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    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight
    Feb22

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say Russia-backed separatists violated a troubled cease-fire a dozen times during the night with artillery and rocket attacks and an attempt to storm a Ukrainian encampment.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight
    Feb22

    Ukraine claims 12 cease-fire violations overnight

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian officials say Russia-backed separatists violated a troubled cease-fire a dozen times during the night with… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Claims 12 Cease-Fire Violations Overnight
    Feb22

    Ukraine Claims 12 Cease-Fire Violations Overnight

    Ukraine claims rebels violate cease-fire 12 times during night …read more Source: ABC...

    Both sides agree to start heavy weapons pullback in Ukraine
    Feb22

    Both sides agree to start heavy weapons pullback in Ukraine

    Kiev (AFP) – Both sides in Ukraine’s conflict have agreed to pull back their heavy weapons from the frontline in accordance with a UN-backed truce, a Ukrainian military official told AFP on Sunday.”The papers have been signed to begin withdrawing heavy weapons all along the frontline,” General Olexander Rozmaznin said. The...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels swap dozens of prisoners

    KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists have exchanged dozens of prisoners in east Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels swap prisoners
    Feb22

    Ukraine, rebels swap prisoners

    A ceasefire remains in serious doubt and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry blasts Russia over “land-grabbing in Ukraine.” …read more Source:...

    Prisoner Swap In Ukraine
    Feb22

    Prisoner Swap In Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels have exchanged prisoners in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry raises prospect  of more sanctions against Russia
    Feb22

    Kerry raises prospect of more sanctions against Russia

    LONDON — Nearly one week after a cease-fire was supposed to have gone into effect in Ukraine, Secretary of State John Kerry met with his British counterpart to discuss the imposition of additional sanctions because of what he called Russia’s “brazen” violations of the agreement. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Major prisoner swap in Ukraine bolsters shaky truce
    Feb22

    Major prisoner swap in Ukraine bolsters shaky truce

    Zholobok (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukrainian forces and rebel separatists traded dozens of prisoners in a frontline eastern town, the first clear sign of progress for an otherwise shaky truce signed a week ago.The rare glint of optimism came on the heels of a pro-Russian rebel offensive in the east, capturing a major town from loyalists and drawing...

    Ukraine exchanges dozens of prisoners with pro-Russian rebels
    Feb22

    Ukraine exchanges dozens of prisoners with pro-Russian rebels

    Fred LambertZHOLOBOK, Ukraine, Feb. 21 (UPI) — In the first step toward obeying terms of a Feb. 12 agreement, Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels have exchanged dozens of prisoners. …read more Source: United Press...