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    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday
    Feb12

    Ukraine crisis: Vladimir Putin announces ceasefire to begin Saturday

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to implement it....

    Vladmir Putin says ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine agreed upton
    Feb12

    Vladmir Putin says ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine agreed upton

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a ceasefire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels agree cease-fire deal
    Feb12

    Putin says Ukraine, rebels agree cease-fire deal

    Russian leader says arms to fall silent over the weekend under newly signed deal, and heavy weapons pulled back, but for now, fighting rages …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Vladimir Putin: Leaders agree on deal for Ukraine cease-fire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. …read more Source: CNY...

    Putin: Leaders Agree Deal for Ukraine Cease-fire
    Feb12

    Putin: Leaders Agree Deal for Ukraine Cease-fire

    (MINSK, Belarus) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire beginning midnight on Saturday and a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. After 15 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, Putin said agreements had been signed, one declaring the cease-fire, the other to...

    Putin says agreement reached on Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Putin says agreement reached on Ukraine cease-fire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the warring parties in the Ukrainian conflict have agreed on a cease-fire beginning midnight Saturday and on a division line for withdrawing heavy weapons. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Putin: Leaders agree deal for Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Putin: Leaders agree deal for Ukraine cease-fire

    MINSK, Belarus — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms.Putin told reporters that the cease-fire will be effective starting from Sunday, but he added that he and Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Talks Yield Deal, Putin Says
    Feb12

    Ukraine Talks Yield Deal, Putin Says

    The leaders of France and Germany brokered a renewed deal to end Ukraine’s 10-month conflict with Russia-backed separatists, reviving and amending a failed September cease-fire agreement in marathon talks that lasted through the night. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Media Freedom In ‘Drastic Decline’ Worldwide
    Feb12

    Media Freedom In ‘Drastic Decline’ Worldwide

    Watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual evaluation released February 12 that media freedom suffered a “drastic decline” worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days.
    Feb12

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days.

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says heavy weaponry will be pulled out in 14 days. …read more Source:...