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    Ukraine Army, Rebels Miss Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine Army, Rebels Miss Deadline to Start Weapons Pullback

    Ukraine army and rebels miss deadline to start withdrawing heavy weapons …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels have failed to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback
    Feb17

    Ukraine army, rebels miss deadline to start weapons pullback

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed rebels have failed to start pulling back heavy weaponry from the front line in eastern Ukraine as a deadline passed to do so. Under a cease-fire agreement signed last week, the warring sides were to begin withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line on Tuesday. Both sides...

    Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree on steps to allow OSCE to observe Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb17

    Merkel, Putin, Poroshenko agree on steps to allow OSCE to observe Ukraine ceasefire

    A German government spokesperson says the withdrawal of heavy weapons in Ukraine should start on Tuesday …read more Source: The Globe and...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb17

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets today. Greece failed to reach a deal with Europe. The Greek government said it would not agree to any attempt to extend its current bailout programme, which runs out at the end of February and will leave Greece struggling to fulfil ordinary government functions. Greece wants a six-month...

    Putin In Hungary: 2,000 People Protest In Budapest Ahead Of Russian Leader’s Visit
    Feb17

    Putin In Hungary: 2,000 People Protest In Budapest Ahead Of Russian Leader’s Visit

    Thousands of Hungarian demonstrators protested against Russian President Vladimir Putin in Budapest on Monday, a day ahead of his visit to the capital city of Hungary. This is the first time that the Russian leader is visiting a European Union member state since the conflict between Kiev forces and pro-Russian rebels escalated in eastern Ukraine...

    Ukraine Truce in Tatters as Fighting Rages Near Eastern City of Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Ukraine Truce in Tatters as Fighting Rages Near Eastern City of Debaltseve

    The fragile ceasefire in Ukraine appears to have collapsed just 48 hours after being implemented, as separatist fighters and government troops continued to engage in tit-for-tat fighting. On Monday, rebels and Ukrainian forces exchanged artillery fire throughout the day near the strategic rail hub of Debaltseve, east of Donetsk. A leading...

    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve
    Feb17

    Rebels say cannot ‘morally’ stop fighting Ukraine troops in Debaltseve

    DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatists cannot “morally” stop fighting for the town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine because it is… …read more Source:...

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire
    Feb17

    Battle rages for town where Ukraine rebels reject ceasefire

    VUHLEHIRSK, Ukraine — Pro-Russian rebels pounded encircled Ukrainian government forces on Monday, and Kiev said it would not pull back heavy guns while a truce was being violated, leaving a European-brokered peace deal on the verge of collapse. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine
    Feb17

    Gary Clement on Russia and the ceasefire in Ukraine

    …read more Source: National...