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    Trapped by a Ukraine Rebel Assault, Civilians in Debaltseve Are Suffering
    Feb24

    Trapped by a Ukraine Rebel Assault, Civilians in Debaltseve Are Suffering

    It’s a struggle for survival for remaining residents of the devastated Ukrainian town of Debaltseve. After weeks of intense fighting, pro-Russian separatists launched a final assault last week that pushed Ukrainian forces out of the key eastern town. Most of the 26-thousand residents fled during the fighting, but the Red Cross says as many...

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. The claim Tuesday by Eduard Basurin, a top rebel commander, could not immediately...

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins
    Feb24

    Ukraine rebels claim weapons pullback begins

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they have begun a large-scale pullback of heavy weapons in line with an international peace plan that aims to form a wide buffer zone between separatists’ and Ukrainian forces’ artillery. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    European Leaders to Discuss Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire
    Feb24

    European Leaders to Discuss Shaky Ukraine Cease-fire

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France meet Tuesday to discuss the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine that has lessened but failed to stop hostilities between Kyiv and pro-Russian separatists. The truce, which was supposed to begin February 15, is failing to hold in critical, strategic points, according to the Organization for...

    Ukraine: Russia Urging Rebels To Break Ceasefire
    Feb24

    Ukraine: Russia Urging Rebels To Break Ceasefire

    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Thursday jointly urged a tattered truce in east Ukraine be restored and condemned breaches in recent days, according to official accounts of a four-way telephone call. …read more Source:...

    RPT-Putin Calls West’s Bluff over Ukraine Peace Deal
    Feb24

    RPT-Putin Calls West’s Bluff over Ukraine Peace Deal

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    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb24

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Greece’s government unveiled reform plans early to combat press leaks. Greek lawmakers released a summary of its reforms it plans to make, in order to secure a bailout out extension, before submitting it to international creditors. It includes the radical Syriza party’s plans to combat corruption and to create a “fairer tax...

    OSCE says the latest cease-fire in Ukraine has ‘very significantly’ lowered military exchanges
    Feb24

    OSCE says the latest cease-fire in Ukraine has ‘very significantly’ lowered military exchanges

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says the cease-fire in Ukraine has “very significantly” lowered the level of military exchanges between government and separatist forces, but violations are still taking place. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatist forces shell southeastern villages (+video)
    Feb24

    Ukraine says pro-Russian separatist forces shell southeastern villages (+video)

    The Kiev government says it can’t withdraw heavy weaponry from the front line while its troops are under attack. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    German Doctors Visit Savchenko
    Feb24

    German Doctors Visit Savchenko

    German doctors have been allowed to visited a Ukrainian military pilot who has been on hunger strike for more than two months in a Russian jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...