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    Poroshenko, rebel chief vow to respect ceasefire
    Feb14

    Poroshenko, rebel chief vow to respect ceasefire

    Kiev (AFP) – Both Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Saturday pledged to respect a ceasefire due to come into force within hours, after fierce fighting plunged the truce into doubt. Under a peace plan signed between Kiev and the rebels in Minsk this week the ceasefire is scheduled to start in war-torn east Ukraine at 2200 GMT on Saturday....

    Rebels Fight For Territory Ahead of Ukraine Ceasefire, Kiev Military Says
    Feb14

    Rebels Fight For Territory Ahead of Ukraine Ceasefire, Kiev Military Says

    The ceasefire will take effect at midnight. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ceasefire: Fighting intensifies in day before pact
    Feb14

    Ukraine ceasefire: Fighting intensifies in day before pact

    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as separatist rebels tried to seize more territory before a ceasefire takes effect at midnight, the Ukrainian military said. …read more Source:...

    Families Cross Into Russia, Fleeing Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb14

    Families Cross Into Russia, Fleeing Fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    On board a bus in Russia’s Rostov region, officials provide relief for refugees fleeing eastern Ukraine. Children receive medical check-ups while parents get a break from the violence that’s killed 5,000 people in a year. Some are coming from Donetsk, where fighting remains the fiercest. …read more Source: The Boston...

    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...

    Ukraine: Shelling in several cities before ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine: Shelling in several cities before ceasefire

    Shelling was heard in several eastern Ukrainian cities before a ceasefire deadline, raising fears that the deal to end a bitter 10-month-long conflict may be in jeopardy. …read more Source:...

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

    Heavy fire rocks eastern Ukraine despite looming cease-fire agreement

    SVITLODARSK, Ukraine — Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people. Associated Press reporters saw the artillery barrage near the town of Svitlodarsk as well...

    Fighting Rages In Ukraine As Cease-Fire Deadline Approaches
    Feb14

    Fighting Rages In Ukraine As Cease-Fire Deadline Approaches

    SVITLODARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists continued hours before a cease-fire was to take effect in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people.Associated Press reporters saw the artillery barrage near the town of Svitlodarsk as...

    Fighting continues in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline
    Feb14

    Fighting continues in Ukraine hours before ceasefire deadline

    Heavy artillery fire roared Saturday in eastern Ukraine as fighting between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Toronto...

    U.S. Faults Russia As Combat Spikes In East Ukraine
    Feb14

    U.S. Faults Russia As Combat Spikes In East Ukraine

    As fighting erupted throughout eastern Ukraine on Friday before a cease-fire begins on Saturday night, the United States accused Russia of joining separatist rebels in an all-out attack on Ukrainian forces around the contested town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...