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    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east
    Feb20

    Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east

    As the truce began, Russia defended its decision to recognise rebel-issued passports. …read more Source:...

    Tennis: Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win
    Feb20

    Tennis: Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win

    DUBAI (Agencies) – Two days afer playing the Doha final, Caroline Wozniacki plunged straight back to work on Monday at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 7-5 first-round defeat of Darya Kasatkina.Former WTA world number one Wozniacki had only limited turnaround time to adjust to what many feel is a faster court in the emirate...

    Boxing: Klitschko packing experience for Joshua fight
    Feb20

    Boxing: Klitschko packing experience for Joshua fight

    LONDON (Reuters) – Wladimir Klitschko is counting on experience to help him regain the IBF and WBA heavyweight titles when he faces Britains Anthony Joshua at Wembley Stadium in April.Klitschko, who was unbeaten for 11 years before losing the belts to Tyson Fury in 2015, turns 41 next month and has 64 wins and four defeats in his 20-year...

    Ukraine accuses  rebels of breaking  new ceasefire deal
    Feb20

    Ukraine accuses rebels of breaking new ceasefire deal

    DONETSK: One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said on Monday, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend. Ukraine’s military spokesman Leonid Matyukhin said Russian-backed rebels had shelled his troops “on all fronts,” resulting in one death and one injury over the past...

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC
    Feb20

    Russia’s ambassador to United Nations dies in NYC

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York. (Sean Kilpatrick, The Canadian Press) NEW YORK — Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred...

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine hail bilateral relations
    Feb20

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine hail bilateral relations

    Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with a delegation led by head of the Interparliamentary Working Group on the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Parliament of Ukraine Kuryachiy Maksim Pavlovich. …read more Source:...

    Pence reaffirms US commitment to EU
    Feb20

    Pence reaffirms US commitment to EU

    The United States remains committed to a “continued co-operation and partnership” with the European Union, US Vice-President Mike Pence said yesterday during his first official visit to Brussels. Pence’s affirmation of EU-US relations comes after US President Donald Trump had called Britain’s decision to leave the European Union a...

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64 (AFP)
    Feb20

    Russia’s UN envoy Vitaly Churkin dead at 64 (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and skillfully defended Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, died Monday in New York. He was 64. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukrainian peace plan drafted by Trump’s personal lawyer
    Feb20

    Kremlin denies knowledge of Ukrainian peace plan drafted by Trump’s personal lawyer

    Reports suggest Felix Sater, a Trump business associate, and Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, worked with a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine on the plan …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Obscure Ukraine Lawmaker Behind ‘Peace Plan’ Delivered To Trump’s White House
    Feb20

    Obscure Ukraine Lawmaker Behind ‘Peace Plan’ Delivered To Trump’s White House

    A little-known Ukrainian lawmaker is in the spotlight after a report said a peace-for-sanctions-relief proposal that he says he co-authored ended up on the desk of U.S. President Donald Trump’s short-lived national security adviser. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...