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    Ukraine Fighting Rages Ahead of Ceasefire
    Feb14

    Ukraine Fighting Rages Ahead of Ceasefire

    Ferocious fighting raged in Ukraine on Saturday, threatening a ceasefire deal as Kiev and the US accused Russia of fueling a rebel onslaught to grab territory hours before the truce began. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches
    Feb14

    Ukraine fighting persists as cease-fire time approaches

    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 as...

    Ukraine Fighting Persists as Cease-Fire Time Approaches
    Feb14

    Ukraine Fighting Persists as Cease-Fire Time Approaches

    KIEV, Ukraine— Officials in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say an array of artillery attacks hit areas near the city during the morning, as the deadline for a cease-fire creeps closer. The city’s press service reported a half-dozen rocket and mortar attacks on outlying areas Saturday morning. There was no immediate information on...

    Fighting in Ukraine persists in day before cease-fire is to take effect
    Feb14

    Fighting in Ukraine persists in day before cease-fire is to take effect

    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. …read more Source: Global...

    Fighting in Ukraine persists as cease-fire approaches
    Feb14

    Fighting in Ukraine persists as cease-fire approaches

    Officials in the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say an array of artillery attacks hit areas near the city during the morning, as the deadline for a cease-fire creeps closer. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Ceasefire in Doubt as Fresh Fighting Kills 28
    Feb14

    Ukraine Ceasefire in Doubt as Fresh Fighting Kills 28

    Fighting has raged on in Ukraine, throwing doubts on a ceasefire deal due to take effect over the weekend, with the US saying Russia is still deploying heavy arms and Kiev warning that shelling of civilians had intensified. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Fighting Rages in Ukraine With Cease-Fire Set to Take Effect
    Feb14

    Fighting Rages in Ukraine With Cease-Fire Set to Take Effect

    Fighting raged in Ukraine Saturday between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists, just hours before a cease-fire aimed at halting the conflict it set to take effect. The cease-fire is due to be implemented at midnight Saturday (12:00 a.m. Sunday local time, 2200 UTC Saturday), several days after the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France...

    New Ukraine Peace Deal Met With Shelling and Suspicion
    Feb14

    New Ukraine Peace Deal Met With Shelling and Suspicion

    The Ukraine ceasefire agreement struck in Minsk will come as a relief to the increasingly desperate residents who live along the front lines in the Ukrainian Donbas. But even though the document was signed by Aleksandr Zakharchenko, prime minster of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), the Russian-backed rebels in the east are taking a dim...

    Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko says peace deal in danger
    Feb14

    Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko says peace deal in danger

    Ukraine’s president has warned that a deal to end the war in the east is in “great danger” after heavy fighting ahead of Saturday night’s ceasefire. Petro Poroshenko also accused Russia of “significantly increasing” its offensive despite the peace agreement reached in Minsk on Thursday. The US ambassador to Ukraine tweeted a satellite...

    U.S. Says Images Show Russian Armaments Near Embattled Ukraine Town
    Feb14

    U.S. Says Images Show Russian Armaments Near Embattled Ukraine Town

    The satellite images, posted Saturday on Twitter by the U.S. ambassador, were meant to bolster the case that Russia has joined separatists in an all-out assault on the Ukrainian Army. …read more Source: The New York...