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    Leaders join in calls for Ukraine truce compliance
    Feb19

    Leaders join in calls for Ukraine truce compliance

    Kiev (AFP) – The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France on Thursday jointly urged a tattered truce in east Ukraine be restored and condemned breaches in recent days, according to official accounts of a four-way telephone call.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko slammed in particular the rebel storming of the key eastern town of...

    Ukraine conflict: Petro Poroshenko says seizure of Debaltseve contrary to ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine conflict: Petro Poroshenko says seizure of Debaltseve contrary to ceasefire

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, speaking by telephone on Thursday with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Germany and France, said the rebel seizure of the town of Debaltseve had been contrary to the ceasefire agreement they reached last week. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Calls For UN Peacekeepers To Observe Cease-Fire
    Feb19

    Ukraine Calls For UN Peacekeepers To Observe Cease-Fire

    (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called for U.N. peacekeepers to be deployed to monitor a ceasefire in east Ukraine, a proposal that pro-Russia rebels swiftly said would be in breach of a peace deal. At an emergency meeting late on Wednesday, Ukraine’s national security and defense council approved...

    Ukraine chides Putin as rebels revel in seized town
    Feb19

    Ukraine chides Putin as rebels revel in seized town

    Key town of Delbatseve is in separatists’ hands, and Ukraine’s leader has told Putin not to “pretend” it was a fair victory …read more Source:...

    Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers to observe ceasefire

    At an emergency meeting late on Wednesday, Ukraine’s national security and defense council approved Poroshenko’s request despite comment from pro-Russian rebels that it would breach a peace deal …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, as EU leaders try to salvage truce
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, as EU leaders try to salvage truce

    AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine – Associated Press journalists in eastern Ukraine say Debaltseve appears to be largely under the control rebels a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. In a drive around about half the town on Thursday, all neighbourhoods were under the control of rebel fighters,...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, leaders scramble for peace
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, leaders scramble for peace

    Debaltseve appeared to be largely under the control of rebels Thursday, a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. …read more Source: CTV...

    Justice for Kyiv Clash Victims Elusive 1 Year Later
    Feb19

    Justice for Kyiv Clash Victims Elusive 1 Year Later

    Ukraine is marking one year since anti-government protests in the capital, Kyiv, ended in clashes that left more than 100 dead and sent then-president Viktor Yanukovych fleeing to Russia. Despite a change in government, no one has been held accountable for the deaths and the families of many victims are skeptical they will ever see justice....

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossacks predominate
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossacks predominate

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossacks predominate
    Feb19

    Debaltseve under rebel control, Cossacks predominate

    Associated Press journalists in eastern Ukraine say Debaltseve appears to be largely under the control rebels a day after Ukrainian forces began withdrawing from the besieged town. …read more Source: WAVE 3...