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    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon Ukraine talks end with peace deal

    MINSK, Belarus – Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany The deal was full of potential pitfalls,...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year.read more …read more...

    Ukrainian Speaker Seeks Ethics Code After Lawmakers Brawl
    Feb12

    Ukrainian Speaker Seeks Ethics Code After Lawmakers Brawl

    A fight between two members of the Ukrainian parliament led to a disruption of a parliamentary session and calls for an ethics code for lawmakers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year. Both sides are to pull heavy...

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake on Ceasefire
    Feb12

    Putin, Poroshenko Shake on Ceasefire

    Could this be the handshake that clinches peace in eastern Ukraine? Hopes are certainly higher after a marathon night of talks between President Petro Poroshenko – and Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Boston...

    US hopeful on Ukraine ceasefire agreement
    Feb12

    US hopeful on Ukraine ceasefire agreement

    The U.S. hopes the Ukraine ceasefire agreement struck overnight by European leaders will be implemented more effectively than similar agreements in the past, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Thursday.The leaders of Russia,… …read more Source: The...

    Leaders agree to Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb12

    Leaders agree to Ukraine cease-fire

    A previous peace deal agreed to in Minsk has failed to quell the violence. …read more Source: USA...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy… …read more Source:...

    Greek PM Tsipras Lays Out His Case As The Clock Ticks On An EU Bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM Tsipras Lays Out His Case As The Clock Ticks On An EU Bailout

    By Alastair Macdonald and Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Greece’s radical new prime minister Alexis Tsipras was in Brussels on Thursday to lay out his case for more financial help to fellow EU leaders following finance ministers’ failure to narrow differences overnight. The summit chairman, conservative former Polish...

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine
    Feb12

    A look at who got what in peace deal for eastern Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The peace deal for eastern Ukraine agreed Thursday sets clear deadlines for a cease-fire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, but resolution of the main political and economic issues behind the conflict was made conditional on a series of difficult steps and put off until the end of the year…. …read more...