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    First prisoner swap between Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels completed
    Feb21

    First prisoner swap between Ukrainian military and pro-Russian rebels completed

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. …read more Source:...

    War prisoners exchanged in Ukraine, US considers Russian sanctions
    Feb21

    War prisoners exchanged in Ukraine, US considers Russian sanctions

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists swapped a first round of prisoners Saturday, according to the country’s president Petro Poroshenko. Poroshenko announced 139 Ukrainian prisoners had been released as of Saturday afternoon. The Associated… …read more Source: The...

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine as part of initial peace deal
    Feb21

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine as part of initial peace deal

    Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. …read more Source: CTV...

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet
    Feb21

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER read more …read more Source: CNS...

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet
    Feb21

    US, Britain talk sanctions on Russia, but no clear plan yet

    LONDON — The United States and Britain on Saturday discussed new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine’s week-old cease-fire showed further signs of unraveling, yet emerged with no clear plan for further targeting an economy that means far more to Europe.After meeting his British counterpart for two hours, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

    139 Ukrainian troops released in war prisoner exchange with rebels
    Feb21

    139 Ukrainian troops released in war prisoner exchange with rebels

    ZHOLOBOK, Ukraine — Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under the cover of darkness at a remote frontline location Saturday evening, kicking off a process intended to usher in peace to the conflict-ridden east. 139 Ukrainian troops and 52 rebels were exchanged, according to a separatist official...

    U.S. and Britain consider new sanctions against Russia
    Feb21

    U.S. and Britain consider new sanctions against Russia

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) deliver a statement at a press conference in London on Feb. 21. The U.S. and Great Britain discussed imposing new sanctions on Russia as Ukraine’s military and Russia-backed separatists blamed each other for the continued attacks despite a...

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed
    Feb21

    First Ukraine war prisoner exchange completed

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine
    Feb21

    Prisoner exchange takes place in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists completed an exchange of prisoners Saturday, starting a process outlined in a peace deal brokered by international leaders. …read more Source: CTV...

    Process of freeing 140 war prisoners under way in Ukraine
    Feb21

    Process of freeing 140 war prisoners under way in Ukraine

    A prisoner exchange started Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: CTV...