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    Ukraine starts heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb26

    Ukraine starts heavy weapons withdrawal

    Ukraine’s army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a truce, the defence ministry says. It says the pullout of 100mm calibre artillery “is the first step” and will be monitored by OSCE observers. Pro-Russian rebels earlier said they had started withdrawing their weapons. This has...

    News24.com | Ukraine starts pulling back heavy weapons
    Feb26

    News24.com | Ukraine starts pulling back heavy weapons

    Ukraine says it will begin pulling back its heavy weapons in the east in line with the cease-fire. …read more Source:...

    Poland to help train Ukrainian military instructors
    Feb26

    Poland to help train Ukrainian military instructors

    Poland’s defense minister says Poland will help train Ukrainian military instructors in Ukraine, in a NATO response to Kiev’s request for milita …read more Source: The New...

    News24.com | US accuses Russia of land grabs
    Feb26

    News24.com | US accuses Russia of land grabs

    A UN-backed ceasefire shows signs of finally taking hold in Ukraine, even as the United States accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilising the country through land grabs. …read more Source:...

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure: Russia
    Feb26

    Western sanction threats meant to cover peace deal failure: Russia

    Western threats of additional economic sanctions against Russia are aimed at distracting attention from the West’s opposition to the implementation of a peace deal in east Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine – Kerry
    Feb26

    Putin ‘destabilizing’ Ukraine – Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of destabilizing Ukraine through “land grabs,” warning Moscow and the rebels had failed to meet the terms of a tattered ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine truce seems to have taken hold
    Feb25

    Ukraine truce seems to have taken hold

    News of long-awaited truce in east Ukraine does nothing to halt currency collapse that has forced central bank to ban most trading …read more Source: Business...

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work
    Feb25

    Merkel says Ukraine ceasefire slow to take hold but may yet work

    Germany’s Angela Merkel and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Wednesday Europe would be ready to impose new sanctions on Russia over Ukr …read more Source: The New...

    Russia’s Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn’t pay
    Feb25

    Russia’s Putin says gas supplies to Europe could suffer if Kiev doesn’t pay

    President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia would cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev failed to pay, which “will create a problem” f …read more Source: The New...

    UK will not deploy combat troops to Ukraine, Defence Minister says
    Feb25

    UK will not deploy combat troops to Ukraine, Defence Minister says

    Britain will not deploy combat troops to Ukraine, which is fighting pro-Russian separatists along its eastern flank, Defence Minister Michael Fallon t …read more Source: The New...

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