalties that could be imposed against Russia if violence in eastern Ukraine continues. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    ‘Ukraine war makes West look impotent’
    Feb21

    ‘Ukraine war makes West look impotent’

    The continued fighting in eastern Ukraine has made a mockery of the West’s latest attempts to negotiate a ceasefire, analysts say. …read more Source:...

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