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    Rebels shut down first Ukraine firm in trade war (AFP)
    Mar01

    Rebels shut down first Ukraine firm in trade war (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Russian-backed rebels on Wednesday halted the operations of the first Ukrainian company after an ultimatum expired to end a trade blockade between the two foes. …read more Source: The West...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
| Reuters
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions | Reuters

    VILNIUS German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight.Speaking during a joint news conference with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius, Gabriel also said he opposed...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany’s Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany's Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions
    Mar01

    Germany's Gabriel sees no scope for easing Russian sanctions

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday there had hardly been any progress in implementing the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine, which meant no lifting of sanctions against Russia was in sight. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian PM Says Blockade Forces Firms To Buy From Russia
    Mar01

    Ukrainian PM Says Blockade Forces Firms To Buy From Russia

    Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman said that the nationalist blockade of coal supplies from separatist territory in the east is having a major impact on Ukrainian companies. Speaking to RFE/RL in Kyiv on February 28, he said the blockade was forcing firms to buy coal from Russia. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine
    Mar01

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they are taking over scores of factories and mines in the region, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population.The moves came in the… …read more Source:...

    Phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms
| Reuters
    Mar01

    Phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms | Reuters

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country on Wednesday after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said.Pro-Russian separatists had warned they would seize businesses in...

    Warring sides in Ukraine’s Donetsk Oblast expected to disengage on 7 March
    Mar01

    Warring sides in Ukraine’s Donetsk Oblast expected to disengage on 7 March

    According to Martin Sajdik, the sides have requested assistance with the disengagement procedure near Stanitsa Luganskaya on 7 March. Apart from that, the sides confirmed their adherence to the full withdrawal of heavy weapon systems, said the diplomat. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine concerned about safety of Donetsk water filtering station
    Mar01

    Contact group on Ukraine concerned about safety of Donetsk water filtering station

    The sides agreed not to fire at or assault the Donetsk water filtering station. Apart from that, there are plans to clear mines near the water station and along the access roads leading to the station. The sides also agreed that it is necessary to guarantee the safety of the station’s workers, repair crews and OSCE representatives....