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    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14. The grisliest day was a year ago Friday — Feb. 20, 2014 — when sniper fire tore through crowds on the capital’s main square, killing more than 50 people. …read more Source: U.S....

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    Protesters and their supporters say the bullets came from Ukrainian police or Russian marksmen aiming to put down the demonstrations against the Kremlin-friendly president, Viktor Yanukovych. Russia has annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has a new president and government, and the country is embroiled in a war in the east with...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. …read more Source: U.S....

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday. The two heads of state, along with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia, signed accords on Feb. 12 in a last-ditch effort to stabilize and bring peace to Ukraine — starting with...

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A Year After Ukraine’s Maidan Protests in Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s bloody Maidan protests, a look at Kiev, then and now …read more Source: ABC...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    France, Germany Hold out Sanctions If Ukraine Accords Break
    Feb20

    France, Germany Hold out Sanctions If Ukraine Accords Break

    French, German leaders hold out sanctions threat for parties failing to honor Ukraine accord …read more Source: ABC...

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev
    Feb20

    AP PHOTOS: A year after Ukraine’s Maidan protests in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The “Heavenly Hundred” is what Ukrainians in Kiev call those who died during months of anti-government protests in 2013-14…. …read more Source:...

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break
    Feb20

    France, Germany hold out sanctions if Ukraine accords break

    PARIS (AP) — France and Germany have warned that sanctions could be leveled if the Minsk accords to stabilize Ukraine are not respected. President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed for respect for the cease-fire and withdrawal of heavy arms during a joint news conference on Friday. Hollande said that “every country...

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected
    Feb20

    Pope calls for Ukraine cease-fire to be respected

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has called for Ukraine’s cease-fire to be respected amid fresh reports by the Ukrainian military that separatist rebels were still firing on government positions and that Russia was sending in more tanks. Francis delivered the plea for peace Friday during a meeting with Ukrainian bishops visiting Rome. He said he...