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    Ukraine’s Military: Rebel Attacks Preventing Weapons Pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Military: Rebel Attacks Preventing Weapons Pullback

    Ukraine’s military says it cannot begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontlines in the country’s east in accordance with a cease-fire deal, because pro-Russian rebels are still carrying out attacks. Officials said Monday there can be no talk of withdrawing weapons as long as the attacks continue. On Sunday, both sides agreed to...

    Ukraine says it cannot start heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb23

    Ukraine says it cannot start heavy weapons withdrawal

    The Ukrainian military has said it cannot start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east until the rebels stop shelling its positions. Military spokesman Lt Col Anatoliy Stelmakh told reporters the rebels had not stopped firing. Both sides agreed at the weekend to begin withdrawing heavy weapons shortly, under this month’s...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    Russia-backed separatists walk after inspecting destroyed Ukrainian army tanks for functional weapons and ammunition near the village of Lohvynove, outside Debaltseve, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 22… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Rebel attacks delaying Ukrainian weapons pullback: official
    Feb23

    Rebel attacks delaying Ukrainian weapons pullback: official

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine says weapons pullback delayed by attacks
    Feb23

    Ukraine says weapons pullback delayed by attacks

    Lt. Col. Anatoliy Stelmakh told reporters that the pullback will not start until rebel attacks stop entirely, in line with a cease-fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine says rebel attacks delaying heavy weapons withdrawal
    Feb23

    Ukraine says rebel attacks delaying heavy weapons withdrawal

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine says no weapons pull-back until full ceasefire
    Feb23

    Ukraine says no weapons pull-back until full ceasefire

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s military said Monday that it is waiting for a full ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels before withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, a key next step in a tattered peace plan.”As Ukrainian positions are still being fired upon there can be no talk yet of a withdrawal of weapons,” military...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback
    Feb23

    Ukraine: rebel attacks prevent weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says continuing attacks from rebels are delaying Ukrainian forces’ pullback of heavy weapons from the front line in the country’s east. Under a peace agreement reached on Feb. 12, both sides are to withdraw their heavy weapons anywhere from 25 to 70 kilometers to create a buffer...