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    Ukraine sticks to guns over ceasefire
    Feb23

    Ukraine sticks to guns over ceasefire

    Ukraine’s military said Monday that it is waiting for a full ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels before withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, a key next step in a tattered peace plan. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Prisoner swap, arms pullback bolster Ukraine
    Feb22

    News24.com | Prisoner swap, arms pullback bolster Ukraine

    Ukraine’s army and separatist rebels appear to be complying at least partially with their truce accord, but breaches are still reported. …read more Source:...

    Yanukovych: former Ukrainian president who ‘vanished from history’
    Feb22

    Yanukovych: former Ukrainian president who ‘vanished from history’

    Viktor Yanukovych has vanished from view since his violent suppression of street protests last year sparked uprising that ended his four-year rule and saw him flee to Russia …read more Source: Business...

    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...

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