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    Rebels shell key port after Ukraine troops retreat from rail hub as fear grows Putin is sizing up the Baltics
    Feb19

    Rebels shell key port after Ukraine troops retreat from rail hub as fear grows Putin is sizing up the Baltics

    U.K. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon is warning of a ‘present danger’ that Putin will destabilize the former Russian states as rebels make gains in Ukraine despite a cease-fire …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukraine troops retreat as Debaltseve rail hub falls to Russia-backed rebels after weeks of fierce fighting
    Feb18

    Ukraine troops retreat as Debaltseve rail hub falls to Russia-backed rebels after weeks of fierce fighting

    One soldier spoke of heavy government losses, while another said they had not been able to get food for days because of the rebel shelling …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukrainian ‘cease-fire’ — Day Three: Rebels take troops prisoner in ambush, demand surrender in Debaltseve

    Several Ukrainian government soldiers have been ambushed and taken prisoners in Debaltseve, the defence ministry said Tuesday …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Both sides claim violations after cease-fire declared in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Both sides claim violations after cease-fire declared in Ukraine

    In a live midnight broadcast, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued the order for the country’s armed forces to hold their fire …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine

    In a live midnight broadcast, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued the order for the country’s armed forces to hold their fire …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Heavy fire rocks eastern Ukraine despite looming cease-fire agreement
    Feb14

    Heavy fire rocks eastern Ukraine despite looming cease-fire agreement

    A previous cease-fire called in September failed to take hold and after fighting escalated sharply in January, expectations for the new agreement are clouded …read more Source: Vancouver...

    After marathon talks, a peace deal to end the 10-month war in eastern Ukraine — but will it take hold?
    Feb12

    After marathon talks, a peace deal to end the 10-month war in eastern Ukraine — but will it take hold?

    The accord calls for a cease-fire beginning on midnight Saturday, the establishment of a buffer zone and withdrawal of heavy weapons …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb11

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine engaged in crucial peace talks Wednesday in the Belarusian capital as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Harper was noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Harper was noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to “never accept the illegal occupation of Ukraine by Russia,” but won’t say whether Canada could give Ukraine weapons and other “lethal” military aid to fight Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Harper noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Harper noncommittal on question of arming Ukraine

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to “never accept the illegal occupation of Ukraine by Russia,” but won’t say whether Canada could give Ukraine weapons and other “lethal” military aid to fight Russian-backed rebels. Appearing alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel following an hour-long, closed-door meeting on Parliament Hill...

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