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    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts
    Feb15

    Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

    KIEV, Ukraine — A cease-fire was declared in east Ukraine at a minute after midnight Sunday, kindling slender hopes of a reprieve from a conflict that has claimed more than 5,300 lives.But within two hours of the cease-fire’s scheduled start, the warring sides were already trading accusations of fresh attacks.International attention will be...

    Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Shelling halts in Ukraine’s Donetsk as Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    Shelling suddenly stopped at midnight in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk after President Petro Poroshenko gave the order to government forces to halt firing in line with a ceasefire agreement reached last Thursday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine crisis: President Poroshenko orders ceasefire
    Feb15

    Ukraine crisis: President Poroshenko orders ceasefire

    Ukraine’s president has said a truce agreed with pro-Russian rebels in the east must be honoured, as he ordered the army to stop fighting. Petro Poroshenko also warned the rebels against continuing attacks on the besieged strategic town of Debaltseve. Fighting appeared to have died down immediately after the ceasefire took effect at 22:00...

    Ukraine Truce Begins After Rebel Push for Last Gains in East
    Feb15

    Ukraine Truce Begins After Rebel Push for Last Gains in East

    The cease-fire between pro-Russian militants and the Ukrainian government took effect at midnight, following fierce fighting over the town of Debaltseve in the hours before the deadline.Both sides vowed to abide by the accord signed Thursday in the Belarus capital. Fighting… …read more Source:...

    U.S. alleges Russian fighting in Ukraine hours ahead of cease-fire
    Feb15

    U.S. alleges Russian fighting in Ukraine hours ahead of cease-fire

    MOSCOW – The Obama administration on Saturday released satellite images that it said showed that the Russian army had joined rebels to mount a full-scale assault on surrounded government troops in eastern Ukraine, hours before a cease-fire set to take effect at midnight.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko orders ceasefire, calls it ‘the last chance’ for peace
    Feb15

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko orders ceasefire, calls it ‘the last chance’ for peace

    Thor BensonKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 14 (UPI) — Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has ordered a ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels, and he’s calling it ‘the last chance’ for peace. …read more Source: United Press...

    Both Sides Vow to Abide Uneasy Truce in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Both Sides Vow to Abide Uneasy Truce in Ukraine

    Kiev and Russia-backed separatists warily ordered their forces to abide by a cease-fire as it took effect, even after fighting had surged in the days and hours before the truce deadline. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Cease-Fire Period Begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-Fire Period Begins in Ukraine

    The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, but there are no immediate indications of whether either side in the conflict that has killed more than 5,300 people is observing it. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine peace ‘threatened’ by rebel actions: Poroshenko
    Feb15

    Ukraine peace ‘threatened’ by rebel actions: Poroshenko

    Kiev (AFP) – The peace process in Ukraine is being “threatened” by pro-Russian separatists who have virtually encircled Ukrainian troops in the key battleground town of Debaltseve, President Petro Poroshenko said early Sunday, shortly after the start of an agreed ceasefire.”Unfortunately, the peace process is threatened,...

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine
    Feb15

    Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine

    In a live midnight broadcast, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued the order for the country’s armed forces to hold their fire …read more Source: Vancouver...