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    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
    Feb16

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town

    DONETSK/ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine, (Reuters) – Ukraine’s rebels disavowed a new truce yesterday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks. Guns fell abruptly silent at midnight across much of eastern Ukraine in line with the ceasefire agreement, reached after a week of […]...

    Three Civilians, Nine Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Before Cease-Fire Begins
    Feb16

    Three Civilians, Nine Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Before Cease-Fire Begins

    Three civilians died and 13 others were wounded on the weekend in Donetsk before the cease-fire between Ukrainian and pro-Russian separatist forces entered into effect at midnight, separatist authorities there reported. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire
    Feb15

    Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire

    …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Shelling suddenly stopped at midnight in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko gave the order to government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement reached last Thursday. Poroshenko, wearing the uniform of the armed forces supreme commander, said in a televised...

    U.S. Releases Images of Suspected Russian Military Systems in Ukraine
    Feb15

    U.S. Releases Images of Suspected Russian Military Systems in Ukraine

    The United States government released Saturday satellite images that, it said, show the presence in eastern Ukraine of artillery and air defense systems sent by Russia to the separatist rebels. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Eastern Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of truce
    Feb14

    Eastern Ukraine fighting intensifies ahead of truce

    Fighting was intensifying in eastern Ukraine as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. The truce envisages the creation of a neutral “buffer zone” and withdrawal of heavy weapons. …read more Source: Buenos Aires...

    All Is Not Quiet on Ukraine’s Eastern Front as Cease-Fire Date Nears
    Feb14

    All Is Not Quiet on Ukraine’s Eastern Front as Cease-Fire Date Nears

    Tensions were running high Friday along the front lines where Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists were each accusing the other of plotting a final offensive that would alter the line of demarcation between their forces before a cease-fire takes effect on Sunday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    10 Civilians Die in Artillery Barrages in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb14

    10 Civilians Die in Artillery Barrages in Eastern Ukraine

    At least 10 civilians, including three children, have died in Ukrainian artillery barrages over the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists fighting the Ukrainians said Friday. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Geopolitical And Economic News Pushes Copper Peso Higher
    Feb13

    Geopolitical And Economic News Pushes Copper Peso Higher

    Geo-political and weaker than expected economic news out of the U.S. weakened the dollar against a basket of currencies driving copper prices up along with the peso. A potential cease-fire in the Ukrainian conflict and continued talks to resolve Greece’s debt crisis helped to push copper prices higher on perceived demand increases. Reuters...

    ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal
    Feb13

    ‘Glimmer of hope’ for Ukraine after new ceasefire deal

    MINSK, (Reuters) – Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed to a deal offering a “glimmer of hope” for an end to conflict in eastern Ukraine, but the United States and NATO said further intense fighting yesterday ran counter to the spirit of the accord. The agreement, announced after more than 16 hours of discussions in […] …read more...

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